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Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by Ranger2005, Nov 19, 2021.

  1. Nov 19, 2021 at 2:20 PM
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    Ranger2005

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    My first upgrade to my new 1794 Tundra will be the sound system.

    My question is, go with one or two of the JL Audio 10TW3D4?

    What is your experience with one sub vs 2? I'd really like to hear from some installers too if any are here.

    Other parts I'm putting in:
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    Having it installed by car toys.

    I am looking for clean full sound like I'm in a concert. This system is going be awesome

    Looking forward to your opinions
     
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  2. Nov 19, 2021 at 2:44 PM
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    It's 1 sub or 2 subs. It is all in how it is set up. Contact James @Tech12Volts

    https://www.tundras.com/forums/tech12volts.113/
     
  3. Nov 19, 2021 at 3:29 PM
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    I will let you know. My system is being installed on Monday. With 2 Subs!!
     
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  4. Nov 19, 2021 at 4:48 PM
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    I've reached out to him a few times a few months ago but no response. I'll try again.Thanks!
     
  5. Nov 19, 2021 at 4:49 PM
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    Awesome keep me posted!
     
  6. Nov 19, 2021 at 4:55 PM
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    Two subs, you can never have too much bass.
     
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  8. Nov 23, 2021 at 4:19 AM
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  9. Nov 23, 2021 at 4:31 AM
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    nobodyintexas What?

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    Whatever this forum told me to do

    this.

    I was that guy in the 90's with the esoteric car audio system.

    Surface area of the subs is far more important & efficient than the power you could apply to less surface area.

    Today's long throw woofers are magical.

    If I could figure out how to put 2 long throw woofers behind the seat.....like the DD SL600. 14.5mm XMAX

    damn it...now I need to see if James could whoop this up. @tech12volts
     
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  10. Nov 23, 2021 at 4:49 AM
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    Yeah, go with 2 subs. I went with 2, 12" subs and I love it. My system has a bass volume knob so I can dial in as much bass as I want.
     
  11. Nov 23, 2021 at 5:01 AM
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    Install happening Monday. Decided to go with 2 subs. I can't wait
     
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    I should be picking it up this morning. He had it marked off his schedule for a full day and half. When I left yesterday they had everything out working on the sounddeadening.
     
  13. Nov 23, 2021 at 7:07 AM
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    What email did you use? Sometimes people add a "s" at the end of volt, but there's not:
    tech12volt@gmail.com
     
  14. Nov 23, 2021 at 9:50 AM
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    Hey Dean, My system sounds awesome. Picked it up today. Had him put the sub knob in my console. They sound deadening the doors with the precut from James and also put it inside the doors. Also added the speaker foam rings. My system kicks ass. Loving it. Nice and clean with the factory headunit. You cannot tell it’s been upgraded. Awesome job on James on programming my DSR1. Also no dash speakers hooked up. No need for them.
     
  15. Nov 23, 2021 at 10:58 AM
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    Well hell yeah 2 Subs = Stereo!!
     
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    4BA8AFCD-2B33-4F8D-B727-FC37E66C6CC2.jpg This is the only pics to show I have a aftermarket system. Lol.
     
  17. Nov 24, 2021 at 4:30 AM
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    I don't remember how I reached out to him - It was a few months ago. At any rate, decision made to go with 2.
     
  18. Nov 24, 2021 at 4:33 AM
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    Awesome There's nothing like an incredible sound system.

    I plan on putting the knob under the dash. There is a flat spot all the way to the right I want to use if it will work.

    Where did you put the amp?
     
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    FOCAL speakers are great ! What head unit ? Im looking now !
     
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    You made the right decision! :thumbsup:
     
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    The amp and DSR1 under passenger seat mounted on the amp board
     
  22. Nov 24, 2021 at 12:26 PM
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    I'm going to keep the factory head unit. Maybe upgrade later ☺️
     
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    Hmm.... Do you have power seats?

    I hope it will go under the seat so I can tweak it every now and then
     
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    Yeah my 21 pro has both power seats. Plenty of room under there.
     
  25. Nov 26, 2021 at 5:20 PM
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    That's good news! I cranked up some disturbed on the factory JBL system and I am indeed impressed with the factory system. I'm having second thoughts now but .... No... I want to feel the music.. nothing like incredible sound driving down the road
     
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    The system is installed! Sounds great except the tuning needs to be worked on.

    Hindsight, for the $$ invested, I should have just amped up the existing system (maybe) and definitely added a single sub. The factory system gives more of a full sound but offers insufficient power to rumble.

    It's new and needs to loosen up. Maybe time and tweeking will do the trick.

    They are ordering the D8 instead of the D4 to change the ohms from 2 to 4 to try and improve the power output and frequency range. I guess 500w on 2 subs is not enough to drive them correctly?

    Overall, I love it!
     
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    Dean what did you do totally? Curious.
     
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    I'm being told that the amp is not providing enough power to the subs. Going to go with 4ohm subs instead of 2ohm subs to improve the drive... Something like that... We shall see
     

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