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So if I had a sub I could have the magnet touching the back wall to safe space?
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Got this today
http://www.kenwoodusa.com/Car_Entertainment/Amplifiers/KAC-8105D
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RF subs are low quality IMO
I had a 10" RF in my truck for a while. I didn't find it to be low quality, i was doing the same thing here with it. just using it for some cleaner more quality sound.
i don't remember what size box it was in, but it was tuned around 34hz.
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so what about a sub?
if you haven't got one, can i make a recommendation?

FI audio X10, $109 plus shipping, 400w RMS. get the 2ohm SVC version and i think you'll have a nice match to the amp.
https://ssl.perfora.net/www.ficaraud...iew.shopscript

also if you want to save space you're going to want a sealed box not a ported one...

oh but let me tell you. I wanted to "just add a little bass" and i ended up upgrading because I wanted more. just saying, make sure you will have enough.
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so what about a sub?
if you haven't got one, can i make a recommendation?

FI audio X10, $109 plus shipping, 400w RMS. get the 2ohm SVC version and i think you'll have a nice match to the amp.
https://ssl.perfora.net/www.ficaraud...iew.shopscript

also if you want to save space you're going to want a sealed box not a ported one...

oh but let me tell you. I wanted to "just add a little bass" and i ended up upgrading because I wanted more. just saying, make sure you will have enough.
FI makes solid subs!

but i would get a DC lvl 2 or lvl 3
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how much cubic feet will it need. Fi subs usually need a tonnnn
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for sealed, the x10 is 1/4-1/2 cubic ft. ported is 0.6 to 1.2
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I think I'm convinced
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deff go ported
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Josh could you help me again with a smaller ported box for a Fi X12?
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I would like to amp my speakers but idk how lol.
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Josh could you help me again with a smaller ported box for a Fi X12?
no prob
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amping the speakers is easy. basically the same as a subwoofer, but instead of one or 2 channels, you will have 4.


I finally got my 8 hooked up (basically a sa-8) and it was perfect for me... .9cubes @ 34hz
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Those balanced OEM systems, have a lot of thought and engineering put into them. signal processing is what makes them sound good. premium systems are tailored specifically to the car they are in by audio engineers with testing equipment. You need signal control to overcome the many variables in the system and environment.

If your truly looking for that balanced sound your going to need a DSP amongst your system and are going to have to learn to use it correctly. you can spend 1000's of dollars on the best speakers and amps and never achieve the sound of a premium sound system without a dsp. there are many available. from rockford, audiocontrol, audison, zapco, alpine etc... lots of learning and tuning to achieve what the premium systems will do.
JBL has one called the MS-8 Its one of only a few that will automatically tune the system to sound balanced and well tuned. Its for those of us who don't have audio engineering degrees or the time to learn it all. I run it and the difference with it is incredible. At least look into it, it might cost you half of your budget but the result will be far better then just spending all the money on speakers and amps.
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