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    Does the sub box really Matter

    I was wondering does box size really matter. I have a 18in re mx in a box that came with it because i bought it used . The box is like 7 cubes or so sealed. Recommend is like 3 or 4 sealed. It doesnt sound good at all to me. And doesnt have much punch either. It only has 600 watts to it but my 15 mojo had more kick at 300 watts. Why is this and should i go ported or sealed for this.







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    Re: Does the sub box really Matter

    Yes it makes or breaks the install... If you have a 7 cube box seal then port it with aero's




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    Re: Does the sub box really Matter

    You have that in a way too big sealed box.......that box is probably big enough to port it and get some major output.....




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    Re: Does the sub box really Matter

    7 cubes is way too big. Build to spec a ported box



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    Re: Does the sub box really Matter

    yes you can buy the most expensive sub and put it in a crap box and it will sound like shit



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    Re: Does the sub box really Matter

    i didnt build or buy the box it just came with it i got the sub and box last night but anyways any opionions on box size and hz i should get built im looking for spl




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    Re: Does the sub box really Matter

    Quote Originally Posted by southport2014 View Post
    i didnt build or buy the box it just came with it i got the sub and box last night but anyways any opionions on box size and hz i should get built im looking for spl
    How big exactly is the one you have now?




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    Re: Does the sub box really Matter

    the box is about 7 cubes sealed lol, not 100percent sure but somewhere along that line,




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    Re: Does the sub box really Matter

    Quote Originally Posted by southport2014 View Post
    the box is about 7 cubes sealed lol, not 100percent sure but somewhere along that line,
    Well get some dimensions lol...




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    Re: Does the sub box really Matter

    Get actual measurements.



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    Re: Does the sub box really Matter

    The problem is that the box face slants at a angle but its aout 48in long 24 wide 21 tall




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    Re: Does the sub box really Matter

    Measure the top and bottom depths as well as width and hight. Its simple math.



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    Re: Does the sub box really Matter

    Very simple math - measure inside top depth of angle front then inside btm depth of angle front - subtract top measurement from btm measurement ( example : top 10" deep; btm 13"deep difference is 3" ) now take 10" x width x height= (x) then take 3" x width x height and divide in half and add total to the other total ( the 10" x W x H)




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