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Old 08-31-2011, 09:33 PM   #1
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Subs?

Let's see your sub set up, and how much it cost please
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Old 08-31-2011, 09:46 PM   #2
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Pic taken after fit test. But now currently filled with a down fire kicker10" on the right and in the open space a infinity 4way amp. Wattage escapes me right now on the sub. And a six point kicker (currently all 5.25") speaker setup All hooked up to a 54w/channel Sony xplod head unit.

Edit: Oh and price I forgot. All in all. Eh. Around $1200 or so.
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Old 09-01-2011, 01:18 PM   #3
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$1200?!?!?!?! omg FML no way dude


why would you spend that much lol thats death dude
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Old 09-01-2011, 01:20 PM   #4
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I agree $1200?!? I could hit just as hard for under $600 just my .02
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Cool set up in the back, similar to an instatrunk. Mysubs cost $5, and they are 12"'s!

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Old 09-01-2011, 03:01 PM   #6
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I am a big music person. Go big or go home with me. Yeah it's alot but you can tell the sound difference. Or atleast I can.
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Old 09-01-2011, 03:08 PM   #7
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whats your whole setup? im about to pick up 2 12" subs w/ and amp an a box (which im going to have to rebuild) for $350

and then replacing all my speakers and my headunit $240.......$590 total. and it WILL KICK lol
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Old 09-01-2011, 03:11 PM   #8
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I was talking to this kid the other day telling him about what I was planning in mine and he let his go full blast with a hard top on and holy cow it hit idk what size his subs were
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Old 09-01-2011, 03:26 PM   #9
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12" death row from incriminator audio rated at 1000rms watts and had duel 2 ohm coils, amp is a MB Quart dsc 1500.1d(1500rms watts at 1 ohm), knu konceptz cables, enclosure is 2.85^ft and ported tuned to 32Hz. total cost $850. cost for front a rear speakers, amp wires is $450, headunit $350.
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Pic taken after fit test. But now currently filled with a down fire kicker10" on the right and in the open space a infinity 4way amp. Wattage escapes me right now on the sub. And a six point kicker (currently all 5.25") speaker setup All hooked up to a 54w/channel Sony xplod head unit.

Edit: Oh and price I forgot. All in all. Eh. Around $1200 or so.
if you paid $1200 for all that than you got ripped off hardcore.
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if you paid $1200 for all that than you got ripped off hardcore.
Well let's see. Custom box $250. Amp $250. Sub $90. Speaker pair X3 $300. Head unit $180. And wire and what not.
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im not saying you spent less, im saying you paid way too much for the junk your running.
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i hope your blowing peoples ear drumbs with that cash down lol
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im not saying you spent less, im saying you paid way too much for the junk your running.
Well I have 100% coverage on them. If anything happens I bring them back and get brand new ones for free. No questions asked.
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While i think that 1200 is a lot i understand, good audio can be addicting. Anyway for a more reasonable price i have a 10" Memphis car audio sub with a JL audio amp and i built a custom box for the sub that fits within the cushioning of the rear seat. I also just this past weekend replaced the stock 4x6 and 5.25 speaker pairs that are on the dash and in the sound bar. I replaced them with infinity Audio speakers.I found that these new speakers dramatically helped the boost the base of my audio too. I did all of the installation myself and overall spend about 700 dollars for a total audio overhaul in my 06 TJ.
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Old 09-06-2011, 10:14 PM   #16
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Cool set up in the back, similar to an instatrunk. Mysubs cost $5, and they are 12"'s!

I'm glad someone else did it, I just couldn't do it again!
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Old 09-07-2011, 09:12 AM   #17
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Guess I'll chime in. Alpine deck $200 about 8 years ago, Infinity ref 6.5" components front and rear $150 shipped for both this year, Alpine 350 watt amp $150 about 10 years ago, JL 8w3 $125 about 10 years ago, box $40 worth of materials. Pac harness about $60, ipod cable $30.

Guess you could say that I'm about $250 into it as the other stuff is leftovers from my last 2 vehicles. Or the accumulation over the years of about $750 with wiring and all.

