Easiest way to add a sub to VW's Monsoon system? (02 Jetta)

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  1. StealthMode

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    I just got an 02 Jetta today with the 200watt Monsoon system. My question was, what is the easiest way to add an amp and a sub to my existing system? My amp has standard line in (or w/e it's called..), but do I need an adapter for the monsoon amp? I honestly don't know what to do here :o System sounds great as it is, I just want a little more low end :naughty:
     
  2. AirWaveGT

    AirWaveGT Do tiny black horses eat ice cream while dancing

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    if your amp has high level inputs you could use those to get your audio signal. if not then get a line output converter
     
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    DaddyThirdLeg SMASH puny humans

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    it'll sound pretty shitty, the bass your factory HU puts out drops as the volume goes up, you'll get less out of your sub at full volume then you will at half volume
     
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    Crap....forgot about that.... :sad2:

    Any suggestions then for getting some decent low end?
     
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    :mamoru:
     
  6. Ronin

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    modify your HU by removing chips and replacing them with other ones :p
     
  7. StealthMode

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    :eek5: How about something realistic?... I don't have much to spend, and for sure not enough to redo the entire system to make it sound just a little better.. All I want is a little low end bass, everything else sounds fine to me.
     
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    MovieMan84 Here we go

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    Honestly, the Basslink really isn't a bad option at all if you're looking for reasonably clean sound and can live without the annoying thump of an amp and a sub with a box.
     
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    The annoying thump?
     
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    MovieMan84 Here we go

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    The ability to shake your rear window that you get with a real amp and subwoofer. The basslink is good for fill, but not good to shake the car next to you.
     
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    Ahh, gotcha. I was thinking of selling my two amps or at least one of them with my dual 12in Sony's and buying a single Memphis audio or ID 12 and with a small ClassD amp and call it good. I want to be able to hit the real low notes, not really wanting to go for a real loud setup. Everything sounds great so far, it just lacks the real low end bass that I crave :drool:
     

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