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    bandpass vs. sealed

    I wanna run two JL 12w3's in the back of my 3-series BMW. I want them to hit hard and be pretty clear. Would a bandpass box like this one take away from their sound?

    <a href="http://www.cbrstereo.com/Merchant2/merchant.mv?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=C&Product_Code= D1BSB&Category_Code=SB" target="_blank">http://www.cbrstereo.com/Merchant2/me rchant.mv?Screen=PROD&Store_Code=C&Product_Code=D1 BSB&Category_Code=SB</a>

    (If that link didnt work, go to cbrstereo.com and click subwoofer boxes near the bottom on the far left.)

    Does it make a difference which direction they are facing (in, out, down, up, towards)? I heard somewhere that when they're pointed together like that box it takes away from their sound? Would I be better off with a sealed box firing into the open?

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    With that box they will hit hard. But the sound will be far from clear. A sealed box would be clean and have great bottom end. But alot less output. But if you have room for that monster bandpass box. You should have room for a ported box. Which will have better output than the sealed box. And sound alot better than the bandpass. <br />Most of the time facing the box towards the rear of the car has the best sound. But each car is different. So if I were you I would experiment with it both ways. And see which way you like it best.



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    [quote]Originally posted by ramos:<br /><strong>With that box they will hit hard. But the sound will be far from clear. A sealed box would be clean and have great bottom end. But alot less output. But if you have room for that monster bandpass box. You should have room for a ported box. Which will have better output than the sealed box. And sound alot better than the bandpass. <br />Most of the time facing the box towards the rear of the car has the best sound. But each car is different. So if I were you I would experiment with it both ways. And see which way you like it best.</strong><hr></blockquote>




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