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Old 02-01-2006, 11:56 PM   #1
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I may get some subs soon(at least 12" but i want 15")..not sure if i'll build a box or buy one..but which direction should i point them in?...forwards or to the rear?..I had an '89 Celebrity about 10 years ago with 2-15'* and I pointed them forwards...alot of people commented that they could hear me coming but once I passed it was silent..any ideas?..i am assuming the Bonnie will sound a bit different since it has the ski hole.
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who cares about who hears you? its all about how they sound for me. You cant really hear my 8'* outside, but they hit hard in the car.
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who cares about who hears you? its all about how they sound for me. You cant really hear my 8'* outside, but they hit hard in the car.
hmm..good point but i'd like them heard a bit if i'm gonna spend the $$$..heh
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who cares about who hears you? its all about how they sound for me. You cant really hear my 8'* outside, but they hit hard in the car.
hmm..good point but i'd like them heard a bit if i'm gonna spend the $$$..heh
it depends on what your looking for. I spent 340 total on a system and i am happy.
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subs are supposed to be faced towards the back of the car for the best imaging.

edit: and you are only happy with your system until you realize how much better it could be.

I am at about 1000 for my system, new subs, 6x9'*, boxes, and probably another amp are in order.
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subs are supposed to be faced towards the back of the car for the best imaging.

edit: and you are only happy with your system until you realize how much better it could be.

I am at about 1000 for my system, new subs, 6x9'*, boxes, and probably another amp are in order.
good deal..i'll try 'em that way on the Bonnie; )
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I think it also depends if it'* sealed box or not? I also have mine facing the rear.
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faceing the rear

all my systems have always faced the rear
in any car
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to the rear. i will keep the total spent to myself as it is WAY more then those above, but trust me they sound better towards the rear.
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to the rear. i will keep the total spent to myself as it is WAY more then those above, but trust me they sound better towards the rear.
The total you spent on a system has nothing to do with knowledge or experience.
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