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Sound Deadener.. Is it worth it?


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bgolladay1

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Is sound deadener worth the money? Its pretty expensive in my budget and don't know if its worth the time to do it for little results?


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it really does help with reducing rattling and improving sound. 



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Without it your ride will rattle insanely

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bgolladay1

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Yeah but with me only running 2 8s I don't know if its worth spending 150$ on it?


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Yeah but with me only running 2 8s I don't know if its worth spending 150$ on it?


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I hate rattles so I will always say it's worth it.

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you dont have to spend $150.. and it is worth it..

 

deadening front doors will prove the quality of mid-bass / mid-range speakers as well


sometimes Loud is NOT pretty  

Sounds like its safe to go ahead and bend that ass over.
 

 

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Sound deadener is the best thing money can buy in car audio and most people prefer to skip that part and get less than spectacular results. Get as much as you can afford at any point in time and keep adding till you complete the car.

 

EDIT: Black friday is coming up and there should be some nice deals on it.


Edited by Skullz, 26 November 2013 - 03:08 PM.

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Welcome to the forum.. YES it's so very worth it, it improves a lot with the sound in your vehicle. I have a couple friends that doubted it too but after I got one of them to put 72 sq ft in his truck they then realized I wasn't BSing them. Like skullz said there should be some good deals on it on black friday. Stinger,NVX,Audio Technics, and Crescendo has some decent prices on some.. Right now Sonic Electronix has a 36 sq ft pack of Stinger for $99 with free shipping and the same kind in black for $119 free shipping..    http://www.sonicelec...ger-RKX36B.html              http://www.sonicelec...er-RKST36B.html                Here's the Murder Matt that Crescendo sells,40 sq ft for $109 but it's not free shipping.   http://store.crescen...q-ft-bulk-pack/       20 sq ft for $69.99  http://store.crescen...q-ft-trunk-kit/


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For sure worth it IMO


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Start small and build up but worth it. I hate hearing loud good sounding setups turn to crap due to everything rattling.



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I just finished installing 50 mill Gtmatt in my 99 Toyota Tacoma extended cab. I did the whole floor up the back, both inside and out of the rear panels, inside and out of the front doors. I got 100 SQft on ebay for 119 bucks shipped. I still have some left over. All I can say is wow road noise is greatly reduced and vibrations are also. Speakers in the door sound like mids now and not tinny.... I say yes its worth it but it did take me 13 hours labor to install it.


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