Previous Thread
Next Thread
New Reply
Print Thread
db drag racing #147542 Apr 7, 10:05am Apr 7, 10:05am
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 760
Wyoming
2002 Red Toyota Celica csheriff OP
Senior Member
2002 Toyota Celica
csheriff OP
2002 Red Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 760
Wyoming
db drag racing
My town is having its first ever DB Drag Racing event, and I am the second to enter into it. I was just wondering if anybody has ever competed in one. I had a couple questions about it
1. what kind of music is the best or do they supply it?
2. do your mids and highs make a difference cause if they dont im gonna unhook that amp to keep the juice up for the bass.
3. This is more a question about the subs. I have 3 mtx 6000 12's run by a 6500d at 2 ohms. could i safely run a second 6500d full power and not blow the subs? if not could i just turn the gain down a little?
any help, thanx in advance.


[Linked Image]
Re: db drag racing [Re: csheriff] #147543 Apr 7, 10:43am Apr 7, 10:43am
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 520
DSM, IA
silverOOgts
intoxicated
2000 Toyota Celica GTS
silverOOgts

intoxicated
2000 Toyota Celica GTS

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 520
DSM, IA
hey iowa bro...
a couple tips, have someone press down on your hatch and where your door windows seal, and run your a/c before you go up, just remember to shut it off, cold air seems to have a higher db. they will supply the music if you dont have a bass mechanik cd. I usually hit between 45-50 hz that is the optimum frequency for my 3 tens. 2 ohms should be ok for a higher end amp, you only get 30 seconds to hit. it shouldnt stress anything out. How are you getting your ohm calculation, 2 amps on 3 subs only works if they are dvc. Otherwise 3 eight ohm subs are 2.67 ohm load bridged, and 3 four ohm subs are 1.34 ohms bridged. Unhooking the highs amp would help you too. Good luck if this helps any!!


Where did my sig go? help me find it..........
Re: db drag racing [Re: silverOOgts] #147544 Apr 7, 11:12am Apr 7, 11:12am
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 760
Wyoming
2002 Red Toyota Celica csheriff OP
Senior Member
2002 Toyota Celica
csheriff OP
2002 Red Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 760
Wyoming
Originally Posted by silverOOgts
hey iowa bro...
a couple tips, have someone press down on your hatch and where your door windows seal, and run your a/c before you go up, just remember to shut it off, cold air seems to have a higher db. they will supply the music if you dont have a bass mechanik cd. I usually hit between 45-50 hz that is the optimum frequency for my 3 tens. 2 ohms should be ok for a higher end amp, you only get 30 seconds to hit. it shouldnt stress anything out. How are you getting your ohm calculation, 2 amps on 3 subs only works if they are dvc. Otherwise 3 eight ohm subs are 2.67 ohm load bridged, and 3 four ohm subs are 1.34 ohms bridged. Unhooking the highs amp would help you too. Good luck if this helps any!!
thanx for the tips. im figuring ohms right now at 2 cause im only running on bass amp right now, but for the competition i might borrow a friends amp and hook that up.


[Linked Image]
Re: db drag racing [Re: csheriff] #147545 Apr 7, 11:14am Apr 7, 11:14am
Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 2,224
oas
Specialist
oas

Specialist

Joined: Nov 2003
Posts: 2,224
wath is db drag racing

Re: db drag racing [Re: oas] #147546 Apr 7, 11:15am Apr 7, 11:15am
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 760
Wyoming
2002 Red Toyota Celica csheriff OP
Senior Member
2002 Toyota Celica
csheriff OP
2002 Red Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 760
Wyoming
stereo competition, db is for decibals.


[Linked Image]
Re: db drag racing [Re: silverOOgts] #147547 Apr 7, 11:16am Apr 7, 11:16am
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 760
Wyoming
2002 Red Toyota Celica csheriff OP
Senior Member
2002 Toyota Celica
csheriff OP
2002 Red Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 760
Wyoming
silver00gts:
u should come up for the competition. also, you should let me know about any sound competitions or car shows in your area, maybe we could hit up one together. the db drag race is sunday, april 18th at noon.

