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    Advice on switching over to Sundown.

    So in my current crap setup i have 2 12inch re rex subwoofers. Don't bash too hard, it was my first experience with subwoofers, and i just wanted to see if i would like it. But now i've been bitten by the bass bug and I can't get enough. So my question is do you think that 1 sundown sa 12 would have more bass output that the 2 crap subs i have now? I'll be powering it with the 1000W re amp i have now that says it can do 800W at 1 ohm but i doubt that.







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    Re: Advice on switching over to Sundown.

    what amp do you have currently? and its gonna depend on the box more than anything.




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    Re: Advice on switching over to Sundown.

    The REX woofers arent horrible.. RE makes good stuff, what are the specs on your enclosure? You will losing cone area 1 12 vs 2 12's the 2 will usually win especially on the same amount of power.



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    Re: Advice on switching over to Sundown.

    Do you have them in a prefab box?






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    Re: Advice on switching over to Sundown.

    Yeah they are in a sonic prefab box..




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    Re: Advice on switching over to Sundown.

    Quote Originally Posted by alxben95 View Post
    Yeah they are in a sonic prefab box..
    there is the problem lol




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    Re: Advice on switching over to Sundown.

    lol Would i really see a big difference in building a box for the subs i have now?




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    Re: Advice on switching over to Sundown.

    Quote Originally Posted by alxben95 View Post
    lol Would i really see a big difference in building a box for the subs i have now?
    Yes a big noticeable difference you need.one built to your needs the subs and the vehicle there's a lot that goes into a box believe it or not.



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    Re: Advice on switching over to Sundown.

    The enclosure is the backbone of the subwoofer stage. So, yes you will notice a rather large difference.




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    Re: Advice on switching over to Sundown.

    Yep should be a pretty big difference.






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    Re: Advice on switching over to Sundown.

    assuming its like most prefabs it's probably tuned aroudn 37+ with little to no port at all.



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    Re: Advice on switching over to Sundown.

    yup get a box made up and try that. there is a couple box builders and designers here so it shouldnt be a problem for to find one.




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    Re: Advice on switching over to Sundown.

    Quote Originally Posted by jteske88 View Post
    yup get a box made up and try that. there is a couple box builders and designers here so it shouldnt be a problem for to find one.
    Okay guys thanks for the advice. I wouldn't mind building it all myself, but what specs should i build it to? One day i would like to upgrade the subs too, so wouldn't that be bad to design the box specifically to the re subs?




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    Re: Advice on switching over to Sundown.

    @double 07 ; there ya go

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    edit: also you could have a box built for the subs you intend to get and just throw the RE's in it. as long as the required enclosure isnt too far off they will sound good and sound a hell of alot better than the prefab.




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    Re: Advice on switching over to Sundown.

    Quote Originally Posted by alxben95 View Post
    Okay guys thanks for the advice. I wouldn't mind building it all myself, but what specs should i build it to? One day i would like to upgrade the subs too, so wouldn't that be bad to design the box specifically to the re subs?

    Building your own enclosure is the cheapest and most rewarding way. You can purchase a design from one of many sources and use that to build an enclosure.

    Altering your subs may indeed change the enclosure required to get the fullest potential from them.




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