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I plan on buying 4 SA-8v2s 4 ohm to go behind the seat of my single cab F250, I was wondering Which amp I should buy to give them a good 800 - 1k watts ea and how should I wire them. I don't have much experience with systems so any extra input would be appreciated.

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What sort of electrical do you have? And why 4 ohm subs vs 2 ohm subs?

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What sort of electrical do you have? And why 4 ohm subs vs 2 ohm subs?

Uhhhh well I was thinking of picking up an extra battery, and I heard that they run better at 4 ohms with four of them? I'm not sure I'm honestly clueless

Not sure where you heard it from, but I wouldn't listen to anything whoever told you that has to say.

You match the subs impedance with your amp. If you are getting dual 4 ohm subs, you will need 2 smaller amps to run them. But if you were to get dual 2 ohm subs, you can save yourself some trouble and only run a single amp.

As for electrical: you should plan on at least doing some basic upgrades like the big 3 and swapping out your stock battery with a high quality AGM battery like XS, Shuriken, Kinetik, and the like. You would want to put the biggest battery you can fit too.

Once you've done that, then you can look into adding a rear battery. But I don't think you should need to

In regards to an amplifier: What is your budget? Is this amp only or does it include things like wiring and a head unit?

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I will also say this: Many people make the mistake of buying nice subs, but skimping out on anything else.

If you are starting from scratch and need help budgeting, plan on spending around 3-4x the cost of the subs for things like wire, head unit, mids and highs, box, 4 channel, sub amp, batteries, and so forth.

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3k watt amp should run those subs just fine...but like mentioned you want to beef up your electrical

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Alright, I'd like to keep the amp somewhere under 1000, I'm not sure if the subs really need 800 watts to be as loud as I want It was just an estimate. I plan on having a nice system but I'm going to pick away at it buying different pieces at different times and then installing once I have everything I need. I was thinking a Pioneer double din for the head unit, I still have no idea what I want for mids and highs though

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Just a suggestion, $1000-1200 is enough to get you a nice 3k amp for subs and a 4channel for mids/highs...I would look at SoundQubed or Crescendo for amps and mids/highs

http://www.soundqubed.com/

http://www.crescendoaudio.com/

these are both very budget friendly lines of quality products

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im running 3 at the moment in a sigle cab 04 f150....... unless you are short you might loose some leg room. im gonna try and run 4 off the rockford t2500 at 2ohms...click my build log and check and see what i have to give you a general idea.

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