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  1. browser keeps crashing so this will be done in sections. Let me start with saying this build was done in the sub 20 temperatures with occasional snow showers. I only had 3 days to complete build due to long work hours so it was kinda rushed! I came here looking for ideas on a new build to upgrade from my original 4 kicker comp cvr's and this is the results! 160 Ft" of 2/0 EB-Flex welding cable 2 XS D3100's Sky High fuse blocks Sky High 200 amp fuses Sky High 1/0 oversided copper lugs Sky High shrink tube 1 set of aluminum battery blocks
  2. I am building a system in a 03 lesaber. It will have 2 skar ZVX 12s in a single box with a wall to create 2 separate chambers. It will have 2 rp 1500.1 D amps, 2 12" ZVX 12s, 2 Rockford rfc2d caps, 2 shuriken 12v batteries, audio control overdrive plus preamp, and pioneer axt2969bt stereo. 1/0 power wire with big 3. And 8g audio wire. I need some help with a box build. Please and thank you. Also this system will be competition ready.
  3. Currently have 6 American bass xfl 1222s on 2 dc5ks and keep loosing a sub top passenger side one. Thinking its cause of being different versions of an xfl and sick of wasting money and time blowing them. So can get a great deal on some ascendant audio mayhem 12s 1.4s. So wondering how they will sound and work compared to the ab xfls. Box is tuned to 29hz and blaine Perkins said box will work fine for these subs.
  4. Right now I have installed: JVC KW-V50BT Indash 2- 12in Rockford P3D4 powered by R1200.1D Cheap ported box 4ga OFC power 2- 5x7 Apline Type S, 2- 5x7 JBL GTO8629 powered by R400.4D Shuriken SK-BT45 As of 9/20/17: I'm laying down some fatmat 50mil in the trunk/backseat area. Skyhigh big 3 0ga upgrade Skyhigh 4ga OFC power and ground
  5. Just a quick video of White Clouds playing on the Sp4 12's Completely forgot to turn my phone sideways to make the video but owell, enjoy anyway!
  6. Christopher Dennis Gray

    Rockford Fosgate P1'12's

    Hey guys i have a box with 2 rockford fosgate p1 12's 500watts rms and when i listen to e-40 candlelight song they barley pound.... every other artist like psyph morrison or rittz or tech nine they pound hard.. my LPF on my amp is at 50 hrz is my system just not powerfull enough for that song?
  7. GrantMcl97

    FU Audio

    I'm looking into getting 2 FU audio 750 12s. I've got a box that is 4 cubic foot tuned to 28 hz and I'm curious to how they would sound in that box. The manufacture sheet says tune to 33-35 hz so I'm jw if they will play 28 down to about 24 good?
  8. These parts where bought for some problematicly built Fi BTL N3s that had issues from the get go. Pretty much drastic coil rub, even after drop in recones coil rub, but that made me aware of the issue and what was happening. Which was the parts being used on them made the whole assemble too tall, and required you to stretch the surrounds about 1/2 inch down to glue the surround to the basket landing which ended up making the nice half roll surround somewhat flattened out, and caused the woofer cone to only travel so far prior to the surround restricting it and pulling the coil back unevenly. Pretty crappy ordeal considering each woofer was $750, plus shipping, and only had about 21-25mm MAX linear excursion on such a high strength motor. There are a few ways to fix this problem on the 12inch models, some easier then others, but I took the beastly method at fixing the issue. So just a before and after pic, parts are just stuck together. Baskets removed. New baskets on. Gluing the collar, and then the spiders. Gluing and clamping the outer edges of the spider packs. Spider packs glued up. Gluing coil/spider assembly. One glued and clamped, time to start with the 2nd spider pack. The second spider pack glued down. The speaker terminals being used. Top wire is knukonceptz kolossus 4awg (slightly over sized compared to a real 4awg wire) had to trim a little bit of wire for it to fit. Bottom wire is old Stinger iirc 6awg, fits perfect with no trimming. soldering the tinsel leads to the terminals. Getting ready to glue the surrounds to the surround landings. Anyone interested in the finished pics of them sitting next to some Digital Design 9512's I recently reconed???
  9. TaurusBass1021

    help with subs...

