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    how much port area?

    Whats a good amount of port area for a 12" XXX in 3 cubes after displacement?

    30 sq. in.? 40?




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    Re: how much port area?

    30 would be enough




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    Re: how much port area?

    Quote Originally Posted by Moe Lester
    30 would be enough
    Enough, or optimal?




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    Re: how much port area?

    a wise man told me that he trys to go for 25sq in for every sq foot.



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    Re: how much port area?

    well i have 10 cu ft with 300 sq in port



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    Re: how much port area?

    Quote Originally Posted by jellyfish420
    a wise man told me that he trys to go for 25sq in for every sq foot.
    jebus, i'm not even sure i can FIT that much port.




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    Re: how much port area?

    depending on tuning, I'd shoot for 42+




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    Re: how much port area?

    if its a daily driver id just go with 30 sq in, its plenty. if you want to do SPL, make it big bigger port doesnt always mean louder though.




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    Re: how much port area?

    Quote Originally Posted by DBfan187
    depending on tuning, I'd shoot for 42+
    I came up with a plan for 3 cubes, tuned to 32 hz, with a 40 sq. in. of port. I think that'll do.




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    Re: how much port area?

    Quote Originally Posted by Moe Lester
    if its a daily driver id just go with 30 sq in, its plenty. if you want to do SPL, make it big bigger port doesnt always mean louder though.

    just for shits and giggles what are the specs on that box in your sig? how do you like those subs? i'm thinking of picking up a pair of 12's




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    Quote Originally Posted by iceteebone
    just for shits and giggles what are the specs on that box in your sig? how do you like those subs? i'm thinking of picking up a pair of 12's
    IIRC 72sq in port...thats all i remember



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    Re: how much port area?

    In 2 cubes I have 30. Shoot for 35-45 and you will be happy.



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    Re: how much port area?

    i got a 15 in 3.5 cubes with 58sq in and i wish i had more...
    but its all dependant on APPLICATION...



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    Re: how much port area?

    i has 2 10in fosgate he2's in a bandpass tuned 2 34hz with a 34sq in port and i hit 142db easy

    and that was in a 1990 ford taurus




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    Re: how much port area?

    I got my 18XXX in 7.5 cubes NET @32hz w/ 120 in^2 of port

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