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    Prefab + SA-12s

    Alright so, I'm becoming impatient with saving money for a custom box, and I want to throw my Sundown SA-12s into the prefab box that I was using with my Memphis PR-12s.

    Inside the box,

    One sub had one terminal hooked up normally, and the other terminal had a wire running positive to the opposite terminals positive.

    The other sub had one terminal hooked up normally, and the other terminal had a wire running negative to the opposite terminals negative.


    Can I wire up my sa-12s the same way?
    And do I screw the SA-12s into the old holes? Or make new ones?

    Are there going to be any problems with doing this, other than my SA-12s sounding like poo?



    Current: 240amp Mechman Alt, Yellowtop in the back, Two SA-6.5s and two tweets in each door powered by an LA-4200, Two Sundown SA-12s in a prefab powered by an SAZ-1500.

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    Re: Prefab + SA-12s

    go to the12volt.com and look and wiring diagrams. you have to know what OHM your subs are before you can get your answer



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    Re: Prefab + SA-12s

    don't I know you? were you on carstereoclassifieds? anyway, the prefab could be alright depending what they specs are and if you don't know get torres and put in measurements as far as the crazy wiring, think your last subs were wired either down or up depending on the amp and subs you could wire up or down.... I have actually found prefabs that were very close to specs and sounded great... I think like 2.2 or 2.3 for the sa 12 is what mine was....




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    Sub - AQ HDC4 12
    just a lil' slam for now.... tuned to 33hz!!!!!

    complete budget system under 400.00... (kenwoods)
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    Re: Prefab + SA-12s

    Quote Originally Posted by thatguy12 View Post
    go to the12volt.com and look and wiring diagrams. you have to know what OHM your subs are before you can get your answer
    Both pairs are 4Ω

    Quote Originally Posted by basswiigee View Post
    don't I know you? were you on carstereoclassifieds? anyway, the prefab could be alright depending what they specs are and if you don't know get torres and put in measurements as far as the crazy wiring, think your last subs were wired either down or up depending on the amp and subs you could wire up or down.... I have actually found prefabs that were very close to specs and sounded great... I think like 2.2 or 2.3 for the sa 12 is what mine was....
    The prefab is 4 cubes. 33hz
    And the PR-12s were wired to the SAZ-1500, so they had to run the amp at 4Ω



    Current: 240amp Mechman Alt, Yellowtop in the back, Two SA-6.5s and two tweets in each door powered by an LA-4200, Two Sundown SA-12s in a prefab powered by an SAZ-1500.

    http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/topic/178898-vehicle-dodge-dakota-1996/
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    Re: Prefab + SA-12s

    Quote Originally Posted by WhatsAminiTruck View Post
    Both are pairs are 4Ω



    The prefab is 4 cubes. 33hz
    And the PR-12s were wired to the SAZ-1500, so they had to run the amp at 4Ω
    that box is fine... and it will sound good in there too... mine was 2.2 @ 33hz single, sounded good!!!! ok, go to 12volt or crutchfield get wiring diagram, wire to one ohm and let em hammer.....




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    Sub - AQ HDC4 12
    just a lil' slam for now.... tuned to 33hz!!!!!

    complete budget system under 400.00... (kenwoods)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtyFmWXI94U&list=LLCQ1MqkfSOcRep6vDFWsWxg

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    Re: Prefab + SA-12s

    Quote Originally Posted by basswiigee View Post
    that box is fine... and it will sound good in there too... mine was 2.2 @ 33hz single, sounded good!!!! ok, go to 12volt or crutchfield get wiring diagram, wire to one ohm and let em hammer.....

    Is this the correct diagram?
    http://www.the12volt.com/12voltimage...m_dvc_1ohm.gif
    http://www.the12volt.com/12voltimage...m_dvc_1ohm.gif



    Current: 240amp Mechman Alt, Yellowtop in the back, Two SA-6.5s and two tweets in each door powered by an LA-4200, Two Sundown SA-12s in a prefab powered by an SAZ-1500.

    http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/topic/178898-vehicle-dodge-dakota-1996/
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    Re: Prefab + SA-12s

    Yes




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    Re: Prefab + SA-12s



    I like crutchfields better...




