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Old 04-25-2007, 11:43 PM
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Question Looking for a little more kick

Heres my situation. I have an 01 Ram quad cab that has a 10' rockford punch sub under the rear bench. THis sub is hooked up to a Kenwood kac-829 600wt amp bridged. Im looking for a bit more bass inside and outside, and iam wondering if a single 15 is feasible and would fit? I have no problem building a box but are there any 15s anyone would recommend that dont need a lot of airspace to make good bass? Any feedback/recommendations would be appreciated.

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Old 04-26-2007, 02:25 AM
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I don't think you could get a 15" under there. Go for a shallow mount 12", many sub manufacturers make shallow mount subs.
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why on earth would you want more bass outside the truck?
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Old 04-26-2007, 05:42 PM
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Originally Posted by ryan0007
Im looking for a bit more bass outside,
Thats easy, just open your door.
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Old 04-26-2007, 06:25 PM
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The RE Audio SE Series 15" will work in as little as 1.5 cu sealed.

I dunno how much airspace you have to work with.
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Old 04-26-2007, 06:50 PM
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look at the mach 5 audio stuff.
cheap, loud, and really really good buy for the price.

also if your looking for a better cound outside the truck.
go for a sealed box as with ported boxes cancelation starts 1/4 of the wavelength from the port....i think i said that right....

ask sassmaster he was the first one to mention this to me...
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Old 04-26-2007, 08:54 PM
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you could always try a 12" they should kick fairly good outside..and up the power maybe something along the lines of a 500-700rms sub/amp combination. it would give a nice kick..
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Old 04-26-2007, 09:54 PM
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What is your max mounting depth? A maw 15" may be what you are looking for. Will work great at 2cf or more sealed. Even a bit under 2cf, if you really stuff the box.
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Old 04-26-2007, 11:29 PM
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thanks for the replys guys, ill take some rough measurements this weekend.
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Old 04-27-2007, 10:05 AM
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If you're going to go through the trouble and expense of building another box etc etc etc... and chances are that if you go with a bigger sub you're going to see minimal results unless you use a bigger amp as well so why not just go with a 1000 watt sub and feed it with the same? You should notice a marked increase in bass from what you're running right now...
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