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celicatalbot Mar 10, 6:11pm - #121896 
2003 Absolutely Red Toyota Celica GT
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Currently I have a 12 audiobahn basetube and some shit amp to power it. Great base and all but I need more. What I really want is for other people outside my car to hear my base. They dont have to hear me down the block, but I would like to be known when I am coming. Understand?? Suggestions??

My car might be slow, but at least it looks nice!
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Jonah55 Mar 10, 6:18pm - #121897 
2002 Spec Blue Mica Toyota Celica GT
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My system includes a shit amp and 2 12" cerwin vega's. They bump so loud that you can hear them around the block!!! I like them and my friends are always trying to match the sound i get but they cant.

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Anonymous Mar 10, 6:24pm - #121898 
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cheap and good system

2 kicker compvr 12 $150
1 JBL bp600.1 amp $170-140
1 stinger 4 gauge wire kit $50-?
1 dual ported box 70-?

can be found on ebay for dirt cheap
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RevMonster Mar 10, 7:00pm - #121899 

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"Cheap" system:

2 Rockford Fosgate 12" HE2 subs ($150-$175 each)
Rockford 801S amp ($300-$350?)
Ported or Bandpass box ($75-$125)

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10celica10 Mar 10, 10:06pm - #121900 
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Originally Posted by RevMonster
"Cheap" system:

2 Rockford Fosgate 12" HE2 subs ($150-$175 each)
Rockford 801S amp ($300-$350?)
Ported or Bandpass box ($75-$125)


Not Bandpass, If you act fast you can get the Subs at bestbuy for for 120 right now, the new ones are comin in stock!!
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Eyger Mar 10, 10:48pm - #121901 

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When it comes to audio, i always recommend doing it the best way possible the first time around. If you change your setup all the time then it's going to end up costing you all kinds of money. Determine how much bass you want and how much you are willing to spend on it.

Knowing the path and choosing the path are two different things.
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SwiftCelGTS Mar 11, 7:26am - #121902 

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i've got the xplod 1600 watt mono amp. it makes 900 watts of rms. right now i have it hooked up to two of the pentagon 12" red xplod subs and its pounding them pretty good in my mustang. but its only temporary because the car is for sale. i have like 8 gauge power wire and 18 gauge speaker wire in there also, which isn't very good for an amp with so much wattage. wtf when i get my celica i'll have that amp hooked up to a pair of kicker solo baric l5's or l7's. thumbsup believe it or not that amp is really nice. cool
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Happy Birthday trog2233 Mar 11, 7:28am - #121903 

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U really dont' need that much to get a lot of bass in the celica...its a hatch back so its loud off that window...just get like a kicker solobaric and a decent amp...should be just fine thumbsup
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VarneyTrd Mar 11, 8:47am - #121904 
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ive just recently bought 3 12 and a jl amp..
i really like the sound.
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Speed4TheNeed Mar 11, 8:53am - #121905 

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Originally Posted by trog2233
U really dont' need that much to get a lot of bass in the celica...its a hatch back so its loud off that window...just get like a kicker solobaric and a decent amp...should be just fine thumbsup


ditto.

you can get a cheap setup and be heard just as much as if you had an expensive setup (although quality may be sacrificed). hatches are excellent with sound.

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Anonymous Mar 11, 11:19am - #121906 
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i heard sony car audio sucks ass
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Warlord786 Mar 11, 4:03pm - #121907 
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Originally Posted by Shinobi
i heard sony car audio sucks ass


I heard the same
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Sultan Mar 11, 5:09pm - #121908 

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Originally Posted by Shinobi
i heard sony car audio sucks ass



you heard right - for the most part...
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RevMonster Mar 11, 5:23pm - #121909 

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I had all explode stuff in the Miata. First car and I didn't know jack about audio... just that the red speakers matched.

It sounded okay... at 1/4 volume. After that it started to distort, VERY badly. It really started to flatten out at higher volumes to. As someone said to me once "anything that was once a factory option on a Ford Focus should NOT be in your car". grin

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