Regardless if you buy your vehicle new or used, it seems the sound system is always the first thing the new owner wants to improve. A fact of life is that standard car speakers simply are not capable of producing the deep rich bass tones that we all enjoy. The best and probably most cost effective way to improve a car’s sound system is to add a subwoofer. The addition of a subwoofer is the most popular car audio upgrade. Everyone enjoys the depth of sound that a component subwoofer will deliver.
Deciding to add a subwoofer is the easy decision; then reality sets in and the new vehicle owner realizes installation of a subwoofer requires a substantial amount of room be sacrificed to the sub and amplifier. So the problem is to add a large speaker into today’s smaller vehicles while not encroaching upon valuable space. The new, vehicle specific custom subwoofer boxes are designed to overcome this very problem. JL Audio Stealthbox series and MTX Thunderform series are formed fiberglass and composite subwoofer boxes which blend in nicely with the OEM appearance of your vehicle.
While many subwoofer boxes are designed to fit behind or under the read seats in trucks, most custom boxes for automobiles have been designed to install in hide away places in the rear hatch or trunk. This enables the vehicle owner to keep his subwoofer investment hidden from prying eyes and still allows him to enjoy the functionality of his specific vehicle. In most cases, these custom subwoofer boxes are available in a variety of colors to match the interior of your car or truck. This is especially nice for those who lease their vehicles and want to enjoy additional bass without the added hassle of messy installations. While most models already come with subwoofers, some custom sub boxes even come with amplifiers installed within the unit. Many owners consider the amplified versions to be the best deal. After all, you have everything hidden within the enclosure and installation is fast and easy.
There are also some very nice wood MDF subwoofer boxes made for specific cars and trucks. These models serve nicely to hide your subwoofer from prying eyes. The added benefit of all custom subwoofer boxes is that you are using what would otherwise have been wasted space in your vehicle. The MDF enclosures are also available in vented applications which translates into louder bass and most popular with younger drivers. So forget those thoughts of having an ugly huge box bouncing around the trunk of your car and take a look at the custom subwoofer boxes available today. They are well worth the investment.
So before your buy a big clunky subwoofer box, be sure to look at a custom subwoofer enclosure made for your specific car or truck.