    OK to start off over the past month I have been saving/buying new/used equipment for my competition build that I am working on that's going into my 2000 Ford Taurus. The first sub pictured below is a custom built 12" Fi Bl and the other 2 subs are a pair of dual 2 ohm Sundown Audio Sa-12s that I bought from a member on here as well as the Rockford Fosgate T1500 -bdCP amp that will be powering the subs. 12" Custom Fi BL 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 I have already had the custom 12" Fi Bl hooked up on the Rockford and it gets way loud but I have no idea how loud it is when it comes to a dB meter since I don't own one. What should I do from here? I thought about selling the BL and getting one more sa-12 and building another ported box for all 3 facing the cabin. I had the box for the custom Fi rear facing along with the port rear facing. What should I do from here? Just get another SA-12 and get rid of the BL? Thanks to all that reply, any and all help is much appreciated
  10. I am looking for a new setup for my car audio. I want to be as loud as my budget will let me be. Depending on the sub/subs I can afford maybe 200 max and thats with shipping unless close enough to do a local pickup. I can build my own box so only need the subs. Let me know what you have.
  11. Would these two sundown audio dual 2 ohm subs out perform my pioneer tsw304r 12s? Im pretty sure that they will just want to double check and make sure. Will be powered by a hifonics 1200.1d mono amp.
  12. Hello everyone hope all is well and hope that some of you can help me with my new ported box build for my 2 12" Pioneer TSW304R's. They are currently in a prefab sealed box that was given to me along with the subs and amp from my brother in law. He doesnt know much about car audio and ordered the small sealed box which barely meets the specs for the 2 subs. I am wanting a box design that is around 3 cubes shared internal volume with an aero port tuned to maybe 32 hz still undecided about what to tune the port to. May want to have the port external. Anyways below are the Thiele/Small Parameters. I do have experience with building boxes in the past but they were always simple boxes to fit the vehicle nothing specific like I am wanting to do this time with my own setup. I just have never used software to design a box and rather have someone that knows what they are doing help me with the design. All help is greatly appreciated. Thanks. Thiele/Small Parameters Nom. Dia.(In) 12 Qts 0,70 Qms 13,30 Qes 0,740 Fs [Hz] 28,6 Vas [l] 77,88 Vas [ft3] 2,75 Vd [l] 0,245 Vd [ft3] 8,64E-03 Sd [m2] 5,20E-02 Sd [ft2] 0,560 Revc [Ω] SINGLE 3.0 Levc [mH] (2000Hz) 2,390 Xmax [mm] 4,7 Xmax [in] 0,19 Zmax [Ω] 40,9 BI [Tm] 10,39 Rms[Ns/m] 2,010 Mms [g] 149,50 Cms [m/N] 2,100E-04 Mg.Wt.[g] 940 Flux Density [Gauss] 6210 Hag [mm] 6 Hag [in] 0,236 Hvc [mm] 15,5 Hvc [in] 0,610 VC.Diameter [mm] 40 Eff [%] 0,21 S.P.L. [dB] 95,0 R.M.S.Power [W] 300 M.M.P. [W] 1300 Sp. Displacement [l] 1,66 Sp. Displacement [ft3] 0,059 Recom. Enclosure [l] 35,4 Recom. Enclosure [ft3] 1,25 F0 (in Cabinet) 51,2 Q0 (in Cabinet) 1,252
  13. I am starting my new box build for my 2 12 inch Pioneer TSW304r's within the next week or so that will be going in my 2000 Ford Taurus, and Im looking for some ideas on the box build. First Question: Would firing the subs/port forward be louder than having them rear-firing? Or.. Second Question: Would it be louder to fire the subs forward with port firing up through rear deck in between rear deck speakers? Also I will be sealing off the cabin from the trunk completely since my back seat does not fold down. One person that also has a taurus like mine suggested to have the subs fire up with the port firing through rear deck. I just dont know which way to go with this build but I dont have money to wasye with different box builds. The trunk is pretty airtight already but no matter what I will be sealing off the cabin to try and help my spl.
