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    l5 or l7 kicker

    i have a 95 chevy caprice and i was wondering should i go with a l5 or l7 solo baric subs i thought about doing 4 12s or 2 15s but i dont know which ones to choose







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    Re: l5 or l7 kicker

    if you must waste your money on Kicker subs, get the L7's but so much better can be had for the money!!!!




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    Re: l5 or l7 kicker

    are you doing a wall or are you doing it in a trunk? Those L7s need a lot more airspace then factory recommendations to actually perform well. Seriously though i would really spend that money on more powerful woofers if your buyin new.



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    Re: l5 or l7 kicker

    dont get the kickers.




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    Re: l5 or l7 kicker

    The L5 is discontinued. It was replaced with the L3.



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    Re: l5 or l7 kicker

    Quote Originally Posted by vibe View Post
    dont get the kickers.
    im not a newbie to car audio , but id like to know why the kickers l7 are a bad choice ? i like the extra surface area , but i see nobody uses them why is that?




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    Re: l5 or l7 kicker

    b/c u pay for the name more than you do the quality, alot of smart people here and i am sure someone could point you towards a better sub for the money



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    Re: l5 or l7 kicker

    Quote Originally Posted by sideshowbob View Post
    im not a newbie to car audio , but id like to know why the kickers l7 are a bad choice ? i like the extra surface area , but i see nobody uses them why is that?
    weak voice coil, weak magnet, horrible sound quality. For the same price you can get a custom square sub built by corey aka splaudio that'll destroy the L7 in every way possible.



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    Re: l5 or l7 kicker

    Quote Originally Posted by sideshowbob View Post
    im not a newbie to car audio , but id like to know why the kickers l7 are a bad choice ? i like the extra surface area , but i see nobody uses them why is that?
    I seen a pacman wall with 24 L7 8's get smoked by 2 15's. The old L7 subs which were better.




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    Re: l5 or l7 kicker

    The L5's were discontinued several years ago - L7's are your only option if your planning to buy new.
    If you've got the room to do 4 12's - way more cone area than 2 15s, just don't underestimate how big of a box they L7s 'like'...

    Quote Originally Posted by Youngscrappa23 View Post
    i have a 95 chevy caprice and i was wondering should i go with a l5 or l7 solo baric subs i thought about doing 4 12s or 2 15s but i dont know which ones to choose




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    Re: l5 or l7 kicker

    The L3's have also been discontinued...

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    The L5 is discontinued. It was replaced with the L3.




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    Re: l5 or l7 kicker

    Quote Originally Posted by n8skow View Post
    The L5's were discontinued several years ago - L7's are your only option if your planning to buy new.
    If you've got the room to do 4 12's - way more cone area than 2 15s, just don't underestimate how big of a box they L7s 'like'...
    I thought about that ima go with 4 12s kicker l7s




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    Re: l5 or l7 kicker

    whats subs would you reccomend




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    Re: l5 or l7 kicker

    Anything better than kicker. Sundown, SoundQubed, Incriminator, American Bass, Fi, Ascendant Audio. Or if you have the money, Digital Designs




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    Re: l5 or l7 kicker

    For the same price as four L7s, get two DD 9915s, put them in a ~9 ft^3 box with about 150 sq in of port on 5-7K and let that **** absolutely doo doo on everyone else's setup in your area. Especially if they're the types running Kicker/RF/JL subs anyways.

    And to the OP, no a Boss Audio 5000 watt amp does not put out 5000 watts, or anything close to it. Just being preemptive, I can see that being the next question.



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