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  1. Back with a new car, and a new build. 2018 Honda Civic Sport Hatchback will be the new canvas. And here is the Sub! DC Audio Level 4 12 D1 with direct leads, carbon fiber cap, and candy red basket: So far I have designed a box in WINISD and Torres to come up with a 2.5 ft^3 Net box with a 22" long 6" aero port (Big Ass Port.) I will post up screenshots from each program to get a second look at the specs in the box building section. Plan is to hook this bad boy up to my Rockford Fosgate T1500bdcp at 2 ohms, providing 1500 watts at a slightly higher efficiency than the amp provides at 1 ohm. For the doors so far, we have some SSA Evil 6.5s tucked in with some NVX deadener and Stinger FAST Rings. Doors are definitely not complete, but it's a start. Evils vs stock speakers: This will be a slow build, but it's going to get exciting, so stay tuned!
  2. I've spec'd out a box using WINISD and Torres for my DC Audio Level 4 12" D1, and I want to make sure I get a second opinion on it before pulling the trigger. I plan on doing a plexi-glass panel on the front of the box to show off the motor and basket, so I want to make sure the box is right the first time around. Here's the sub porn pics: The sub box is 2.5 ft^3 Net with a 6" aeroport at 22" long tuned to 34 HZ. Plan to use a big ass port with an elbow to accomplish that length of port in this box so that both sub and port fire upwards. Dimensions are 15"hX15"dX33"w with a double baffle on the top (15"x33"). My biggest concern is if this box is too big for this sub. This seems to be the only size I was able to get this sub to play out well in WINISD with 1500 watts being put to it at a 2ohm load. I gained over 3.5 db on the Transfer Function Magnitude chart at roughly 44hz, and managed to keep the Port Velocity below 31.88 m/s peak, peak being at roughly 32 HZ. I also managed to keep the peak excursion at 22.3mm at 25 HZ, so the sub should never bottom out on even the lowest notes. Does anyone see any improvements that can be made on this design? Or does anyone think this box is too big for this sub, who can manage to get proper port area for this sub with 1500 watts at 2 ohms to it without adding 1+ cubes to the box size in doing so? Thanks guys!
  3. So I have a zv3 12 now. Im upgrading parts to a 15" zv4 frame, zv4 spl soft parts/zv4 coil, and night shade spider. Im only keeping the zv3 motor. I am looking for a zv3, any size, 10 through 18. I just need the motor, also if its blown or working, i still want it. Id rather get a blown one for the price difference though. If you have a blown zv3 or know anyone with even just a zv3 motor, let me know. Thanks guys
  4. So I'm trying to design a box for my 2 zv3 12's, i have installed 2 bucket seats in the rear of my 02 chevy pickup, and things have changed a ton in that truck since i last posted here. I plan on doing 2 zv3's in a ported box in between the 2 seats, almost like a tall center console. i found a 3D model of a zv3 12 on a different fourm, but i cant get the person to respond with a link to a download. Im just trying to get an accurate look of the box, and also having a model of the sub would be cool
  5. 02 Honda Accord. Box will be built facing in and sealed off. I am getting a SQ2200d and a hdc312, but I’m not sure if I should run two off that amp. Wired at 1ohm.
  6. Got a Skar DDX 12 dual 2 ohm sub 1000w RMS. Christmas gift. Will be going in my 2005 F150 supercrew. I currently have 2 Alpine SWS 10d4 in a sealed Fox Box under the seat with an MB QUART amp, amp come free with the purchase of the 2 subs so it wasnt a bad deal IMO. That system will be going in my wifes Camry, building slot ported box now for it. Anyways im looking for a louder setup, but also musical as well. I am capable of building my own enclosure, so any suggestions would be appreciated. I was thinking somewhere around 2.25 to 2.75 cu ft after displacements tuned around 35 hz with a 6" aero port but am open to other designs. I have never had an aero port design, always slot ports and was curious to try it out. i have yet to purchase an amp for the sub and was looking into the Skar RP 1500 wired to 1 ohm but am also aware of box may save a little more for a bit larger amp. Also would like to add that i will be setting the box on the floor in place of where the smaller portion of the rear seat will fold up, for now anyways. Thanks in advance.
  7. Im looking for a subwoofer either 8,10, or 12 inches with a low fs under 30. A qts between 5 and 5.6, also a decent xmax to support music down to 20 hz. I ask these requirements because i had 2 rockford p3 10s which i would buy again in a heartbeat if it werent for the fact that it can only go as low as 28 hz accord to sonicelectronix. i can vouch that it doesnt hit low notes without a loud sharp sound which i thought was coil hitting magnet. So the sub must also play down to 20 hz full power and be at or under 250$. I have also used a morel primo 12 which was a decent replacement but needs more xmax and a bit higher qts but it does hit 20 hz. I am considering buying a cadence s1 w8 but want some feedback from everyone here to see if they have any helpful experiences with similar taste in subwoofers.
  8. 2005 Mitsubishi Eclipse GTS Rockford Fosgate T1000.1BDCP amp American Bass XR 12" subwoofer 102lb Pumpkin with 6"x22" Bigass Port tuned to 48hz Pioneer Head unit Kinetik HC800 battery in the trunk Another fun year putting this together. I did get the inspiration to do this from Steve SMD Meade, and have been doing it the last 5 years around Halloween. I waited until the 28th of October to build it for a MECA audio competition. It definitely turned some heads and people loved it. It surprised a few with how loud it got during some demos. MECA measured at the head rest and it did a 137. Not too bad. Also, earned an award for loudest single 12" setup and loudest in my class. I wasnt there for the second day of the comp, so not sure if there was anyone else in my class. A W is a W i suppose. We clamped my power and apparently this pumpkin caused severe box pumpkin rise and it took my amp from 1ohm to 6ohms! Severe loss of potential power out of my Rockford Fosgate T1000.1BDCP amp. I took it to Audio Anarchy and put the meter in the kick and did a 139. Big E wanted to see what it would do in the port/inside the pumpkin. 162!!!! I played it hard until I could hear a couple of the bolts come loose and duck tape start to flap.
  9. Post your real or dream audio system below, I just wanna know what the community has. My real audio system--- 2 DC level 4 15's Custom box 3 4" aeroports 7 cubic ft tuned @30 2 Sundown sae1500D Alpine CDE-143BT 2 Alpine type r 6.5 componets 4 Crescendo PWX pro 6.5 2 Alpine Type r tweets 2 Alpine mrx-m110 Murdermat in all doors/back wall Skyhigh 0/1 awg runs Mechman 240A alt Skyhigh 18awg to door speakers JL rca's 2 XS d1600 My dream system--- 4 DC level 6 15's Walled box tuned @30 All Skyhigh/Certified Basshead wire 2 DC 10.0k 4 Crescendo neo 8" 6 Crescendo neo 6.5" 4 Crescendo ft1 DC amp/amps to power speakers 2 mechman 370A alts 4 XS lithium batteries Murdermat double layered everywhere custom dash If only I had the money/means for my dream system lol
  10. So I'm going to be getting a 12 installed soon and I would like to reduce rattle as much as possible. I was wondering if its possible to do this in some sort of simple manner? It's not a huge deal but if it's possible I'd like to get it done.
  11. Hi forums I'm building a box for my 2013 Nissan Cube putting in a 12" subwoofer My total dimensions are 10" height, 35" width, and 16" depth, using 3/4" mdf, Box calculator says 2.38 cubes Looking for an L shaped port My sub takes up .1 cubes Port displacement .14 Slot port 3.5" by 40" gives me tuning around 29-30 hz I believe Should net 2.14 cubes Want to have subwoofer looking up at roof and port firing towards licensed plate Can someone help me with a cut sheet please. I tried drawing it on paper but I'm having difficulties. Any help would be greatly appreciated
  12. bassaddiction

