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  1. 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
  2. Redoing my Corolla for the new year. I normally do a ported box around 5 cubes that can go in and out of the trunk when needed but this time I decided to build in the car and to the car. as you can see in the pictures Im doing a trunk build and Im going to seal off the trunk from the cabin. it will take time to finish since I have a busy work schedule right now but I have to be complete by the 18th of Feb so I can attend Freezefest in TN. Any comments or suggestions are welcome understanding I won't be making big changes. its either going to work or its not. 1 18 inch fi SP4 18 1 B2 audio SLD5k 2/0 wiring xs 3400 under the hood northstar 220 in the trunk mechman H/O alt big 3 done with 2/0 kenwood HU until I get my new alpine. Im getting the UTE 62bt when I have the chance to hit up Best Buy.. stay tuned!!
  3. I was wondering if it is okay to play my subs if they are metering 3.2 - 3.0 ohms right around there. they are normally 4 ohm the mtx audio thunder 7500 12. I have 2 wired down to 1 ohm and when wired at the amp Rockford Fosgate Prime R1200 it meters 1 ohm but if i meter the speakers separately when wired up they read 1.4. I'm just wondering if i do decide to hook them up should i wire them to 4 ohm or keep them at 1?
  4. Is this for real? Shok Industries Titan Series subwoofers for free? Does anybody know if these guys are going out of business or something? I sent them a memo but so far no response...
  5. Hello, I want to run 2 PSI platform 1 12s on 2k, my voltage does not dip below 12.8 so i will be getting right around rated. I have a screenshot to show the upgrades, Biggest box i can fit is 34"wide 15" tall and 23" in length I would like for the box to be tuned so i can play slowed bass songs about as low as 26hz if the small space i have will allow it I would like a slot port design with the subs and port on the same side (center port) Thanks for looking and hopefully you can help me out! -Mike-
  6. I'm not a pro in this area so please be patient. I recently had my sub installed at a shop in my area along with an amp and a lc7i. Whenever I crank the volume up I get this low rumbling sound from the sub. It makes this noise even when there is no bass in the music I'm listening to (i.e. intro, outro). However, it doesn't make this noise while the music is paused. When I looked in my trunk i noticed that they ran all of my signal cables with my power and ground, so I figure there's a ground issue. I went back to have it looked at and the guy told me that since my car is so small it will make that noise due to the amount of bass that I have, and if it was in the trunk of a small car instead of the back of an suv I wouldn't hear it. None of this sounds correct to me, am I correct in assuming that he was just being lazy? I also noticed that my bass knob does not turn my amp all the way off. When the knob is all the way down I can still hear my sub, just at a much lower volume. Is this normal? Oh yeah, due to my sub being a 2ohm and my amp not being 1ohm stable I am forced for now to operate at a 4ohm load. This is only pushing 750 watts to a sub that 1100 watts is recommended for. The instructions say that I can safely power it with 500-1200 watts rms. Could this be a contributing factor? 2009 BMW X3 single Kicker Comp Q 15 Kicker ZXS1500.1 Audiocontrol LC7i
  7. I am planning on building a sub box for a RX8, but since the trunk is small, my options are limited. I might use either a single Rockford Fosgate P3 - 10" or 12". But I've heard about 'port noise' and was wondering if my design would make the noise I am using 5/8 MDF The dimensions are in the pic:
  8. I am looking for more tracks to fill out my flash drive, because my Ipod stopped working and I have a little extra space now because my flash drive is larger, and I would like some more choices. I love deep bass, and almost anything agressive, but I also like some chill and emotional stuff, but with a focus on 808 and sub in general in the nice 30 - 50 ranges usually. (Im not really a fan of like chop and screw or decaf versions of tracks) Stuff I really like (just a few tracks in each category): Rap: Corey Gunz ft Wayne - 6 foot 7, Run the Jewels - Legend Has it, Rob $tone - Chill Bill Metal: Meshuggah - Like everything they've ever done, Vildhjarta - Same, Oceano - Depths Electrap: R.L. Grime - Core, GTA - Hard House, Denzel Curry - Threatz ft. Yung Simmie & Robb Bank$ (Ekali & Gravez Remix) Dubstep: SPL and Triage - Valhalla, Mantis - Hood Shit VIP, 4B x Holly - Juice Chill: Bauuer - GoGo!, Lorn - Anvil, Beach House - Wishes Breakcore: Igorrr - Absolute Psalm, Venetian Snares - Ultraviolent Junglist, BongRa - Sick Sick Sick! 80's: Duran Duran - Union of the Snake, Depeche Mode - The Policy of Truth, The Cars - Let the Good Times Roll Girls in the car: Various popular rap, The Decemberists, The Mountain Goats, Kimya Dawson, Etc.. So anybody have any go to's in these genres that you love and that I might like?
  9. I need some help, I have 2 pioneer 12" stw-305c and I need to make a box for them. I'm going for a ported box with a slot port tuned to 34hz and I just can't get the port and box size right. I'm new to building boxes and if anyone could give me some dimensions that would be great.
  10. I found one of my dad's old mtx 10's that is 25 years old... I have it in a new box and replaced the wires... It sounds great, at least for being what it is. Its replacing the 5.5" logitech sub in my room system, so its only on i think 25w rms. Is there anything I could use to power this sub with more wattage? I cant find anything written on the sub or online. I have a few PC PSU's, one is 300 watts. Is there a way for me to wire this? the 25 watt amp is clipping and distorting the sub too easily, and since the sub is in good condition, im sure it can take more. Ive got a computer that i just found at my moms old office, and im not sure of the wattage of the psu, but i know it cant be much, maybe 150-200. So i have PSU's that would put out the right amount of wattage im looking for, i just need to know how to wire it up for my room. Thanks in advance for any help.
  11. Hey guys i got 800 to get the baddest subs or sub out there. I have a Dc power 270 alt and a extra 802 cca battery my plan is to get another 2400 hifonics amp so 4800 watts total. Can my car suport this? I also want some 15s. Help me im overwhelmed with all the choices. Thanks guys!!! I also have a nissan altima so space is limited
  12. With Christmas less then a month away, now is your chance to tell Santa what you want for the holidays! Are you going to ask for the Clarion Digital Sound Processor or are you sticking to a new pair of headphones to wear on the go like the noise cancelling Phiaton Cord MS 530? Let us know what's on your holiday wish list!
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  14. I ordered my miniDSP 2x4 with UMIK-1 yesterday. Should be here by Thursday. I also opted for the 5v PSU to be shipped with it. I'll be buying the 4way pluggin for the miniDSP. This is being used for processing my subwoofer outputs. I'll be running 1 LFE output from my Sony receiver (can't remember the exact model at this time) to the mini 2x4 which will output to my Beringer NU3000 and to a powered 10" sub that came with my monoprice 5.1 speaker setup (again, model number is not on hand at the moment). The NU3000 has a single 12" subwoofer in a ported box tuned to 26Hz connected to it in bridged mode at 4 ohms. I'm hoping to help smooth out the frequency response of the subs and have the smaller sub take care of the higher end of the bass while the 12 takes care of the low end. The peaks of the subs and the room gain on certain frequencies is very noticeable so hopefully I can flatten that all out to the best of my ability. Hopefully I'll learn something along the way and be able to further refine the output for better integration with the rest of the system. I'm making this thread just to show what I'm doing and how it's working out for me should someone else want to do something similar. When I get home I can post the model numbers of the items listed in the post.
  15. decibel2679

