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02-20-2011, 10:49 PM #1
what amp should i buy for these subs?
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.
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02-20-2011, 11:19 PM #2
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.04 ECSB Custom silver & grey, Soft 8's, BFG KO's, ReadyLift Leveling Kit, Hellwig front sway bar, K&N filter, DeeZee EZ-Down, Rhino liner, Alpine CDE103BT, Rockford 6.5's, 12" V.A.T. Hammer Pro in a Subthump box, Alpine PowerPack amp, Hifonics amp, BackRack w/ 55w 5000k HID KC Daylighters, KC light bar with 4 KC Slimlites, UWS toolbox, Shaved Antenna mod, Black Bowtie, LED backup, license plate, dome lights & 3rd brake light
02-20-2011, 11:57 PM #3
02-21-2011, 07:28 AM #4
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get the kicker DX500.1 it would work great.
02-21-2011, 11:49 AM #5
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.
02-21-2011, 03:30 PM #6
Kicker is definitely a good idea. I am running a single 12" L5 and a 1200 watt mono amp. Sounds pretty good!Jess
02-21-2011, 11:48 PM #7
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?
02-22-2011, 06:38 PM #8
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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...08 Z71 Avalanche Mods to date: K&N CAI,Hellwig Swaybars and End Links, Corsa Sport Exhaust, Superchips Programer,IPCW LOF & 3rd brake light and tails, AMI Gas door,Show Hooks and Door locks, Enkei Wheels, with Pirelli tires, StreetScene Bowties, Grant Steering wheel,Muth signal mirrors,SSBC Big Brake kit,Huskyliner Mug gards,Floor mats and Hood shield, McGard Lug nuts and locks, Bedrug, Cervini's Ram Air hood,35watt HID Fog lights, Sylvania bulbs all around ZXE's Highs and Lows, WhiteNight Back up lights,Sirius and HD Radio, SnugTop sitting on deck now Got a Softopper on now,Tempress Boat Hatches.... New Bilstein shocks are on... New Mods coming soon..... X
03-03-2011, 04:42 PM #9
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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.2010 Dodge Charger R/T | Tint, aFe CAI, Flowmasters w/ reso del
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