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Backwoods last won the day on October 29 2020

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  1. Looking great. Loads of storage space now. Maybe it'll last you a few months before every shelf is full and you need more room again LOL... We need you to cut some subwoofer keychains, even incorporate a bottle opener in em, with those machines and sell them on the site!!
  2. Direct replacement. No issues cranking and starting. So much lighter too. I went from a 60 something pound battery to an 8 pound battery. Charge fully with a lithium charger before use. I contacted XS power and they showed me a couple cheap 20-30 dollar chargers on Amazon that work fine.
  3. I'm using the under hood safe battery without any issues. With it and my 250 amp alt I see mostly 13.9 volts after it's been running and it's hot... Up to 15v cold. I'm still waiting on new subs so I haven't really been able to test voltage drop much. But I have a 5k amp... So once subs get here I'll give it a good workout and report back. I was advised not to give this battery over 300amps input. Though some have said 350 max... So if you have a high output alternator that's greater than that I'd add 2 batteries to equal the load out a little more. And these are 12v batteries, so don't expect 15-16 volts like with some lithiums.
  4. I ordered my Titan8 lithium from them, because they were the only ones to have the new under hood safe variant in stock so far when i placed my order... Dropping hertz shipped within what i call an acceptable time frame, 1-3 days, but i havent emailed them. I got all my questions answered from the owner of XS company. Have not received the battery yet. Tracking says Tuesday.... Hopefully i get the right thing. Weight looks right on the tracking details. That being said, there are people on the dropping hertz facebook page that stay asking when their package will ship.
  5. Bringing this topic back up, they have came out with a new product that is made to go under the hood, lithium, can be used as a stand alone cranking battery, and 1 battery is good to 5000 watts with 200-300A alternator. They advised against going over 350amp in input current, and the battery is good for only 4000watts if input current is less than 200amps. So even guys with stock alternators could likely get some good current to their amp with one of these batteries. They also say it can be wired in parallel with 12v AGM batteries.... Though i personally still would not do that... But thats just me LOL I asked the company to verify everything, and then ordered mine. XS Power Titan8 UNDERHOOD SAFE BCI PWR-S5 12v Lithium Titanate Battery Weight Lbs. – 9lbs Voltage – 12VWattage – 5,000MAX Amps – 2,000Energy Wh – 120CA – 1,000ACA Pb Eq – 1,500AAh – 10Ah Pb Eq – 30
  6. Yes... Scroll down to the bottom of the page and you will see a link to the tracks. https://damore-engineering.myshopify.com/collections/car-audio-installation-tools/products/dd-1
  7. You can purchase it here... Directly from the SMD store. https://www.wccaraudio.com/smd-distortion-detector-dd-36.html
  8. Because again, different vehicles, different setups, some are obviously competing and burping, some are playing music, lots of different subs being used, Some are ignorant and some just regurgitate what they've read online. Dude from all of this I'd say if you're building your own box, just build what sundown told you to build. Otherwise pay a pro. Because it seems like no matter what you build, you're going to think it would of been better another way and look for someone to blame. And at least if you build what sundown told you to build, you can't blame us. Everyone is not going to give you the same answers because everyone has had different builds and has had different results. The same guy saying he did better with a smaller box may do better with a bigger box in a different car. Or the same guy doing better with a big box with one sub may do better with a smaller box with another sub. And vice versa. The manufacturer recommended enclosure is a good starting point. Build that. Don't like it, try bigger, try smaller, try different port volumes and tunes... Keep all the boxes that weren't perfect. Then once you get it perfect, get a new vehicle... And you're likely to see one of the previous "lesser" boxes do better in the new vehicle. There's no one size fits all for all vehicles and subwoofers, or everyone would have the same exact setups and same exact enclosure.
  9. A company gives recommended enclosure sizes/tunes that should work decently well in a wide variety of applications. They know not everyone has an SUV and some people are limited in space. But no single enclosure will work BEST in every vehicle. Different sizes, placements, and tuning is needed in different applications. There are people that have been testing different enclosures in a variety of vehicles for decades and they still dont always get exactly what they want on the first try. The enclosure that Mr. Gigawatt suggested would likely be great. Going larger is normally better if you have the room, as long as you are not using insane amounts of power. U series subs can handle way more than rated, your 2K wont hurt it in a 2.3 cubed box. There are lots of people running over double the RMS daily. A recommendation, if you ask for help, and get it, but still dont trust the help you get anyway... Maybe you should just hire a professional that is experienced in building enclosures for sundown U series subs. There are a few with lots of great feedback from customers. Some also sell designs if you have the tools and experience to work with wood.
  10. Wait Is that a hint? Will we be seeing some metal subwoofer keychains... I'll definitely want one of them Man and off topic, but I just installed my singer bypass voltage booster harness today... Finally seeing 14-14.5 volts. Loving it. I saw the video you made about it for your Lexus from a while ago. That thing is great so far.
  11. Sweet setup man. Lasers and a CNC... You got a 3D printer too? With that combo you could make... Well pretty much anything you wanted. Man my wife would divorce me quick as hell, I'd never be home with a shop like that.
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