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Old 01-19-2011, 10:41 AM   #1
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Subwoofer suggestions

I am looking for some suggestions.

Here are a few options:
1) custom job
2) BSW setup
3) JL stealthbox (if i can find it)

I know for custom, i would probably go with the sub box that sits on the battery area.

My questions start with BSW. I know some ppl think it is good enough and is perfect for them. Can anyone tell me the difference between the old 2 subwoofer model vs the new 1 subwoofer model they offer? Is is a lot quieter? or is the old 2 subwoofer model something that would be a "hot" find if i were going for more bass. Also does the woofer box block the dvd navigation door where it can swing down? i cant tell from the pictures BSW offers.

As for JL Stealthbox, has anyone ever copied this sub box and made it themselves to sell? or is it just find it when a user puts it up type find.

im not looking for killer bass, i used to have 2 JL12w3v2 in my 300zx and that was more than plenty. I just want something that looks clean and adds a little more thump to my sound.
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Old 01-19-2011, 05:04 PM   #2
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You can go for a custom job but you want to make sure it is quality. That will cost you. If it were me, I'd go with BSW.
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Old 01-19-2011, 05:16 PM   #3
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Go custom. I have a w7 in the ski pass for the same amount as the bsw system. I'm 90 percent sure mine is louder and sounds better.

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Old 01-19-2011, 08:48 PM   #4
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+1 on the w7 in a custom set up!
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Old 01-19-2011, 11:51 PM   #5
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for a motivation - tmrw - im going to take a picture of my fiberglass 2x8" 'box' thats over the battery/wheel well...

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If you're not looking for crazy bass then 1 10inch good sub should be enough. Some one here is selling a 10 JL w6 with custom box that sits on the battery and it has plenty of bass. He is a pretty nice guy when I bought some Focal component from him so here is his link.

http://forum.e46fanatics.com/showthread.php?t=817560
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Go custom. I have a w7 in the ski pass for the same amount as the bsw system. I'm 90 percent sure mine is louder and sounds better.

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