Re: db drag racing [Re: csheriff] #147548 Apr 7, 11:27am Apr 7, 11:27am
Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 2,043
Williamsport, PA
trog2233
ECelica Staff
2004 GMC Canyon Z-71
trog2233

ECelica Staff
2004 GMC Canyon Z-71

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 2,043
Williamsport, PA
ur mids and highs have NOTHING to do with it...its all sound pressure...try a bass cd ..

If you have it...Jazz the Bass...its good..thats what i used to use... thumbsup

Re: db drag racing [Re: csheriff] #147549 Apr 7, 11:33am Apr 7, 11:33am
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 1,619
Pennsylvania
LostAngel
Specialist
LostAngel

Specialist

Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 1,619
Pennsylvania
The couple I've been too...have been wierd...they put the mic in the car...usually on the dash...then they hooked something up...and when they pushed the button there was a constant bass...I guess that way everyone would be even 'song wise'...but they hooked the thing up too somewhere near the gas door...on all of the cars? It was totally messed up.

Re: db drag racing [Re: LostAngel] #147550 Apr 7, 11:39am Apr 7, 11:39am
Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 2,043
Williamsport, PA
trog2233
ECelica Staff
2004 GMC Canyon Z-71
trog2233

ECelica Staff
2004 GMC Canyon Z-71

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 2,043
Williamsport, PA
Originally Posted by LostAngel
The couple I've been too...have been wierd...they put the mic in the car...usually on the dash...then they hooked something up...and when they pushed the button there was a constant bass...I guess that way everyone would be even 'song wise'...but they hooked the thing up too somewhere near the gas door...on all of the cars? It was totally messed up.


i have no idea what you were at HAHAHAHAHA

I've judged a couple and you have a Decible mic mounted in ur dash against ur windshield. U pic the song and you play for 15 secs..ur loudest is ur score...nothing to do with ur gas door? Some people make you get out of the car when you do it...some let you in with ear plugs. Depends what kind of numbers you have and what class you are in thumbsup

Re: db drag racing [Re: trog2233] #147551 Apr 7, 11:54am Apr 7, 11:54am
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 760
Wyoming
2002 Red Toyota Celica csheriff OP
Senior Member
2002 Toyota Celica
csheriff OP
2002 Red Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 760
Wyoming
i just got a better idea. my friend has 1 mtx 8000 12inch in a bandbass box that hits real hard with a 6500d on it. i think if i folded down my seat or took it out that box would fit nicely back there. wont look pretty but who cares, its gonna hit like mad!!!!!!!!!!!!

Re: db drag racing [Re: csheriff] #147552 Apr 7, 12:11pm Apr 7, 12:11pm
Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 2,043
Williamsport, PA
trog2233
ECelica Staff
2004 GMC Canyon Z-71
trog2233

ECelica Staff
2004 GMC Canyon Z-71

Joined: Jul 2003
Posts: 2,043
Williamsport, PA
Originally Posted by csheriff
i just got a better idea. my friend has 1 mtx 8000 12inch in a bandbass box that hits real hard with a 6500d on it. i think if i folded down my seat or took it out that box would fit nicely back there. wont look pretty but who cares, its gonna hit like mad!!!!!!!!!!!!


U can try man...u never know...but if its an actually DB drag...people are serious about this shit...that won't even compete in there. If its just a little competetion then go for it

Re: db drag racing [Re: trog2233] #147553 Apr 7, 12:45pm Apr 7, 12:45pm
Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 760
Wyoming
2002 Red Toyota Celica csheriff OP
Senior Member
2002 Toyota Celica
csheriff OP
2002 Red Toyota Celica
Senior Member
2002 Toyota Celica

Joined: Oct 2003
Posts: 760
Wyoming
Originally Posted by trog2233
Originally Posted by csheriff
i just got a better idea. my friend has 1 mtx 8000 12inch in a bandbass box that hits real hard with a 6500d on it. i think if i folded down my seat or took it out that box would fit nicely back there. wont look pretty but who cares, its gonna hit like mad!!!!!!!!!!!!


