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would a sub sound good?

I listen to mostly country/hard rock. Would a 12 inch sub make the sound quality better or would that give it too much bass for the type of music I listen to? I found this package on amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Kicker-10C124-12-Inch-Subwoofer-Black/dp/B0036MOQCM/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1336366507&sr=8-1 and i figured that it was a pretty good deal since I really wouldnt want to spend any more money than that. I have never really dealt with subs so I dont want to spend money to make my music sound worse. Would they be worth getting?


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Well let me ask you this. What do you have in your truck as of now?

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I have a pioneer deh 33 hd head unit and these:http://www.amazon.com/Pioneer-TS-A6874R-3-Way-350-Watts/dp/B004CLYOI2/ in my front doors. I will probably also throw some new speakers in the rear doors since the stockers blew.


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Well I recommend since you have an ext cab. Buy or build a box for two 10" subs to go under the seats. Same subs work great even as 10's get a class d mono blocked amp (1channle) and run 2 4ohm subs to make it run 2ohms and you will be more than happy. All you will need is like a 600.1 amp

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I listen to similar music to you from what you said and I like the little extra punch a couple sub's give. They were in the truck when I got it, so I don't have many details, but it is a full width box under the back seat and you wouldn't even know it was there (or wasn't factory for that matter).
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is that a question? yes a sub will sound good. even with country or other type of songs.


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All music has bass notes, so yes, a subwoofer will sound good.

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Are those 8's or 10's and how hard do they hit?

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They're 8's and they sound clean. Not too much but just enough. It provides good tight punch for rock and just enough broad bass for hip hop/rap. But I want more so im gonna have a similar box built for three Rockford Fosgate 10's.

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