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Old 05-18-2016, 12:01 AM
PearlCommander PearlCommander is offline
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Question Deadening for stereo system

So I don't have much knowledge about how sound deadening works but I thought I would ask because it seems like it wouldn't hurt to add some to my truck

I'm thinking the doors would make the most sense. Whenever I mess with the bass boost on my Pioneer and set it high it seems like there's excess rattling from the doors where there's open airflow. I know bass tends to rattle things but this is also without a subwoofer, and I AM planning on buying one soon.

So the question becomes, is it worth it? I would think that the bass would sound better and more clean. I'm not looking to go crazy with it, just do it to improve my sound system. It does seem like there is some lost quality with the doors as they are.

This Pioneer and 4 Rockford Punch speakers make a pretty great sound system, so I think a sub and some sound deadening will finish the job.
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Old 05-23-2016, 04:01 AM
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Can I have this moved to interior tech?
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Old 05-23-2016, 04:15 AM
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Can I have this moved to interior tech?
Per your request - It's been moved.

You also might want to pull a few searches. I know there has been numerous threads about sound deadening complete with examples of what other members have done in the past.

EDIT: Here are some older threads about it (search criteria was Dynamat, Deadening, Dampening etc.):
Dynamat Installation Pics
Dynamat in Door Question...(In progress)
Sound deadening my truck
Spray on sound deadening in doors
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Old 05-23-2016, 06:19 PM
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Per your request - It's been moved.

You also might want to pull a few searches. I know there has been numerous threads about sound deadening complete with examples of what other members have done in the past.

EDIT: Here are some older threads about it (search criteria was Dynamat, Deadening, Dampening etc.):
Dynamat Installation Pics
Dynamat in Door Question...(In progress)
Sound deadening my truck
Spray on sound deadening in doors
Thank you very much. Cheers!
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Old 05-23-2016, 06:25 PM
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Use actual sound dead deadener NOT peel n seal. I've had good luck with Knukonceptz and Noico although you can get better products for more $$. Also, the doors definitely make a big difference. If you have a sliding rear window do the back wall. I have not covered mine yet but that's where every rattle comes from when I play my sub.
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Old 05-24-2016, 07:11 PM
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Use actual sound dead deadener NOT peel n seal. I've had good luck with Knukonceptz and Noico although you can get better products for more $$. Also, the doors definitely make a big difference. If you have a sliding rear window do the back wall. I have not covered mine yet but that's where every rattle comes from when I play my sub.
Ugh, more money. Waiting on my tax return and an apartment deposit refund. Patience is a virtue I'm learning to need. Fortunately I have plenty of time to plan ahead.

Think I may go with Noico. They sell it for $36 for 25 sqft. This is leaving out a roller and possibly the dampener foam which idk if I'll use

Did you put a piece of sheet metal over your inner door access panels? I'm curious how to go about that. I heard it recovers a lot of mid bass

All this and I still have yet to get myself an amp for my speakers.
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Old 05-24-2016, 07:22 PM
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Totally worth it IMO.

Secondary benefit of being quieter on the highway.
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Old 05-24-2016, 07:38 PM
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Noico is cheaper made than other products, but I used 36 ft^2 of it and enjoyed the results. It has a grid system that makes cutting easy and the grid flattens out once you have applied it properly with a roller.
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Old 05-25-2016, 10:45 PM
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Yeah, I can't get over how hollow my doors sound. And the rattle when you shut the doors is dead obvious.

I wish someone had a tutorial on making speaker adapters that sit flush with the door panel. They usually include foam that goes around the speaker frame to direct the sound out of the door panel grill rather than seep into the door.
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