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06-17-2007 09:40 PM
Triple88a skippy thats a good deal.. 2 12 comp kickers for 150
06-17-2007 09:20 PM
skippy Here is a little help. But one get one free and sell the other one they are amazing.
http://www.crutchfield.com/S-q1oykbH...0&I=2067C12VR2
Good wiring kit for an amp
http://www.crutchfield.com/S-q1oykbH...711&I=575CP8PO
Perfect box for one single sub (which is about all you need)
http://www.crutchfield.com/S-q1oykbH...0&I=044T1012SS
This is a good amp but not what I was looking for
http://www.crutchfield.com/S-q1oykbH...575P4502&g=120
I was looking for the kicker 350.2 but cannot find it.
06-17-2007 09:07 PM
Triple88a possibly car parts are more expensive.. for day to day life is cheaper though... when i went to poland we wanted to eat there at the airport.. the prices were not much different than the prices in my country Bulgaria, we come here in America.. we felt poor.. A buddy of mine went to Bulgaria last summer.. he stayed there for about a month and only spent around 500 usd (not including hotel).. he's like, eat and drink every day and night.. go out places.. take tours.. go to ?theme? parks (roller coasters, bumper cars, ferris wheels, etc..) everything you can think of he went to..
06-17-2007 08:50 PM
nicolas-eric
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Originally Posted by Triple88a View Post
I donno man.. when i go there everything is a lot cheaper than here. With 1000 bucks in the us of a you cant buy schit.. in there with 1000 bucks converted to euros.. you can live like a king.
one example:
the german dealers want to have 1200 euros (1600 $) for the OME suspension.
incl. shipping, german tax and VAT it costs "only" 750 euros (1000 $) if i order it in a US shop.
06-17-2007 08:47 PM
nicolas-eric it´s euros.

1 euro = 1.337 $ = 0,676 £



i would never do the following things because it´s illegal. but i heard of people that know other people they live in far away parts of germany. and they have buddies in the us that buy cheap jeep parts there, put them in poil and mud and then sendthem here to germany with papers for the german customs that say that that are old used parts that are only a few euros worth. on that way you don´t have to pay an import fee and only a bit VAT.
but as i said i don´t know such people.
06-17-2007 08:44 PM
Triple88a
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Originally Posted by nicolas-eric View Post
it seems i found another of the few things that are cheaper over here...
I donno man.. when i go there everything is a lot cheaper than here. With 1000 bucks in the us of a you cant buy schit.. in there with 1000 bucks converted to euros.. you can live like a king.
06-17-2007 08:41 PM
debruins btw is this euros or pounds?? £ (option, 3)
06-17-2007 08:38 PM
debruins well next time you come over here, you chould bring it and then sell it used for $260 and then buy a brand new one when you get back to germany,

or is that illegal?, i have a feeling customs would be like y do you have an amp?????
06-17-2007 08:34 PM
nicolas-eric
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Originally Posted by debruins View Post
looks good, but umm it says $480 thats a little much for me!!!!!!
here in germany it costs about 200 euros, that´s about 265 $.



it seems i found another of the few things that are cheaper over here...

06-17-2007 08:31 PM
debruins looks good, but umm it says $480 thats a little much for me!!!!!!
06-17-2007 08:28 PM
nicolas-eric in my old TJ i had this JBL amp:
http://jbl.com/car/products/product_...at=AMP&ser=GTS

it perfectly fits under the rear seats.
when i sold the old tj i kept the amp.
last year i replacd the 4 stock speakers with some sony speakers.
sometimes this year i want to replace the stock sub with a beterone. then i will also install the JBL amp under my rear seat again.

in my old tj i had such a subwoofer. it was very loud but needed to much space.

06-17-2007 08:07 PM
Triple88a for amps go to your local stores... so many things there that will get your heart pounding.
06-17-2007 08:01 PM
Triple88a my infinity was shaped just like this mtx.. just different specs of course http://www.circuitcity.com/ssm/MTX-1...oductDetail.do

okay.. dont get me wrong here.. i'm not saying your subs suck.. they look great.. looks is not the main reason ur getting them for though and i know that.

i my self will be ordering an amp.. kicker kx450.2 (under rated at 450rms.. many are pushing 600ish watts with out any distortion at all and max power 900 watts and again people are pushing over 1200 watts with it safely) I'm getting it from ebay so 170ish shipped to my house..
kenwood is also good.. store price tag is a bit high but its 500rms
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/olspage....=1166840602693

as subs for me.. i haven't decided yet since i first want to make the box (don't want to remove the rear seats so gotta work with limited space)

