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    Advantages of subs Boxes

    What are advantages and disadvantages of a 3.1 cubic foot ported box (3 3"x13"ports) tuned to 34 hz over a sealed box with .65 cubic feet per chamber? Noticably louder?
    They will be 2 10" type-r's with around 250 watts rms to each.



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    Speakers: Polk 6.5" GXR
    Amp: Hifonics BX1500D
    Subs: 2 12" RE SE's
    Box: Custom 3.3 Cubic foot ported
    Box tuned to 35 Hz
    In The Making: 5.1 cubic foot Box
    Ported to 28 Hz with
    Pluged Port (35 Hz)
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    I wouldn't put Type-R's in a ported box....



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    Re: Advantages of subs Boxes

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    Noticably louder?
    yes...




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    I have had my type-r's and I want them louder....should I put them in that box? Good box setup in your opinion? should I stay circular ports or should I go rectangular? thanks?



    98 Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L

    H/U: Alpine
    Speakers: Polk 6.5" GXR
    Amp: Hifonics BX1500D
    Subs: 2 12" RE SE's
    Box: Custom 3.3 Cubic foot ported
    Box tuned to 35 Hz
    In The Making: 5.1 cubic foot Box
    Ported to 28 Hz with
    Pluged Port (35 Hz)
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    I just tune the box by the cubic volume and by the port diameter and length right? Does that sound good to you using 3 3"x13" circular ports in a 3.1 cubic foot box? ports will be facing the same way as the subs.



    98 Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L

    H/U: Alpine
    Speakers: Polk 6.5" GXR
    Amp: Hifonics BX1500D
    Subs: 2 12" RE SE's
    Box: Custom 3.3 Cubic foot ported
    Box tuned to 35 Hz
    In The Making: 5.1 cubic foot Box
    Ported to 28 Hz with
    Pluged Port (35 Hz)
    _____________________________

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    some one please help...I wanna make sure these specs on this box are good. I also forgot to mention that my amp has a fixed 20 hz subsonic filter. Will this box be alright for my subs (safe) and will it sound good (alpine recommends 1.0-1.25 cubic feet per sub for ported boxes)



    98 Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L

    H/U: Alpine
    Speakers: Polk 6.5" GXR
    Amp: Hifonics BX1500D
    Subs: 2 12" RE SE's
    Box: Custom 3.3 Cubic foot ported
    Box tuned to 35 Hz
    In The Making: 5.1 cubic foot Box
    Ported to 28 Hz with
    Pluged Port (35 Hz)
    _____________________________

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    Originally posted by Miller
    I just tune the box by the cubic volume and by the port diameter and length right? Does that sound good to you using 3 3"x13" circular ports in a 3.1 cubic foot box? ports will be facing the same way as the subs.

    well u gotta know how big the box needs to be b4 u can determnine the length of the port, but u tune the box differentlly by the lengths of the ports



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    well I already have the box built and it is 3.1 cubic feet..... So I have to keep it that size, However, I can change port sizes and lengths to whatever I want. So with that box size in mind....are 3 3"x 13" ports sounding good??



    98 Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L

    H/U: Alpine
    Speakers: Polk 6.5" GXR
    Amp: Hifonics BX1500D
    Subs: 2 12" RE SE's
    Box: Custom 3.3 Cubic foot ported
    Box tuned to 35 Hz
    In The Making: 5.1 cubic foot Box
    Ported to 28 Hz with
    Pluged Port (35 Hz)
    _____________________________

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    come on....what should I make my ports diameters and length be to make my subs as loud as they can and so I can FEEL the bass better? I listen to mostly rap and rock.



    98 Grand Cherokee Limited 5.2L

    H/U: Alpine
    Speakers: Polk 6.5" GXR
    Amp: Hifonics BX1500D
    Subs: 2 12" RE SE's
    Box: Custom 3.3 Cubic foot ported
    Box tuned to 35 Hz
    In The Making: 5.1 cubic foot Box
    Ported to 28 Hz with
    Pluged Port (35 Hz)
    _____________________________

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