best amp and 12" subs? - Focus Fanatics
Ford Focus Forum
HomeContact UsAbout UsGalleryDiscussion ForumsMarketplace


Go Back   Focus Fanatics > Ford Focus Tech Discussions > Car Audio, SYNC, MyFord Touch & Electronics

Car Audio, SYNC, MyFord Touch & Electronics The Forum for the Ford Focus audiophiles. The place to chat about automobile sound systems, security systems, or show off your I.C.E.!
Sponsored By: GT Sound Control


Search This Forum | Image Search | Advanced Search    
Ford Focus Tire & Wheels FocusFanatics Merchandise

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-17-2013, 02:25 AM   #1
SafeFromTheFire
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Fan#: 113176
Location: Athens, TN
What I Drive: 2005 Ford Focus zx4 ST

Posts: 8
FF Reputation: 1 SafeFromTheFire Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
best amp and 12" subs?

I am wanting to run the same brand of subs and amp in my car later will add component speakers and tweeters of the same brand what is my best option I was thinking about rockford but also like jl but I really want something alot of people dont have lol


SafeFromTheFire is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Old 04-17-2013, 03:42 AM   #2
freemind
Vince your Moderator
 
freemind's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Fan#: 67513
Location: Seattle, WA
What I Drive: 2002 ZX3 and a 2010 Focus SE (Work)

Posts: 4,174
FF Reputation: 22 freemind Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (20)
The first thing that you should post is your budget.

Explore the JBL MkII
__________________
133whp-126ftlbsTQ Eclipse CD8443,Eclipse PA5422, JBL GTO751EZ, PPI 356cs(Rebranded A/D/S 346cs), JBL p1024, SubThump enclosure, RAAmat BXT, Damplifier Pro

Hatch Nation #140
Caeci caecos ducentes
freemind is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2013, 09:39 AM   #3
flying canadian
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Fan#: 103951
Location: Niagara, Canada
What I Drive: 2003 focus zx4

Posts: 8
FF Reputation: 1 flying canadian Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
When I put in my stereo I didnt have a huge budget so I went with some lower end jl audio subs. I had heard really great stuff about there w0 series. so I have two 10's in my car. I had them in a atrend ported box but it didnt sound very nice and the box was big and annoying in my trunk so I did a lot of research on boxes and came arcross a company by the name of PWK Designs. What they do is take the subwoofer you have and design a box perfectly matched for your sub and for your car. now that I have this box installed and tuned up my stereo is amazing. There are a few people I know of who have spent double what I have and my stereo sounds much cleaner and louder than their's. Once you have an idea of a budget let us know and I'm sure we can give you a better idea of what would be good.

Ben
flying canadian is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2013, 10:13 AM   #4
SafeFromTheFire
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Fan#: 113176
Location: Athens, TN
What I Drive: 2005 Ford Focus zx4 ST

Posts: 8
FF Reputation: 1 SafeFromTheFire Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
As far as budget goes im going to say around 1500 I really like jl had them in a prelude and they sounded really nice but I have heard really good things about sundown anyone else have experince with sundown products
SafeFromTheFire is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2013, 01:57 PM   #5
freemind
Vince your Moderator
 
freemind's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Fan#: 67513
Location: Seattle, WA
What I Drive: 2002 ZX3 and a 2010 Focus SE (Work)

Posts: 4,174
FF Reputation: 22 freemind Great Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (20)
Sundown makes very good products and have exceptional customer service.
__________________
133whp-126ftlbsTQ Eclipse CD8443,Eclipse PA5422, JBL GTO751EZ, PPI 356cs(Rebranded A/D/S 346cs), JBL p1024, SubThump enclosure, RAAmat BXT, Damplifier Pro

Hatch Nation #140
Caeci caecos ducentes
freemind is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-17-2013, 11:37 PM   #6
popwarhomie
Focus Enthusiast
 
popwarhomie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Fan#: 94974
Location: Jacksonville, FL
What I Drive: 10 Focus coupe / 94 Lightning

Posts: 434
FF Reputation: 1 popwarhomie Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (1)
Im running sundown in my truck right now. Great products and amazing customer service. Jacob is a very nice guy.

Are you looking for loud or SQ?

$1500 for everything? Headunit also?

All the same brand too?? Hmmm
Sundown SA-6.5CS
Sundown SA-12s
Sundown 1500
Sundown 100.4
Sky High car audio wiring
Audio technix sound deadener
__________________
2010 Focus SE coupe 5 speed
Pioneer 80prs/AQ2200D/BK800.4/6 SQ pro mids/4 SQ supertweets/AlphaDamp/Projector retrofit/LED tails/ Walled with 2 DC 18"s
94 Lightning
A lot of mods.
popwarhomie is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2013, 12:38 AM   #7
SafeFromTheFire
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Fan#: 113176
Location: Athens, TN
What I Drive: 2005 Ford Focus zx4 ST

Posts: 8
FF Reputation: 1 SafeFromTheFire Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
I am more in it for sq and already have my headunit in its a pioneer avh8400bh which by the way evrything you listed is what I was looking at just wasnt sure about the amps being over or under powered and the 1500 was just for subwoofers and amp
SafeFromTheFire is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2013, 03:49 AM   #8
emsvitil
Focus Addict
 
Join Date: Sep 2007
Fan#: 50210
Location: SoCal, CA
What I Drive: 2000 SE Wagon

Posts: 1,216
FF Reputation: 9 emsvitil Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Lookup parts at digikey.com and make your own.............

__________________
Ed
emsvitil is online now  
    Reply With Quote
Old 04-18-2013, 12:57 PM   #9
SafeFromTheFire
Focus Rookie
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Fan#: 113176
Location: Athens, TN
What I Drive: 2005 Ford Focus zx4 ST

Posts: 8
FF Reputation: 1 SafeFromTheFire Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Well lol I could but I would rather by something that has a warranty
SafeFromTheFire is offline  
    Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks & Social Networks
-->
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:27 PM.


Copyright 2002-2014 FocusFanatics.com. All Rights Reserved : Terms of Use : Privacy Policy : Advertise Information

Focus Fanatics Ford Focus Forum offers many fun ways for you to engage with other Ford Focus Owners from across the world. Whether it be about the aftermarket performance modifications, technical how-to's, European tuned suspension or awesome fuel economy similar to the Acura TLX or Fiesta ST. You can find all Ford Focus and Focus ST related information here. Join our Ford Focus discussion forums and chat with local Focus enthusiasts in your area.