For you, the boxes you've showed us seemed pretty big so i guess you are looking forward to removing the seat.. Few of my friends have sony xplods and they sound so good. So i'd say 1 15" xplod in a sealed box

15" sony xplod sub.
http://cgi.ebay.com/SONY-XS-L153P5-1...QQcmdZViewItem or http://cgi.ebay.com/SONY-XPLOD-XS-L1...QQcmdZViewItem


box.. make sure its sealed enclosure or maybe vented but no bandpass (again cheaper from ebay or custom) and NO glass on it either
http://cgi.ebay.com/Sealed-Subwoofer...QQcmdZViewItem
or
http://cgi.ebay.com/15-inch-SUBWOOFE...QQcmdZViewItem

I'm shopping from ebay.. simply take your time, read the discriptions, read the persons feedbacks and you should be safe!!!

The price tag is around the 300 mark which may seem a bit steep.. take your time man no one is rushing you.. do your research and then shop.. share with people (~us.. etc).. look for reviews of the product on yahoo and stuff
06-17-2007 07:54 PM
bluvikng
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Originally Posted by Triple88a View Post
you know, my drafting teacher said it if you want to get rich invest in hearing aid companies.. i think he is right. :duh:
My history teacher told me the same thing, in the early 90's. Said that would be the next greatest need in the USA. You would think that I would have invested in the idea. So many young people willing to loose their hearing, just to be cool. What a loosy excuse, to be hearing impared. :chair: :chair:
06-17-2007 07:26 PM
debruins hmmm a box looks easy enough to make

and how about this for an amp??
http://www.jcwhitney.com/autoparts/I...D:100000352904
06-17-2007 06:56 PM
debruins ok so what do you guys suggest i should get for $300ish
i keep trying to find things and you say they're bad, is there anything out there for that kinda price that is good??
links would help as well


thanx

oh and you meen this??
http://www.hifisoundconnection.com/S...id/0/SFV/30046
what about a box, and amp?, and other speakers
06-17-2007 04:04 PM
Triple88a
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Originally Posted by bluvikng View Post
Hearing aids...........:chair:
you know, my drafting teacher said it if you want to get rich invest in hearing aid companies.. i think he is right. :duh:
06-17-2007 01:07 PM
bluvikng
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Originally Posted by debruins View Post

anything else I need???
Hearing aids...........:chair:
06-17-2007 12:39 PM
Triple88a my single 12" infinity sub with a box was under 100 bucks and it was strong enough to make my seats shake with plenty of bass (1200watts and 300rms)
06-17-2007 12:17 PM
Jma20a
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Originally Posted by debruins View Post
price????

any idea?
In total everything i have is worth close to $900

As for the visonik sub , you don't need anything that big for such a small car, look on ebay and try to find just a single sub 10" will be fine(i suggest audiobahn and mtx), you can get a nice profile california series amp for a good price, and for a box try to find a "hatchback" or "truck" box since they are small and will fit behind the rear seat, the visonik is too big. the wireing setup will work fine, and the speakers are good for the price, but again i suggest looking on ebay for most of your stuff, you can find a set of infinity or polk component set ups for under $100.
06-17-2007 11:24 AM
Triple88a
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Originally Posted by camarors91 View Post
But your headunit is what you have to deal with daily.
I suggestdon't go cheap on this aspect.

Take a look at this one. I love pioneer I have bought nothing else. Its never gone me wrong.
http://www.millionbuy.com/piodehp390mp.html
I'm with him on this one.. listen to the man hes one smart fella

Pioneer makes some good sounding stuff.. i got pioneer 5900IB.. i wouldnt recomend it because controls are bad and hard to get used to, you have only 7-8 buttons from which 1 is to exit/back button, another 1 is sorce which has like 4 uses.. you gotta hold it and stuff to get each use, 4 are to move up down left and right through the menus so to do something you gotta go through the menus like crazy to get to it, to change a radio station there arent any 1-2-3 buttons so you gotta use the up-down-left-right buttons to change the stations, again many times you have to hold buttons to get to a secret place. The headunit it self sounds and looks amazing though just you will have hard time getting used to the controls. If i had the choise to do it again.. i'd possibly go with the 4900ib.. it has normal controls while still has the same output.. just lots of less extras such as bluetooth and realtime cool equalizer visualization screens and such.


