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JL Audio Stealthbox SB-GM-MALI/12W3v3

Custom-Fiberglass Enclosure w/ One 12W3v3-2 Subwoofer for 2008-Up Chevrolet Malibu (94438)

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JL Audio Stealthbox SB-GM-MALI/12W3v3

Custom-Fiberglass Enclosure w/ One 12W3v3-2 Subwoofer for 2008-Up Chevrolet Malibu (94438)

$649.95

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Subwoofer Features:

  • 12" Single 2 Ohm W3v3 Series Subwoofer
  • Power Handling:
    • Peak: 1000 watts
    • RMS: 500 watts
    • Recommended Power Range: 100-500 watts
  • Impedance: Single 2 ohms
  • Mineral-filled polypropylene upper cone with a metallic JL Audio medallion logo gives the W3's a whole new, classy and sophisticated look
  • NBR (Nitrile Butadiene Rubber) surround
  • DMA-optimized, long linear excursion capability to virtually eliminate distortion and increase sound output
  • Perform outstanding in compact sealed or ported enclosures
  • DMA (Dynamic Motor Analysis) modeling to deliver unsurpassed dynamic stability and low-distortion operation within intended power range
  • Elevated Frame-Cooling creates a pathway for high-velocity air to flow directly across the top-plate and onto the voice coil
  • Vented Reinforcement Collar improves the rigidity and stability
  • Insert Molded Suspension Coil Terminal Sub-Assembly ensures precise lead wire length, lead wire entry and exit angles
  • Customizable Trim Ring can be painted to match the installation theme
  • Floating Cone Attach Method allows the cone and surround to be aligned independently of the spider/coil assembly
  • Surround Stress-Relief promotes smooth, consistent surround behavior at all excursion levels
  • Efficiency: 87.15 dB
  • 1-year SonicElectronix.com warranty

Enclosure Features:

  • For 2008 & Up Chevrolet Malibu
  • Wired for 2 ohm mono
  • Fiberglass sealed loaded enclosure
  • Loaded with one 12" W3v3-2 subwoofer
  • Installs against passenger-side wheel well
  • Minimal affect to cargo space
  • Professional carpeted finish
  • Hidden-from view terminals for cleanest installation possible
  • Carpeted, steel mesh woofer grille for added woofer production is included
  • Binding post terminals for secure and sturdy connection and installation
  • OEM Color: Trunk Liner
  • Color Match Grade: Excellent
  • Also found as: JL Audio 94438, SBGMMALI12W3v3, JL Audio Stealthbox Chevrolet Malibu, Stealthbox-General Motors-Malibu-12W3v3

Note: Stealthbox will not fit Saturn Aura or Pontiac G6. Will also not fit with optional Chevrolet Cargo Organizer

*JL Audio Stealthboxes are special-ordered for each customer and usually ship within 7-14 business days. As such, orders for Stealthboxes cannot be canceled unless it is unavailable.

Enclosure Specifications

Subwoofer Size
Refers to the diameter of the subwoofer, measured in inches.
12"
Subwoofer Cutout Shape
This is the shape of the enclosures cutout hole and defines the style of subwoofer that can be installed.
Box Type
Represents the style of the enclosure. Be sure to purchase the appropriate enclosure type and internal volume that will be compatible with your subwoofer's recommendation.

Sealed - Sealed boxes are those that have no holes or vents in it. The only hole in a sealed box is where the subwoofer is installed. Smaller sealed boxes require more power than a larger sealed box. They provide a tight, accurate bass, while the larger sealed enclosures provide a "boomier" and louder bass.

Ported / Vented - Ported/Vented Enclosures provide an even boomier, louder bass, but less accurate then a small, sealed box. Ported enclosures typically require more airspace per sub and also less power output from an amplifier to perform correctly.

Bandpass - Bandpass enclosures make subwoofers perform efficiently, but loose. The bass is not as "boomy" as a ported enclosure nor as punchy as a sealed enclosure. Bandpass enclosures work well with lower to mid-level subwoofers.
Sealed
Number of Subs/Speakers
This value represents the number of speakers or subwoofers that the enclosure accommodates.
1
Box Style/Shape
The box style or shape refers to the actual shape of the box. Square and rectangular boxes are straight-edged boxes on all sides, whereas hatchback and truck style enclosures feature an angled front or back design that allows for installation in places short on depth such as single cab pickup trucks. You can also use such enclosures in hatchback cars or other vehicles where space is a premium. Tube and cylinder shaped boxes were made popular by Bazooka and are a great option for those looking for a nice amount of bass without sacrificing lots of space. They may even fit in locations that slim truck boxes cannot fit in. If the enclosure is vehicle specific, we encourage you to read the product description to find out which vehicles the enclosure is made for.
Vehicle Specific
Cutout Diameter or Length
The actual diameter of the hole in the subwoofer box. Length is the measured length per side of a square subwoofer or speaker opening.
Maximum Speaker Depth
Your subwoofer or speaker must not exceed this dimension in order to properly mount in this enclosure.
Total Box Volume
The internal volume measurement in cubic feet before subwoofer magnet displacement.
Box Volume (Each Chamber)
This is the total air space inside each chamber of the empty subwoofer enclosure. By matching this value with the recommended air space of the subwoofer, you will be able to know if the subwoofer will match this box.
Number of Terminals
The number of terminals the enclosure has. Each terminal represents 1 positive and 1 negative.
1
Terminal Type
Spring clip terminals work best with bare wire connections with small-gauge speaker wire, or pin-type connectors.

Binding post terminals are a sturdier, more versatile type of speaker terminal. Because binding post terminals are are threaded, you can tighten them down against the wire or connector for a tight, clean connection. The most popular style of binding post terminals is known as a "5-way binding post". This type can accept bare wire, or any of the common speaker wire connectors. Binding posts with the option to be used with banana clips are even more versatile

Spring posts are a hybrid of the two. Instead of using a thread and "screwing" them tight, they use a spring to allow the wire to fit and tighten against the terminal.

Binding posts
Box Exterior Color
The color of the enclosure's exterior/outer finish.
Gray
Box Finish
The material used on the outside of the box. Most boxes are carpeted to prevent exterior scratches; however vinyl is popular as it can often be color-matched to a near exact look of your leather factory interior.
Carpet
Tuning Frequency
Compatible Vehicle Make and Model
The model of vehicle that this vehicle specific product is designed for. Please keep in mind that engine variations can affect the compatibility of the products.
Chevy Malibu

Port Details

Number of Ports
The number of ports the enclosure has.
Tuning Frequency
Port Diameter
The outside diameter of the port. Check the product's owner's manual for the recommended port diameter for your sub.
Port Length
The length of the included port tubes. Many tubes are cardboard and may be cut to the length recommended by the sub's manufacturer. Check your product's owner's manual for the recommended port length for your sub.

Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

SB-GM-MALI/12W3v3

Weight

35.00lbs

Internal SKU

sbgmmali12w3v3

Internal Product ID

40353

Sonic Electronix Wiring Guide

Wiring Diagram Legend

Warning: The image depicted shows the resistance change when wiring multiple subwoofer terminals. Please refer to your subwoofer's owner's manual for the proper wiring of its terminals. Sonic Electronix, Inc. is not responsible for damage caused to your audio system or vehicle due to improper installation. Please call tech support at 1-877-289-7664 if you require additional assistance.

Product Name: JL Audio Stealthbox SB-GM-MALI/12W3v3

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