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IS THIS A GOOD HEADUNIT (http://www.circuitcity.com/ssm/Jensen-In-Dash-CD-Player-MP7610-/sem/rpsm/o id/120408/rpem/ccd/productDetail.do)

I need sometihng that looks fun, and has a good BASS boost because im not sure if the standard Speakers in the 1997 Acura Integra LS are good.

posted by  6000LE

I prefer to stay the hell away from all Jensen products. Get a Pioneer, or a Kenwood. They make some really good quality stuff! :thumbs:

posted by  FordFromHell351

Alpine is good to but pricey

posted by  airmanUSN

go with Pioneer....

but if you dont wanna drop that kinda money, get a JVC - they have some pretty good looks to them(as it seems to be what you want)

as for the Bass....the deck isn't the biggest factor in that - speakers are a bigger factor, or a Sub :)

posted by  dodgerforlife

Not it isnt. And dont be cranking the bass up on your head unit with all stock speakers. All you will be hearing is mud and static.

For a good price look into getting a Panasoinc CQ-C8301u. Ikesound.com has it for around $150-$160. Has 3 5v preouts and it sounds really good when paired with some good coax. You want bass, buy the proper sub for it.

posted by  thunderbird1100

heheh at least we agree on a lot of points t-bird....except you never answered my question :ohcrap:

posted by  dodgerforlife

What question is that, sorry I have a problem with not checking a lot of threads I posted at...I've been busy too lately with some new goodies...


To be exact.... well x4.

Running 4 of those sealed wired to the 4ohms to my Orion 2500d in my Accord. Just decided to try something new, give my DD3515d's a break :mrgreen:

posted by  thunderbird1100

tight. they sound any good?

( http://www.car-forums.com/talk/showthread.php?t=14315 )<<<

posted by  dodgerforlife

Havent built the box yet, but I hooked them up free-air to the amp. It's definatley a change from 2 15s. I have more cone area though (32" compared to 30") so I'll see what they can do as far as SPL, even though I bought these for SQ (going in a 1.4 cu-ft sealed enclosure, .35 a piece).

Okay first off, you need that power at 2ohms. Because in a single sub dual 4ohm application you can only wire it to 2ohms or 8ohms. So this means a 2 channel bridged amp wont work (because cheap 2 channel amps arent stable bridged at 2ohms...but they are in stereo). You need to look at a mono D-Class amp for this... Check out these for him...

http://www.ikesound.com/product-product_id/1506 (my #1 recoomendation)

http://www.ikesound.com/product-product_id/2812 (These new Vibes actually are pretty decent...and cheap)

http://www.ikesound.com/product-product_id/2119 (Nicer than the Vibe..I highly recommend this amp as I've had great success with the Directed built line of amps...which includes Viper/Orion/Precision Power/ADS). My friend actually runs this sub in a single type-r (05 model) setup (the Viper version, same amp though). The new Type-R's kick major ass (built like a Type-X...get REALLY loud and sound excellent, he actually went from an older RF Power HX2 to this sub and it's 5x better.

http://www.ikesound.com/product-product_id/2552 (Profile makes a decent amp, nothing exciting though, price is right!)

posted by  thunderbird1100

is clarion any good at all?

posted by  HyundaGuy

for HU's? Not really.

posted by  dodgerforlife

I completely forgot about the dual coils....jesus. Yeah, I'll tell him to get the Brutus - he's getting a great deal on the sub, so he can take it and shove it lol!

posted by  dodgerforlife

Clarion makes a very good Head Unit. I'd buy Clarion over a lot of manufacturers...including Alpine, Kenwood and some of the lesser Pioneer models.

posted by  thunderbird1100

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