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Noise I don't like

So I have a pair of these hooked up to an enclosed box run off of a 700 watt amp which I never push hard(the gain isn't even half way up). I used to have them in the trunk of my 95 civic coupe, and the sound was great. Right now I have them in my 95 camry and I get fuzzy distortion at higher volumes. Not even at very high volumes. The speakers themselves are fine. I tested out another pair of the exact same subs, brand new, and I had the same problem. I am wondering if its the enclosure, perhaps? The sound I get is a clanging noise coming from the subs. I can lift the box up and it still makes that noise, so I know its nothing vibrating in the trunk. It only makes the noise if the volume is turned up, with the lower notes. What seems to be the issue? Is it the speakers or enclosure? Thanks....

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The only real way of telling is a true bench test of the speakers. The speakers should be but on an amp with an adjustable tone generator at o db. The amp. should be hooked up to load resistors with 0 db(.775 milivolts) frequency sweeping hooked up to a ocilliscope to test properly. Anything else would be just a shot in the dark or a quess.

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