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Old 12-30-2003, 08:00 PM
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Hello, I am gonna be getting 1 or 2 8" Subs to put in my crx. I have been doing some research and found that not too many companies make 8" subs...I will be using a Zapco AG750 to power them.

I am considering these name brands:

-JLW7
-KICKER L7
-Resonant Engineering
-Rockford Fosgate HE RFP4808 etc etc..

which other high end 8" subs are there ?
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Ask chaos here on CCA..he knows of a tough little 8" sub...

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Old 12-30-2003, 08:54 PM
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The Resonant Eng. RE8 and the TangBand W8-740 don't come anywhere near to touching the 8W7 and the 8L7.
And that Zapco amp would kill both of em easy (the RE and the TB)

a couple 8L7's would be a good choice...

why not go with a single 10 or 12?

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I want to save as much weight as possible. I have a crx which doesnt require a lot to get sound from... 8" Sub, in a ported box will sound loud enough !

How abouy Boston acoustic ? This sub looks really beefy !
http://www.bostonacoustics.com/ca_pr...?CategoryID=17



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I have heard the Kicker 8L7 in a vented box, sounded nice. Could look at the Blaupunkt transparent subs, we have some at work and they are quite light weight and sound pretty decent.
http://www.blaupunktusa.com/Blaupunk...er/TSw1000.htm



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Old 12-30-2003, 10:04 PM
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Check out the Elemental Designs e8a. One hot looking, beefy little sub. Those Bostons look meaty too.
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Thanks everyone !

Keep those opinion's coming ! [img]smile.gif[/img]
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How about the new Focal PolyKevlar series 8 inch sub...it's not on their website but I saw some they just came in at the local shop...awesome units, sweet looking. The pair they have is going into the front 3-way stage of an M3 install.
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I better verify that those were not the new 5-inch PK 2 Power subs, I'll let ya know.

http://www.focal.tm.fr/gb/car/k2power/13ks.htm
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