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dolbyc
09-28-2008, 01:48 AM
I got a JL 12W3V3 (2 ohm) in a slot ported enclosure powered by a Clarion APX1300.

I should be getting 400 Watts RMS to the sub at 2 ohms.

I have an Alpine DVA-9861 and I can control the sub level, 0-15 but when level is 0 the sub is still on. I think 0 should mean off.

I'm happy with the sound but it vibrates my rearview mirror so bad that my view is of the backseat 5 seconds into a song.

JL 12W3V3, Clarion APX 1300, Slotted Enclosure, Amp wiring kit and installation was $650.

I could have saved some money by doing it myself. However, having it done in less than 2 hours and not having to do any actual work was worth it to me.

The Fight Club Soundtrack sounded great on this set up.

bad @SS chevy
09-28-2008, 01:48 AM
pics?

darkhunter139
09-28-2008, 01:50 AM
Who needs a rear view mirror


And suprisingly thats not a bad price for all that stuff installed. Where did you get it done?

dolbyc
09-28-2008, 01:53 AM
Pics? maybe tomorrow (if I'm really bored)

Where done? Columbus Car Audio

whizdumb
09-28-2008, 01:54 AM
yeah that doesn't sound like a bad price. also do the deck go into the negatives for sub level? 0 is probably just no extra boost.

dolbyc
09-28-2008, 01:58 AM
Yeah, negatives would be nice but it stops at zero.

Also, my gain is only half way up and it still pounds really hard. I was happy about that.

Louisiana_CRX
09-28-2008, 01:59 AM
nice budget setup.....

TurdFergueson2
09-28-2008, 02:03 AM
Where is this joint in columbus? I might go there next month. My lil bro wants to get started on a system

dolbyc
09-28-2008, 02:04 AM
I somehow managed to add a picture of my HU to my gallery. If you knew me you would be proud.

dolbyc
09-28-2008, 02:09 AM
Where is this joint in columbus? I might go there next month. My lil bro wants to get started on a system

I copy and pasted this from their web site...

Three great locations to serve you:


614-475-6695
2975A Morse Road
Columbus, OH
(1/2 mile west of Easton)

614-552-1922
1922 Brice Road
Reynoldsburg, OH
(SE corner of Livingston Ave.)

740-366-6610
360 Baker Boulevard
Newark, OH
(off 21st Street near Wal-Mart and Meijer)

Their web site is columbuscaraudio.com and it is a really crappy web site!

tEh koRnDog
10-08-2008, 07:06 AM
hey