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    The Polk subs are not meant for free-air, to the...

    The Polk subs are not meant for free-air, to the best of my knowledge. I believe a stiffer surroud is required to provide the necessary damping in a free-air application. I saw that Kicker makes...
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    I belive the main benefit is control, but you get...

    I belive the main benefit is control, but you get added power as well. Instead of splitting your X watts per speaker, you're effectively getting all the channel's power to the woofer, and all the...
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    I've been sold on Polk since i bought my first...

    I've been sold on Polk since i bought my first set of speakers from them... a pair of MMC690 6x9's. You certainly get what you pay for! I'm now trying to scrape the $$$ for MMC6500 for the front....
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    Yeah, the grand marquis would definitely hold a...

    Yeah, the grand marquis would definitely hold a lot of bodies in the trunk :D

    SPL is Sound Pressure Level. There are competitions as to who has the "loudest" subs. That's SPL... SQ is Sound...
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    According to that same page: "Single Voice...

    According to that same page:

    "Single Voice Coil 4 Ohm drivers wired in parallel for a net 2-Ohm load, optimum for today's Class D subwoofer amplifiers."

    The DVC version stands for Dual Voice...
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    http://www.polkaudio.com/caraudio/products/db212/...

    http://www.polkaudio.com/caraudio/products/db212/

    Says right at the top:

    db212-2
    Two db124 12-inch subwoofers in a perfectly optimized enclosure.
    Put Your Car Audio System On Steroids
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    Polk c300.2 Tuning - Oscilloscope Results

    I've recently become the proud owner of a c300.2 and a pair of db804 8" subs. I built my first box and it's residing currently in the back of my Civic. Here's a pic of the whole setup, out of the...
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    From my experiences listening to country (okay,...

    From my experiences listening to country (okay, Garth Brooks really), there doesn't seem to be all that much bass to it. You can tell i'm a true country fan :D

    125Hz should be well in the...
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    Update... Played around with various speaker...

    Update... Played around with various speaker polarities again today. Now it seems that the polarity makes no difference with either one or both speakers. The subs now have over 20 hours on...
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    I was just joking about the too much power thing....

    I was just joking about the too much power thing. My 180W RMS from the amp going to each sub is doing a fine job caving my head in, if i want it that loud.
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    Class D amps are more efficient, but have more...

    Class D amps are more efficient, but have more distortion. At the low frequencies that subs operate, this isn't much of an issue. This is why many sub amps are class D. You'll probably be happy...
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    I really like the fact that when i put heavier...

    I really like the fact that when i put heavier items in the trunk, the more fragile speakers and amp are protected, by being sandwiched between the back seat. The back and sides of the box are more...
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    Mac, Can you expand on that? I own the...

    Mac,

    Can you expand on that? I own the mmc690's and was looking to go with the db's for the front, since they're shallower and should fit my car. Spec-wise, not too much to get excited about,...
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    $350 @Fry's Electronics... ...

    $350 @Fry's Electronics...

    http://shop1.outpost.com/product/3719416?JSESSIONID=FgxLJBB8pTY6kqK2zy1XXg2KTwG7dzHMzDPQKG0xWLJp1q30hCY6!476985425!1295974440&site=sr:SEARCH:MAIN_RSLT_PG
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    Thanks to Mac and exalted for your additional...

    Thanks to Mac and exalted for your additional info. I appreciate the thumbs up on the second skin, as it's specs seem to outdo the dynamat for about the same price/maybe less. My car is older, so...
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    I used to deal with alternator whine more with...

    I used to deal with alternator whine more with two-way radio, but this should still apply...

    All the other advice with checking your wiring/RCAs is great. It's recommended that amplifier ground...
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    Yeah, i checked the polarities throughout several...

    Yeah, i checked the polarities throughout several times and they do sound better when reverse polarity.

    From my previous statement, a single sub sounds fine either polarity with the seats up or...
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    Thanks very much for your input. I've seen a lot...

    Thanks very much for your input. I've seen a lot of your posts and i was hoping that you'd be one of the folks that would reply. You really know this stuff!

    I talked to a car audio buddy who's...
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    Subwoofer Phasing: A noob question...

    Okay folks, my first post on here. First of all, I must comment on the hilarity of all the posts i've perused by TUnit. I know a guy that sells Amsoil, so he loved the Amsoil cardboard sub....
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