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anyone have any ideas?
or have something similar?

as you can see from my pics, i have already added 4 kicker speakers and a kicker amp, but i would like to add a low profile sub that will take up little to no cargo space (or if it takes up space, have it easily removable if needed).

any ideas on a sub/box/amp for me?
and would i have to run another amp wire, or could i just run off the existing one?
 

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You can build a box with a terminal plate, then use banana plugs or another type of plug to make it easily removable.
 

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there are many options. what kind of budget are you working with?
no budget really.
anything that's reasonable that fits my needs i would consider.
i don't need glass shattering bass, just need a little more than what i have now...although i think the first suggestion given by GavinVoy won't do what i want. :)
 

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if you can find them on youtube, people put them in model cars :D

need budget, and if what kind of sound you want. no budget, means i list a bunch of expensive stuff :x
 

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if you can find them on youtube, people put them in model cars :D

need budget, and if what kind of sound you want. no budget, means i list a bunch of expensive stuff :x
no specific budget, but it has to be reasonable...no $1000 subs or anything.

what kind of sound do i want? good quality sound....what else would i want???

i just need some bass
 

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I would check out the stereo integrity magv4 12" I just got it and it sounds amazing!! It's supposed to be one of the best sq subs out and I can see why... They run combo deal ok the si website with sundown amp which are covered by a full warranty then. I got the 1000 watt amp and only have the gain half up and it gets loud and low. Plus it's only like a 5.5" mount depth. Sub alone is $249 shipped or combo I got was $549 which is actually the retail price of the amp. Gets my vote 100%and worth every penny
 

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there are a few options, i personally like rockford stuff.

you can go with something like this, which will deff give you bass without taking up lots of room

http://www.rockfordfosgate.com/prod..._id=273&item_id=110677&locale=en_US&p_status=

or something like this which is a bit more expensive

http://audiovideodimension.com/rockford-fosgate-ps30012-p-2794.html
i like that second option since it has the amp too. hmm interesting.
would i have to run a seperate power line, or could i just use one of the 3 open slots on my current wire run?
sorry....i forget what everything is called since i havent researched this stuff for a few years

u can see it in one of my pictures.

I would check out the stereo integrity magv4 12" I just got it and it sounds amazing!! It's supposed to be one of the best sq subs out and I can see why... They run combo deal ok the si website with sundown amp which are covered by a full warranty then. I got the 1000 watt amp and only have the gain half up and it gets loud and low. Plus it's only like a 5.5" mount depth. Sub alone is $249 shipped or combo I got was $549 which is actually the retail price of the amp. Gets my vote 100%and worth every penny
i'll check this out too

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if you are talking about the distribution block you have next to the amp in the cargo area, i dont see a problem with that, it takes 8guage input so it cant be pulling that much power.
 

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you could do a boston acoustic 10 inch sub:undecided. a sealed box for one is .5 cubic foot in size. so it would not take up a lot of room. and the sq is great. just my :m2:

i have one boston g5 12" in a 1 cubic foot inclosure hooked up to a 500 watt rms alpine amp and it pounds hard:woot: and it sounds great playing anything from classic rock to country to rap to metal:woohoo:

look at this link for more info:
http://mobile.bostonacoustics.com/car/car_product.aspx?category_id=17&family_id=137&product_id=404
 

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you could do a boston acoustic 10 inch sub:undecided. a sealed box for one is .5 cubic foot in size. so it would not take up a lot of room. and the sq is great. just my :m2:

i have one boston g5 12" in a 1 cubic foot inclosure hooked up to a 500 watt rms alpine amp and it pounds hard:woot: and it sounds great playing anything from classic rock to country to rap to metal:woohoo:

look at this link for more info:
http://mobile.bostonacoustics.com/car/car_product.aspx?category_id=17&family_id=137&product_id=404
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if you are talking about the distribution block you have next to the amp in the cargo area, i dont see a problem with that, it takes 8guage input so it cant be pulling that much power.
YES, distribution block.
so i could use that for power...then what can i use to get the actual sound to the sub? wires from my sub or back speakers? or do i have to run a separate line back from the head unit or something?
 

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YES, distribution block.
so i could use that for power...then what can i use to get the actual sound to the sub? wires from my sub or back speakers? or do i have to run a separate line back from the head unit or something?
your amp might have a RCA output, if so that would work, how did you get the RCA to the amp you have now?
 

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your amp might have a RCA output, if so that would work, how did you get the RCA to the amp you have now?
http://www.crutchfield.com/S-EI1BY5Hka76/p_2064KX3504/Kicker-KX350-4.html

i bought this thing back in the day
http://www.buy.com/prod/pac-aoem-gm...-factory-sound-system/q/loc/111/90129366.html

this page has a pic of my stuff before i installed it
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2034806/2

i'm assuming i only used a 2 channel rca cable, because that is all i see there (i say assuming, because this was done like 4 years ago and i haven't thought about it since), but i don't want to have to rip my car all apart again to run another cable and was hoping just to be able to run off the amp or speakers that are back there now.
 

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http://www.crutchfield.com/S-EI1BY5Hka76/p_2064KX3504/Kicker-KX350-4.html

i bought this thing back in the day
http://www.buy.com/prod/pac-aoem-gm...-factory-sound-system/q/loc/111/90129366.html

this page has a pic of my stuff before i installed it
http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2034806/2

i'm assuming i only used a 2 channel rca cable, because that is all i see there (i say assuming, because this was done like 4 years ago and i haven't thought about it since), but i don't want to have to rip my car all apart again to run another cable and was hoping just to be able to run off the amp or speakers that are back there now.
that amp doesnt have RCA output so you cant use that, by looking at the pic of all the stuff you purchased for the install you have 2 pairs of RCA so you are using both channels on the adapter and the amp (which is what you should have done) as for wiring the sub amp, you can do 2 things

1) pull 1 pair of RCA's out of the amp and split them, 1 pair back into the 4 channel and the other pair to the sub amp (not really recommended)
or
2) go with high level/speaker inputs, which is just taping off the speakers (better idea then option 1. when using the speaker input do not use the speaker wire you are running off the amp, use the wire from the factory amp (that should still work but im not 100% sure b/c i have never hooked anything up like this)
 
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