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I have 2 solo berik l5 subs and i want to know the best box and the best way to wire them up i have 2 1200 watt sony xplod amps and a 2.5 fared capacitor what should i do

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First thing first the speakes u have are to powerful for those amps and u need at least a 5.2 fared capaciter and u should run 2 gauge or 0 gauge u have a good set of speakers there but i was u i would use a alpine v12 2500 watts rms

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