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HELP!! I KNOW NOTHING ABOUT CAR AUDIO

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by Marioso, Feb 26, 2011.

  1. Feb 26, 2011 at 8:57 PM
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    Marioso

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    so i bought a pioneer double den 3200bt back in december and its louder than my stock stereo but i cant listen to a lot of songs cuz it sounds shitty especially young jeezy songs. so im looking to buy the subbox that fits two subs for behind my seats in my double cab. i also need to buy an amp.

    i just dont know what amps are good or what subs are good to buy. can you guys chime in? i could look into shops but i dont want to get ripped off, id rather you guys give me legitand helpful advice.


    thank you!.
     
  2. Feb 26, 2011 at 9:01 PM
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    i had 2 12in fosgate (1500 wtt apeice) with a 1600 wtt fosgate amp. no one around here could beat it!
     
  3. Feb 26, 2011 at 9:03 PM
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    im thinking 10s. how much did you pay for all of thaT?
     
  4. Feb 26, 2011 at 9:05 PM
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    i think it was around $600 with the box. 3 10s sound better than 2 12s.
     
  5. Feb 26, 2011 at 9:05 PM
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    im not looking for anything too crazy but i am looking for good quality.
     
  6. Feb 26, 2011 at 9:05 PM
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    im thinking 2 tens
     
  7. Feb 26, 2011 at 9:06 PM
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    im looking at subs and i dont see 1500 watts
     
  8. Feb 26, 2011 at 9:06 PM
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    i was running 2 10" jbl subs on a 2000 watt single channel amp. the amp was way to strong but it did the job. i just sold that set up and working on another. as to what amps and subs to buy, you get what you pay for. if you buy knock off ebay speakers your gonna get knock off crap. (ask me how i know) but if you go buy legit brand name stuff you will be ok. I like kicker. they back up there stuff and they have good quality sound and punch.
     
  9. Feb 26, 2011 at 9:07 PM
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    oh and the best place to get audio gear is at crutchfield.com
     
  10. Feb 26, 2011 at 9:09 PM
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    so i dont want speakers. ill stick w the stock speakers but i do need a sub and amp, whats good decent wattage. do i buy an amp according to the subs?or speakers?
     
  11. Feb 26, 2011 at 9:11 PM
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    idk where they came from, i bought them used
     
  12. Feb 26, 2011 at 9:11 PM
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    tacobell007 Does that have the v6?

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    My friend really likes the 2 10 inch rockford fosgate punches he has in his celica. I have only heard those for anything in the 10 inch range. I'm a fan of kicker but I've heard mixed things about them. You can also go to crutchfield.com and look at their stuff. They have great customer service when I have dealt with them. I think their prices are relatively fair plus they have an "outlet" section.
     
  13. Feb 26, 2011 at 9:12 PM
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    any 10 in rockford will fit in the box behind my seats?
     
  14. Feb 26, 2011 at 9:14 PM
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    what kind of wattage should i look for in subs?
     
  15. Feb 26, 2011 at 9:17 PM
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  16. Feb 26, 2011 at 9:19 PM
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  17. Feb 26, 2011 at 9:19 PM
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    whats ohm mean?
     
  18. Feb 26, 2011 at 9:21 PM
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  19. Feb 26, 2011 at 9:22 PM
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    so what kinda amp am i looking for?
     
  20. Feb 26, 2011 at 9:23 PM
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    here's my p3 shallow punch and box.



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