Need my trunk to rattle less?

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  1. Harper2.0

    Harper2.0 Back from the dead?

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    So I've got a semi-dilemma. I have a Pioneer deh-p 7700 CD player in my car, along with the stock speakers that came with it (2005 Honda Civic), a 725rms watt/1000max power Kenwood amp + 2 12" Lightning Audio (1500watt) subwoofers in a ported box. I wanted to know what would be the best approach to eliminate the rattling and get cleaner bass from my system. One of my friends recommended Dynamatt(which I think is an excellent idea), and I've thought of getting a custom box made for the subs to maximize the bass, but I though I'd ask the Sound experts on NBR before spending any money.

    What do you guys/gals think?
     
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    Clutch cute and cuddly boys

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    If the trunk is rattling rubber around the seals would help, or it could be caused by the cones hitting the grill.
     
  3. nizzy1115

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    YOu really have to figure out what parts are touching each other to make it rattle, and put rubber between them. Dynamat will not fix this issue.

    A good way to do this would be to get a constant low frequency playing on a loop. That way you could hear the rattles better
     
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    I belive it is the trunk lid itself(the part of the lid that touches the body of the car, if that makes any sense).
     
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    There are many parts that would touch i think, plus there are more mechanisms in the trunk as well for it to open and close.

    Whats weird is my car i can hear the rattles outside the car, but not inside.
     
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    Sounds like a ricer to me.
     
  7. stewie

    stewie What the deuce?

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    Get a Trunk Monkey.

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    If it is the trunk lid Dynamat Extreme is awesome. I have a lot of that. It is pricey but very nice.
     
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    If by ricer you mean stock Civic with a Pioneer deck and some subs, then guilty as charged :p
     
  10. ViciousXUSMC

    ViciousXUSMC Master Viking NBR Reviewer

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    Dynamat if first step, not only will it significantly reduce the rattle it will make everything sound better in the car. I wont go into the long explanation why but I used to do car audio competitions and build/design systems.

    After you have a good install of that stuff, track down any remaining vibrations and tighten down those parts or add a vibration dampener material.
     
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