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    Box For 2 idmax v.3

    what box should i get for these subs sealed or ported?...... i could get a custim sealed box made for me for around 200.......... of should i get a ported box?



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    if it was me I wwould go with ported. After a while with sealed it wont be as loud and you will want it louder. Plus if you are going to use that dirty amp go with ported anyways. 200 for a sealed is rather high. Go with ported.



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    get portholes and than your box and your speakers can breath




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    Originally posted by Bias02496
    get portholes and than your box and your speakers can breath
    Uhhh....riiiiight...

    Anyways....what amp are you going to be using? How much do you have for the box? What are you looking for, more SQ or more SPL? The IDMAX basically covers both of those in either box.

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    um im gonnam be running a hifonics hercules amp....1500 watts pprolly more like 1600 watts at 14.4v..........so like 800 rms each.......im looking for good sq but i wanna be able to compete also in spl drags..... i wanna spend as little as possible on the box i can get a custom sealed for around 150...........but i can get a ported if it would be better how much space should i look for?



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    If you want to compete then go ported. I've seen common gains between 2-6db's, just switching from sealed to ported.

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    hey u also spelled from "form" on your sig....and the guys name is ifandorbuts




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    but will the sound qulity bo ok if i go ported im gonna be driving it everyday



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    Originally posted by Goddyd4me
    hey u also spelled from "form" on your sig....and the guys name is ifandorbuts
    LOL!

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    Originally posted by Geminidj2000
    but will the sound qulity bo ok if i go ported im gonna be driving it everyday
    Yeah it should still sound pretty good. You can build two boxes. One decent sized sealed box for daily driving and one ported one for comps.

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    What sized sealed box to u recomend?



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    What are the recommended sealed box sizes? I'll probably be suggesting something a bit bigger...

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    Acually i think ill just get the sealed box custom made the recomended size is 1.30-1.52 cuft.



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    I'd be tempted to use a box around 1.5 - 2.25cu.ft...maybe a bit bigger.

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    hmm i just called car toys and this other sound place both said they could make custom sealed boxes for me for $200 car toys said they would make me a ported box for 275 and the other place said 300 for 3cuft.is this woth it i cannot build worth anything



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    200A Alternator
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