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    Thoughts on an 18" for daily?

    I was looking at the Fi BL 18", but noticed that they are now charging for the extra features to make it "fully loaded." I'm looking for an 18" that I can put in the back of an Expedition. Space is not an issue. I was looking at the AQ HDC318, which seems nice, but how will it sound good? Or is this strictly an SPL driver? I know these like to be "tuned higher," but I want it to have some good extension into the high-mid 20hz range. Afterall, it is an 18''.

    Am I looking in the right direction? Thanks !

    Edit: Will be ran on an Aq2200D. (although I can downsize to something less if that's too much wattage)







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    Re: Thoughts on an 18" for daily?

    i have used hdc3 18's and now a fi btl n2 18 much happier with the fi, gets stupid loud and low and can play clean too i love if money is no issue thats my 2cents, if it is the hdc3 is still a good sub just not the same level understandable for being half the price




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    Re: Thoughts on an 18" for daily?

    Fi > AQ in my opinion.



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    Re: Thoughts on an 18" for daily?

    Would the Fi be worth the more money? (For my application)




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    Re: Thoughts on an 18" for daily?

    Quote Originally Posted by akillj View Post
    Would the Fi be worth the more money? (For my application)
    I would definitely say that the Bl is worth the extra money.



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    Re: Thoughts on an 18" for daily?

    Why not pick up the nsv2 18 in the classifieds



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    Re: Thoughts on an 18" for daily?

    Lol ^^^



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    Re: Thoughts on an 18" for daily?

    okay no more further post required!!! my first serious system was a Fi BTL 18" in an explorer, buy it and dont look back spend the extra money for the Fi, **** gets wild... loved it daily it was loud enough to please the ear, and **** people off but not so loud that you couldnt roll around full tilt and not be able to stand it.. everyone told me i shoulda kept it but i decided to upgrade to 4 15s.. hell look into psi audio, with their "PLATFORMS" you can find a woofer to suit your preference, or they can build it to your preference for little to nothing... thats the way i currently went and am very happy, i couldnt imagine getting a higher quality built woofer for the price i paid, their 18's are ridiculously cheap.




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    Re: Thoughts on an 18" for daily?

    or if ur looking for an awesome SQL 18" for a more refined, SQ yet still Loud setup you can pick up my flatlyne 18", oh but you would need a smaller amp right? dont worry i have my old school alpine sq goodness for sale too, 900w at 4 ohms, i got it all covered for you





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    Re: Thoughts on an 18" for daily?

    Got a Crossfire XSV2 18" for sale..LMK




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    Re: Thoughts on an 18" for daily?

    A **** ia dp.

    lol sexxy is blocked.




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    Re: Thoughts on an 18" for daily?

    nsv2 18. that is all.



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    Re: Thoughts on an 18" for daily?

    Quote Originally Posted by RangerDanger View Post
    nsv2 18. that is all.
    that sub doesnt fit every single car audio application.



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    Re: Thoughts on an 18" for daily?

    Quote Originally Posted by Falcons View Post
    that sub doesnt fit every single car audio application.
    yes it does. nsv2s are the greatest woofers ever created. period.



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    Re: Thoughts on an 18" for daily?

    Quote Originally Posted by RangerDanger View Post
    yes it does. nsv2s are the greatest woofers ever created. period.
    explain why



    Things to look forward to:
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