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Old 06-26-2013, 01:43 AM
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I had two JL W3's, with an Alpine 550 Mono amp, and an A-trend dual ten box installed today. I should be wowed considering I loved my JL W0's, but I have to say it sounds like Sh#t. Really muddy sound with a slight echo, and my subs are peaking in SQ at very low volumes. My only guess is that it has to be the box? Or, is my factory radio hindering my sound quality?
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The signal from the head unit probably isn't the best, and most stock head units tend to cut bass at higher volumes to protect the speakers. What are you using to get your signal? Line level converters?

Also, is your box big enough for those W3's? The wrong box can make a good pair of subs sound horrible. I assume its sealed... Can you post the box specs?

One trick you can use if the box is a little small is Polyfil. It will trick the subs into thinking they are in a larger box. Its not a miracle worker, but it does provide a noticeable difference if your box is a tad too small.
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What impedance are the woofers,and do they match the final ohm load desired by the amp? Where are the gain settings? HU settings?
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