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the problem is that the driver is only rated for 1200 watts and that won't motivate it anywhere close to xmax in anywhere near a typical sized cabinet.
for example, in 8 cubic feet, 1200 watts gets it to about 23 mm, 2200 gets it to about 32 mm, with xmax being 34 mm and xmech being something more than that.
the next step up from there is probably something like the peavey ipr2 7500, but I haven't reviewed the dsp completely, so I can't say what you get (or don't). another option is the big old iron cerwin vega cv5000 (no dsp) that will get you 5000 watts into 4 ohms for around $700. you could run one per sub, but that may be asking for trouble depending on how the bottom end is filtered or not.
it is kind of hard to spec an amp when the conditions for the power rating on the driver aren't clear.
i suppose i'd suggest building a HYUUUGGE cabinet so all that swept volume can be taken advantage of without tons of power and then running a medium high power amp like the 6000dsp and filtering out whatever subharmonic content you determine adds nothing to your experience (if i'm allowed to say that) because that is where the driver goes almost fully resistive and maximum current is pulled through the driver.