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    Probly a Stupid Question...

    Does it matter where the port faces? Most of the boxes I see have it firing the way the subs are but does it matter if it fires out the back or the side? Also, does there need to be a lot of room in front of the port?



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    Re: Probly a Stupid Question...

    Quote Originally Posted by NJack2AF
    Does it matter where the port faces? Most of the boxes I see have it firing the way the subs are but does it matter if it fires out the back or the side? Also, does there need to be a lot of room in front of the port?
    No.No. Enough room to clear, and the port can go wherever it is most conveinent. Providing its the right size of course.




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    Re: Probly a Stupid Question...

    Cool Cool, thanks. So if I leave an inch or 2 in front of the port open it's cool?



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    Re: Probly a Stupid Question...

    ummm, i've heard its best to have it on the same side as the sub




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    Re: Probly a Stupid Question...

    in a car - its been prooven that its best to have the sub facing the rear, and the port this way as well.

    in a SUV - said to be up or rear is best...

    hatchback, up\back is cool.




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    Re: Probly a Stupid Question...

    Quote Originally Posted by req
    in a car - its been prooven that its best to have the sub facing the rear, and the port this way as well.

    in a SUV - said to be up or rear is best...

    hatchback, up\back is cool.
    True, although that is simply optimal, there is no acoustic/physical reason why it can't go whereever the hell you want it to.



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    Re: Probly a Stupid Question...

    Quote Originally Posted by req
    in a car - its been prooven that its best to have the sub facing the rear, and the port this way as well.

    in a SUV - said to be up or rear is best...

    hatchback, up\back is cool.

    Sup man, just curious who has proven the fact that firing a sub and port rearward is better than any other direction. I ask because, well u know the install im doing. (which is darn near done, thank God) But anytime i asked people and down survey type things, i always seem to hear that firing rearward would be louder but the same or similar results could happen if u fire the forward and seal everything off from the trunk. I have yet to hear someone say firing rearward is best even if u seal off everything. I would really like to know where that came from because i really want this install to sound great



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    Re: Probly a Stupid Question...

    I have sealed off a trunk a ported through the armrest, and on another install through the rear deck and it was louder than ports facing to the rear.




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    Re: Probly a Stupid Question...

    well i just hope and pray i get better results firing forward sealed off



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