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Old 03-10-2013, 08:35 AM
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looking into upgrading my music in my 2012 dodge ram 1500 crew cab need advice on what would be the best sub box to put in there that can house eather 2 10s or 2 12s and also door speakers need tips on what fit i would like to see what yall say fits and is the best to put

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Whats up man. Just about everyone swears by the Fox Acoustics box.

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Thats the one I am looking at getting also. I work with a guy offshore says he used to get Joe Fox to build all of his competition enclosures and says hes awesome at it. Alot of guys complain about the time it takes to get the box shipped though..and then some say it wasnt long at all. Where in Louisiana do you live? Not much knowledge on component speakers here, sorry.
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i heard BOUT THE FOX BOX THEY LOOK LIKE THEY WOULD BE NICE I THINK IMA TRY ONE THE 2 12S I LIVE NEAR LAFAYETTE I THINK THERE OUT OF HOUMA, LA ITS ABOUT HOUR AND HALF FROM MY HOUSE I DO THANK YOU ON YOUR IN PUT ON THIS WHAT YOU THINK I SHOULD GO WITH FOR MY MOSE SOUND QUALITY PORTED BOX OR A SEALED BOX? IM LOOKING AT PUTTING SOME KICKER COMP CVX
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Yea they are in Houma, right beside the tunnel somewhere..Ported box is going to give you louder bass and sealed is going to be a little tighter, more responsive from the sub, but not as loud. I would personally go with ported. Are you keeping the factory head unit? Do you have the upgraded alpine system or the regualar 6 speaker system?
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I'm also wondering about this.. Have upgraded alpine system but not quite enough bass
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i currently have an kenwood head unit mine doesnt have the alpine system in it i recenly change out all the door speakers to 4 polk audio 6 1/2 it sound ok but just not enought i dont know if its the speakers or if i just need to put amp on the speakers i just want good clen loud sound and i looked at the ported box i think i wanna go with it just now to decide what subs would be the best to put in box
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I've got a 2012 Crew Cab with the Alpine System and that stock sub in the back is pretty weak sauce. In my last vehicle, I had MTX subs and enjoyed them, so I didn't know if the FPR Shallow was a reasonable option for my truck. I haven't seen anything about them on here so I doubt they're worth a second look.

I have been reading about the boxes, and the Fox Acoustics 12" Dual Ported sounds like a decent box, but its actual volume is 1.1cu" and it apparently rattles pretty bad. After all, 12" Dual Subs is going to hit pretty hard in a ported box. Maybe some rattling is normal?

I have only done an install 1 time before, so I am no expert, just looking for some insight on whether 2 10"s or 2" 12s is the better option, combined with what box.

Im not looking for crazy loud, just tight, deep bass.
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