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maseyferguson05
01-17-2009, 03:55 PM
Alright, so i settled on it. I'm not going to get anything better for the money and ended up getting two 12'' type r's. As of right now, thinking of running it with a Hifonics BXi 2008D but have yet to purchase it.

They are going in a 1989 Buick century with a fairly big trunk. I measured once before, but it is **** cold and i do not have the balls to go out and measure right now.

I know from previous measurements i can fit a 38'' x 19'' x 14'' tall box in the very back and can certainly get bigger.

So heres the question, how big should i make the box. Its going to be ported and i think i want it tuned at around 32-30hz. What do you guys think?

rollinonD's
01-18-2009, 01:33 PM
I'd go with 3.5 cu ft. tuned to 33hz ported.

azimuth
01-18-2009, 01:36 PM
I'd go with 3.5 cu ft. tuned to 33hz ported.

not to be confrontational, but type R's need far more than that to perform optimally. more like 4.5 cubes for 2 of them. tuned to 35hz.

maseyferguson05
01-19-2009, 01:10 AM
I know i can fit atleast 5 cubes in the back with ease. I wonder how many i could fit if i moved the box up a little.

You all agree Subs and port facing rear? I can build whatever, and 35hz seems like a pretty good number to shoot for.