General Discussion General discussion about all things car audio, from pioneer, orion, alpine and eclipse.

Good Deal?

Old 08-18-2009, 09:40 PM
50 Watt CAFz'r
Thread Starter
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 104
Good Deal?

I can get a used (claimed slighty) Type-R 12" in an MTX box for $150.

Think this is a good deal?

MHarrisEP is offline  
Old 08-29-2009, 01:06 PM
50 Watt CAFz'r
iTrader: (2)
cavana's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 124
seems alright to me. Not a fan of pre-fab boxes
cavana is offline  
Old 08-30-2009, 12:41 AM
2000 Watt CAFz'r
iTrader: (11)
BigRedGuy's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2000
Posts: 2,383

It'll make some noise....since the box wasn't built for that sub in the first place and a ported enclosure should be, it could sound better....

Can you hear it before you buy??....preferably in a similar vehicle and with comparable power to what you will be using on it?? If the sub alone is worth it, you could use it as-is for now and build a better box for it later......other-wise I would pass......

BigRedGuy is offline  
Old 08-30-2009, 11:22 AM
500 Watt CAFz'r
Njord's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2007
Posts: 519
A new type-r is $150-$200. Make sure to push/pull on the sub to feel for grinding.
Njord is offline  
Old 08-30-2009, 11:48 AM
2000 Watt CAFz'r
iTrader: (4)
Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 3,751
I'm with BRG. Any sub in an enclosure that's build for another one could likely sound better. I didn't know Type R's were so cheap for being the second top of their line... still a good idea to test first or get a video of it made for you.
DeadlySones is offline  
Related Topics
Thread Starter
Last Post
General Discussion
07-03-2005 01:10 PM
General Discussion
11-16-2004 03:56 PM
General Discussion
04-12-2004 07:56 AM
General Discussion
09-07-2003 07:08 PM
General Discussion
08-11-2003 04:42 AM

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Quick Reply: Good Deal?

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

© 2019 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.