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1Phat92Chevy
06-27-2003, 02:58 PM
Someone Please help!!! I have two MTX Thunder 5000 12" 8 ohm subs and I am goin to push them with a MTX 2160. My problem is I dont know if to put them in a sealed enclosure or ported. I want SQ and SPL (Kinda in between) something thats goin to sound nice inside and I want to be heard. If I go with a sealed what air space should I go with, and if I go with ported how many cubes do I need and what should I tune the box to. Just give me your opinion. oh yea they are goin in a 98 mallibu and the link below is the specs on the subs. Thanks for the help! Brandon
http://www.mtxaudio.com/caraudio/archive/thunderSub5128.cfm

grizzjwill
06-27-2003, 03:00 PM
well does that amp have a ssf? If you want to be heard then you gonna have to give up some sq and just port the box to like 35 or something but you rnot gonna get tons of bass out of those subs.

1Phat92Chevy
06-27-2003, 03:05 PM
Yea that amp will work find and I realize they are not goin to be like knocking your head off or anything I just wanted to know what box you guys would go with, if you say ported how many cubes per sub would you say I need?? Thanks