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Best sub For RF T10001

I have a 94 Ranger XLT With 25th ann Kenwood , Rf 400-4 10farad cap, yellow top optima. I was just wondering what the best move was with small backspace sealed or ported??? Also what in your opinion is the best sub I was looking at the 12 w7, is it worth the money or should I go with solox 10 or L7???

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I am running 2 t10001bd amps and I am running the fosgate t2 12" subs with dual 2 ohm voice coils. I pounds. The only problem is you need a lot of space and the subs are very expensive. Got mine for a good deal at $300 each msrp $799

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There is no "best" its a matter of opinion, and fabrication. I have installed $75 subs in the properly fabricated and tuned enclosure that sound like $300 sub in a pre-fabbed enclosure. For volume, you will need a vented enclosure. For sound quality, a small sealed. Both have pros and cons. SoloX 10 is 2500W rms 5000W peak.
Kicker is plastic. Solobaric may be your best choice in such a small space, however soundsplinter makes an 8" RLi sub that will kick a$$ in the proper enclosure.
When looking to buy, compare x-max : as this is the linear distance the cone will move. More movement = more air displacement = more volume.

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