Curious to get some opinions from you guys on the route I want to go with my Malibu. As many have seen my first MaliBOOM build was primarily a SPL build. Got dumb loud but just wasn't as pretty as I wanted it to be. This Malibu will be a bit different
As everyone knows tax season is coming up and that will free me up the funds to go a little crazy on my Malibu. We were going to try and get the SKAR Audio excursion finished but the amount of work needed would be cutting it super close so we I've decided that the Malibu will take priority. Going to go after 1st place in Domestic at SBN Tuner Jam.
I will be doing some small stuff over the next week or 2 as well. Going to be painting the chrome trim around the outside of the windows matte black to set off the rims. Instead of painting my heads with nightshades I'm ordering some blacked out heads off ebay. The insides themselves are painted black so it keeps that dark look without sacrificing any visibility at night
I have basically 90% convinced myself to bag it. There are WAY to many speedbumps and pot holes where I work and live so if I ended up cutting the springs a good bit I would be pretty nervous about how reliable it would be with added weight in the back as well.
Also would love some opinions on my mids/highs setup. I originally only wanted 1-6.5 per door and a tweeter or so per door as well but the more I realize this won't be a walled spl daily the more I want to just go ham on my mids/highs. Jon was thinking somewhere in the area of 3-8s and 2 tweets per front door and then 2-8s and 1 tweet per back door.
As far as the exterior paint I am going to leave that silver for now. The original paint is flawless except a couple small imperfections on the rear bumper. I love how this silver pops and looks with the matte black in the wheel wells so I am deff going to stack silver for now.
2010 Slammed Matte Silver Malibu LT
22"Matte Black Merceli M16s-225-30-22 Lexani Rubber
3 1/2" static+H&R Springs drop
5% Tint all around, Cool White Interior LEDs
2-SKAR ZVX-12s in a 4th order blowthru with plexi
1-SKAR Audio 5k, 3-SKAR Audio 125.4s
12-SKAR Neo Mids, 8 SKAR Neo Tweets
Fully glassed doors, rear panel, and trunk wrapped in Black Ostrich
I kinda wanted to bag mine too...lol maybe way down the road. I was actually gonna take a stab at the paint scheme you guys did on the other one....
Guess Im not really sure what your after. Granted I think the only custom Im gonna do in the future for my front doors is fitting a single 8" if I feel the need. Im gonna pretty much play the SQ route to simple point sources. Your around a lot of loud stuff so I can grasp your view....I have my hoopty set up for 2 10s 1 8 and a super per door...lol
These Malibus seem to have that clean look so it keeps me from wanting to tear it to pieces. Im holding myself back on panels to be completely honest....put it this way....I pulled up with the new car...first thing the buddies ask "Are the door panels still on it?"...its that bad really...lol
Im gonna watch this for sure tho. Your doing what I would normally do by the sounds of it.
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