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Old 03-31-12, 02:02 PM
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Hey CL, ive had my rockford fosgate t1's for a couple months now and its sitting in a ported box. The thing is, its taking up the entire trunk space!! Now, ive had my eye on a sealed box to fit two 12" subs(my t1's are 12") and i was wondering how my subs will sound like. Planning on buying that extra t1 so i can use that dual 12" sealed box. Will a sealed or ported box be better for my dual t1's? Here are some songs i like to listen to and the link to the sealed box i want.


BOX:http://www.ebay.com/itm/Lexus-GS-300...item3a52b50f4b
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Old 03-31-12, 03:41 PM
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Based on the type of music you are referencing you will most likely prefer a ported enclosure.

Refer to the link I am posting to help you decide which is better for your needs.

http://www.caraudiohelp.com/newslett...sure_types.htm

Also, please try searching questions like this since this is probably the most common question asked here and there are hundreds of threads regarding this issue.
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Old 04-02-12, 06:17 PM
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just remember with great power comes great responsibility.. ported enclosures sound great but its easier to blow woofers if ur not careful...make sure the amp ur using has a subsonic filter to keep the sub from bottoming out.. also keep an ear out for distortion..if you hear the cone starting to break up turn the vol down...
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I have an old ported box that was in my old car, but I'm stuck using a sealed box that came with my newest Sub.(The box was built to fit in an IS for the previous owner) and I miss my ported box. It's too big for my trunk now.

If I had the choice I'd be all over that ported box though. Also, we have similar tastes in music, if that helps you out any...
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