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Old 25-11-06, 09:25 PM
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Subwoofer Question (Car System)

In our new car, the sub woofer sort of rattles in the bag. Like it's mounted on top of the trunk wall, and whenever bassy music is played, especially loudly, the back of the car tends to rattle a bit, I watched the subwoofer today, and it didn't rattle at all. So, I'm thinking this is just normal, and the force from the sub just vibrates the area it's closest too. Is this correct?

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Old 25-11-06, 09:27 PM
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I believe it would be the trunk rattling and not the sub. Also it could be the license plate rattling.
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Old 25-11-06, 09:29 PM
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I believe it would be the trunk rattling and not the sub.
Yea, that's what I was thinking actually it's not the trunk, it's the back of the back seats, since its mounted right next to them. But yea, so It's probably normal then right?
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Old 25-11-06, 09:42 PM
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i would think so,subs do tend to send vibrations through things
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Old 25-11-06, 10:46 PM
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Yes, subs rattle teh crap out of loose things. Mine took out the screws that hold the lock in, and had to crawl in thought the boot to open it.
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Old 26-11-06, 02:29 AM
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well they make sound dampening for car audio. Id look into that.
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Old 26-11-06, 02:34 AM
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You could try to put rubber between spaces in the sub to lessen the vibrations.
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Old 26-11-06, 11:38 AM
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well they make sound dampening for car audio. Id look into that.
sound dampening is for poofs. use a wrapping paper tube or something and locate exactly where the sound is coming from, or make a sturdy enclosure to be sure its not the sub
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Old 26-11-06, 12:12 PM
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Things like dynamat are a plain ripoff imo. Better off just ensuring everything is secure. If it persists youd need to get some sort of seal.
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Old 28-11-06, 07:05 AM
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In my old car I put a sponge behind the reg plate to stop it from rattling. Then I got given about £200 of Dynamat and I stripped my car down and the sound difference was amazing - clarity and no rattles at all
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