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post #1 of 31 (permalink) Old 03-30-2009, 05:26 PM Thread Starter
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Is 2 12's overkill?

ok guys.. i got 2 12 kenwood db+ i need to know if this is goin to overkill or not.. im going to dynamat this weekend i got i think 60sq feet of it so it should be enough to do the trunk along with a 1500w kenwood amp.. am i goin to blow my window out or should i trade these off to my buddy for 2 10 alpines
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Na it's not overkill at all, just so long as you ballance them out with the rest of your system. I'm currently running two 12 kicker comps off an older 1500 amp and it sounds great. However I am going to trade down to tens just for the added trunk space.
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i have 2 kicker comps too and it sounds sweet....but your car will rattle a hell of a lot.....even with dynamat...so nah depends on how much bass you want.
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brizz howd u do your grill like that???? can you post pics of it?
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2 12’s in my preference is over kill. Though it is not installed Cobalt yet, I have an older 10 inch Pioneer (03 model) in a sealed Q-logic box with a MTX Thunder 251 amp pushing it. The sound is great. I always op for a 10 or 8 due to quicker response and I listen to a wide verity if music. I won’t even Hz or THD percentages. Since this is an options thread…that’s mine.

Ohh, if you do got with a rattling system. Get some rubber grommets for the back plate. This will help that quiet.
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ok i got my 12's in and all hooked up, ill take pics in a lil bit.. i dont have to much rattle, i had to buy a sealed box for now till i decide what i want to do. i dont have to much rattle except the license plate but i can deal with that, i dont turn the bass up anyways i just wanted damn good sound
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They wont overkill it...howver i wud put a nice cap just so you wnt kill ur batt and alternator

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for the liscence plate, get like a thin piece of foam, unscrew the plate and put the foam inbetween the plate and the car. screw the plate back on tight and there will be no rattling guaranteed. if you dont want to dynamat and spend 200 dollars on it, go to like lowes or something and get a huge roll of thin foam and just insulate the bottom of the spair wheel and all around it. also insulate the trunk itself and then the rubber pieces where the trunk lays. it will make the trunk a little harder to close, but it wont rattle at all. thats what i did for mine, and you cant even tell i have a sub in the back when i got my windows up.
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for the license plate, grip it with you two hand and bend the bottom up a little. Done, wont rattle.

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