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Old 07-10-2012, 09:29 AM   #1
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DD or Kicker

Im looking at putting 2 12"s in my camaro to enhance the bass plan on going fiberglass ported but i cant make a decision between the kicker cvx or dd 3500. Ive done some research and the dds just seem really power hungry and im not sure if id have the correct room required to get the best SQ. I mostly listen to hip/hop and rock/alternative and im tryna keep price reasonable so i dont know if the dd's are really worth it since best price ive got was around 325$ a sub. Anyone have any insight or opinions?
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Old 07-10-2012, 09:53 AM   #2
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No input on your question however I would make a suggestion. Look at SSA ICON's. Great sub at a very reasonable cost.
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Old 07-10-2012, 10:04 AM   #3
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I personally would run just about anything before I'd run Kicker. I have seen and had way to many problems with Kicker.

On the other hand, DD 3500's are beasts. If you're not planning on doing competitions and buying 2 beastly amps to run them, I would recommend looking elsewhere. They are great subs, but they do like power. I'd say they are more on the SPL side as well.

That being said, I'd do the DD's because I'm crazy. I'm running a single Rockford Fosgate T1D215 (at somewhere around 1400-1500W).

Are you locked on these 2 brands/subs? If you're looking for SQ, have you thought about JBL or Image Dynamics, or maybe RE Audio (or Rockford Fosgate - yeah, I hear they're terrible)? Are you replacing/adding anything else or just adding subs?
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Old 07-10-2012, 10:36 AM   #4
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drive up to College Station and go to Mobile Toys...Chris will guide you and build something nice.
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Old 07-10-2012, 10:45 AM   #5
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I personally would run just about anything before I'd run Kicker. I have seen and had way to many problems with Kicker.

On the other hand, DD 3500's are beasts. If you're not planning on doing competitions and buying 2 beastly amps to run them, I would recommend looking elsewhere. They are great subs, but they do like power. I'd say they are more on the SPL side as well.

That being said, I'd do the DD's because I'm crazy. I'm running a single Rockford Fosgate T1D215 (at somewhere around 1400-1500W).

Are you locked on these 2 brands/subs? If you're looking for SQ, have you thought about JBL or Image Dynamics, or maybe RE Audio (or Rockford Fosgate - yeah, I hear they're terrible)? Are you replacing/adding anything else or just adding subs?
Im replacing the speakers with polk mm components and 6x9 with polk d4000.4 amp im not completely locked onto those two brands JL is also possible but i dont know any local dealers that i can get them close to cost. As far as kickers go ive never had any probs personally i had 3 10" cvr in my last car and loved them but I want more for this one.
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Old 07-10-2012, 10:51 AM   #6
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drive up to College Station and go to Mobile Toys...Chris will guide you and build something nice.
He do fiberglass? And he reasonable on price?
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Old 07-10-2012, 11:10 AM   #7
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Im replacing the speakers with polk mm components and 6x9 with polk d4000.4 amp im not completely locked onto those two brands JL is also possible but i dont know any local dealers that i can get them close to cost. As far as kickers go ive never had any probs personally i had 3 10" cvr in my last car and loved them but I want more for this one.
Roger, just wanted to make sure you weren't doing what I did initially and just add a sub.

Why not order the subs online?
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Old 07-10-2012, 11:33 AM   #8
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Roger, just wanted to make sure you weren't doing what I did initially and just add a sub.

Why not order the subs online?
Nah im sure once i add the subs theyll overshadows the speakers substantially. Unless i looked on ebay doubt id find the cvx for less than 125$
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Nah im sure once i add the subs theyll overshadows the speakers substantially. Unless i looked on ebay doubt id find the cvx for less than 125$
You can get CVX 12's for $125? Or is that supposed to be $325?
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Old 07-10-2012, 12:05 PM   #10
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You can get CVX 12's for $125? Or is that supposed to be $325?
159 my bad, i deal with a shop out here and send him alot of business so he gives me most things pretty low to cost
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Old 07-10-2012, 12:25 PM   #11
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159 my bad, i deal with a shop out here and send him alot of business so he gives me most things pretty low to cost
For $159 each, I'd try Kickers again myself. That's a steal.
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