1. S

    How do I power all 8 of my speakers (I’m a newbie)

    So I’m super new to car audio and want to upgrade my 2009 Toyota Corolla s. I figured out my car has the 8 channel speaker trim package so it has 4 door speakers (I think they a woofers) 2 tweeters and 2 more speakers behind the back seats (idk if what they are). I think that means I need an 8...
  2. Alex Jarrell

    Couple questions about sound deadening that I haven't seen answered.

    So I'm looking into sound deadening my car but I have a couple concerns that I haven't seen addressed anywhere. Starting off, since one of the main goals of sound deadening is reducing road noise, I'm concerned about how well it will do this.  Do I need to be worried about being less able to...
  3. P

    Basic Question about 5-Channel Amps (Please help!)

    Very new here, I have a basic question about my Pioneer GM-D9605 5-channel amp. I have combed through the user manual and cannot find any information on this. What I want to know is if I do not connect anything to the 5th channel (subwoofer channel) will the amp work alright just powering the...
  4. H

    New Box

    Hello everyone! I am kinda new to car audio, so pardon my lack of knowledge, but I am considering getting a new box, and I have a few questions. First, My setup is 2 12" Champion Series Subwoofer with Dual 4 Ohm Voice Coil (Model: TS-W311D4) BOSS Audio R1600M - Riot 1600 Watt, 2/4 Ohm Stable...
  5. J

    Advice on what to upgrade next!

    Current System: 2012 Chevy Cruze subs- 2 SWR-2d12's Amp- Hifonics BRX3016.1D Brutus 3000W Door Speaker- 4 Alpine Type R's Amp- Kenwood Something Bought it a long time ago and can't remember, but it works great 2 after market batteries under the hood I have a 780cca Duralast and in the...
  6. R

    Subwoofer Preamp output?

    im trying to decide what i should get for a head unit for my new subs and speakers. i was wondering about sub preamps. if someone could explain what that is compared to a regular preamp output and if it is worth it? Thanks!
  7. D

    Amp question

    I am fairly new to car audio, so this doesn't always make sense: I have 2 Rockford Fosgate shallow r2s I'm about to order. I already have the box. My main confusion is the OHMs, and what wattage amp I would need. I can either grab two 2ohm subs or two 4ohm subs, what is the difference? Which...
  8. VWSundownAudio

    New Sub ?

    Well I'm still in the process of learning all this stuff and this might be a stupid question, but when you get a brand new subwoofer, how hard/easy are you suppose to bump it? Should you take it easy or act like you would if it was a year old?
  9. DeanG

    New setup idea

    Hi guys my names Dean, Ive been thinking about getting either two Re audio se-x v1s or two Obsidian audio OA-12 v2s. I want to get the dual 2 ohm voice coil models running on either a Hifonics Brutus 1200 watt or 1700 watt amp. I've heard good about the Brutus series but I don't know whether to...
  10. H

    Quick Question

    I bought Two sets of Alpine SPR-60 and I'm wondering what kind of amp I should get that? Specs: 6-1/2" Type-R Coaxial 2-way Car Speakers Power Handling: Peak: 600 watts per pair / 300 watts each RMS: 200 watts per pair / 100 watts each Price Range $200 or lower
  11. T

    What wire to run from amplifier to subwoofers??

    I'm putting in a RF T1000-1bdcp hooked up to 2 12" kicker L5s (if that matters) 1200w rms. This is my first amp install on my own and the amp kit I bought didn't include speaker wire. I asked a friend what size wire to use to run from the amp to the subs and he said 16 or 18 gauge was fine. I...
  12. C

    5 Subs, 2 Amps, 2nd Battery? Set-Up Question

    I have no idea how to set up what I want to do with my car. My set up is: 1 Standard Battery running: 1 Kenwood Stereo (50wx4) 2 Sony Xplod 6x9's (40w each) 1 Pioneer Amplifer (600wx1 at 2 ohms) 2 12" JL Subwoofers (600w total, 2 ohm total) ...and two 12" LED strips on the sub box. All of...
  13. A

    What Enclosure for PSW812E???

    I have a 2008 toyota tacoma access cab. I have limited space and want some good quality hard hitting bass out of my 12" 4 ohm 1000 watt RMS alphasonik sub. And i also havent decided on what amp to go with i want something that wont break the bank right now but not junk. Thanks in advance guys i...
  14. man_n_da_trunk

    quick noob audio question please help!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!11

    Okay i want to know if i could hook up a crossover and still hook a eq. the eq would be just for my inside speakers and the crossover would be for my subwoofers and inside speakers? what do u think?