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      07-11-2011, 09:11 PM   #1
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Aftermarket subs with enhanced sound

I have the enhanced premium sound in my 09 Coupe M3 and was wondering if anyone else in here also chose to buy aftermarket subwoofers to go along with it? I want to get 2 10"s because the underseat woofers don't quite cut it for me. Anyone who has put aftermarket woofers in their car with the premium sound, have you experienced any problems for whatever reason or has it all worked out nicely?

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      07-13-2011, 09:59 AM   #2
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I would contact VP Electricity. I think their sub enclosure is awesome. I don’t have mine yet, but from what I’ve read and seen, it’s the best out there, IMO. It’s not 2 – 10”s but it’ll definietly add some bass you want.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=547361

As far as 10”s go… kaigoss69 put 10” under his seats. A lot of modification to the stock housings but seems that it worked for him.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=550048

A lot of guys seem to use earthquake (SWS-8) subs for a retrofit to the OEM 8”, granted they are still 8” but from what I’ve read (haven’t heard in person) they seem to add improvement. Lots of topics on these…

You could also try ADMW9s but I would read this first…

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=543500

Overall, these are just my opinions and observations, and I would contact someone to figure out what your exaclty looking for. Technic & VP seem to be the top dogs.
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      07-13-2011, 10:56 AM   #3
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I would contact VP Electricity. I think their sub enclosure is awesome. I don’t have mine yet, but from what I’ve read and seen, it’s the best out there, IMO. It’s not 2 – 10”s but it’ll definietly add some bass you want.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=547361

As far as 10”s go… kaigoss69 put 10” under his seats. A lot of modification to the stock housings but seems that it worked for him.

http://www.e90post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=550048

A lot of guys seem to use earthquake (SWS-8) subs for a retrofit to the OEM 8”, granted they are still 8” but from what I’ve read (haven’t heard in person) they seem to add improvement. Lots of topics on these…

You could also try ADMW9s but I would read this first…

http://www.m3post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=543500

Overall, these are just my opinions and observations, and I would contact someone to figure out what your exaclty looking for. Technic & VP seem to be the top dogs.
Thank yo very much for the response, I have exchanged a few PMs with Technic and he's filled me in on some things I was completely unaware of such as needing a high to low converter. I may go for the SWS-8's so that way I have nothing extra added, I'm just worried about spending all this money and then at the end not having enough bass that I want. I'm not necessarily looking for something to break my car apart but more so something that'll give a nice thump and a quality sound added to it. I've browsed through all of the threads you posted, the box by VP looks really nice! May look into that also, thanks once again.
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      07-13-2011, 11:37 AM   #4
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Thank yo very much for the response, I have exchanged a few PMs with Technic and he's filled me in on some things I was completely unaware of such as needing a high to low converter. I may go for the SWS-8's so that way I have nothing extra added, I'm just worried about spending all this money and then at the end not having enough bass that I want. I'm not necessarily looking for something to break my car apart but more so something that'll give a nice thump and a quality sound added to it. I've browsed through all of the threads you posted, the box by VP looks really nice! May look into that also, thanks once again.
Again and again... a 30V+ High to Low converter is a must with the EPS.

Seriously, you will burn something if you keep insisting on doing this on the cheap and with as few required devices as possible.
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Again and again... a 30V+ High to Low converter is a must with the EPS.

Seriously, you will burn something if you keep insisting on doing this on the cheap and with as few required devices as possible.
I meant nothing extra added as in trunk space
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Again and again... a 30V+ High to Low converter is a must with the EPS.

Seriously, you will burn something if you keep insisting on doing this on the cheap and with as few required devices as possible.

I PM'd you earlier. But you replied a blank to me. Ive never seen a LOC state what voltage it is? I have one laying around that I bought from best buy a few years back. I think its a metra brand one. Are you saying I cant use it or I will burn something?

I just want to add a AMP and 1 10" woofer in the trunk.
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Somehow I cannot reply to any PM or post using the "Quote" button since yesterday...

My response to you was that the EPS harness that I sell includes an Audiocontrol LC2i High to Low converter that easily handles the 30V+ OEM amp woofer outputs.
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Somehow I cannot reply to any PM or post using the "Quote" button since yesterday...

My response to you was that the EPS harness that I sell includes an Audiocontrol LC2i High to Low converter that easily handles the 30V+ OEM amp woofer outputs.
Ah ok. So how much is that package? Since we can't PM, please email me at ramman949 @ yahoo.

And do I need that lc2i?


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Ah ok. So how much is that package? Since we can't PM, please email me at ramman949 @ yahoo.

And do I need that lc2i?


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Again and again... a 30V+ High to Low converter is a must with the EPS.
The LC2i handles up to 40V/400W of input signal.
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Ah ok. So how much is that package? Since we can't PM, please email me at ramman949 @ yahoo.

And do I need that lc2i?


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Again and again... a 30V High to Low converter is a must with the EPS.
The LC2i handles up to 40V/400W of input signal.
Ok... So it's needed period. Got it. How much???
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Ok... So it's needed period. Got it. How much???
PM should be working for me now...
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