  14. So the temperature dropped to about -7 last night when I was getting off work and my car had been sitting for a good 8 hours in the parking lot. When I turned on my system I could barely hear the subs at all. I opened up the trunk and saw that the subs were insanely stiff, is this something that happens to other people in the winter too or could I have a leak in my trunk? I just bought these subs . I was thinking maybe it could be the electronics inside the amp?
  15. Hey guys, i've completed my first sub/port forward build in the 2013 Camry and I'm pretty satisfied with it for now. I'm hoping I can get educated a little here for a future build. I would like to learn more about the design and characteristics of a 4th order. My trunk is fully sealed from the cabin right now. I have (2) DSS Ethos 12's on strapped Q2200's. Electrical Mechman 240, and a bank of 3 Autozone Platinum H6 AGM's (210ah combined). 2 runs of 1/0 front to back. No runs of 1/0 negative front to back, but am considering doing it because of voltage drop issue. Want to reinforce all my grounds... Can someone send me some decent links on how to learn the basics behind a good 4th order design? I understand its a ratio thing, and that's about all I ever get back in answers. Tune to around 45hz and let her go. I would like to get deeper in to the understanding of 4th orders so I can design an enclosure to house the 2 12's and get a little extra output from them. I guess what I don't understand is, how do I design the port to fire into the cabin and go about tuning it correctly? I think for what I'm looking for and going from the very limited knowledge I have, i would be looking for a 1:2 ratio, that way to gain a little more output and keep my frequency range a little more flat for music. This is a daily driver and not a burp vehicle, so please keep that in mind. Thanks in advance for any advise I can get... I don't mind doing the reading and research, so if someone can point me in the right direction, that will be great. Then hopefully, I can ask more knowledgeable questions in the future...
  16. I've been thinking about doing a car trunk build next with 2 12's on a BC 5500 and deadening everything with Alpha Damp Deadener. Thing is: what would be best for LOW-end in a car build, having the enclosure and subs facing the Back of the trunk with the rear seats folded forward? Or, having the subs "sealed off" forward in the trunk? Im allll about Ground Pounding lows, but dont know what would sound best. The other thought that crossed my mind was just saying screw the rear seats and building a wall with 2 18's but i dont really want it to have to come to that. Ok either way im sure with 6000 watts and plenty of sound deadener the system will be nice, but id just like your guys' opinions on the whole situation (especially those with trunk builds themselves, experienced people please, and those who have big wattage like that), thanks!
  17. Ran across this website today and wondered if anyone knew how their amplifiers perform? Subs as well? Has anyone heard of this company or used their products? Curious to know if they are legit... The 8" sub looks fairly promising. Looking to build my first 4th order for my Camry and I'm either going with 8's or 10's, until I get the hang of it. Then stepping up to a big build...
  18. This is a work in progress. I bought the vehicle off a buddy last weekend and am in the process of removing what he had in it. Name: Chevy Impala (2001) Owner: Aidan Hansen Short Description: My tinker vehicle. Hu: Pioneer DEH-P4200UB Amps: 1 AQ 3500.1D for Subs & 1 SAX 100.4 for everything else SUBS: 6 12" Tantric LD's Wire: SHCA 2/0 power wire. The subs are wired with Audio Technix 8G OFC. The speakers are wired with some Knukonceptz 16G. Alt: 300 amp Excessive Amperage Batts: 1 Marine Agm up front and 4 Kinetik HC2400's in back(planning on getting me some blockshakers) Speakers: 3 pair of Eminence Eminator 6.5s & 2 Crescendo XST2 Tweeters in the front doors. I will post pics on my Facebook page & more videos of the car on YouTube @ MrRTJ24 but system isn't done yet. View Vehicle Here's some pics of the previous owner's setup:
  19. JeepAndBassXJ

