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Wtf Is Up With Amps Today?


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OK, so I havent been into car audio since 1996. I may be a bit out of touch but recently I came across some stuff in the closet that made me want to get back into it. With that said this is what I've noticed so far. 1) Back in my day, if you were pushing 2k to 3k TOTAL watts, you were a Billy Bad Ass. - Today it seems that if ONE amp doesnt push at lest 1K watts you aint $hi!. 2) My Punch 200DSM weighs a ton - The neighbors kid showed me a "1000" watt fosgate that was as light as a feather 3) I pulled a series VIII Zeus out of the closet and smiled with memories in mind - went to a "sound shop" that weekend and was shown a new "zeus" and I almost started to cry 4) Stinger made one of the first tri bars for 3 one Farda caps tha cost an arm an a leg - Holy shit, 20 farad "banks"!!!!!!!!!!! 5) Soundstream - Soundstream? I might be crazy, but I wish I had the "old" days back Rant off

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back then any old banger that made alot of noise was a super system...car could sound like ass, trunk shaking and rattling louder than the music but it was all good cause you could wake the neighbors :D

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back then any old banger that made alot of noise was a super system...car could sound like ass, trunk shaking and rattling louder than the music but it was all good cause you could wake the neighbors :D



LOL, No........ I didnt hang out with the guys who ran 6 12" Pyle Drivers on Coustic Amps and sherwood x-overs.

It was either that or an entire rear deck filled with 6x9's! We sure fixed a lot of thise though!

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Makes me a nostalgic thinking about my first system. You should check out SPL2K's thread about Vintage Car Audio. LOL you said Sherwood LOL Man those wre some big ass amps for only 1000 watts. Class A all day baby. LOL

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X2 on the Sherwood amps. I have a friend who was running those amps in the early and mid 90s. We always talk about those days. Good times! :D

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Makes me a nostalgic thinking about my first system. You should check out SPL2K's thread about Vintage Car Audio.

LOL you said Sherwood LOL
Man those wre some big ass amps for only 1000 watts. Class A all day baby. LOL



Post a link, I might have to pop some picks up.
I'm "older" school, not full blown old!

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Post a link, I might have to pop some picks up.
I'm "older" school, not full blown old!

Cerwin Vega XL series baby! 2.0 cubic feet per 12" with a 2" port 6" - 8" long!

PVC pipe will never die!

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There you go bro. Jump in you'll fit right in with the discussion.

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That was befor class d really came into the picture I love my punch 200dsm on 2 15,s kicker comps or the ppi white art amps up to jl audio w6's back then if you had jl and ppi you were the shit end of story Ya I miss those days and those ppi amps lol
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i had some of the ppi art series amps a few years back and i sold them on eBay not knowing anything about them other than hell i am making a killing on these with what i gave for em. I got a just a few of the rf dsm amps laying around here. I made a post a couple days ago mentioning how i was going to use my 200x2 on my 10w7 and people laughed at that idea...

Edited by lovellsz, 08 May 2008 - 02:34 PM.

RF Punch 40x2RF Punch 100x2RF Punch 200x2RF Punch 200x2RF Punch 400x4JL Audio 10W7-3"but its only a 200 watt amp tho"

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Makes me a nostalgic thinking about my first system. You should check out SPL2K's thread about Vintage Car Audio.

LOL you said Sherwood LOL
Man those wre some big ass amps for only 1000 watts. Class A all day baby. LOL

Sherwood's crap...?? :(
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I've got amps from 95 to know. Its just time to get rid of some. Out with the old in with the new. Technology has changed so much. I have 3 equally rated amps spanning back to 97 to now and have ran them all in my setup and I would have to say I like my newest edition the best so far.
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Sherwood's crap...?? :(
<--- Owner of an Sherwood home receiver.


Its just been a while since I seen a Sherwood amp in a car.

Theyuse to be long and white with green letters. Similiar to inffinity's logo.



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