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mr_already
06-12-2011, 12:08 AM
I have a 84 Chevy Caprice which has a very large trunk. I curently have an Alpine head unit. I have no clue about car audio and what to get or how to run it. I listen to rap, R&b and techno music. So I want my system too have lots of bass. My budget is $1000 hopefully I can achieve what i'm looking for.

DDtC
06-12-2011, 12:09 AM
What part of VA bro?

Bravesfan09
06-12-2011, 01:30 PM
Are you thinking strictly nothing but monster bass, or would u like a bit of sound quality too incase a few different types of music make an appearance?

mr_already
06-26-2011, 11:54 PM
my bad with late response but i want redicilous bass with sound quality also & i'm in Norfolk, Va

AlterEgo99
07-11-2011, 08:38 AM
Welcome to Hell.

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mr_already
12-01-2011, 10:46 AM
lol.. Va is hell! Not sure with the amount of trunk space I have, if I should go with 12's or 10's?

ROBSCUSTOMSAPK
12-04-2011, 06:26 PM
15's. If you want a lot of bass. I know this car very well, as I have owned 3 and installed systems in bout 1000 of them. Relatively cheap budget, go with 2-15" kicker cvrs. Custom ported box(not prefab) kicker zx1000.1 would pound them. You could save a few bucks by going with a power acoustik amp(cheap&decent). But I would stay away from bamf series. I see a lot of problems with those. Might have enough money left over to get some highs, depending on where you shop and how much the box costs you.

jirehn
12-06-2011, 10:35 AM
Hi welcome most in this great forum,Glad to have you here.Hope you will get that Good luck to you.

hispls
12-06-2011, 11:01 AM
If you have money in about a week that's when the killer deals on used gear come up on these forums. You can do a fair bit on that budget IMO.

You should start putting together what you'll need for wiring and such. Keep in mind if you plan to run over 1200W or so you'll want to start upgrading your electrical system (additional battery and/or upgraded alternator).

Can you build a box yourself or do you need one built? Custom is the ONLY way to go. Best buy subs in a well made box will beat elite subs in prefab.

Buy high quality and your stuff will perform better, last longer, and hold resale value if you ever decide to upgrade or just get out of it.

Also you may well want to consider an alarm if you live in a city. It's a bad hit to have all your hard work and harder earned money grow wings and fly away on you late some night and have only a missing trunk lock and broken glass to show for it.

OmegaBunny
12-06-2011, 11:12 AM
Welcome. Not sure how much room you have but the Box Chevy's have a lot of room in the trunk. If you build the box inside the trunk you might be able to squeeze a couple 15s in there. I'm not sure though so I'll let someone else with more experience chime in. It's really more about what you want, 8's can hit the low notes just the same as 18's. I would get an idea of how much space you have to work with and then go from there.

CAT MAN
12-06-2011, 11:30 AM
welp. we lived in norfolk and trust me there is nothing there for CA lol. if you want to drive into martinsville there is a good bryant radio who wont rip you off. but i would go online. and as said before. welcome to hell

ramos
12-06-2011, 01:21 PM
welp. we lived in norfolk and trust me there is nothing there for CA lol. if you want to drive into martinsville there is a good bryant radio who wont rip you off. but i would go online. and as said before. welcome to hell

Long arse drive from norfolk to Martinsville lol :)

CAT MAN
12-06-2011, 01:29 PM
Long arse drive from norfolk to Martinsville lol :)

it is but its worth it. bryant knows their stuffs

ramos
12-06-2011, 01:30 PM
Couple of them do lol . Been there quite a few times myself ;)

CAT MAN
12-06-2011, 01:31 PM
Couple of them do lol . Been there quite a few times myself ;)

im 10 minutes from them lol

ramos
12-06-2011, 01:32 PM
I'm about 45, I live in the noke :)

CAT MAN
12-06-2011, 01:32 PM
I'm about 45, I live in the noke :)

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mast240
12-06-2011, 01:58 PM
15's. If you want a lot of bass. I know this car very well, as I have owned 3 and installed systems in bout 1000 of them. Relatively cheap budget, go with 2-15" kicker cvrs. Custom ported box(not prefab) kicker zx1000.1 would pound them. You could save a few bucks by going with a power acoustik amp(cheap&decent). But I would stay away from bamf series. I see a lot of problems with those. Might have enough money left over to get some highs, depending on where you shop and how much the box costs you.

Really? you're going to recommend 2 cvr's?

CAT MAN
12-06-2011, 02:00 PM
Really? you're going to recommend 2 cvr's?

why not dey da best mang. dem cvr's do like 189 deebeez chyo

OmegaBunny
12-06-2011, 02:03 PM
I live close to northern va (winchester) but I dont think there is anything good there.

mast240
12-06-2011, 02:06 PM
why not dey da best mang. dem cvr's do like 189 deebeez chyo

i've heard that one cvr 12 on a PA amp did like 192 db's son!

ROBSCUSTOMSAPK
12-08-2011, 01:45 AM
Check my pics. I posted up some of a box Chevy I did bout a month ago. It's a Lil older than yours but same trunk size. Do you have 2 or 4 door?

ROBSCUSTOMSAPK
12-08-2011, 01:54 AM
i've heard that one cvr 12 on a PA amp did like 192 db's son!

I've built many stereo systems. Cvrs have a lot of excursion for mid grade sub and are fairly good efficiency. I'm pretty sure he's not gonna get 4-18" Fi and a addictive audio amp or something outrageous on a budget of $1000. BTW, I didn't see you guys recommend anything, only talk smack about what I did.

mr_already
02-07-2012, 01:44 PM
I have a 4-door and I was thinking about doing 4-15" SA or maybe 4 -12" SA