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    Is it better to face the subs towards the rear in the trunk?

    I have a 96 honda accord coupe and the subs that im going to buy are a pair of Audioque hdc3 12's. The box im planning to put them in probably will be a probox. Im not sure which amp im going to be using yet, but it should be around in the 3000 watts rms range.

    But my question is, is it better to face the box towards the rear or towards the cabin? Ive noticed a lot of videos on youtube having them face inside of the car, and not towards the rear. thank you



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    Re: Is it better to face the subs towards the rear in the trunk?

    If your gonna face forward make sure you seal off the trunk from the cabin.




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    Re: Is it better to face the subs towards the rear in the trunk?

    Yeah...only fire forward if you're gonna completely seal it off from the trunk. If not, facing them back works well

    example if you're not sure what we mean



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    Re: Is it better to face the subs towards the rear in the trunk?

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    Yeah...only fire forward if you're gonna completely seal it off from the trunk. If not, facing them back works well

    example if you're not sure what we mean

    Oh thank you, I get it now. So basically no gaps around the box. But by doing that, am I going to be gaining anything instead of facing them towards the rear?



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    Re: Is it better to face the subs towards the rear in the trunk?

    All depends on your goals.




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    Re: Is it better to face the subs towards the rear in the trunk?

    Quote Originally Posted by sacsking916 View Post
    All depends on your goals.
    hmm, a mix of sound quality and loudness. I still do want it to hit the lows though.



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    Re: Is it better to face the subs towards the rear in the trunk?

    imo i say put them backwards see if you like it, ive always set it up like that.. try bot ways see which one to you sounds better. ill do that today myself. and tell you what i think about it and how loud it gets outside




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    Quote Originally Posted by julio13 View Post
    imo i say put them backwards see if you like it, ive always set it up like that.. try bot ways see which one to you sounds better. ill do that today myself. and tell you what i think about it and how loud it gets outside
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    Re: Is it better to face the subs towards the rear in the trunk?

    hell no i want to be heard thats my main goal right now. then if im not wrong its not gunna get that loudness u want inside if you put them like that. but try it out youll notice a big difference




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    Re: Is it better to face the subs towards the rear in the trunk?

    great idea...lets spend money and work hard on our systems so it's loud on the outside and not on the inside



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    Re: Is it better to face the subs towards the rear in the trunk?

    Each application is a bit different. If you get that probox or build a custom enclosure you can always flip it around to see which YOU like better as that will be the decided factor in all of this, what ever your personal opinion will be.




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    Re: Is it better to face the subs towards the rear in the trunk?

    Every vehicle will respond different. I have had some cars where the pushing the box all the way to the rear and having them fire forward worked well. Other cars have sounded better firing toward the rear. Sealing off the box from the trunk is unnecessary in most cases, but you may gain some doing so.




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    Re: Is it better to face the subs towards the rear in the trunk?

    i mean idk how it sounds in the inside.. thats not loud enough for you.. but like others say different cars are going to give you different results and the way you have your box is going to change the results as well. just mess around the box see which way (to you is loud)
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    great idea...lets spend money and work hard on our systems so it's loud on the outside and not on the inside




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