    H.U. - Pioneer P7200HD
    Fronts - Pioneer premier TS-C720PRS
    Rear - Pioneer TS-D6902R
    Amp - kx2500.1
    Sub - AQ HDC4 12
    just a lil' slam for now.... tuned to 33hz!!!!!

    complete budget system under 400.00... (kenwoods)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtyFmWXI94U&list=LLCQ1MqkfSOcRep6vDFWsWxg

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    Re: Prefab + SA-12s

    Quote Originally Posted by basswiigee View Post


    I like crutchfields better...
    ****, I don't have enough wire for that xD



    Current: 240amp Mechman Alt, Yellowtop in the back, Two SA-6.5s and two tweets in each door powered by an LA-4200, Two Sundown SA-12s in a prefab powered by an SAZ-1500.

    http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/topic/178898-vehicle-dodge-dakota-1996/
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    Re: Prefab + SA-12s

    Quote Originally Posted by basswiigee View Post


    I like crutchfields better...

    Also, my amp has dual negative terminals, and dual positive terminals. Does it matter which one I use?



    Current: 240amp Mechman Alt, Yellowtop in the back, Two SA-6.5s and two tweets in each door powered by an LA-4200, Two Sundown SA-12s in a prefab powered by an SAZ-1500.

    http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/topic/178898-vehicle-dodge-dakota-1996/
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    Re: Prefab + SA-12s

    Quote Originally Posted by WhatsAminiTruck View Post
    Also, my amp has dual negative terminals, and dual positive terminals. Does it matter which one I use?
    not if its a mono it don't.... (matter)




    H.U. - Pioneer P7200HD
    Fronts - Pioneer premier TS-C720PRS
    Rear - Pioneer TS-D6902R
    Amp - kx2500.1
    Sub - AQ HDC4 12
    just a lil' slam for now.... tuned to 33hz!!!!!

    complete budget system under 400.00... (kenwoods)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtyFmWXI94U&list=LLCQ1MqkfSOcRep6vDFWsWxg

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    Re: Prefab + SA-12s

    Thanks a lot man.



    Current: 240amp Mechman Alt, Yellowtop in the back, Two SA-6.5s and two tweets in each door powered by an LA-4200, Two Sundown SA-12s in a prefab powered by an SAZ-1500.

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    Re: Prefab + SA-12s

    Quote Originally Posted by basswiigee View Post
    not if its a mono it don't.... (matter)


    One more problem though.... the diagram shows three pieces of wire going into the same post. The terminals on the sa-12s are just big enough to fit a single strand of 12awg. I can't even fit two in the same post... how am I going to fit three?



    Current: 240amp Mechman Alt, Yellowtop in the back, Two SA-6.5s and two tweets in each door powered by an LA-4200, Two Sundown SA-12s in a prefab powered by an SAZ-1500.

    http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/topic/178898-vehicle-dodge-dakota-1996/
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    Re: Prefab + SA-12s

    Quote Originally Posted by WhatsAminiTruck View Post
    One more problem though.... the diagram shows three pieces of wire going into the same post. The terminals on the sa-12s are just big enough to fit a single strand of 12awg. I can't even fit two in the same post... how am I going to fit three?
    what i did was.... lol cut all three strands in half then twist em together and put it in there....




    H.U. - Pioneer P7200HD
    Fronts - Pioneer premier TS-C720PRS
    Rear - Pioneer TS-D6902R
    Amp - kx2500.1
    Sub - AQ HDC4 12
    just a lil' slam for now.... tuned to 33hz!!!!!

    complete budget system under 400.00... (kenwoods)
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtyFmWXI94U&list=LLCQ1MqkfSOcRep6vDFWsWxg

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    Re: Prefab + SA-12s

    Quote Originally Posted by basswiigee View Post
    what i did was.... lol cut all three strands in half then twist em together and put it in there....

    Lol but isn't that the same as only using like 20awg?



    Current: 240amp Mechman Alt, Yellowtop in the back, Two SA-6.5s and two tweets in each door powered by an LA-4200, Two Sundown SA-12s in a prefab powered by an SAZ-1500.

    http://www.stevemeadedesigns.com/board/topic/178898-vehicle-dodge-dakota-1996/
    ^my ride


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