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  1. I’m buying 4 2ohm subs yet I’m putting them in two separate boxes I’m going to wire it down to 1 ohm but the problem is how would I do it since there’s two separate boxes?
  2. American bass xd12

    Can someone be nice enough to help me with a ported box plan for one American bass xd12 on 500 watts. It will be my first box build so something simple to follow. I found one for a sundown audio e12v3 I think it is...I know it' is not the exact sub but it' s a ballpark figure to go off of...any help is greatly appreciated. It's going in to a 14 hyundai sonata so the trunk is rather big so no space problems
  3. Installed a couple weeks ago my cpillar slide in wall For 6 ab xfl 1222s on 2 dc 5ks. 3 top on 1 dc5k @1.3 ohms and 3 bottom on another dc5k @ 1.3 ohms. Have blown the bottom middle woofer now twice. First time thing I went to hard on it being that it took months to finish and killed the coil. 2nd one was rushing to get it playing for slammology. Broke it in for 3 hours @ 40 and 30 hz on a dc5k @ 4ohns 900 something watts Went to install it the next day screwed up poked surround like a idiot. Fixed it with shoe goo Played fine all weekend till my 4th demo at slammology then that infernal slinky sub sound. What am I doing wrong? 1. this is my first wall 2. First time running 6 subs 3. First time running this kind of power and running 2 dc5k to 1 enclosure 4. Set amps with dd-1 to older 5k cause seemed to be lower of the 2 amps. Set with -5 db track 5. Gain matched both amps to the older 5k with cc-1 6.slide in wall is top L port 7. Almost seems like bottom 3 subs move more then top ones ( but not 100 percent on this ) 5 broken in subs and one new one as soon as I buy another one from ab. Please help I am pulling my hair out trying to figure this out and can't afford to keep replacing subs. Now have 5 good and 3 bad subs.
  4. Hello I am new to the box building world. I tried to make a box for these xr 15s I bought. It was like tuned wayy to high and I can't hear any kind of low notes. That's what's I'm trying to go for. I have a older grand cherokee so I have room. I'm just trying to figure out what I need to cut too. I was going to use 3/4 inch mdf. Im ringing a cheap amp at the moment. Just a ssl 5000 eco but was going to run a skar 2200 eventually.. I'm trying to make the box tunes fairly low like 30 to 32 hz if possible ! Pleasssseese help! I was going with subs up port firing toward hatch. Please let me know if you guys can help.
  5. I need some help, im building a box for my american bass hd 12. Im running on a jl audio jx1000/d putting out about 1200 watts cleanly on a 40 hz test tone. When looking for any information on building a box for that speaker, i couldnt find any. My speaker came with a spec sheet and that was it. I can post the spec sheets if it would help. The only information i could find online was that it was very similar to the old stiff style soundqubed hdc3's. Then when looking for those i came across a forum where someone said the optimum enclosure size would be 3 cubic feet net, with 18 square inches of port area per cube, tuned between 34-39 hz. Im just trying to find the optimum size box for that speaker for spl and sound quality. The box i have planned now is an aeroport box design. The external dimensions are 15"x17"x30" with a 6 inch aero 16" long. My question is ive never built an aeroport box before and im wondering what size diameter aero shoulf i use and how long should it be?
  6. Just finished my wall for 6 American Bass xfl 1222s on 2 dc 5ks Each set of 3 subs on a dc5k @ 1.3 ohms tuned with Dd-1 (-5db) and gained matched with a cc-1 Broke in the sub for around 2-3 hours with a dc5k @ 4ohms on a 40hz test tone and then 30hz test tone thru the dd app Just finished wall and have 5 subs broken in 1 wasn't so broke the one new sub then. Replaced sub with this new one I broke in for 3 hours seemed fine and was moving fine. So took it to slammology and was doing demos no issues then on 4th demo alsudden heard that infernal slinky sub noise. So my question for you experts one what did I do wrong to blow the sub and what could I have done to prevent this? What should my next step be? 1. replace the sub? And break it in complety this time before putting it in the wall 2. Send the subs out get reconed by Paul Pierce, psi, etc. With legit American coils and dual. 7s so they will take more power 3. Cut my losses and trade or sell the 5 good ab xfl 1222s and 3 blown xfls for 6 good 12in. subs that will take the Power.
  7. Running 6 ab xfl 1222s on 2 dc 5ks and had one coil start to come undone. now I have 5 broken in subs and one new so what is the best and quickest way to break this sub in so I will be all good for slammology?
  8. So I just swapped my old 2001 Honda Accord sedan with a new 2017 mazda3 hatchback. I need help finding a way to get deminsions for a box that I'm going to be making for my subs. I have 2 American bass xr12s left over from my old build in the Honda but the problem is I need space in the trunk because it sucks having to pack my rear seats with groceries and craming family members in who have decided they want to bring there big ass purses and back packs with them. So the trunk deminsions I've measured out are 42 inches wide, 24 inches deep, and 20 inches high. I learned from my last build that I want a sealed box but I'm not sure what I want to tuneing frequency to be. I'm open to using 1 sub in the mean time if need be. Also I'm curious that if I invert the woofers would I be able to fit both in. I'm hopeing to keep about 26 inches of width in the trunk. I'll be giving singer alts a call but If anyone knows where I can get an ho alt otherwise I would really appreciate it considering I'll be running about 1100-2200 watts off of my crescendo bc2000.
  9. Single 15 in a Dodge Mega Cab. Took some creative box design but it slams!! About 4 cubes and tuned to 34 hertz. Seats have to be down to allow for excursion. Seat just touches surround when it's up.
  10. I have two alpine type X's with a American bass vfl 4480 hybrid amp. I forget what model my head unit is but it has 5v pretty outs. I plan to put these in a 2002 Bonneville so I can have a car for music. Will the amp be enough to power both? Any tips or trick to get louder is always appreciated.
  11. American Bass xr series