    FI SP4 12

    i just sold my 2 AQ HDC3 12inch subs and im ready to upgrade just don't know what subwoofers to get to many options has to be 2k rms + im running 2 strapped aq 2200 at 0ne ohm my voltage drops to high 13s low 14s im guessing i have 5k rms available my box is gross internal volume is 5.15 cuft port is 8" diameter and 15" long 36.8Hz, 50.24 square inches of port area. i thought about team ifs or sp4 12s but it doesn't have to be fi. that's just what im most impressed with right now this is my log
  13. Hey guys new to the forum here, found a lot of good info here, Just a quick question what do yous think of the soundstream t7 .122 12'' and the Soundstream EGA900D, I know they're a bit oldschool but I have the chance to get them for 1000$ AUD and I'm just wondering would they be any better than a mid range set or rockfords or anything like that around the same price? Thanks!
  14. I have recently just purchased a Rockford Fosgate P3 12" inch sub. I want to build a box but not really sure if it's best to stay within the manufactures recommended dimensions of .75 to 1.25 for a sealed box. And then the subject of what provides better sound, from a box thats taller than long, or longer than tall. Then the subject of facing the sub towards the back seat or out into the trunk. Can some one help me out? I'm very knowledgeable to car audio, just not at going beyond manufacturers recommended volume and trunks.
  15. I have a 97' Dakota 2 door club cab w/318 ci. 4g kit + Big 3. DC Audio level 2 dual 2 12" in 1.16 cubic foot sealed box powered by Eclipse XA-1000 amp dropped to 1ohm. adding stinger battery and full 0g run in a week and need recommendations on a new box, center mount with the ability to use both sides of back seatbelts due to having children. here is my youtube channel
  16. Currently have a Crescendo BC2000 powering 2 XFL 12s in a box 15in tall x 37in wide x 21.5in deep with a port 25.25in in length and 4.75in wide. I am trying to get the loudest I can on music with this setup. Wondering if a new box is going to get me there. The max dimensions being 15in tall x 36in wide x 30in deep. Thank you for any help its much appreciated
  17. ok so i bought this memphis mojo5 12" used the guy i got it from said there was nothing wrong with it and that it only had a few hours on it and when i got it i believed him because it looked brand new so i hooked it up it was making a popping sound so i took it back out and was looking at it and not everytime but every once in a while when i would push down evenly on the cone it would pop very loudly like in this video i checked the ohms on both coils and they are both where they should be and i cant smell a burnt coil. So obviously i was pissed and called the guy that sold it to me and he said that it forsure had nothing wrong with when he had it. The guy works at a car audio shop and seems like a good guy and he is trying to help me figure out what happened and after i sent him the vid he said that it seems like the pole could have shifted if ups dropped it. Does anybody know what the sound is caused by?
  18. MrGrey13

