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Today one of my L5's started to sound messed up.....Checked it and the Glue holding the cone on is Coming off. Is there a certain type of Glue that they use for this?

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huh well that sux pretty badly
not sure that there is a specific type of glue but a really strong one would work sumthin like gorilla glue should do the job IMO

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yes it does suck pretty bad. It was making a HORIBBLE noise when It was playing and it was pissing me off. at least it seems to be repairable. The Glue that is on there peeled off pretty easy in one piece., Not sure what kind it is.

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try CA glue or 2 ton epxoy ;D

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I might look at some type of plastic epoxy tomorrow. I think they have some at walmart or micheals

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Picked up some of this....Hope it works. Are the cones on L5's even Plastic?


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cracked cone is never good...its only going to get worst....ca glue is your friend...

Edited by MegaloManiac, 30 August 2007 - 10:42 AM.


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lol. Where can I get this CA Glue? Hobbyshop or something? If you think that'll work better than this Epoxy, Ill take it back.

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Hobby Lobby has it, but there shit sucks for some reason... from what Doug(friend) told me

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haha, I guess that didnt help me much then. Im just not sure if this cone is "plastic" or wtf its made of. Im guessing its plastic. Well im stripping all the old glue off now, and Maybe Ill drive up to Michaels and see what kind of Glues they have to offer me.

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Alright. I bought some of this to: Posted Image

But I dont think either will work :( I found this Speaker cement on http://www.elexp.com/che_8337.htm
Seems to be like the same stuff the factory used....forms a hard, durable and vibration resistant bond with minimal shrinkage also is black like the stuff I had on mine. I will probably order it and give this a try.

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Just wanted to update.....I used my Speaker service cement that I bought for $14.97 and it worked like a dream. Subs sound amazing again and are holding up like new.

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sweet.

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Just wanted to update.....I used my Speaker service cement that I bought for $14.97 and it worked like a dream. Subs sound amazing again and are holding up like new.

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Where did you pick that up from?

that link above :)
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nice now if somebody crack a cone not to badly they can find and use that woot

Edited by LaZuRoS3, 15 September 2007 - 06:21 PM.


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Yup. I highly recommend it. I put the stuff on and let it sit for a day. Hookup them up the next day and played them as loud as possible and they sounded perfect. Still holding up a week later. The first link I had up makes you have a $10 purchase before you can checkout.....So I ended up getting it from this site: http://www.ace4parts..._8337-55ML.aspx

Some what expensive w/ shipping and everything, but its worth it because it actually works

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lol. Where can I get this CA Glue? Hobbyshop or something? If you think that'll work better than this Epoxy, Ill take it back.


If you go to a hobby shop, ask for tire glue. Some shops won't know it as CA glue. The glue really is nothing but super glue with a rubber base added, from what I was told at the shop I went to.

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that link above :)

now you asking me to read?????? hell..... :lol:

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Sounds like the CA Glue is pretty close to this stuff? Because this stuff is rubber based and holds up under Vibration and everything. Hmmm