    Anybody ever tried these subs out? They're rated at 1200 watts rms and priced at $180. Are they worth it in terms of quality and durability?
  12. I'm looking to get an amp to push 2 MTX Audio 9515-44s at 1ohm. They are both 1000 watts rms and wondering if the American Bass PH4000-MD would be a good match for the pair. If anyone knows if they are worth the money I would appreciate feedback. Gracias
  13. Rockford Fosgate vs. American Bass

    Hey all on this forum. I have a debate whether I want to use 2 old school Rockford Fosgate 1001BD power amps to push 2 MTX Audio 9515-44s or instead go for an American Bass PH-4000 MD to push them @ 1ohm. Power consumption isn't really a concern but I want to know if it's worth getting 2 RF amps or just having one amp to push them both.
  14. Hi fellow members! I have an 04 quest looking to do a 4th order in the trunk. I have 4 american bass XFL 12s. looking for a 2:1 Would be greatful for some help thanks! So far i have sealed section = 3.315 ported = 6.63 port area = 99.45? I'm having a bit of an issue with the port size what tuning do you guys recommend? along with dimensions?
  15. Im trying to figure out how much space im going to need so i can run my Soundstream TN1.1200D at 1 ohm. I have very little space to work with and im most likely going to make a aero port designed box with 2 2in ports tuned to 40hz. Just needing some feed back thats all.
  16. Bass Knob HELP!

    I just installed 2 12" american bass xfls to a hifonics zrx2416 and was wondering if the bass knob needs to be adjusted while setting the the gain on the amp?
  17. 4 american bass XFLs

    Hello fellow members, I got rid of my HD12s and went with 4 xfl 12s. I need some help with a box. I had my 2 12s in a t-line and it performed wonderfully musical wise. I'm leaning towards a sealed box for this build. car is an 04 nissan quest. Any opinions or design suggestions? thanks!
  18. upgrade time!

