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Default Big Aero Port in a wall?

Anyone on here ever tried a large aero port in a walled set up vs. the typical slot port on the drivers side? I have seen both done, but was hoping someone had done a direct comparison in their build before.

I have a walled tahoe with 4/18s and currently have a large slot port now...but I was thinking of doing a remodel on the baffle and trying something different. Its mostly for music competition more than burps so I am kind of chasing numbers. I know most people say the slot ports are best for walls and competition, but I wasn't really happy with the output. It was taking a little over 20K to get a 160 out of it with meter on dash outlaw style. Didn't seem very efficient to me. In a previous set up that was not walled I had good luck with big aeros with flares. Just looking to see if someone had some experience with that in a wall?

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I haven't tried both but once I went large aero I never went back. A 14" port at 10" long tuned to 30hz FTW

This was a nonwall box



Plus you can go really small on port per cube with no noise. Efficiency FTW.
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I can get you very large metal flares and I believe ChaunB can also. I've never done a large aero in a wall but when I went from aeros back to slot port, I almost immediately went back to aero
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Speaking of big round ports
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Speaking of big round ports
Can I has?!
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I've wondered if sono tubes would work
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I know I've seen it.....giant 5 ft dia aeroport and don't remember the subs but was on here awhile ago.
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If they're thick enough they don't flex.

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Sono tubes work great. I use 8" sono for most of my builds currently 2 of them in the 4runner
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Anything round and resin will stick to will work lol.

or not round for that matter. I've used a pvc fence post for a port before. Worked pretty well.
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