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I’m looking at buying a prefab enclosure from Fox acoustics for my Jeep Gladiator. It’s a 1.3cf ported enclosure for a single 10. Almost all of the subs I’m looking at recommend a 1cf enclosure. What are the consequences of the extra .3cf? Could I just make a .3cf block of wood and secure it inside the enclosure to bring the size down to 1cf? Or would that mess with the tuning?


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Assuming for a moment that the enclosure is sealed, most subwoofers play a bit lower with more air space. Manufacturers typically provide minimum recommended volume and those "in the know" often increase volume to get the subwoofer to play more efficiently in the lowest octave.

Now if the enclosure is vented, everything changes. Port tuning is tied directly to box volume and a change of .3cuft could change the frequency response significantly.
It is a ported enclosure. I know if it was sealed I could easily just take up a little space inside and be fine. I don’t know anything about ported enclosures so I didn’t know if it would mess up the tuning


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Wow @King Nothing nice to see another "old" member on here. Hope you're well!
Been a while since I’ve been on here. Doing as well as can be expected in this world lol. Saw your name and my first thought was I sold to and/or bought from you 10 or 12 years ago. Damned if I can remember what. Had so much equipment pass through my hands back then


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Meh, just slap it in the box and play it. That will tell you what you need to know.
honestly you would be better off calling fox acoustics and see what they recommend and use. They have modeled that box for a certain sub.
also, more important than a bit big or small is the port tune. A lot of boxes come tuned from mid 30s to 45hz.

The subs they recommend are listed in the listing for the box. And it’s tuned at 35. Get one of the recommended subs and you will be golden.

Maldonado of the subs listen I would recommend the jl audio 10w1. If I’m going with a cheap/less expensive sub I’ll use jl every time. The filter down all the best stuff they come up with down to their lower lines after the new pixie dust goes away. I’m not a huge jl fan but for lower end subs they’re are very hard to beat. That’s just my opinion. I put a pair in both my kids vehicles and they beat them todeath and they never flinched. I used the 10/12 w0 subs.
At $280 I’ll stay away from the 10w1. I was looking at a Sundown SLD10


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As I recall it was an MTX amp and Memphis amp swap. Wish I'd held on to those MTX's.
Was it one of my Belles? I really wish I still had one of those lol. I’ve got a couple of old Blue Thunder 1502s I’m thinking about using. Been looking for another 1502 or a 752


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