    Fi Team 18 BOX question

    So Im currently waiting for my new sub to come in the mail but haven't built the box yet. I ordered an FI Team 18 and it will be on 2 CAB1600.1's. On my last build in this 09 corolla I did a sundown x 18 sub up and port to the passenger side and it seemed to be the loudest compared to port front or back. My plan for the team 18 is sub front and port to passenger side. Has anyone tried this and do you think it will be different from sub up & port to the side?? any info will help I plan to start cutting the birch on Monday. Or should I do port and sub front and seal it off. I don't always have the seat down because of car seats lol.
  16. Oh I've missed my stereo. Got the truck a year ago and finally getting off my ass to put something in it. The truck Stock head unit using a JL Cleansweep Currently have a JL JX360/4 Hertz High Energy 165L mids up front with JL C5 tweeter Hertz HCX 165 coax in rear doors I'll update pics as I go but I got something in the mail today. And next to a DC M2-8 Obviously a new sub and I haven't seen anyone do much with one so hoping it makes some music. Will be bridged off the rear channels of the 360/4 for a few weeks until I get a SQ 750.1. Future plans will be adding 3-4 more 8s but that will be a few years. Just wanted to try something new. Box it's going in will be 1 cube net, 4" aero and I'm going to play with tuning but will have two ports to swap out, one for around low 30hz and the other closer to 38 probably depending on how it sounds. Also did something today I could never do with the Taurus. Picked up a sheet of wood for my box. To be continued..
  17. Hoping some of you can offer some insight or first hand experience. I blew my Rockford R1200 amp so I decided to go bigger and just got a crescendo bc3500. Planning on an xsd3400 under the hood, and maybe an alternator depending on what voltage looks like during testing. I've been somewhat out of the game for a while so I need help deciding what subs to throw this kind of power at. GOALS: 2 10" drivers 2.5 - 3 MAX cubic feet box Musical but with authoritative lows (will be using them primarily for electric funk hippie rave music, rap, and soft rock) Reliability/durability to handle 3k+ (on 2) Subs will be in the boot firing in to the cabin and probably sealed off with some form of ghetto hackjob. So far I've looked at the Sundown X, SSA Xcon, SQ HDC3, and Crescendo Contralto, they all look good from reviews, but I haven't modeled any yet though. I'm sure i'm missing some beefy 10's out there in the 1500-2000 rms range, help me decide! P.S. no idea what my old username was, havent been on any forums in years so I might look new but I promise I'm not
  18. Hello I'm looking for a slotted port box design around 34hz for 2 sundown sa-12s. Its a trunk car and has max outside dimensions of 34"wide 15"height and the depth can be no greater than 22" Subs will be firing back towards trunk powered by an ampere 2000w amp, would like the port to be firing back as well. If anyone has designs or will help me create one i'd appreciate your help! Thanks!
  19. I've have my soundqubed hdc315 d2 hooked up to 12awg cca wire using wire nuts, which I know isn't preferred but I can't find 8awg butt connectors anywhere, and I don't have a terminal on my box. How do I wire this properly to 1ohm at the amp? Also powering my sub I have a soundqubed sq2200.2 and I'm wondering if while I have my sub out if I should hook up some 8awg ofc wire? Or will there be no difference in supplying the power to the sub? Thank you.
  20. Tralme98

