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    need help choosing new subs

    HELPPP!!! so i just ordered a hifonics brutus amp cea rated at 2400w rms. im looking to upgrade from 2 12" kicker comp R. Im looking at a few different options a 15" orion hcca 2 sundown audio x 12s or 2 incriminator death rows 12's. i have a 240 amp h.o mechman alternator a ground shaker ported box and its all in a 98 lexus es 300. if anyone has any input i would greatly appreciate it. any other options are going to be appreciated too. sorry hope this isnt too noobish i want it to be loud and hurt but also sound good too.







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    Re: need help choosing new subs

    Nothing is ever noobish. Don't you worry about that. However, with my experience with Hifonics...I'd send it back and spend a little more for a better quality amp. I had a Hifonics HFI2000...and it didn't do anywhere near 2000rms, maybe 800rms on a good day. I've ran DC audio and Sundown Audio subs. And you definitely get your money worth if you buy either subs. Sundown audio will also take quite a beating.

    But the subwoofers you have listed are all good subs. I've seen everyone say stuff about it and there's no downfall in them either.




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    Re: need help choosing new subs

    even if it is cea rated at 2400w rms at 1 ohm and 1600w rms at 2 ohm you dont think it will get there? and any input on a good amp would be appreciated. thanks for the response by the way.




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    Re: need help choosing new subs

    the hifonics brutus line isn't terrible theymake pretty close to rated if you have the electrical for it and id say he does.



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    yeah i have 0 gauge awg ofc nvx power wire big 3 done with the same wire and 12 gauge fosgate speaker wire. thinking about switching to 8 guage though. just really am dissapointed that i fell into a set of subs thats sound quality is nowhere near where i want it.




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    Re: need help choosing new subs

    I have a BRX1600.1D on a single American Bass XFL 12" and it is loud as all hell for a single 12. On that amp I'd throw a pair of XFL's on it, they are kickass subs and can handle 2k of clean power a piece, leaves you room to strap another BRX2400.1D on them!



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    Re: need help choosing new subs

    feel like an idiot for asking but what are xfls?




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    Re: need help choosing new subs

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    feel like an idiot for asking but what are xfls?

    american bass subs. loud as hell and sound pretty good doin it




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    Re: need help choosing new subs

    better than incriminator and sundown? or is it all kind of personal prefrence and i have a 800$ budget but i mean bang for the buck is always nice.




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    Re: need help choosing new subs

    Well @mylows10 ; is an American bass dealer, I believe a XFL 12 runs $195 brand new shipped with warranty. He'd know though. They are GREAT subs for the price range



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    Re: need help choosing new subs

    I have one 12 IA death row on a sundown saz2500 wired at 2 ohms so it's only seeing 1200 watts so I don't cook it and I am very happy with it.. Sounds good and makes my windshield flex in my civic.. I got the sub about 7 months ago so it's the older 1000w rms version but now they are rated at 1500 rms and I bet you'd be completely happy with 2 12's on the right power...also you can't beat the sale prices incriminator has this month 285 for a new dr shipped... I'm actually thinkin bout upgrading to a death penalty since the price is so good right now




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    Re: need help choosing new subs

    Are these subs reliable? And bang for your buck how does hifonics brutus line of amps compare? I want to make a competition system for my car.




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    Quote Originally Posted by vibe View Post
    Are these subs reliable? And bang for your buck how does hifonics brutus line of amps compare? I want to make a competition system for my car.
    You won't be disappointed with any of the subs mentioned so far, all of them are very high quality equipment. Hifonics is not a competition brand generally, if you're looking for competition you will want a different amp. Not saying it won't work well, it just might barely do rated but nothing more.



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    Quote Originally Posted by vibe View Post
    Are these subs reliable? And bang for your buck how does hifonics brutus line of amps compare? I want to make a competition system for my car.
    its not very efficient either i have the brx 2400 right now, all it is, is budget power, and to run it you have to have a decent electrical because my buddy tried out my amp with his weak electiricals, and the output dropped pretty bad. I remember it was 13.6 dropping down 12.4 volts clamped at 1300 ish rms impedance rising to 2.12 ohms (wired for 1 ohm).

    It does a lot better in my car since i beefed up my electricals decently only off by a couple rms from rated with stable 14.4 voltage



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    Re: need help choosing new subs

    OP, do you plan on adding any power in the future? Just my two cents, but a BRZ2400 would probably leave a pair of X-12s or Death Rows wanting more. Even a pair of XFLs could take plenty more. Don't get me wrong, they'd still be great on output and clarity (any of the choices), but a little more power definitely wouldn't hurt here if you can save up for a bit more.





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