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limited space, best subwoofer?

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Forum Name: Car Audio
Forum Discription: Car Stereos, Amplifiers, Crossovers, Processors, Speakers, Subwoofers, etc.
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Printed Date: September 26, 2022 at 3:08 PM


Topic: limited space, best subwoofer?

Posted By: copekyle
Subject: limited space, best subwoofer?
Date Posted: September 14, 2007 at 7:53 PM

OK. I own a 2000 firebird. I can build a box for subs myself. I need an idea of what the best subs would be for the most bass. I'm young and like hip hop and LOUD bass. I want to wake the neighborhood basically. Space is the problem. I have room to build a box with 10 inch height, 39 inch width, and 16 inch depth. This allows me 2.6 cu ft of volume.

I need to know what the best setup would be to get the most bass out of this space. I'm looking at spending under 200 for the sub (or subs). And I already have an amp.

Once again... I'm looking for advice on which size and brand sub(s) would be best for this area.

Thanks for your replies.

kyle



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Posted By: aznboi3644
Date Posted: September 15, 2007 at 12:57 PM
you want to wake the neighborhood but don't want to take up much space??

Those two terms don't go together at all...with 2.6 cu ft gross volume you can do a single 12 ported or a single 15 sealed. Won't "wakt the neighborhood" but will be some decent bass

There is no replacement for displacement




Posted By: audiomaninc
Date Posted: September 15, 2007 at 1:55 PM
How much RMS power are we workin with here?

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Posted By: extacy
Date Posted: September 15, 2007 at 2:23 PM

A nice single ported 12" would be adequately loud in that space. Ofcourse ... need to know what RMS ur amp is giving.





Posted By: copekyle
Date Posted: September 16, 2007 at 1:06 AM
OK.  I'm running an MTX amp.  I'm wanting to push it down to 2 ohm... so I need either two subs or a single DVC.  The RMS is 775 watts at 14.4  (I have a 1.5 farad cap to hook into the system)




Posted By: copekyle
Date Posted: October 01, 2007 at 3:39 PM
bump




Posted By: extacy
Date Posted: October 01, 2007 at 4:04 PM

A ported 12" L5 might do the trick for you. Dual 4ohms so you can wire it parellel for a 2ohm load.

There might be better options so check the one I suggested and a few others that the members here will suggest and take your desicision from that.






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