Monthly Archives: April 2015

Playing Around With Sound

Sound SetupSo I got the parcel tray secured, kicking around ideas about securing the UE Boom bluetooth speaker. Just so happens, the speaker comes with a really nice carrying case that when open, fits nicely between the center supports of the parcel tray. So for now, it’s just going to sit in there, that way, I can take it out when I want. I’m using my Nokia Lumia Icon as my headend and so far, I’m pleased with the results. Will probably do some tweaking, but at least for now, I’ve got some good tunes filling the Beetle.

Bamboo Parcel Tray

Bamboo Parcel TrayBamboo Parcel TrayGot the new bamboo parcel tray that I ordered from Happy with the quality of the build, came with necessary hardware that I’ll have to figure out. Two screws and pretty self explanatory, but a large black rubber band that I’m not too sure about. Did a quick dry fit before leaving for work, love the look.

Trunk Liner

Phone USB ConnectionTrunk LinerTrunk LinerTrunk LinerTrunk LinerPut the finishing touches on my 12 volt aux/USB connection for my bluetooth speaker and phone charger. Happy with the way it turned out. Also started making the template for my trunk liner. I decided to try and make my own not only to save costs but it’ll also be more durable than anything I can buy. I’m using corrugated plastic, then I’ll cover it with a heavy duty vinyl. I finished my first template this evening and I’m very pleased with the results. Still some tweaking to do, then I’ll try to cover it. So far, so good. I also got my UE Boom bluetooth speaker in the mail today. Love the sound output, it’ll be perfect for the car. The parcel tray should be here tomorrow, hope to get everything mounted and in place this weekend.

You can see the finished prototype here!