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You're not going to pull anymore power than you've set the amp to put out. Just because your type r is 750w Rms doesnt mean you have to run it at 750w. Hell you could run it at 300w if you wanted. It isn't going to make a difference. Though it is better to have more power than your subs require, that way you don't set your gains too high and cause a clipped signal.
 

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Thanks for the help man so i had my heart set on the hifonics amp about to buy it but then got offered 2 12" Alpine Type s's in a ported alpine box made for them, here it is http://london.kijiji.ca/c-cars-vehicles-auto-parts-tires-audio-GPS-2-12-alpine-subs-in-a-sloted-ported-box-W0QQAdIdZ244211580

what do you think? i could still buy the same hifonics amp to power them nicely im just not sure if the 15" would be better or the 2 older 12"s. Im looking for deep booming bass that rlly makes the car shake but i also dont know if our cars could hold 2 12"s
 

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if your going to buy type s subs you might as well buy a cheap amp to go with them. those subs suck and it would be a huge downgrade compared to your type r. They are only 300W rms a piece, so both will be lower than your type r. trust me when i say you'll be more than happy with the type r for the amount bass it will produce.

our car can easily take 2 12's. you could fit 2 15's if you really wanted to.
 

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okay thanks alot man its final then ill keep the 15" and order up that amp and make a video to show all the followers how it sounds. Thanks alot Dmanj!
 

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Thanks for the help man so i had my heart set on the hifonics amp about to buy it but then got offered 2 12" Alpine Type s's in a ported alpine box made for them, here it is http://london.kijiji.ca/c-cars-vehicles-auto-parts-tires-audio-GPS-2-12-alpine-subs-in-a-sloted-ported-box-W0QQAdIdZ244211580

what do you think? i could still buy the same hifonics amp to power them nicely im just not sure if the 15" would be better or the 2 older 12"s. Im looking for deep booming bass that rlly makes the car shake but i also dont know if our cars could hold 2 12"s
I have two 12" in mine and actually still have quite a bit of trunk space. I'm not so sure that 2 15s would fit though. I was looking at 2 of them and the guy told me I'd have to get a custom box made and that's not gonna happen. I'm also a 16 year old with a low budget and nice car. Lol
 

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2 15's will fit, there are a couple people one here that have it. Custom boxes are the way to go. They're cheaper (if you do it yourself, which is super easy), sound better and look alot better.
 

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for the 2-15" u can get sigle boxes and put em in like tht....
 

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I've been wanting to add some subs and an amp to my 6, but im face with the dilema that we all are... not loosing the DIC and/or paying out the ass for another HU and Metra kit... think about it a Metra kit is like 150 + a new HU lets say another 400 so like 500 alltogether!!! When most of us already have a decent sounding Monsoon HU.

I have read this thread and It makes sense and all, but why not use an epicenter of some sort instead of the reQ? I mean it's cheaper and you can control the bass using a second bass knob. In the last system I had, I had a soundstream bass enhancer installed (epicenter) and it was awesome... I got some serious bass even from spanish jamz!!! LOL
 

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hell ya i got the two 15's in mine i had to build a custom box which was hard but cheap, just make sure you dynomat the shit out of the trunk (or get the roofing shit from home depot which is way cheaper and the same shit) because g6's rattle, also get some small clear tubing and slide it in the stunk seal to make it all more air tight. also if your gonna throw 15's in with the stock 6x9's expect the 6x9's to blow out eventually. im just looking for a new amp because this back up i have is not cuttin it :)
 

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hell ya i got the two 15's in mine i had to build a custom box which was hard but cheap, just make sure you dynomat the shit out of the trunk (or get the roofing shit from home depot which is way cheaper and the same shit) because g6's rattle, also get some small clear tubing and slide it in the stunk seal to make it all more air tight. also if your gonna throw 15's in with the stock 6x9's expect the 6x9's to blow out eventually. im just looking for a new amp because this back up i have is not cuttin it :)
100% gaurentee you will never blow out your speakers because of subs. G6s will always rattle, no matter how much deafened you put on it
 

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Yea true it will always rattle...I put double sided foam typ tape behind the licence plate to keep tht from rattlin so much but like he said it will always rattle...every car does...
 

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the license plate is easy to not make rattle, just using tape like you did or using 4 screws (i believe there are 4 holes but i cant remember at the moment. what rattles is the bumper. because its made of plastic that flexes when it vibrates. if we had metal bumpers it wouldn't be a problem.
 

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the license plate is easy to not make rattle, just using tape like you did or using 4 screws (i believe there are 4 holes but i cant remember at the moment. what rattles is the bumper. because its made of plastic that flexes when it vibrates. if we had metal bumpers it wouldn't be a problem.
Yea I put 4 screws but I thought sence I'm here ima jus put some double sided foam tape stuff jus so I dnt gotta do it later....yea it does also the top of truck rattles but I dnt really care...
 

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really? mine doesnt. but i've also got a layer of deadener on it, so that helps. if you can figure out how to adjust the trunk latch so that it holds the lid down tighter that will help too.
 

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U can always try tieing ur trunk down ahahahah......
 

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Well i have officially finished my car off, i blew my old battery outa the car and replaced it with a 950CCA battery biggest battery i could fit in the little car got it for a snag of a price. I put a sony CDX gt 710ui or somethin like that in for the deck which sounds amazing and lights up beautifully, really brings the speakers alive too and i had to get the metra turbo 2 kit for the oil and trip and all that crap, but it all looks really cool the metra kits black is different from the rest of the dash but oh well it made the install nice and easy though even though it took me like 8 hours. I sold my 15" alpine because i need some trunk space and i thought it was to big and to hard on the alternator so i ended up picking up a 10" JL 10W3 with a 200RMS MTX pro blue thunder amp and this 10" pounds like mad! it sounds soo good i love JL it puts 15"s bass to shame. Doesen't distort at all either. So if anyone has any questions on how to install or anything like that let me know i will give you my best
 

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I've been wanting to add some subs and an amp to my 6, but im face with the dilema that we all are... not loosing the DIC and/or paying out the ass for another HU and Metra kit... think about it a Metra kit is like 150 + a new HU lets say another 400 so like 500 alltogether!!! When most of us already have a decent sounding Monsoon HU.

I have read this thread and It makes sense and all, but why not use an epicenter of some sort instead of the reQ? I mean it's cheaper and you can control the bass using a second bass knob. In the last system I had, I had a soundstream bass enhancer installed (epicenter) and it was awesome... I got some serious bass even from spanish jamz!!! LOL
Alto of places now a day give you the metra kit cheap if you buy a deck from them like crutchfield i got a really nice deck and the metra kit was only 100 bucks if you live in the states its like 80 bucks there, but for taxes shipping everything all together it was like 406$ for a high end deck and metra kit, even that GM pac piece w,e its called is like 50 or 60 bucks so you might as well get the metra
 

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I have two 12" in mine and actually still have quite a bit of trunk space. I'm not so sure that 2 15s would fit though. I was looking at 2 of them and the guy told me I'd have to get a custom box made and that's not gonna happen. I'm also a 16 year old with a low budget and nice car. Lol
yah im the same as you lol im 17 with a nice car that im paying out the A$$ on for insurance im payn 340$ a month how much are you payn? and yah if i was rich then id have an upgraded alternator and the best subs and crap in it but sadly im not at all lol so i make the best with the money i have and am quite happy with whats in the car now and it impresses alot of people.
 
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