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    Help a noobie out

    Maybe u guys can help me out a lil bit better. I have a Ford Escape 4 cyclinder wit a small battery smh...but i added the battery of an Grand Marquis to help out with power. Im adding a Yellow Top pretty soon and upgrading my Alt a lil bit later....

    I currently have an Hifonics bxi2608 but i plan on upgrading that to better suit the sub i get. budget i dnt wanna spend no more than $600 for my amp.

    i want 18'' sub to be between 2000-4000 rms.... the sub would b a daily and will b ran at 1ohm or lower. Sub will be in a ported box.

    can sumbody help me out wit my setup up or where to start????







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    Re: Help a noobie out

    I have seen this exact same thread three times in the past ten minutes....




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    Re: Help a noobie out

    Me too.... Is he not getting the answer's he wants and starting another one? LOL!




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    Re: Help a noobie out

    boss 18" with a sony explode amp in a 20 cu ft box... should be hittin at least 312 db's.....




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    Re: Help a noobie out

    boss 18" with a sony explode amp in a 20 cu ft box... should be hittin at least 312 db's.....
    Hehe.....




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    Re: Help a noobie out

    The f**k just happened in this thread?




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    Re: Help a noobie out

    it was recommend to try my post here... they said you guys would be more suited for this... im not starting a new one to waste anybody's time just lookin for some assistance ....

    and as for the 20cu ft box aint gonna happen i drive a ford escape its a small suv i still wanna keep my back seat.




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    Re: Help a noobie out

    *facepalm*




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    Re: Help a noobie out

    People were just giving you **** man. 20 cubes? Think about it..... That's bigger than your whole Escape, LOL! There's a few 18's for sale on here. Look around. And I think your amp will be plenty to push just about any 18. You can upgrade if you'd like but going down to lower than 1 ohm on a daily drive setup is kind of foolish to me. By the way, most 18's you'll probably get by with 5-6 cubes.




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    Re: Help a noobie out

    thats a good one lol .....i dnt want to under power the sub and blow it.....yea it'll b a tight fit but i can squeeze it in witout losing my back seat with the rite box

    what would u sugguest for a daily drive setup then




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    Re: Help a noobie out

    Why an eighteen if I may ask?????




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    Re: Help a noobie out

    Why an eighteen if I may ask?????
    Same question I had. And you'll NEVER blow a sub underpowering it. I don't know who told you this but it ain't true. I think if you're going for loud and taking up the same space with the amp and the budget you've got you could do more damage with a couple 15's. But that's just me. 18's are kinda playin' with the big boys. My suggestion to you is go over to the subwoofer classifieds and pick out an 18 if that's what you're stuck on or buy one off Ebay or whatever and talk to pro-rabbit or ram on here. They'll build a box to your specs (space, what you like to listen to, etc....)




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    Re: Help a noobie out

    Come on man, I rock 20 cubes in a VW beetle.....
    Seriously, I might as well say DC Audio before some other person says it.... What are your goals? SQ, SPL? You can get some seriously good sounding subs in that power range and you can also get some junk depending on your overall goals and buget. The LMS Ultra 18 would be one of the best imho,
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    Re: Help a noobie out

    And the above mentioned sub from parts express is in your price range. And seeing as how your Hifonics amp pushes 2600 rms @ 1 ohm you should be good. I'm sure the sub can take more but for now you're going to want to spend that last 500 bucks you got on an enclosure for that beast!




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    Re: Help a noobie out

    find two used sa12's or sa8's. big subs dont always equal big sound....




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