Marvin's Sub Install

Monsoon Upgrade

Project

Kicker - L7 - Subs

The Monsoon system is probably one of the best stock/option stereo systems I've heard, it just needed a little extra punch! After a decent amount of research I designed a box that wouldn't take up too much space in the trunk and found the right additional pieces to make the sub perform the way I needed it to.

Here are the drawings for the box I designed. This is my second design - my original idea didn't allow enough area for the subs magnet.
Remote-On - Blaupunkt - F00E500014
Box partially assembled and the sub being test fitted.

Sub - Kicker L7 10" Amplifier - JBL 600.1 Sub Volume controller - N-22V Line to RCA - PAC-SNI15

This is the configuration I decided to use:

Another view - showing the shelf and sub relationship.

View from below - you can see the angled mounting instead of being mounted flat.

Test fit in the hatch.
Another test fit shot with the top on.
Testing location of the amplifier. - would like to eventually find a better location that is more integrated, but for now this location works.
A close up view of the sub to show the clearance at the floor of the truck.

Links:

Blaupunkt - Remote On harness

PAC-SNI15 Line to RCA Converter

To contact me: Antoine De Hon

Antoine's/Marvin's website
06.01.2002
A view from the rear.
Carpeted and fully installed - again would like to find a better location or "stealthier" way to mount amp without taking up much more space..without mounting to the back of the seat.
Final view from the rear.
OO-OO-OO...GLOWY!!!

Look at this mess of wires!

What you are looking at is a knob that I got to allow me to turn down the input of the signal to the amplifier - which means that it is a remote volume control for the amplifier - so to speak.

I have mounted it in the blank space where the traction control would be...not too much use for that in Texas!

The device is an N-22V and I got it from Navone Engineering - see links below.

Okay, this is a blurry shot of a PAC - SNI15 Line to RCA Converter - this gives me two RCA outputs that are clipped into the rear speaker line outs of the head units.

Not pictured is the Blaupunkt F00E500014 - on non-monsoon head units it is reported to give you the RCA outs - but with the Monsoon unit it only gives you a functional remote-on wire. I decided to go ahead and use it instead of sending it back - it was only $7.50 - works real good for the remote on.

All cleaned up and ready to crank!

JBL 600.1 - retailer - Best Toys

Navone Engineering - N-22V