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    Break in my new sub?

    I just bought a 12" alpine type x and an Alpine 1000 watt amp... Should I break the sub in before I crank the volume up? I've already turned it up today right after install, but i read somewhere that they should be broken in. If so, is it supposed to get louder? thanks.







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    Re: Break in my new sub?

    It'll break in through normal usage.




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    Re: Break in my new sub?

    Floor it!




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    Re: Break in my new sub?

    I have seen several threads asking the same question and the majority of the people who posted on them said breaking in subs is unneccessary, I too think it is, crank it up and let it naturally break itself in, on all my subs I immediately turned the volume right on up and never had any problems



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    Re: Break in my new sub?

    The Type X doesn't really need a break-in, it has a very pliable spider right out of the box, giver ****.




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    Re: Break in my new sub?

    thanks for the replies... In your experience do subs get louder after a while of use? It already sounds pretty good for only one 12 but still not exactly like i expected. I heard these are supposed to be pretty close to the jl w7. Do ya'll think that's true? i went with these cause of the price.




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    Re: Break in my new sub?

    i dont know bout the W7



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    Re: Break in my new sub?

    Quote Originally Posted by brabla10
    I heard these are supposed to be pretty close to the jl w7...
    ^Lies!! JL = t3h w!n




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    Re: Break in my new sub?

    Quote Originally Posted by brabla10
    thanks for the replies... In your experience do subs get louder after a while of use?
    I find only certain subs will sound different after a "breakin" period, it all depends on the types of materials that the suspention uses. Eclipse subs are an example of a sub that will sound better after breakin. Pioneer subs are an example of ones that will not change after a breakin period.

    As for the W7, the W7 has stronger technical specs then the type X, so technically it will outperform the type X.




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    Re: Break in my new sub?

    Tech specs will only take a sub so far... ... n00b.




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    Re: Break in my new sub?

    Quote Originally Posted by cjjackson85
    Tech specs will only take a sub so far... ... n00b.
    OK, OK...providing the istallation is perfect for each driver...Noob.




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    Re: Break in my new sub?

    yeah, if the install jobs are equally good, the W7 will be better, the X is a still a great sub though.




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    Re: Break in my new sub?

    most manufacture reccomend breaking in a sub for max Q...so if your not afetr that, hammer it.



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    Re: Break in my new sub?

    Quote Originally Posted by brabla10
    thanks for the replies... In your experience do subs get louder after a while of use? It already sounds pretty good for only one 12 but still not exactly like i expected. I heard these are supposed to be pretty close to the jl w7. Do ya'll think that's true? i went with these cause of the price.
    Lies, go listen to a W7 you will change your theory




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    Re: Break in my new sub?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chevyaudio
    Lies, go listen to a W7 you will change your theory
    stfu JL *****...lol j/p




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