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MTX Amplified ThunderForms
Custom-fit powered subwoofer for 1997-03 Ford F-150 Regular Cab / 1997-2000 Ford F-250 Regular Cab (Tan)
Our take on the MTX Amplified ThunderForms by Crutchfield's John Pollard
Crinkled french fries, discarded receipts, old gum wrappers you probably have everything in the hidden corners of your vehicle except great bass. But with custom Amplified ThunderForm enclosures, you can fill the nooks and crannies of your car, truck, or SUV with low tones that stand out.
MTX engineers evaluate the "sonic signatures" of top-selling vehicles so they can design ThunderForms as custom acoustic matches. With "rotational molding," MTX ensures that each ThunderForm fits and blends inconspicuously into your vehicle. They're made of high-density polyethylene resin to curb resonances and deliver bass that's tight, hard-hitting, and way down low. The enclosure is seamless and airtight, with the correct internal volume to yield optimum bass response from the subwoofers.
This molded MTX amplified ThunderForm comes loaded with two special-design 10" Terminator subwoofers, fired up by a powerful built-in amplifier (200 watts RMS). It mounts behind the seat of the 1997-03 Ford F-150 regular cab or 1997-2000 Ford F-250 regular cab truck, with no loss of leg room. Hardware is included.
- custom-fit powered subwoofer
- enclosure fits behind seat
- two Terminator 10" subwoofers
- built-in 200-watt RMS amplifier
- high-density polyethylene enclosure
- variable low-pass filter (50-150 Hz at 12 dB per octave)
- preamp- and speaker-level inputs
- warranty: 2 years
- Our 60-day money-back guarantee
What's in the Box:
- Amplified ThunderForm enclosure loaded with two 10" Terminator subwoofers
- Two 20 amp fuses (1 in-line/1 installed in the ThunderForm)
- Wiring harness (20' power lead/3' ground lead and 3' remote turn-on lead)
- Speaker-level to RCA harness
- Electronic Bass Control (wired remote) with attached cable
- Mounting hardware
- Installation instructions
Vehicle-Specific Custom Enclosure: This MTX ThunderForm enclosure is specifically designed to fit select 1997-2003 Ford full size, standard cab pickups. Please refer to the Crutchfield Car Selector to confirm fit for your vehicle.
Enclosure: The ThunderForm enclosure is made of molded high-density polyethylene resin, which dampens resonance and is rigid enough to resist flexing. It is an acoustic suspension (sealed) chamber.
Mounting Location: This enclosure is designed and molded to mount behind the seat. It replaces the tool tray, if present. Note: The provided dimensions are taken at the widest points of the enclosure. Keep in mind that these enclosures are custom made to fit in this particular vehicle, so the enclosure will fit properly in only one specific location.
10" Terminator Subwoofers: This enclosure comes loaded with two 10" MTX Terminator subwoofers. The woofers have an unusual impedance, specifically designed for the built-in amp, and cannot be replaced with standard MTX models.
Class D Amplifier: The enclosure contains a built-in 200-watt Class D (digital) amplifier that allows RCA or speaker-level input. The amplifier is highly efficient and designed specifically for use with the subwoofers in the enclosure.
Electronic Bass Control (EBC): The EBC is a wired remote and allows you to adjust the bass level from anywhere in the vehicle. Installing the EBC is optional.
Low-pass Crossover: The low-pass crossover point is adjustable from 50 to 150 Hz for a seamless transition between the output of this unit and that of the other speakers in the vehicle.
- Gain Control: rotary control; set the gain of the amplifier is match the input
- Crossover Control: rotary control; adjust the crossover from 50 to 150 Hz
Auto Turn-On Feature: When speaker level inputs are used, the system will automatically turn on and off with the radio.
Note: The auto turn-on feature does not operate when preamp level inputs are used, connecting the remote turn-on lead is required.
Tools Required: The manual provides this list of required tools:
- Powered Screwdriver
- #2 Phillips Head Bit
- 8mm Socket
- 1/4" Socket
- 7/32" Socket
- Wire Cutters
- Terminal Crimper
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For details on fit or installation please contact an Advisor by phone (1-800-324-9695) or online chat. They will be able to pull up your vehicle and give you the details on if this will fit and what you will need for an installation in your vehicle. [ Krissy Jan 17, 2016 ] Staff