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    Hey lads,

    Right, I'm very much into my audio and in my old car i had a PBX 15" run off a Blaupunkt BD2 (around 1500rms) at 1ohm and a set of oz audio matrix comps in the front run off a DLS A4 (250rms per side)

    Now, i dont have the sub anymore as it sadly passed away from the evil that is clipping but i am thinking about purchasing two 15" matrix elites to go in the boot.

    My question is, what effect would this have on my MPG, baring mind that it will be around a 9cft box of 15mm MDF and two large subs.

    Its a 1.8 VVT btw

    Cheers
    Simon

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    I have this JBL basstube in mine, only a 1.8 & didn't notice any change with MPG

    http://forum.vectra-c.com/showthread.php?t=13497

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    TBH, I wouldn't imagine you'd notice a dramatic change - it's only the same as carrying a bootload of clobber around. A 9cuft box is big though.....guess you don't want to carry anything else in the boot?

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    You'll probably suffer more mpg loss by the amount of power needed to drive it than from the extra weight

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    Yes - 1.8 economy is appalling anyway, so it won't exactly make it an better....

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