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Old 09-20-2007, 02:37 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Sub and amp recommendations

hello everyone,

Just bought myself a 1996 323i.

Got some hifonics zeus 6x9'' for the rear, leaving the front as it is.

I have a sub and an amp from my old 320i. No name amp and a 12'' phoenix gold sub.

So I want to get something better sub and amp wise (but not wanting to spend 1000$ either).

What are your recommendations? And how should it be placed in the trunk for optimal sound.

PS: Its a sedan.

Hopefully some of you can help me.
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sealed box definitely, facing away from the back seat. I have a rockford 12" with an orion amp and it's perfect.
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Phoenix Gold makes some REAL good components. I'd just do some digging on what parameters your sub wants, and find an amp/box that matches the sub. You'd probably be suprised what that sub will do properly powered and the correct enclosure. Good luck on your journey.
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Old 09-23-2007, 09:36 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Thx for your help so far.

A little update: Rear still hifonics ZXi 693, front Helix E105 (found out that i didnt have any front speakers ).

Still the no name amp and the phoenix gold sub.

HU is an Alpine CDA-9855R.

da_bull, ill take a closer look at the sub and try to find some info about it.
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If you can find out the model number and/or a URL to your subs parameters, I can probably help you figure out box size.
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So it's a Phoenix Gold XS 124.

Really appreciate the help da_bull
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