I did have my $5 sub for lunch yesterday though.
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Vertically Driven Products 7957502A - VDP Subwoofer Kit for 97-02 Jeep® Wrangler TJ - Quadratec

This is a great system, water proof, hidden, and hits hard.

Only $330 bucks and it comes with wires, fuses, everything you need.
I also got the VDP 6 speaker sound bar, and new kickers in my dash, and i love my setup.

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Well let's see. Custom box $250. Amp $250. Sub $90. Speaker pair X3 $300. Head unit $180. And wire and what not.
Uh guys...this is about the cost of good audio. 3 sets of speakers at 100 bucks each? Thats the going rate. Head unit at 180? Thats the going rate. $90 for a sub is the going rate (for a decent one). $250 will get you a decent amp.

Custom box...depends on how custom it was. If its just a rectangular box, then yeah...thats a bit much. If its designed specially for his Jeep...thats the going rate.

Don't see the point of putting a stereo in my Jeep, as mine is a soft top, but but I'll be dropping in a stereo in my Cutlass quite soon. Good sound quality costs. Pounding bass doesn't.
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Uh guys...this is about the cost of good audio. 3 sets of speakers at 100 bucks each? Thats the going rate. Head unit at 180? Thats the going rate. $90 for a sub is the going rate (for a decent one). $250 will get you a decent amp.

Custom box...depends on how custom it was. If its just a rectangular box, then yeah...thats a bit much. If its designed specially for his Jeep...thats the going rate.

Don't see the point of putting a stereo in my Jeep, as mine is a soft top, but but I'll be dropping in a stereo in my Cutlass quite soon. Good sound quality costs. Pounding bass doesn't.

define "pounding" cause "pounding" bass cost more than sound quality.
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The box is all that sounds out of line. The most 'custom' enclosure in a jeep should be $50 in materials and done yourself.
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define "pounding" cause "pounding" bass cost more than sound quality.
SPL competition pounding costs...it doesn't cost anything to get a couple cheap subs and a cheap high powered amp and rattle the doors off.
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i have a hard time believing that 2 $90 subs could get anywhere close to competition level sound.
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Ive done it over and over....its more the box, quality of the amp, and quality of the headunit output more than the sub itself.
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Although some subs sound better than others when not in a trunk. I remember the old pioneer impp subs that moved a lot of air and sounded great until you opened the trunk. When I switched to JL audio they were clean sounding with your head up to the box.
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i have a hard time believing that 2 $90 subs could get anywhere close to competition level sound.
Who's claiming they will? Unless you have a dedicated platform, no one gives a rats ass about SPL competitions...

All it takes for the kind of pounding bass anyone on here is talking about is a pair of cheap subs and a cheap amp. That'll easily overpower the highs and start rattling stuff apart.
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i would say to get a single sub for the same price that puts out as much as 2 subs to save space.
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Uh guys...this is about the cost of good audio. 3 sets of speakers at 100 bucks each? Thats the going rate. Head unit at 180? Thats the going rate. $90 for a sub is the going rate (for a decent one). $250 will get you a decent amp.

Custom box...depends on how custom it was. If its just a rectangular box, then yeah...thats a bit much. If its designed specially for his Jeep...thats the going rate.

Don't see the point of putting a stereo in my Jeep, as mine is a soft top, but but I'll be dropping in a stereo in my Cutlass quite soon. Good sound quality costs. Pounding bass doesn't.
Thank you. Yes is a fully jeep custom box also. And fully bedlined instead of rug cover
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I have 2 10" rockfords in the back in a rhino-lined perfect fit box behind the seat. I also have 10 other speakers throughout the car so I can hear some lyrics, soon will have 6 more speakers for a second soundbar.
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Thank you. Yes is a fully jeep custom box also. And fully bedlined instead of rug cover
My box is possibly one of a kind, formed to the rear wheel well, layered in fiberglass for water proofing and bed linered for appearance and durability.

It still cost less than $50.

Just saying that you can save a lot of money doing things yourself, but you still have to pay for quality.

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