    Simple Ported Box

    Hey Guys, Longish Backstory, I have been working on getting my system dialed in with my current car(01' Chevy Monte Carlo SS)It's great and I used the advice from here and some other forums to build my last box and it went great,Been using it for about a little over a year now and impresses all of my buddies. With me living in Wisconsin where there is snow there is salt and the poor monte is getting really bad in the rust department. So I found a Chevy Avalanche with 4 wheel drive for the nasty winters here. I just want to transplant my system from the monte to the Av. I don't want to do anything crazy in depth yet on the box because I would like to get another woofer to match the other because I have the space in this vehicle, but for now just one. The Box, I want to build a box to fit into the midgate space of a 02' Chevy Avalanche Z71. I have already a RF P3 D2 15 from my previous car and really want to stick with this woofer for budget reasons. I was playing around in WinISD and got a box that looked good to my untrained eye. Ported 6 Ft^3 Tuned to 25hz for a nice flatish freq response for the space I have available ( Around 6 cubes ) Port - 6in circle port, 15.8in long Link to Graph - http://imgur.com/Rhlk3cl What do you guys think? Am I way off?
  21. Hey guys I have had this amp for a while, It was in my friends car for years with no issues, then I purchased his whole setup when he got rid of the car. I used the amp in my car for several months and then one day It just lost output. Turns on like it wants to play, doesnt protect. No pop or any signs of plugging anything into the speaker outputs. Since the amp isnt externally fused I cant check that possibility. I took all the panels off to see if I can get the board out easily and thats not possible due to all the epoxy (stock picture until I can get a decent one) The board looks immaculate still. No signs of any major failures or blown components, I dont want to hack away to get the board out for no reason. Upon closer looking I see a jumper socket in between the power inputs and speaker inputs (left in picture above) I have no clue what that could possibly be for, nothing plugs into that from the chassis or side panels. I dont know much about newer technology in these incredibly tiny and powerful amps. Is it possible that that jumper is just a "reset" socket or something they use for testing? Any input anyone has would be greatly appreciated!
  22. 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.
  23. Lucas300c

    Simple Basshead

    Hey guys, Looking for your input. Picking up a 2010 300c and this will be my first "sedan" and thinking how to get loud clean bass out of a nice clean box. My thoughts was to building a narrow box for a Sundown x8 with a front port. Im thinking of fitting it between behind the arm rest and seal it from the trunk to have no trunk rattle and not have that trunk eat up all the bass. What do you guys think? Don't worry i won't ask you guys to design it for free. just looking for the best box design for this car.
  24. so im thinking of doing a kinda over the top box, i have a friend that can get me 1.5" thick SOLID red oak wood counter top boards for cheap. i want to build a box for a single hdc4 (most likely) for my jeep, i would be adding in a window and sanding very smooth and staining the box. so hopefully a really nice looking solid wood dark cherry stained box with a carbon fiber sub (dust cap) i honestly dont know what space the 12" hdc4s like what im looking for: dual areos sub facing up in the center of the box ports facing back and one on each side (so the box is symmetrical) loud but more of a FLAT response for a better sounding rear stage. ***would anyone recommend a different 12" size sub for a good sound quality build. im willing to give up to 2000rms to the sub of choice. *** MAX DIMENSIONS I HAVE TO WORK WITH 45" WIDE x 16" TALL x UP TO 32" DEEP but would like to stay under 18-20" if possible
  25. So in my car I had two RF P315's running off of a Crunch 2400.4 amp and was pretty content until my friend Brandonbkd decided he was going to upgrade his RF 15'' to a Fi Audio 18'' and somehow talked me into getting the Fi 15 (because there was no way we were fitting a box for a 18 in my trunk). First things first, i had to sell my system to gain funds for the new system. As soon as I sold the subs i bought the Fi 15, and then the wait began. So, while waiting a month for the sub to come in I started in on the box.
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