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    Re: SPL with a single 8" Sub... More sound with less.

    Yup, my end goal is to bassrace a 139.9 with an 8" just because I want to challenge myself and others. Yes I could throw a 10" in there and prolly bassrace a 139.9 now but theres no fun in that is there? hahaha.



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    Re: SPL with a single 8" Sub... More sound with less.

    What custom damnit!




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    Re: SPL with a single 8" Sub... More sound with less.

    It can definitely be done. Probably take a few tries with the box.



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    Re: SPL with a single 8" Sub... More sound with less.

    it could be done. would be pretty easy with a 3'' coil 8 that can handle some more power. just make sure you can get enough spider under it to let it move.

    i know corey can do that...



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    Re: SPL with a single 8" Sub... More sound with less.

    If somebody came out with a nice 2.5" coil 8" that could take 1.5-2kw daily I could do 139.9 easy.

    Hell I've been running a single 10" in 139.9 for 5 years.




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    Re: SPL with a single 8" Sub... More sound with less.

    atomic has some new 8's on deck that are "rated" for 1200rms, but i havent seen any actual tests on them yet.



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    Re: SPL with a single 8" Sub... More sound with less.

    Well the custom sub im having built is an RD sonance and its a 2.5" coil. The coil should take 1000 rms according to corey. Ive already played around with boxes so far. First one was with a T.200 8" and I did .75 tuned to 35hz and it sounded pretty good, then I put the CVL-8 in there and it did a 133.3, then I built a new box and it jumped me up to a 135.4 on ~450rms. I wish the coil wasnt a single 4 otherwise ik in this box the sub will take more like 700+ but im running out of power at 4 ohms.



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    Re: SPL with a single 8" Sub... More sound with less.

    Quote Originally Posted by Phoenix Risen View Post
    atomic has some new 8's on deck that are "rated" for 1200rms, but i havent seen any actual tests on them yet.
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    Re: SPL with a single 8" Sub... More sound with less.

    Those look pretty nice, havent even seen them yet. Working on a new box for listening to daily, box is 1cft tuned to ~38 hz



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    I would have went lower with a box that big...




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    Re: SPL with a single 8" Sub... More sound with less.

    DD recommends 38hz with 1cft so I went with that, the recommended tuning from Cadence was 35hz and the box size was the same. I dont mind losing a little bit of low end for a little more output, the resonant freq. is pretty high in the rangers, esp. a regular cab. Ill post some pics!



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    Re: SPL with a single 8" Sub... More sound with less.

    Here she is, the opening on the left is a battery tray for my Deka g31. Then ill pull the sub and put the spl box on top for comps
    SPL with a single 8" Sub...  More sound with less.-1.0-%40-38hz-pic.jpg



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    Re: SPL with a single 8" Sub... More sound with less.

    Box will be started tomorrow. Considering starting a build log if anyone is interested. Im pretty sure im gonna do a set of kicks too for my OEM's, not 100% tho as i might just put em in the doors.



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    Re: SPL with a single 8" Sub... More sound with less.

    i have 2 fosgate fanatic 8" i have been playing with in my house for a couple of days off a punch 40dsm think im going to run them as midbasses though they are suprising sounding very gewd.




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    Re: SPL with a single 8" Sub... More sound with less.

    Quote Originally Posted by kramer_212 View Post
    i have 2 fosgate fanatic 8" i have been playing with in my house for a couple of days off a punch 40dsm think im going to run them as midbasses though they are suprising sounding very gewd.
    Very nice, fiberglass panels? Or do you mean your gonna continue to run them in your house?



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