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Username: Mechtech90

Post Number: 2
Registered: Aug-10
I have a 1998 Nissan Maxima with a 200-watt stock bose system and I was wondering if anyone can tell me what the best subwoffers to add to this system would be? Thanks
 

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Username: Skdooley

Roanoke, VA Usa

Post Number: 1150
Registered: Oct-09
What are you looking for out of your subs? How much power are you looking to run? What kind of budget are you trying to stay within? Are you trying to maintain any trunk space?
 

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Username: Mechtech90

Post Number: 3
Registered: Aug-10
I'm looking for more low end. My speakers already have a lot of low end but its not a solid low end and I want a sub that will give me a solid low end. I don't know how much power I need either. Will I need an amp for the sub as well? I don't want to spend more than $400. Also I still want some trunk space.
 

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Username: Cenus

Post Number: 139
Registered: Aug-08
kicker kx600.1 amp, fi ssd subwoofer. should be close to 400.
 

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Username: Deadrabit

Marionville, MO

Post Number: 2540
Registered: Jun-07
dustin ur forgetting box and wire kit...
look at the american bass XD if u want a ported box
http://www.caraudiodeals.com/american-bass-xd1544-p-1947.html
or the 12
http://www.caraudiodeals.com/american-bass-xd1244-p-1955.html

if u want a sealed box this is one of my fav subs! i would get this over stuff that cost a lot more! great sound quality. if u got a pair of these RSD12s in a sealed box it would be nice
http://www.buy.com/prod/phoenix-gold-rsd12-subwoofer-50w-rms-500w-pmpo-phoenix-g old-rsd12/q/listingid/42168091/loc/111/203087525.html


wire kit like this
http://cgi.ebay.com/KnuKonceptz-Blue-Silver-KLM-4-Gauge-Amp-Install-Kit-/3802630 55545?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item588971c0b9#ht_4131wt_1137

i think this amp is an ok deal. i was thinking about buying one myself!
http://www.sonicelectronix.com/item_17801_Eclipse+XA1200.html


if u want sounds quality get a pair of those RSD12s with that amp in a sealed box... i promise u it will sounds amazing and get pretty loud too!

if u want something louder look at a ported box and those american bass subwoofers.. but i think after u get a ported box made and a bigger amp it might be over 400 and take up most of the space in ur trunk.... if u can make a box on ur own that would really help out .
 

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Username: Mechtech90

Post Number: 4
Registered: Aug-10
thanks for the suggestions dustin and dBlk
 

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Username: Perfectcircle

Naptown, Indy

Post Number: 141
Registered: Feb-10
I 2nd the rsd idea. i just installed a couple in a third car. great budget sub.
 

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Username: Mechtech90

Post Number: 5
Registered: Aug-10
I was looking around at best buy.com i found these,

Head unit:
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Alpine+-+45W+x+4+In-Dash+CD+Deck+with+Flip-Down+Deta chable+Faceplate/9176198.p?id=1218045946194&skuId=9176198
or
*http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Alpine+-+50W+x+4+Apple%26%23174%3B+iPod%26%23174%3B/Satellite+Radio/HD+Radio-Ready+In-Dash+CD+Deck/9215413.p?id=1218060486350&skuId=9215413*

Sub-woofer:
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Alpine+-+12%22+Single-Voice-Coil+4-Ohm+Subwoofer/869 9447.p?id=1199494646811&skuId=8699447

Amp:
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Alpine+-+500W+Class+D+Mono+MOSFET+Amplifier+with+Adj ustable+Crossover/8699358.p?id=1202649210874&skuId=8699358

Is this a good selection? I believe it would work out.
It comes out to be about $525 with tax as long as i can buy them all in store.
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