    Need help with a box design

    I want to try out a different box and I would like some help with a design, last time I payed for a design and I really don't see the need to spend that kind of money! I have 2 Rockford Hx2 12's that have 1000 watt recones so I'll be running 2000 RMS in my Jeep Cherokee. All I listen to is decaf music and I love the lows so I want to get a box that can play as far below 30hz as I can get. My current box plays from 30hz to about 70hz so I want to try to get lower this time, hopefully not sacrificing too much of my high end. So any help would be appreciated, Thanks!
  20. So I got a job guys! If you didn't know I'm 19 and JUST graduated! My head unit is a Pioneer DEH - X5600HD and my amp for mids and highs is A Dual XPR 520. So I was looking at Rockford Fosgate Punch P1694... Are they good? I'm looking for something around that price range so recomenations would be helpful:) ALSO. Many of you have recomended me some amps for my JL Audio W1v2's. I'm running my two 12's in a sealed enclousure. I need a new one so if you could tell me a good amp too it would be helpful! Thanks all!
  21. theboogieman77

    tuning 12s to hit every note

    Where I listen to techno with driving, glitchy, complicated bass, I have always thought a 10 inch was the way to go to keep up. However, I want to know if tuning a 12 at 30-32 hz will keep up a good clean bass. right now i have some sony xplodes that my friend gave me at 800 watts and im not too impressed with how clean it is. I want to upgrade to a better brand but im still stuck choosing between the sizes of the woofers. thoughts and suggestions?
  22. kaminski15

    Sub Box Build Help

    so im new to this whole car audio thing. being on a budget i went with 2 12" kenwood kfc-w3013ps with a Hifonics ZRX1000.1D it was a deal on i already have an old sealed box but i want to build a new ported box. i have no idea on what dimensions to use or rather or not i should put a single port in the middle or 2 ports (one on each side of the box). if yall could give me any dimension and or pics itd be appreciated. oh and its going in a 2010 ford fusion.
  23. Hey guys, this is my first ever post on this form. scratch that, any form ever! so take it easy on me. Im in seach of adivce or thoughts or comments on what to do with my next system setup. Im currently running 2 American Bass XFL 12's dual 4's off of a hifonics brz2400d (not my top choice but i was on a budget and hey i can't lie, it does the job) wired at 1 ohm, with a kinetik khc 2400 in the trunk to help things run smoothly. Now, i have a stupid pre fab box, and am building a new one sometime in the next couple of weeks, already have the diagram drawn up. My question to you all is i plan on switching to a Sundown SAZ2500D amp, for obvious reasons, the thing is awesome. But I kinda want to sell the XFLs and try out 2 SA12's? what is yalls input? I know the XFLs have more power but that's not a problem becausae the sa12's can take every part of 2500 rms. I just feel as if the SA12's are a better quality sounding sub from what i've heard, and produce better numbers. All thoughts, Comments, Concerns, Stories, and funny jokes are encouraged! thanks ahead guys!
  24. I'm on a major budget and can't go any higher in price. But I have a Mazda B4000 extended cab truck and I'm going to power either set up on 1200 watts. Which would be louder and hit the lows nice? I have up to 10FT*3 of box space to play with
  25. Trying not to start a VS thread but I'm stuck here. I'm doing a budget build for my Mazda B4000 and I want to know which will be a better and louder choice. EVERY DOLLAR COUNTS 2 Soundqubed SDC 2.5 15s or 4 MB Quart ONX304 12s Running on 1400-1600 watts Opinions? Are there any other better options?