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New Car?!

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by rickycootee, Apr 19, 2005.

  1. rickycootee


    Oct 24, 2001
    Statesboro GA
    Hey guys
    I am getting a new car soon probably a used honda civic or element if I can find one but I have a concern...I have a avatar 4x10 does anyone know if I can fit this cab in a 4 door civic?
  2. konfishily


    Jan 24, 2004
    Brooklyn, NY
    It should :meh:

    I had an avatar 410 and have a pontiac grand prix. It fit but it was a heavy sucker, so i sold it. Im assuming your putting into the back seat because i doubt it will fit into the trunk. It might be a very tight fit IMO, hopefully someone else will be a bit more helpful.
  3. TheChariot


    Jul 6, 2004
    Boston, MA
    I've heard you can fit an Ampeg 810 in the back of a Honda Civic with some proper adjustments. :eek:

    If that's possible.... you DEFINATELY should be fine.
  4. konfishily


    Jan 24, 2004
    Brooklyn, NY
    By adjustments you mean cutting away the back half making it into a pickup. :D

    That would be a site to see, like a clown car. An 810 into a civic just seems a bit unreal to me. Good luck though :hyper:
  5. An avatar 410 will fit just fine in the back of a Civic hatchback with the back seat folded down to make a flat bed behind the 2 front seats. You'll have room to spare for your amp and other gear, as well. It won't be fun lifting the 410 up to load it, but it will definitely fit. A friend of mine has a hatchback Civic and fits his SVT and Ampeg 410 in the back with no problem.
  6. what the hell is with that element, it is one of the ugliest things ever, and resembles a nazi mobile.
  7. Tash


    Feb 13, 2005
    Bel Air Maryland
    It may be ugly, but it drives quite nicely and hauls a good amount of stuff. My sister has one for moving her 270 pound mastiff :eek:
  8. PunkerTrav


    Jul 18, 2001
    Canada & USA

    Nazi Mobile?
    Is it anything like the Bat Mobile?
  9. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Dude. If you do not get the Element, I will lose all respect for you. You don't need to ask whether it will carry your gear, it will. And you WILL look mo' cool. Those other guys either are liars or they're just wrong.
  10. mikeyvr6

    mikeyvr6 Supporting Member

    Feb 19, 2002
    Plymouth, Wisconsin
    FWIW, I can fit my 8x10 into my Volkswagen GTI by just folding down the backseat.
  11. ardorx


    Sep 23, 2004
    Sugar Land, TX
    that's the most badass thing i've heard all day. :)
  12. silky smoove

    silky smoove

    May 19, 2004
    Seattle, WA
    Okay, before I got my truck (2004 Nissan Frontier XE) I used to haul my gear around in a 2002 Kia Spectra GX. Now bear in mind that this was a hatchback and the rear seat folded forward to allow a flat surface for storage, this is what I would typically get into that little car (about the size of a civic):

    SWR WM 8x10 cabinet
    SWR WM 8004 T/O/P head
    two SKB 5-space Roll-x cases
    two way guitar stand
    two basses in hardshell cases
    backpack full of cables/etc.

    This is not a joke, its very doable if you're space efficient and if the rear seat folds out of the way. :D
  13. konfishily


    Jan 24, 2004
    Brooklyn, NY
    Thats Pile Drivingly Heavy man
  14. Bassic83


    Jul 26, 2004
    Texas, USSA
    I used to put my SWR 410, EBS 411, 6-space rack, two basses, gig bag, stand, and myself in my Kia Sephia 4-door. Really cuts down on the drummer and guitarist begging rides off you!!!
  15. Not as ugly as a Suzuki xB :spit: bleah! But with it's rubber floor all you have to do is hose it out to get rid of the puke that the drunk guy left in it.

    As for the 8x10, that would make one heck of a subwoofer for your car! :hyper: :D
  16. jja412

    jja412 Fine gear enthusiast

    Feb 2, 2004
    St. Louis
    Into a 1992 Ford Escort Hatch :

    1970's Ampeg SVT
    1990's SVT II Pro w/ six space shock rack
    Eden 410xlt
    Aguilar gs210
    48"x30" Pedalboard
    2 bass stands
    ampstand for the 210
    2 hardshell bass cases
    1 Anvil case full of mics, mic cords, powerstrips, etc.

    Where there is a will, there's a way. :D
  17. silky smoove

    silky smoove

    May 19, 2004
    Seattle, WA
    Actually, the xB (along with the xA and xC) are made by Scion, not Suzuki. Scion is Toyota's entry level line, aimed at college kids and 20-somethings.
  18. Bassic83


    Jul 26, 2004
    Texas, USSA
    I've actually been thinking seriously about the xB. It should fit my gear quite nicely, and it gets 31-36 city/hwy. :) My Grand Cherokee struggles to get 14. :( The insurance would be less for me on the xB as well, since my Jeep is a 4x4...I'm getting tired of playing a gig and having to put 3/5 of my money in the tank... :mad: So I guess it's all about the Benjamins...
  19. The Toyota Matrix looks cool, has good power, and a tremendous amount of space. Easily fits all my bass gear and a full drum kit so we can carpool.

    VERY satisfied owner of cheap, nice car.
  20. Those scion things look pretty trick and functional. I am talking about the wedged shaped wagon thing. The boxy vanis also pretty cool looking- very tokyo-hip looking.

    The element is cool looking too, but the u.s. market is a conservative one.

    I would also check out the Subaru WRX wagon. I have the sedan, which is a sleeper. But the WRX wagon is a cool conveyance too. It is The sleeper of sleepers.

    You could put any cab you want back there, smoke the idiot--camero-driving mullet dude at the light, get sideways with control in the snow, rain or mud and still have a reliable daily driver.