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Old 04-05-2006, 03:13 AM   #41
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How does it sound? I mean they say that you are supposed to have x amount of cubic space for certain subs. Does it hit hard and play pretty low?
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Old 04-05-2006, 08:38 AM   #42
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How does it sound? I mean they say that you are supposed to have x amount of cubic space for certain subs. Does it hit hard and play pretty low?
For me it sounds awesome. I like the bass to thump nicely but I enjoy to still hear my music. I have a few songs that I like to play to see how the bass does and it picked up even the deepest hits that were coming through for those songs. To add to it, it was coming out as a clean thump. I just got a Black Eyed Peas CD (Monkey Business) and I'm enjoying the sound coming through with that (especially track 10...some good bass to start off that song). I definitely give it two thumbs up.
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Old 04-05-2006, 10:52 PM   #43
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Thats awsome. I've got to 10" subs in the back of my hatch, but they pretty much take up all the space back there. I may have to do that mod this summer and reclaim some space.
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Old 04-09-2006, 11:27 AM   #44
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Do you get much ratteling? How does it sound comming off of the stock head unit? I am pretty picky with my highs, mids, and lows. I currently have one 10" running on a 300 watt RMS x 1 bridged at 4 ohms in an enclosed box, and i am hitting harder than most of my friends with two 12". One thing that I would recommend is investing the extra money in your system and you will not be let down by only running one 10". Another thing, I do not have a SVT but hopefully I am picking it up thursday, just in case you were wondering why I was posting in here. Do the speakers have a factory amp to them? If not would it be possible to use the factor sub amp and run it to the speakers?
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Old 04-19-2006, 04:18 PM   #45
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I am installing a ARC Audio 8" dual V/C and a Kenwood 250 watt amp. My quesion is, does anyone have a pin-out diagram for the factory harness plug or can someone tell me what wires are for what? The way I see it there should b 5 wires: 1+ & 1- power, pos & neg speaker input and 1 power-on wire. There are, however, 6 wires. I really don't want to do the ol trial and error thing because I don't want to short anything out. I am running fresh power and ground wires (8 awg) so that's not an issue, I just need to know which are the speaker input (+ & -) and the "power-on" wire. Thank in advance for the help. :-)
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Old 04-19-2006, 05:29 PM   #46
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^Woah, woah, woah. This thread is too good to be hijacked...so let's keep it on topic!!!

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Old 04-19-2006, 11:18 PM   #47
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After reading through this post I've really been thinking about upgrading to a 10", but was disappointed upon removing the carpet and finding the incorrect box. Has anyone figured out if this is possible for the "other" SVT sub enclosure or does anyone have a approximate price for the "right" box?

BTW good write up
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Old 04-19-2006, 11:32 PM   #48
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You should be paying around $60-80 for the box, maybe less since you have all the brackets and cover. Browse the forums and try svtsalvage.com I'm sure something will turn up. Good luck.
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I was thinking about inverting a good sized 8", and just popping the screen off the carpet trim piece...

that way im not so limited to shallow subs. It wont look totally stock, but neither does an aftermarket amp bolted to the rear seat.. also it sounds easier to me.
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Old 06-13-2006, 07:56 PM   #50
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Well, I really wanted to perform this mod on my new SVT, but I discovered I had the *wrong* subwoofer enclosure.
I figured, "Surely there's some way to get around this. I know-I'll make a spacer!"
Unfortunately, depth is not this enclosure's biggest problem. The large circular indentation is well under 10" in diameter, so I would have to make a spacer that fills in this indentation entirely. A mounting plate would then have to be installed onto the spacer. Finally, the subwoofer would be mounted to the plate. This would work, and it would not be difficult, but I'm not sure it would interact well with the carpeted panel. There is a significant amount of space between the enclosure and the panel though, so it *might* work, especially if I remove the grill.
Meh, maybe I'll just look for the *other* enclosure.
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