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Bass hits, but quits.

I have this set up.
Chevy '05 Cavalier
Pioneer DEH-P3000IB Head Unit
1 Sony Xplod XM-Z1852 Amplifier
2 American Bass XO's (10") DVC

Each sub is wired on a seperate channel at 4 ohms for each coil. This puts a 2 ohm load on each channel. Can I even run this without damaging stuff?

Secondly, in this set up, when I play music, long bass notes (Think "A Milli"), it will hit on the first part, but then stop. This only happens when I'm driving. Parked it plays just fine. I've adjusted levels on the head unit and amp and it still messes up if the volume is anywhere above about 15 (out of 62). Why is it doing this, and how can I fix it?

I've tried everything. Any help?

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You will need a larger ground wire also try bolting it down in a new location if you have to scrape away any paint to bolt it to metal
hope this helped

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