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    Default what amp should i buy for these subs?

    http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Kicker+-...&skuId=9892463

    i've been trying to figure out what amp i need to use these. i wanna stay with kicker but i have no idea what watt i'll need or whatever.
    thanks! luis
    2009 Chevy Silverado LT

    Performance Mods:
    Flowmaster Cat Back Dual Rear Exhaust
    K&N 63 Series Cold Air Intake
    Pirelli Scorpion ATR All Terrain tires.

    External Mods:
    8000K H.I.D Headlights
    Weston Side Step Bars
    Blacked Out Bowties
    Smoked Out Tail Lights
    6" Euro Style Rubber Antenna

    Internal Mods:
    Pioneer P4200DVD Head Unit
    Pioneer 350 Watt Door Speakers
    Power Acoustic 1250 Watt 2 Way Amplifier
    Two 10" Kicker Comp Subwoofers
    Pioneer Tweeters

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    How many subs do you plan on using? I just checked the specs on Best Buy's website and the sub is rated for 150w RMS (don't bother looking at peak power). Also, depending on the # of subs you are using it will affect how they are wired (series/ parallel), which in turn affects what amp you'll need.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TELORVEHC View Post
    How many subs do you plan on using? I just checked the specs on Best Buy's website and the sub is rated for 150w RMS (don't bother looking at peak power). Also, depending on the # of subs you are using it will affect how they are wired (series/ parallel), which in turn affects what amp you'll need.
    i picked up two of them, the 10 inch.
    2009 Chevy Silverado LT

    Performance Mods:
    Flowmaster Cat Back Dual Rear Exhaust
    K&N 63 Series Cold Air Intake
    Pirelli Scorpion ATR All Terrain tires.

    External Mods:
    8000K H.I.D Headlights
    Weston Side Step Bars
    Blacked Out Bowties
    Smoked Out Tail Lights
    6" Euro Style Rubber Antenna

    Internal Mods:
    Pioneer P4200DVD Head Unit
    Pioneer 350 Watt Door Speakers
    Power Acoustic 1250 Watt 2 Way Amplifier
    Two 10" Kicker Comp Subwoofers
    Pioneer Tweeters

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    get the kicker DX500.1 it would work great.

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    I like Rockford Fosgate, but Kicker is an excellent brand as well ! Check out crutchfield.com or some online reailters they usually offer competivie pricing and a bigger inventory to chose from. I'm running a 2 channel 400 rms (bridged) pushing two tens.

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    Kicker is definitely a good idea. I am running a single 12" L5 and a 1200 watt mono amp. Sounds pretty good!
    Jess

    1991 Suburban


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    one of my friends was telling me this amp. http://www.onlinecarstereo.com/CarAu..._08ZX3502.aspx but then another told me about a 1200 watt one. idk what amp i need to give it power but not too much or too little?
    2009 Chevy Silverado LT

    Performance Mods:
    Flowmaster Cat Back Dual Rear Exhaust
    K&N 63 Series Cold Air Intake
    Pirelli Scorpion ATR All Terrain tires.

    External Mods:
    8000K H.I.D Headlights
    Weston Side Step Bars
    Blacked Out Bowties
    Smoked Out Tail Lights
    6" Euro Style Rubber Antenna

    Internal Mods:
    Pioneer P4200DVD Head Unit
    Pioneer 350 Watt Door Speakers
    Power Acoustic 1250 Watt 2 Way Amplifier
    Two 10" Kicker Comp Subwoofers
    Pioneer Tweeters

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    Kicker over rates their amps. The 750 only puts out about 300 RMS at 12 volts.. They like to rate the amps at 14 volts. Your truck will not put that much volts into that amp...
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    I wouldn't go with a Kicker amp. If you're going to spend the money, the amp will likely outlast the subs. Therefore, you'll want to buy a good quality amp (I recommend JL Audio) which will be enough power if you decide to upgrade your subs.
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