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Nov 15, 9:09am - #326662 
Question on Sub Box?

I have a Q-Logic Sub box in the back of my car with 2 12's in it, that damn thing has to way at least 40 pounds, am i loosing a lot of horsepower because of it?

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Nov 15, 9:14am - #326663 
Not alot, but you do lose hp only becuase your car weighs more, you can lost between .1-.5 seconds because of that and more!


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Nov 15, 9:19am - #326664 
You won't lose horsepower, but it will make you slower


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Nov 15, 11:29am - #326665 
do single 10" w/.65 box...

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Nov 15, 11:51am - #326666 
if your worried about going fast don't put a system in your car

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Nov 15, 1:12pm - #326667 
get rid of the box. go custom install

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Nov 15, 4:49pm - #326668 
hers my idea make a system with quick connecters in it and when it comes to race day it will be easily removaable so for the daily pleaseure of listening to it you wont have to worry about how much it weaighs unless you are one of those full out street racers


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Nov 15, 4:54pm - #326669 
40lb.= 3.5hp loss...equals nothing noticable

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Nov 15, 6:44pm - #326670 
1 sub and make it a big one, like a JL Audio W7!

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Nov 15, 9:27pm - #326671 
It would be no worse than having someone in the car with you.

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Nov 16, 8:04am - #326672 
when i said custom i meant something like this:

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Nov 16, 9:06am - #326673 
damn, that's nice lookin

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Nov 16, 9:54am - #326674 
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no more trunk... frown

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Nov 16, 10:06am - #326675 
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
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i have custom made covers for it. I put just about everything back there

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Nov 16, 10:09am - #326676 
don't you generate tons of heat on those amps if you cover it? not to mention the rattles??? confused

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Nov 16, 10:15am - #326677 
Originally Posted by ragingpaseo
don't you generate tons of heat on those amps if you cover it? not to mention the rattles??? confused


I've never had a problem with over heating. And that car has so much Dynomat in it that nothing would ever dare to so much as squeak

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Nov 18, 5:56pm - #326678 
haha , add a w7 ? 1 W7 in a box will weigh as much as 2 normal single voice coil 12's in a box, or course it will be amazingly louder. And you dont lose horsepower, you lose speed. According to the speed channel (so dont quote ME! on this) you lose a tenth of a second per 200lbs on or in the car in a quarter mile race.

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Nov 18, 5:59pm - #326679 
I'll show you mine once its done. Mines fiberglassed in : ) Who cares about loss of hp when you can get a turbo

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Nov 18, 10:29pm - #326680 
if you are really worried about weight, do like the one post said and make wuick connects, if you have the money to spend just do a kicker L7 8" sub, they pund like crazy and the boxes are tiny, or just go balls to the wall and do total custom in the trunk, but the more custom, the more wood, the more weight

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Nov 18, 10:34pm - #326681 
Your worried about horsepower loss from a measly 40 pound box when your rolling around on heavy ass 18' rims. thatsfunny

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Nov 18, 11:09pm - #326682 
Originally Posted by BReakinDrifTs
Your worried about horsepower loss from a measly 40 pound box when your rolling around on heavy ass 18' rims. thatsfunny


hahaha lollol


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