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    Just installed two amps

    I just installed two amps in my car. I previously just had one. To me it sounds like the car is alot quieter (music wise) I say this because there is less flexing of my car side and door handle and my rear view mirror doesn't shake as much. The amps are not the same kind, brand or wattage, but I have set the gains the best I could with out a dmm. Anyone have any Ideas why it is quieter?

    (btw the two amps are only to the subs, one to each.)







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    Re: Just installed two amps

    Here are some picks if it helps.








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    Re: Just installed two amps

    mounting amps with a coat hanger....never seen that before. Guess it gets the job done huh?




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    Re: Just installed two amps

    which amp is on the subs?




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    Re: Just installed two amps

    Quote Originally Posted by Ridinhi View Post
    mounting amps with a coat hanger....never seen that before. Guess it gets the job done huh?




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    Re: Just installed two amps

    Quote Originally Posted by Ridinhi View Post
    which amp is on the subs?
    i think both




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    Re: Just installed two amps

    Quote Originally Posted by BigOleDom View Post
    I just installed two amps in my car. I previously just had one. To me it sounds like the car is alot quieter (music wise) I say this because there is less flexing of my car side and door handle and my rear view mirror doesn't shake as much. The amps are not the same kind, brand or wattage, but I have set the gains the best I could with out a dmm. Anyone have any Ideas why it is quieter?

    (btw the two amps are only to the subs, one to each.)




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    Re: Just installed two amps

    Quote Originally Posted by SVT RELAMPAGO View Post
    i think both
    , is that one set of rca's coming from one amp going to the other?




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    Re: Just installed two amps

    What subs do you have?

    I bet you have phasing issues.
    I would drop the power craptastik and just run the JBL.



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    Re: Just installed two amps

    To the coat hangers, it did get the job done. The RCA's are split with Y connecters, could that be the problem? And the JBL amp is only around 400 watts the powercrapstic is 600.




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    Re: Just installed two amps

    Those subs are the rockford p2's, picked em up for 20 for both




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    Re: Just installed two amps

    Quote Originally Posted by BigOleDom View Post
    To the coat hangers, it did get the job done. The RCA's are split with Y connecters, could that be the problem?
    The way you have them stretched like a rubber band maybe - otherwise no.

    And the JBL amp is only around 400 watts the powercrapstic is 600.
    The jbl's rated for 360w bridged. The PA's probably about the same (what model is it?), but most likely doesn't do what it's rated for, no PA's do.

    And unless you're driving an inflatable boat -- you're not "flexing" anything.




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    Re: Just installed two amps

    I hope the OPs flamesuit is ready

    do you really feel safe driving around with this shit



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    Re: Just installed two amps

    What part of Ohio you in man?

    This setup is scaring the **** outta me. If your near Reynoldsburg, I'd be happy to help you get it in better shape than that for free.

    I dont' want your car getting messed up....fire...etc etc



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    Re: Just installed two amps

    I'm almost wondering if you might have a bit of cancelling on this? Not sure why you would, but I'm thinking there could be an audible difference to the subs depending on the specs of each amp.



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