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  1. im looking into doing a pretty big upgrade to my set up and need help with some things right now i have some cheap rockville all in 1 package and im looking into upgrading to 1 VFL american bass comp subwoofer 12" 2omh 5k rms 10k peak paired with a taramps 5k smart amp. i need advice/other things to add and or change to the list of stuff and project planning. as of now its looking like this Total cost so far 380$ 5000 watt rms subwoofer https://www.americanbassusa.com/products/vfl-comp-signature-12-subwoofer-refurbished?variant=44300921340127 20$ lots of fuses(need help on what amp fuses to get) 420$taramp amps https://www.amazon.com/Taramps-Amplifier-Multi-Impedance-Monoblock-Competition/dp/B099GBLBVC?source=ps-sl-shoppingads-lpcontext&ref_=fplfs&psc=1&smid=A2JMACULMR9W48&sa=D&scrlybrkr=4d9242c5 100$ wood and stuff for box alr have most stuff (over estimate) 30$ wiring kit if needed https://www.knukonceptz.com/mobile-audio/amp-installation-kits/sp/bassik-0-gauge-amplifier-installation-wiring-kit/ 250$ battery pack(converting this to 12v) https://batteryhookup.com/products/super-beast-module-with-48-headway-38120-hp-3-2v-8ah-24v 600$ alternator (need help on what alternator to get)https://js-alternators.com/products/2016-2018-volkswagen-jetta-1-4l-250-320-370-400amp-high-output-alternator?variant=41638467895472 50$ probably more wiring for batteries and alternators 75$ misc/troubleshooting 2010$ -300$ for selling old set up 1710$ Phases of purchasing stuff probably over month or 2 1st phase sell current setup and install for someone then use money to buy subwoofer and fuse stuff 100(100) 2nd phase buy amplifier and stuff for a box- 600$ (700) 3rd phase build built box and buy misc wiring as needed- probably 50$ (750) 4th phase buy battery pack and wiring for it -300$ (1050) Hopefully everything is working good however will most likely continue 5th phase buy alternator and other stuff as needed 600-700$ (1700) Hoping to get all this done by mid spring/summer keep in mind im a teen going to school and working a job taking up 70 hr a week and have little knowledge on this stuff a lot more will probably go wrong or change throughout this but im doing this bc what i'll learn as i do it which is why i'll be installing everything myself and doing some diy stuff i have a good amount of money however obviously want to save money were money can be saved and would like to spend less to learn more
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