1. Scary_boy_dave

    Subwoofer turns off! Plz help!!!

    I have a rocksford Fosgate 1200x1 amp with 2 p300 subwoofers and when I turn the bass boost up on my stock head unit sometimes the subs will turn off. They don’t just stop working but they will just turn off for like half a second and idk what’s going on. And the “clean” input and output lights...
  2. D

    Help with HO alternator and AGM batteries

    Ok, to start off im electrically stupid so i am here to ask for a little advice. i purchased a HO alternator 300a upon recommendation of the manufacturer (fairly certain i was just up sold on it big time), i will be running a 2.3k watt @2 ohm mono and a 500w 4ch. i have a 80ah agm under hood and...
  3. Hags222

    Basic question about calculating RMS and total wattage of my set up

    This question may be quite straight forward, but I cannot find an answer anywhere. I am new to this forum but I found the formula to ballpark estimate my total amperage. I do not understand one part. When you calculate this, do you add up the total RMS of the amplifier AND the subwoofers it will...
  4. O

    Best subs for a 2011 Silverado crew cab

    I have a 2011 Silverado crew cab, I’m undecided to on what size and brand of subs that I should put on my truck. Also what 6 1/2” speakers do you recommend. I want some nice deep bass and a clean sound. Thanks for your recommendations.
  5. R

    Prefab or box building help

    I have never built a box before and I’m not sure if I’m ready to do it yet. I bought a pair of kicker 07 CVR 12s recently and they came in a cheap sealed box. I’m trying to get more sq out of the speakers and I’ve found a few ported box designs on amazon, and I want your help to guide me in the...
  6. trainey3009

    Looking to upgrade subwoofers

    I currently have 4 12" MTX Terminators powered by a Hifonics BE35 1200.1D at [email protected] I know the MTX Terminators are budget entry subwoofers and I bought them before I knew any better. I'd like to upgrade my subwoofers to either 2 better quality 12" or a single 15" hopefully using the same...
  7. G

    Trying to sell equipment. Newbern NC area

    Two shallow audiomobile gts2110 10” subwoofers (single 4ohm 400w) retail for $250. Ported enclosure will come with no scuffs in the felt got it new for around $110. Skar Lp-v2 1000w monoblock amplifier never seen power. Want about 350-400 for everything but will negotiate.
  8. T

    Best Shallow Mount speakers for SPL?

    I'm looking to put a system in a 1989 GMC k1500 short box regular cab, but of course being a single cab it makes it much harder to find decent subs due to the limited space. I was thinking 4 12' shallow mounts behind the seat as there should be enough room along with some skar audio super...
  9. O

    For Sale 2 JL Audio W7 13.5 w/ ported box and 2400 watt amp

    View Listing For Sale 2 JL Audio W7 13.5 w/ ported box and 2400 watt amp 2 JL Audio W7 13.5 for sale $500 each! $1000 for both including custom ported box and 2400 watt amp hiphonics! Advertiser Ol Skool T Date 05/05/2019 Price $1,000.00 Category Subwoofer Classifieds
  10. A


    Truck Photos and Enclosure Headrest Solution for Seat Lift Inspiration Please view the photos and video before reading:) Essentially I will custom build my own box and get it as close to the reference photos as possible. Using a router, a rasp set, and some basic sanding. Four 8" subs...
  11. L

    Help Needed - New Subs Are Quiet

    Hello, I am new to car audio. I tried to read up and watch as many videos as I could to make the process smooth but now I'm stuck.  I have all brand new equipment. I wired everything up and got it all into place and when I turn on my music, the subs work but are extremely quiet. If I am sitting...
  12. T

    Solution to rear view mirror tilting from hella bass

    Alright so If you cut a piece of cardboard to the same shape as the mounting bracket and u fit it into the rear view mirror after you've unscrewed it u can shove it back on to the metal plate and that will help eliminate the tilt.
  13. O

    I Know Nothing and need help

    Helloooooo Just to be clear i literally know nothing about car audio installations and i need help so i came here. I have a renault clio hatchback 2007 and i am wishing to install the skar audio spx-65c component system to the vehicle i dont want it to be runnning very loud, so i would like...
  14. mendon mafia

    2 sealed vs 1 ported. My experience so far!