debruins now it works

as that amp and sub cambo goes.. i honestly wouldnt get it for mine.. 150 watts RMS x 2 at 4 ohms.. 150 arent that much so it will get you happy and then start distorting everything and will sound bad.. bandpass boxes also wont contribute to anything else but making it a bit louder in exhange for lots of soundquality..with a bandpass box the speaker will hit even harder, like knocking on wood which doesnt sound good at all since it will produce more of a mid instead of the low bass you want.

the wiring kit should be fine altough i would get the kit from ebay.. cheaper.. 8 gauge kit should be in the green up to the 350ish watts range

my recomendations.. spend the money once man because i know you will get this system... in a month you will get anoyed of it craping out on you and will want more and you will get other stuff to help out which still wont be enough.. basically you will end up getting the stuff you should have gotten now.

Go to your local store and listen to their demo setups there..
when looking though... dont worry if its a mono amplifier.. you can allways hook the speakers up in parallel or series (depends on ohm ratings) mono amps are cheaper and i'd recomend you take an advantage.. never get a +2ch amp if you will never use more than 2 channels.. much more expensive and weaker...

i have experience with punch speakers (love them) and also sony xplode speakers... so check them out
06-17-2007 10:08 AM
camarors91 I would like to say if anything spend the extra money on the Headunit. I have the exact same head unit (I didn't buy it came with the car) and I hate it more the Lusfer himself. It is the biggest pain in the ass and the lettering is so small you can't read what your changin on your unit. Ill say this Its a wrangler you can get non special speakers non special sub and a non special amp.

But your headunit is what you have to deal with daily.
I suggestdon't go cheap on this aspect.

Take a look at this one. I love pioneer I have bought nothing else. Its never gone me wrong.
http://www.millionbuy.com/piodehp390mp.html
06-17-2007 09:33 AM
debruins http://www.crutchfield.com/S-Bz7RYjS...50&I=700V103XT
http://www.crutchfield.com/S-Bz7RYjS...g=711&I=142PA8
http://www.crutchfield.com/S-Bz7RYjS...10&I=023GTC542

maybe now???
06-17-2007 03:41 AM
Triple88a debruins thats wird.. i click on each link and it sends me to something like the main page instead of the product page (same page each time too)
06-16-2007 10:06 PM
debruins of what JMA20A

btw changed my mind to maybe something like this.....
amp + sub: http://www.crutchfield.com/S-Bz7RYjS...50&I=700V103XT
amp wires:http://www.crutchfield.com/S-Bz7RYjS...g=711&I=142PA8
speakers: http://www.crutchfield.com/S-Bz7RYjS...10&I=023GTC542
total=350
06-16-2007 05:52 PM
Triple88a
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Originally Posted by debruins View Post
price????

any idea?
price of what?
06-16-2007 05:43 PM
debruins price????

any idea?
06-16-2007 05:40 PM
Jma20a this is my setup, 10"audiobahn sub, 5.25" infinity kappa component speakers in the roll bar, Infinity kappa speakers in front, audioban 3,000 watt amp, kennwood heat unit with bluetooth and sirius radio, i used a 6 gauge power cable, gold plated rca cables, 6 gauge ground cable(shorter than 2 feet long), and 12 gauge speaker wire running to the front speakers and the roll bar.


06-15-2007 06:14 PM
Triple88a Oh btw.. you need an amp and wires..
list..


Amp...
Wiring kit (+ wire..few ft to reach battery to amp, ground wire ~ 1-2ft, RCA cables.. head unit to amp, 1 thin wire usually installed on rca that connects to amp remote..head unit to amp) ..
sub(s)..
sub box
few (lenght depends how far speakers are from amp) of 16 gauge speaker wire


how loud do you want ur system to be?
06-15-2007 05:54 PM
Triple88a 1 word!!! those speakers are CRAP.. i come from experience with similar to those (at bestbuy they had both.. these and the ones i got, the ones i got sounded better compared to those and they still sounded like crap).. .. get a nice closed/sealed box that has 2 holes but if you dont have the cash for 2 subs get only with 1 speaker.. then later on get the second speaker... I returned them for a single infinity sub since i didnt have the cash for 2 at that time. Simply said that single cheap infinity 12" sub sounded better than both of those!!! I'm currently planning on getting 2 12 square kickers for my TJ I will make a custom box first and then i will get the speakers since i dont knwo if they will fit and a box is easy to modify.


For the Head unit.. get a mp3 head unit unless you are planning on running ipod or a seperate mp3 player. Check places like walmart and target.. usually they have good deals..
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