    Hey whats up everyone! So last summer I ran 2 American bass hd 12s on a banda 3500. The subs are now sold and I'm looking to upgrade. Do you guys think I would get louder running 4 AB XFL 10s on a Taramps 4k? Any suggestions on upgrades? Thanks!
  19. American Bass VFL 150.1

    I have an American Bass VFL 150.1. I have heard that this amp is underrated and will do a ton of power, and I have also heard that this thing will only produce around 2200 watts. I was just wondering if anyone has had actual experience with this amp? Has anyone ever had one clamped or one dyno'd? Thanks for the help!
  20. Hi, i am in need of help with a ported box design for 1 American Bass 15" XFL. It will be powered with an AQ/ Soundqubed 1200-1d. I have an 02 Monte Carlo, and my trunk specs are as follows: 30"L x 33" W x 17" H, my trunk opening is 16" L x 37" W. This sub is gunna be for daily, but i want to squeeze out all the spl i can while staying safe and sound. I listen to only rap so i want it to hit lows very very hard, while maintaining a bit of mid bass if possible. The external height of the box cannot be more than 16" because id like to be able to put it right through the opening in my trunk and don't wanna build it inside. Any help is appreciated. Thanks!
  21. This is basically just a repost (With a few edits) of my Lexus LS400 build. I build this over winter for a bit of fun, nothing too serious. This is an uninterrupted build log so I can manage build pics and information easier. Thanks, and if you read it, I hope you enjoy Mike Hi Guys Not sure if you remember me, I've had a few small builds in the past. This one is going to be very simple and fast, it's for my Lexus LS400 I bought specifically to destroy with a stereo. It was a pretty good car to start with, just really really filthy, the previous owner did not deserve such a car. It was ran into the ground and I rescued it. I think it's a cool car to build a big system, as it is not the typical style of car that usually gets walled, plus it has a massive sunroof which will be funny to drive with it open at 150dBs I didn't want to go too wild with a system, I'm trying to stick to a budget and keep things neat, as long as it does mid 150s on music I'll be pretty happy. So far this is the estimate of what gear will be going in, I have pretty much all the gear now and the build is well underway Subs: American Bass HD18D1's x 4 of (Custom PSI Recone kits) Sub Amps: CT Sounds 70001D x 2 of Batteries (Rear): Schneider Electric AGM 120A/H x 12 of Battery (Front): TBA Cabling: Shok Industries Ref Series 1/0 Source: Alpine IDA-X305S Front Stage (Highs): PRV Audio Super Tweets (x4) Front Stage (Mids): PRV Audio Neo 8s (x4) Front Amp: Crescendo Alternator: Mechman (Still to purchase unless somebody has any other suggestions??) Gear is a little harder to get a hold of here in Australia, and the scene is a bit smaller than what you guys have, but we have some nice cars coming from the wood work. The day I got her Like all good builds should start with, a pallet of batteries Let me know what you guys think, all advice, comments critism welcome
  22. american bass box help

    I need help making a box I don't have a program to make a design any more I wad hoping someone could help really quick I recently got 2 american bass tnt 10s I have an American bass vfl 80.1 does any one have aby bus ideas or designs please help!
  23. Hello, I am looking to get a pair of XFL 1244 to start a new system in my car. I would like to build a ported box. What would be a good box design for these subs? Also for the amp i was looking at Hifonics BRX 2400.1d however i am open to suggestions for a better amp under $400. I already plan on doing a big three upgrade, but will i need to upgrade my alternator? Thank you
  24. I am just starting to get into building boxes and I have 4 15'' American bass xfl's and I'm building the box in a escalade not sure what box specs and deme sound to go with I would like to up fire them with a port to the back just not sure how to do the port or dimensions. thank you!!
  25. dx 15 slot port

    will this box work well with an american bass dx15 on 1000 watts rms i tired to make a forth order but sub didnt like it. so im using the outer box and making it into a sloted port box