    Hi everyone, Before I get started, for reference: Vehicle-1994 Chevy Caprice 9C1 Electrical - stock, 1/0 from battery to amp, grounded to trunk floor, needs big 3 or more but suffices for now Amp - Wolfram Audio 2400.1d (has clipping indicator bass knob!), subsonic 10hz, hpf max Woofers -...
  15. D

    How to match Sub-woofers To Amplifiers

    Here i m bringing you clear ideas about how you can match Sub-woofers To Amplifiers. How to match Sub-woofers To Amplifiers So you’re in the process of coming up with an ideal car sound system? Matching subs to amps is a crucial step in building a powerful audio system for your vehicle. Both...
  16. S

    Opinions on car audio set up and options.

    Right now I have a T3 components in the doors, T1652s in the rear (T400-4 amp) and 2 P212s (R5001xd 619 @ 1 ohm birthsheet). Ive been looking all over for an upgrade, first I thought maybe T015s and a T1500 amp. That set up would've costed me 3500 and it would've just been a big *** box in my...
  17. J

    Subwoofer Ultra Low Bass

    Item(s) for Sale: Subwoofer ultra low bass tester - works great if that link doesn't work for some reason, here is another way to get to it: Item(s) Description/Condition: Great for...
  18. Zackster

    MTX Audio Terminator Series Package. Worth it?

    Here's the package deal: I'm looking to upgrade my system but I don't really want to spend a fortune on some...
  19. Q

    New to Car Audio

    So I've never put in or picked out a car audio system, and I'm having a hard time deciphering all the brand's and types of systems there are. I wanted to know what kind of subs, amp, and wiring I could get for $500 and what would fit behind the seats of an 86 Pontiac Fiero.
  20. J

    Amp Recommendations

    I recently purchased a .5/2 ohm 18 inch HDC418 from soundqubed because of the amazing reviews and overall decent price. The sub peaks at 6000W and has a 4500 watt RMS. I am thinking about getting the SoundStream Tarantula to push it, its 6000W peak also. Would that work? I will also soon be...
  21. C

    HELP! subwoofer funny smell

    hello, just a disclaimer i am 17 and do not know much about car audio , around january of last year i bought dual kicker comp-r 12 inch subs, along with it i bought a 1200 waat mono kicker amp which i installed myself. recently i have noticed when turning my volume up it lets off a funny smell...
  22. bullheadaudio

    Looking for amp

    Okay looking for a powerful amp at the minimum 2000 RMS @ 2ohm amp no more than 2500. Leaning towards a more bass punch amp than sq. I had a nice amp (idk the name) that you could feel the bass in your chest. The amp I just brought seems mor like a sq one. Any help here
  23. T

    Hard decisions... Need help

    Okay so my truck is a 2008 GMC Canyon. Its a extended cab and the truck is relatively small. So I found a box design that I like and.I know some custom box builders and I can get one built. But my problem is I don't know what subs to get. It's either going to be 2 Soundqubed HDS215s and the 1200...
  24. bullheadaudio

    option's on rear metal side panel flex

    Okay I tried searching but no real post about this. I finally decided to tackle this extremely loud vibration its worse than the roof that flexes up to the front doors. The flex/ vibration is coming from the outside panel above the rear wheel on both sides. I can see it and if I push hard on it...
  25. bullheadaudio

    wiring help

    Wiring 6 4ohm dvc sub's to 1ohm stable amp how do I do this. Just keep connecting one sub to the next and bridging the neg and pos
  26. M

    sub subwoofer settings rear sub

    Runnning twin 12" 1800watt max output subwoofers in my trunk, in addition to front stock speakers and two rear stock speakers in trunk as-well. subwoofer unit has bass boost, gain and frequency settings. head unit gives me an option of rear/rear, sub/sub, and sub/rear. head unit also offers bass...
  27. bullheadaudio

    your take on decal's

    I have a mini van with 4 12s and want to rep who I do it for so I brought 2 decals but I'm having second thoughts about putting them on. They don't have a brand name they just say "Bullhead Turning Headz Audio" and a diamond I brought to put in the middle. But I know decals are like steal me...
  28. AtillaTheHung

    Spring time! Perfect time for a new build.