U can try man...u never know...but if its an actually DB drag...people are serious about this shit...that won't even compete in there. If its just a little competetion then go for it
well either way it doesnt hurt to try. it is an actual db drag, but there is local classes also, i do believe. plus awards for all around systems, most pimped out car, and sexiest car. i generally win any award like that in this area, not bragging but due to lack of competition.


[Linked Image]
Re: db drag racing [Re: trog2233] #147554 Apr 7, 12:46pm Apr 7, 12:46pm
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 1,619
Pennsylvania
LostAngel
Specialist
LostAngel

Specialist

Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 1,619
Pennsylvania
Originally Posted by trog2233
Originally Posted by LostAngel
The couple I've been too...have been wierd...they put the mic in the car...usually on the dash...then they hooked something up...and when they pushed the button there was a constant bass...I guess that way everyone would be even 'song wise'...but they hooked the thing up too somewhere near the gas door...on all of the cars? It was totally messed up.


i have no idea what you were at HAHAHAHAHA

I've judged a couple and you have a Decible mic mounted in ur dash against ur windshield. U pic the song and you play for 15 secs..ur loudest is ur score...nothing to do with ur gas door? Some people make you get out of the car when you do it...some let you in with ear plugs. Depends what kind of numbers you have and what class you are in thumbsup

Maybe it was just the ghetto ass ones Meadville has had... frown

Re: db drag racing [Re: csheriff] #147555 Apr 7, 1:53pm Apr 7, 1:53pm
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 4,278
Pomona, CA
Virgilson
TheFilipinoCrew
2000 Toyota Celica GT
Virgilson

TheFilipinoCrew
2000 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 4,278
Pomona, CA
good luck bro!! thumbsup

Re: db drag racing [Re: csheriff] #147556 Apr 7, 7:00pm Apr 7, 7:00pm
Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 286
Houston, TX.
2001 Black Toyota Celica GT Psquared
Member
2001 Toyota Celica GT
Psquared
2001 Black Toyota Celica GT
Member
2001 Toyota Celica GT

Joined: Sep 2003
Posts: 286
Houston, TX.
They just had a DB drag event here in Houston. A dude rolled up with 8 JL w3's run off 2 jl 1000/1's in a ported enclosure and a dude with 2 12" audiobahn subs beat him. It's all about the set up and the box. Good luck, that's a fun thing to get into!

Join the conversation - Register Now or Log In to add your comment


Moderated by  isaac 

Member Spotlight
joebelin
joebelin
2001 Toyota Celica
Clarksville, TN

Posts: 25
Joined: February 2004
Show All Member Profiles 
Recent Topics
WTB: Celica GTS turbo kit
by Lahueyy. 09/26/2017 6:33 AM
Apexi N1 Exhaust
by michael2111. 09/24/2017 8:58 PM
Gen 7, remove tailgate help.
by Seanseansean. 09/24/2017 12:53 AM
Need help with my Fuel system, exhaust, or ??
by JRob1010. 09/22/2017 4:05 PM
First Toyota, Celica gt-s
by MiataMan. 09/22/2017 6:58 AM
FS: 18 in rims Rays Wolf 77
by WAYNESKI777. 09/20/2017 10:02 AM
Need help wiring a splice in tail light converter.
by seefeldt321. 09/19/2017 3:26 PM
System 10 Speakers not working
by willlcurry. 09/18/2017 3:35 PM
Customize Your Toyota Celica Privacy Policy · About · Contact
Privacy Policy · About · Contact
CelicaHobby.com is an independent Toyota Celica enthusiast website. CelicaHobby.com is not sponsored by or affiliated with Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. in any way. The Toyota and Celica names and logos are trademarks owned by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.
© CelicaHobby.com, 2001-2017
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Snapshot build 20170920)