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Subs, Kicker vs. Memphis?

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by WhyNotFab, Nov 21, 2010.

  1. Nov 21, 2010 at 6:43 AM
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    WhyNotFab

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    I want to put two 10"s in my Xtra cab, trying to decide between these..

    Kicker CompVR 07CVR104 10-Inch 4-Ohm DVC Subwoofer
    15-PR10D4 - Memphis Power Reference 10" DVC 4 ohm Subwoofers (Pair)

    The Kickers would come to $50 cheaper.. both are in my price range, but just wanted to see if anyone had suggestions.

    I have a Pioneer 800w amp I'll be using. Sealed box.
     
  2. Nov 21, 2010 at 6:46 AM
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    jandrews

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    Does Memphis still use a paper cone?

    Last time I checked (which, admittedly, was close to a decade ago), Memphis was shit. Overpriced shit. But they have certainly updated their products by now and that assessment is likely no longer accurate.
     
  3. Nov 21, 2010 at 9:01 AM
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    MEMPHIS will last longer but KICKER has a little more boom.....not much though!
     
  4. Nov 21, 2010 at 9:04 AM
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    no more paper cone :( but yes memphis has stepped up the game ALOT!
     
  5. Nov 21, 2010 at 9:05 AM
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    I vote neither.
     
  6. Nov 21, 2010 at 5:29 PM
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    If neither.. then what would you suggest? Not looking to spend a fortune though..
     
  7. Nov 21, 2010 at 6:18 PM
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    JL 10W3v3-4 (note: I didn't price the Kickers or Memphis)...I'm basing this on my experience w/JL subs --> I like'em a lot.
     
  8. Nov 21, 2010 at 6:23 PM
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  9. Nov 21, 2010 at 6:25 PM
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    Both aren't great subs.... If i had to choose between the two i'd go with memphis.. IMO Digital Designs makes the best stuff out there.
     
  10. Nov 21, 2010 at 6:29 PM
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    off topic-------deleted
     
  11. Nov 21, 2010 at 6:32 PM
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    kicker. period.
     
  12. Nov 21, 2010 at 7:38 PM
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    Kicker seems terribly inefficient and the Fs and Qts numbers look high.
     
  13. Nov 21, 2010 at 7:42 PM
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    Kicker for ghetto bass , JL for quality bass
     
  14. Nov 21, 2010 at 7:48 PM
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    Well said
     
  15. Nov 21, 2010 at 9:13 PM
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    :thumbsup: I had a CVR 15 in my 300zx back in the day and it was loud, but sloppy loud. Then switch to a 12 JL(i forgot the model) but it was more clearer and crisp:)
     
  16. Nov 21, 2010 at 9:53 PM
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    my buddy is about to buy a 300zx
     
  17. Nov 21, 2010 at 9:55 PM
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    Twin turbo?
     
  18. Nov 21, 2010 at 9:56 PM
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    ya theres 1 on c-list he showed me with like 120k miles
     
  19. Nov 21, 2010 at 10:19 PM
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    That's sweet bro,
     
  20. Nov 23, 2010 at 6:35 PM
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