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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    As someone with first hand experience with both I would have to say you won't hear much of a difference in sound quality between the two but the q definitely has the ability to get louder. Both subs sound great and have an amazing low end in 2.5 cubes tuned to 30 Hz. The idmax is noticeably more efficient while the q can handle quite a bit more power. I'd go with the q because it sounds just as good and will get louder. Not to mention if you are buying new the q is cheaper.



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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    Quote Originally Posted by cd6551 View Post
    As someone with first hand experience with both I would have to say you won't hear much of a difference in sound quality between the two but the q definitely has the ability to get louder. Both subs sound great and have an amazing low end in 2.5 cubes tuned to 30 Hz. The idmax is noticeably more efficient while the q can handle quite a bit more power. I'd go with the q because it sounds just as good and will get louder. Not to mention if you are buying new the q is cheaper.
    This is very valid information, thank you.



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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    told u




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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    Quote Originally Posted by Boomsday View Post
    told u
    Dont get on my thread no mo!



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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    I'm good for something more than buying and selling every once in a while lol



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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    Quote Originally Posted by cd6551 View Post
    I'm good for something more than buying and selling every once in a while lol
    Your still pretty worthless. Lol. Just playing. How you like your GLI? I really wanted one a while back, but I was too broke at the time, hell I am too broke now. Lol.



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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    I love it. It was my dream car for a while, after 4 yrs I finally bought one. after the few mods I've done to the engine it has some balls for a 1.8 liter and as long as I'm in 6th gear it's good for a little over 30 mpg. i'd say you need one lol
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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    Quote Originally Posted by cd6551 View Post
    I love it. It was my dream car for a while, after 4 yrs I finally bought one. after the few mods I've done to the engine it has some balls for a 1.8 liter and as long as I'm in 6th gear it's good for a little over 30 mpg. i'd say you need one lol
    Find me one. Lol. They are kinda hard to find. How much you pay for it if you dont mind me asking...



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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    Fi q is the superior driver like I said before. I still think the idmax is able to get louder



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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    Almost tied up here... Anymore people wanna vote for the ID?



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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    Quote Originally Posted by cd6551 View Post
    As someone with first hand experience with both I would have to say you won't hear much of a difference in sound quality between the two but the q definitely has the ability to get louder. Both subs sound great and have an amazing low end in 2.5 cubes tuned to 30 Hz. The idmax is noticeably more efficient while the q can handle quite a bit more power. I'd go with the q because it sounds just as good and will get louder. Not to mention if you are buying new the q is cheaper.
    Well said.





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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    More fighting!



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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    all of you are so pathetic. first of all, T/S specs are NOT accurate. and second of all, its all about the install. to the audible ear with the same power, you are not going to hear a difference in "clarity".


    goodness...



    but on my vote, i choose the ID. Very well built drivers and i think the Q is very overrated. It's been the nuthugging Fi sub for quite some time.




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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    Quote Originally Posted by 95saturn View Post
    all of you are so pathetic. first of all, T/S specs are NOT accurate. and second of all, its all about the install. to the audible ear with the same power, you are not going to hear a difference in "clarity".


    goodness...



    but on my vote, i choose the ID. Very well built drivers and i think the Q is very overrated. It's been the nuthugging Fi sub for quite some time.
    I agree. I had a Q and it wasn't all its hyped up to be IMO. Given it was an 18, it needed tons of power to do anything. Then when it got the power it blew up. Guess that's why all I hear about is Fi recones. By no means is it bad sounding, just not reliable. I have some old school w6s that wont quit and they sound just as good if not better. IMO




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    Re: iDMax vs FI Q

    Quote Originally Posted by princ3cmo View Post
    I agree. I had a Q and it wasn't all its hyped up to be IMO. Given it was an 18, it needed tons of power to do anything. Then when it got the power it blew up. Guess that's why all I hear about is Fi recones. By no means is it bad sounding, just not reliable. I have some old school w6s that wont quit and they sound just as good if not better. IMO
    ^^ You did something wrong. You probably didn't think it was moving or anything because it was an 18, it's obviously not going to look like it moves as far as a 10 because of the cone size.

    but OP, my vote is ID, even though I'm running Fi



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