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Old 03-28-2007, 02:42 PM   #1
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I just bought a 01 SSEi with the Bose system, cd/cassette and also an added 10 cd changer. Like someone said earlier, the more volume you have, the more the bass falttens out. Thats why I would like to get a sub/*. Would I have to get a new stereo to run these or can I use the existing stereo? I'm a newbie, so take it easy on me. Also, what subs would you recommend? Amp?
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technically no you don't need to get a new stereo, you can run the subs with a high out put off the rear speakers. But for better sound and quality a new stereo with sub output is better.
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Thanks for the info, I'll look into it.
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Yeah, I just wired in my subs of my rears with a line out converter like 6 months ago. Now I own an Eclipse head unit. BIIIIIGGGG difference! If you want som e subs that are affordable go with kicker comps vr'*. You can get them dirt cheap online and sometimes on sounddomain they are buy one get one free
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Another great place to check is Crutchfield. The have good sales and most of the time free shipping. Kicker CompVR'* are good subs, but, I feel their are better ones out there for the money.

If you are looking to stay in a budget, look for subs with a good SPL rating.
For example Sub A has a 90db rating and Sub B has 93db rating. Sub B will typically place twice as loud as Sub A given the same amount of wattage.

Also look for a good 4 channel amp, you can practically run an entire system off of one amp.


Most important shop around, and do your homework.

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I did some research for you today and wanted to tell you that I think that you should get these and don't listen to what anyone else says I know that they can perform! I have two 15'* in my car right now.
http://www.woofersetc.com/index.cfm?...roduct_ID=2841
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if you get a mono block amp, get the two ohm and if you get a 4 channel, get the dual 4 ohm ones
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Thanks for all the input guys, I'm going to go look around this weekend. Any opinions on new decks while we are at it?
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how much do you want to spend?
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