ive jumped from forum to forum looking for an acceptable answer to the age old question of which way to face the subs in my trunk. up until yesterday, I had two RF Punch 12' subs, 300w max (don't laugh lol). yesterday I upgraded to 2 Alpine type X 12' with a Hifonics Brutus 2000 amp. I have yet to put the box in the trunk and hear them because im not quite sure which way to face them. as I understand it, the overwhelming consensus is to face them toward the trunk because of loading and other physics. but just when I think that's the way to go, a bunch of other forums/people say to face towards cabin.
I mainly listen to dubstep/trap music and while db is important to me, I mainly want the "punch" to be optimal. unfortunately, I am **** retentive, and get EXTREMELY irritated by trunk rattle. I know this setup will be quite the upgrade from what I had and will be amazing either way, but I want the "hit" to be the hardest it can be. any and all advice is welcome and appreciated!!!
heres the current setup:
2 Alpine Type X 12' in a sealed box
running on 1ohm to Hifonics Brutus 2000w mono amp
back seats DO fold down
car is a '97 and rattles enough to make me grind my teeth, lol
keep in mind I pride myself on SQ if that helps.
and while I have your attention, I hear type x's are best used in a vented box? the sealed box im using is just holding me over til I get a different one. any advice on a box is GREATLY appreciated, as well.