    Sup guys, just sold my whole setup. Nothing was wrong, just wanted to downgrade because I have no leg room. I'm just here to get some ideas. I'm downgrading from 2 12s to something smaller. Should I buy one Sundown SA-8 V.3 D4? OR Two Sundown E-8s? OR Buy two American Bass VFL 8s? OR Two...
  29. S

    New Bass Head Youtube CHannel!

    Hey Everyone, Im starting up a new Youtube channel that will contain nothing but subwoofer videos, cars flexing, and Banging Beatz. I am excited to start this journey with people of similar interests. If you wanna stop by and leave a follow or subscribe here are the links. YOUTUBE TWITTER...
  30. D

    I keep frying subwoofers. .?

    I have a 2008 Ford F250 with factory touch screen navigation HU, and an 8" oem subwoofer. I disconnected the factory subwoofer, and wired an LOC into one of my rear speakers. I have blown a total of 5 subwoofers now (all appropriately sized RMS wattage for the amp, and I have the gain turned...
  31. D

    Thinking of upgrades

    Alright guys. So I have a 2003 Hyundai Tiburon hatchback. Right now I'm running a hifonics 2400 amp and an hdc3-18 subwoofer in a little more than 6 cubes ported at like 35 hz. Stock 110 alternator, big battery, volts hang out around 14 when it's beating. Now let me tell you, this 18 POUNDS in...
  32. 8

    PLEASE help me

    Hey guys I'm new like fresh new.. I seen a JBL 75EZ amp @4 ohm and 750 @2ohm .. Now I want to buy 2 4ohm dvc subs in box but for 100 I get box with subs , Now will 500 be enough ? Cause I heard u can not wire Two DVC 12's 4 ohm subs together to get a 2 ohm so I'm stuck with the 500 at 4 ohms on...
  33. W

    HO alternator vs Battery upgrade?

    I'm sure this question has been around alot but weirdly enough i feel like i have never gotten a super clear answer. Firstly, what powers my amps when the car is running and if it's the alternator then is it really ONLY the alt that runs the power? Second, i have been hearing a few times that...
  34. B

    Need options for new set up that I can afford!!!!

    Hey so I am running 2 10" Kicker comp R subwoofers on a 1200watt kicker cx amp with a ported enclosure. They are dope but I want louder bass! I was looking at doing a single sundown X2 12" that takes 1250 watts rms so i could keep my amp and be more cost effective or getting 2 12" Alpine type S...
  35. J

    Need Help on new system install

    I'm planning on getting 2 Alpine SWR-12D4's. Would a SSL EVO2200.2 amp be adequate for this? I am also planning on getting a 2.0 farad capacitor. I don't want to put more than 1000-1100 watts RMS out right now because I don't have the money to upgrade all of my electrical. If I'm right this...
  36. RChillin

    Looking for a Clean sounding sub!

    Hey guys. I'm more of an spl guy so I don't know much about the sq side of subwoofers. I need to get some opinions and reviews of what to look out for. I'm leaning towards an SA 10. And if possible show to me to a couple subwoofers. I'm looking to run a single 10, prolly less than 800 rms, and...
  37. bs199sg

    Upgrade for my system

    So I've built my system a few months ago. I'm running 2 Pioneer Champion TS-W309S4 12" 2800 Watt Peak / 800 Watt RMS 4 Ohm subs. I'm powering that with a Sony Xplod 1000 watt 2 channel amp. My doors are 4 Kicker - CS68 6" x 8" @ 225watt peak/ 75 RMS. I'm powering 4 of those with a Polk PA660-...
  38. Jkidd288

    American Bass XFL 12's power question

    So, i have 2 SQ Q1-2200.1's and i was wondering if the American Bass XFL'S can handle the power dished out by these two bad boys linked. They're D2's. I want to wire at a .5 ohm load if using just one amp. What will one of these amps do at .5 ohms on a good electrical? If i can get 3k out of...
  39. S

    Power concerns

    My question is if my car can handle my amplifier and if not why do I need so it can? I've been putting a sound system together piece by piece for about 4 weeks now I bought a 1600 watt massive audio amp and 2 1400 watt 12' pioneer champion series I'm currently waiting on the box to arrive and...