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Old 22nd July 2004, 03:31 AM   #1
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Talking im new to car audio please help!!!!!!

I am new to this car stereo thing and i need some direction. I want a system that has major bass and can hear it blocks away. I have a buick lesabre (1982?) i dont have alot of money, but i need the most i can get so my system can knock. PLEASE HELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !
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Old 23rd July 2004, 01:20 AM   #2
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How much do you have to spend on your system.
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Old 25th July 2004, 09:48 AM   #3
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Old 26th July 2004, 09:36 PM   #4
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its a buick lesabre. i dont know how much i have to spend, but i want to spend the least possible. The thing is, I dont want nothing that wont perform or break
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Old 27th July 2004, 05:19 AM   #5
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Even if you don't want to buy from them check out http://www.crutchfield.com and look at their what fits my car section and you'll figure out exactly what your speaker sizes are and so on. You need a general plan for your stereo before you buy one component. You say you want bumpin bass and for cheap...well first off you're going to need a new receiver which can cost you from anywhere $100 USD to however much you wanna spend. As a general rule factor speakers are horrible, but you don't have to change them until they blow out if you don't want to. For your bass you're going to need at least one subwoofer and an amplifier to power it. After you take a look around the web and provide some more details for your system, post it here and people (including myself) will be glad to help.
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Old 3rd August 2004, 04:56 PM   #6
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i went to see the car, and it has pivoting tweeters in the doors. it also has i think 4'' subs in the doors. they are quantum speakers(never heard of them).
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Old 4th August 2004, 06:28 AM   #7
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What do you need?
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Old 4th August 2004, 07:31 AM   #8
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It's pretty hard to anyone here to give you good advice without at least some form of price range, but I'll give it a try. For starters I'm going to assume that your trying to focus on subs at the moment. It's not hard to purchase subs that can be heard a block away, what matters is whether or not you can stand to listen to distorted and boomy bass while in the car.

Subs with fairly good sound quality, and also a high SPL in most cases will cost in the $400-$800(including amp) price range.

Personally if you want to rattle the cars around you and save money at the same time. I would recommend you get on eBay and pick up a single JL AUDIO 15w3. You should be able to pick one up for less than $200. Pairing one of those with a good 400 watt RMS into 4 ohm amp would make an awful lot of bass. They wouldn't be my first choice but for the money a Rockford Fosgate, JL audio, or Phoenix Gold amp would put out plenty of power for a sub.
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