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Curious your thoughts on Morel vs Focal? Looking at a 2door again and was wanting to do a somewhat custom sound system. Utilizing stock locations if possible. And just one amp. Small but powerful.
Both make great speakers, it totally depends on what series...
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Curious your thoughts on Morel vs Focal? Looking at a 2door again and was wanting to do a somewhat custom sound system. Utilizing stock locations if possible. And just one amp. Small but powerful.
I run Focal in my Subaru and Morel in my jeep. With passive crossovers, focal is too bright for me. I run active on the Morel system, it sounds amazing. I'm not sure if I could completely correct the brightness of the focal system if I were to run it active, but I do know that I enjoy the sound of Morel run passive. Something to consider.
 
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The two 12"s, are hands down the winner. To my taste and IMHO, it's like this:

#1 - two 12" Brahmas
#2 - 10" Hutchinson
#3 - 15" Brahma

AGAIN, this is BEFORE touching the tune. I'm certain the 15" would sound better after tuning (as would/will the two 12"s), but the 15" has not blown me away in any area, yet. Now two 15"s (which are impossible to fit) would be pretty insane, I'm sure!
The other factor that might be affecting the sound more significantly than we think, is rear facing on the 15" and down firing on the 12"s and the 10". If that is the case, than rear facing is NOT helping the sub at all in this Jeep.
 

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The two 12"s, are hands down the winner. To my taste and IMHO, it's like this:

#1 - two 12" Brahmas
#2 - 10" Hutchinson
#3 - 15" Brahma

AGAIN, this is BEFORE touching the tune. I'm certain the 15" would sound better after tuning (as would/will the two 12"s), but the 15" has not blown me away in any area, yet. Now two 15"s (which are impossible to fit) would be pretty insane, I'm sure!
The other factor that might be affecting the sound more significantly than we think, is rear facing on the 15" and down firing on the 12"s and the 10". If that is the case, than rear facing is NOT helping the sub at all in this Jeep.
You know what would make the neighbours really hate you.....

A removable ported box that will really let the 15 sing ;). Best of both worlds, 12s when the kids are with you and 15 to let the world know you're coming 3 blocks before you get there.
 
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You know what would make the neighbours really hate you.....

A removable ported box that will really let the 15 sing ;). Best of both worlds, 12s when the kids are with you and 15 to let the world know you're coming 3 blocks before you get there.

Haha! That would be nuts/awesome, but it would have to be TWO 15"s... ;)

This 15" is rated at 1,000 watts and I'm giving it an estimated 2,200rms right now, so it won't last long like that, ESPECIALLY in a ported box...
 
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DONE! These 12"s are incredible!!!

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Talk about close, huh?!

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Well, the extra weight dropped the rear about 3/8" (I like the front/back to be as level as possible), so .5" spacers will be going in soon... :facepalm:
 
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Added .5" spacers to the rear to make up for the sagging from the heavier sub box... The rear is now 1/8" higher than the front. That's as close to level as I can get it, I think.

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