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Amp and Car Speakers

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I have tried to do a few searches or google and other places. I just cant seem to find the right answer.

I wanted to upgrade my audio in my RSX. It had a bose system so I decided to change everything and put a new amp in the car too. So I picked up a JVC kd-r530 from a friend that wasnt being used. Replaced my speakers with Pioneer 4- way speakers. but the sound was pretty low, so i also installed a kicker cx300.4 amp. Now i have a loud sound, but the bass is not hitting right. i am not getting the bass that i am used to it.

Someone told me that the amp will only help the speaker get lounder and get better sound out of it but wont give me bass. i have played with the eq setting, but not gettting much out of it. plus the headunit does not have a subwoofer on or off option.

Any way i can still get some bass out of it or would i have to get a sub to make it sound better?

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If you like the sound of the current setup, but find it simply lacking in bass you may want to just add a subwoofer to the system.
Most stock systems are tuned to get the best response they can from the (often) very cheap speakers used. Unfortunately, the sound mostly falls flat at higher volumes as well which necessitates an upgrade for some (Hence where you're at now). I think you simply need a subwoofer to add to what you've already done.
Yes. Just make sure that the sub is 4 ohm so you can bridge the two channels of the amp on it.
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