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Old 23rd March 2007, 17:54   #271
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the front two doors are damped and the boot will be done as I have left with 25 sqft of wurth damping left with me.....which will be going into the car boot and a bit more in the doors to completely make the car vibration free
What about the roof? In the set-up I've done to my M800 using entry-level stuff (2 6x9 & sub in rear for now), I've noticed the max vibration is in the roof, followed by floor and then a little in the doors. I've been wondering about damping myself and my first knee-jerk reaction is to add damping at the roof and then at the floor so that the vibration does not tickle my feet.
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What about the roof? In the set-up I've done to my M800 using entry-level stuff (2 6x9 & sub in rear for now), I've noticed the max vibration is in the roof, followed by floor and then a little in the doors. I've been wondering about damping myself and my first knee-jerk reaction is to add damping at the roof and then at the floor so that the vibration does not tickle my feet.
my first car was 800 in which i had put two 12 inchs....the whole roof used to vibrate and add to the music its own flavor....I agree to you fully the 800 roof is a very thin sheet of metal which tends to vibrate a lot....but the swft is a good one...no problem from the roof till now...but the door panels are a pain in the a$$ the maruti people should improve on this part atleast.....
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...but the door panels are a pain in the a$$ the maruti people should improve on this part atleast.....
Yeah Maruti could see you a car with heavier panels, then they'd have to engine to push that extra weight and then the suspension and tranmission and wheels and tyres...but then the hatchback would cost more than their sedans (Esteem/Baleno).
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Yeah Maruti could see you a car with heavier panels, then they'd have to engine to push that extra weight and then the suspension and tranmission and wheels and tyres...but then the hatchback would cost more than their sedans (Esteem/Baleno).

but here damping comes in to save us from all the rattles and noise.....because of the cheap plastic........
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Finished installing the Hertz ESK's in my Swift yesterday.
Managed to not drive the car but sit in th front passenger seat and be driven for a change.
Ive done damping on the doors, not the plastic panels.
However the ESK's are on full pass and booming away.. The door was still vibrating from the after effects of the speakers.
I was wondering, how to make the plastic panels a little more heavy and taut, in short stop vibrating at high volume levels, and to think the amp channels were at 0 gain.
How helpful is damping the inside of the plastic panels, especially the swift panel is too contoured for effective dampening. Is lquid dampin a good option?
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I was wondering, how to make the plastic panels a little more heavy and taut,
The same damping sheets will work on the plastic panels. Short of making custom FRP panels (possible only for some cars) dynamt and it's cousins are you easiest option. Another option I used before was lead damping sheets. Now this worked for when the door speaker was XOed below 80Hz (HPF at 80Hz) but did not work so well below that.

Why? Well lead sheet is soft. So it does not stiffen the panels. it just increases the weight and shifts the resonance frequency. I also increases the weight of the panel and hence the ammount of energy the panel will store.

Now when the speakers was producing the full range that stored energy would smear the sound.

My next idea would be use FRP on the inside of the panels. It would add stiffness and minimum weght but this is a painful labourious process and it would mean the car is not in service or atleast panel-less) for about a week.
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ya adding weight on the door panel definetly improve the sound....which I tried on one panel the other panel will be done in few days time.....
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here is a pic I took yesterday.....forgot to clean the brake light thou....


this is all temparary wiring all the stuff will be done neatly and tidy......

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Which Steg amps are those ? And you should have to clean the wiring.

Btw where are the subs ?
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Which Steg amps are those ? And you should have to clean the wiring.

Btw where are the subs ?
hmmm...they are k-series....

one is this one...2.04

http://english.gttrading.it/easysite/scheda3.asp?livello=3&Marchio=Steg&Gamma=K%20compe tition&Modello=K2|04&pg=1

and the second one is 4.01

http://english.gttrading.it/easysite/scheda3.asp?livello=3&Marchio=Steg&Gamma=K%20compe tition&Modello=K4|01&pg=1

and the third one would be 2.01 or 2.02 which will be decided later...also they are rated at 11 volts...no 14.4 or 13.8...BS....direct 11 volts...

about the wiring all of it will be redone...and proper dressing will be done....

for the subs it is a big surprise...which will be post in few days time....

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LBM, I am seeing STEG for the first time in my life. And since you have bought them I assume it must have been a nice and well thought effort. Congratulations and good luck with your setup.
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for the subs it is a big surprise...which will be post in few days time....
Hey, I thought you already had a pair of 12" IDs from Gunbir/Autophile. You getting newer (read as bigger, better) subs? Let me remind you the car is a Swift not a Skoda! Given the Swift's small trunk I'd like to see how you manage to squeeze all that in.

3 amps and a pair of subs in the rear. I assume you will soon be discarding the rear seats altogether.

Your new subs...?
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Pic from link in Navin's post:

Cerwin Vega StrokerPro12

Look at that beast! And that surround!!! I'd be scared to be in a dark room, alone with this thing.
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For those whose "Dil Mange More", there is also a 15" available.
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You getting newer (read as bigger, better) subs?
Navin - Latest update is that he's getting a pair of 15" Reference Sony's, says they are the best stuff ever made!! I don't have much knowledge but have a little trouble believing that

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I'd be scared to be in a dark room, alone with this thing.
Don't worry Anoop it only barks, it doesn't bite
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