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Kicker cvr and ameican legacy 2000 watt monoblock amp. I just need to know if this would hit hard? n if der is anything i need so i wunt damage my 2006 malibu at the same time

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The amp, i am not so familiar with, so do your homework...

You want to pay attention to sound quality specs such as signal to noise ratio (the higher the better, like around 100 ) and THD (total harmonic distortion, the lower the better, like between .1% and .001%) If your amp is putting out 2000 watts at a high distortion level such as 1%, you wont be too happy with the quality and you may blow your sub before ever approaching the full 2000 watts.

As fara as your car goes, a heavy duty capacitor would well placed between the battery and the amp, and upgrading the alternator may be considered. If not, you are looking at substantially shortening the life of both your battery and present alternator.

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