    DD 3512 preferably blown

    In search of a DD 3500 12 sub, preferably blown because i need a second one that im going to powder coat and do a custom recone. Needs to match this.
  19. ok, to start i want to reiterate that is for an SQL build, i have a car for SPL already. i have a 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee with a stock set up besides the HU so its time to upgrade now that its getting nice outside. the "PLANNED" set up as i have no bought anything yet.... FRONT set up: (per door) 6" dayton RS150-4 Air Motion Tweeter 3500hz 2way passive cross Sub stage: SINGLE 12" sub AMPS.... either 1xAlpine PDX-F4 100rmsx4 1xAlpine PDX-M6 600rmsx1 OR a single 5 channel amp 1x Alpine PDX-V9 500rmsx1, 100rmsx4 im concerned that with a 5 channel amp the SQL and power will suffer when bass hits. but that 5ch from alpine is perfect specs the box im looking for is a box that is probably a T-Line with a flatter response. i have 44" wide and upto 30" deep, would like to keep the box 14" tall or under. port and sub both facing back Im VERY open to changes or modifications. i have a stock alt (95A) and batt, but i will be swapping the hood batt for the largest xs power that will fit to make sure i have 0 voltage drop
  20. TaurusBass1021

    Amp suggestions (Dual 1.5ohm 12" 1500RMS)

    Title says it all. Just looking to upgrade and get a new amp to replace my current Hifonics BRZ1200.1. The sub is a dual 1.5ohm custom 12 that needs 1500RMS. Any help is appreciated thanks in advance.
  21. Brand new to the world of car audio, but am really interested in getting into it. Here's my first system. Bought all the parts at various local audio shops, and installed it on my own. I know it's not much, but Im really looking foward to where this is gonna go. Single Kenwood KFC-W12svc Ported Box Planet Audio 600w 2-channel amplifier Kenwood KDC-248U Deck
  22. Well I broke down and went and bought a fully loaded custom rebuilt 12" Fi BL sub from a guy off I have decided that I want to start entering into some comp's as soon as there is one near me. I have always wanted to compete but have never owned a sub/amp setup like this until now. Just looking for all the advice/help that I can get right now to design/build a box for both competitions and daily. Vehicle: 2000 Ford Taurus Max Height: 14in Max Width: 34in Max Depth: 36in Comp Box Specs 2.5cuft tuned @45hz Double Baffled/Flush Mount Sub Daily Box Specs 3cuft tuned @30hz Double Baffled/Flush Mount Sub Powered by Hifonics BRZ1200.1D Any and all help with this build will be greatly appreciated. I did look into having woofer warehouse or RamDesigns to do a custom design for me. I would design it myself but I have no way to design it myself right now. I want to do a kerf port on my daily box for looks if thats not too much to ask for. Building the box is the best part and I want to make sure that it is done right and match the sub as best possible. Below are some pics and specs of the custom Fi Bl 12 Custom rebuilt FI BL 12 with a TI basket 2. Specs: Dual 1.5 ohm 1500 rms *FI BL motor *TI Basket *Sundown Zv2 cone *2 stiff linear 10" spiders *D1.5 ohm flat wound 8 layer coil *Genesis Carbon Fiber Dust Cap
  23. TaurusBass1021

    Kicker CVR 12 recone?

    I came across a good deal and wondering if I should buy it or not. The guy has 5 subs total. All are kicker cvr 12s, 2 are silver/grey with one blown in a kicker specific ported box and the other 3 are the newer black ones and 2 of those are blown. He was asking 150 but i managed to talk him down to 125. Should I buy these to replace my pioneer TSW304r's? And also would it be possible to recone one of the bad black ones with the good silver working driver to have both working subs with the black plastic part? Pics are below.
  24. What's up everyone, I've been brainstorming around for a little bit and I would love some advice and guidelines about a project I've been thinking about undertaking!! Check this out: I've been needing a system for the home, and threw together a rather "ghetto" set-up to power an extra amplifier, with the signal coming from a soundbar, hopefully explained by the photo haha. Anyways, just today I received two 14" x 8' sheets of 1/2" plexiglass, and i totally want to construct an enclosure for my clarion 12", out of pure plexiglass. To anyone who has dealt with acrylic extensively: I could really use advice over the cutting, bonding, and finishing!!
  25. After much toil and measurements (including plotting everything in winisd pro) i have decided on a box design for my Orion Hcca 12.2 with a new black coil. Can anyone critique this design/ give me any last pointers? Any pointers will be appreciated!