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Jan 31, 11:37am - #94326 
my stereo system! opinions

well im stuck between two different set ups
my deck= pioneer 750 mp

first one

pioneer
2 12 inch subs
http://www.onlinecarstereo.com/CarAudio/ProductDetail.aspx?ProductID=11505
anyone kno what kinda amp i should go with since this puts out so many watts?????

or
jl audio
2 12w3v2 subs
with 500/1 amp
http://www.onlinecarstereo.com/CarAudio/ProductDetail.aspx?ProductID=12511



the thing is pioneer is cheaper..and gives out the most power...so im thinking about going with pioneer...
what do you guys think




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Jan 31, 11:39am - #94327 
JL are sooo much better speakers...save the money and get the JLs...they will sounds 100x better

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Jan 31, 11:43am - #94328 
JL Audio... You won't regret it...


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Jan 31, 11:43am - #94329 
Originally Posted by trog2233
JL are sooo much better speakers...save the money and get the JLs...they will sounds 100x better


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then get the phoenix gold amps, not cheap but damn do they sustain a shit load , one of the best companys for amps

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Jan 31, 11:53am - #94330 
first ones

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Jan 31, 3:36pm - #94331 
JL is good but, i looked at the two choices you have listed and i would reccommend the pioneers for the price to performance ratio. You would need, in order to run the Pioneers, an amplifier that gives 500Watts RMS x2 At 2 Ohms. The JLs you have listed there are only rated at 300 Watts RMS. All in all, If you want more of a booming sound, lean toward the Pioneers, if you want a tighter sounding bass, lean toward the JL.


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Jan 31, 3:40pm - #94332 
One other thing i forgot to mention is the fact that the JL's are only avaliable in Dual voice coil models. If you pick those up, wiring and amplification might be a slight bit trickier. One thing that the EC.com installations guides does not mention about dual voice coil subs is the fact that you can also wire a Series AND parallel circuit on one sub. Which if you'd like i could illustrate for you. Anywho, both setups are good. Bass is good!


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Jan 31, 4:53pm - #94333 
hey so what kinda amp you recommend...like pioneer or jl or ...


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Jan 31, 5:22pm - #94334 
like Eyger said, the Pioneer will give you a really good boom punch to the bass..i have heard them and have heard Alpine before and they are great!

Haven't heard JL really, but I know they are good. grin


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