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Big stereo is it really worth it?

jasevt

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Hey all, i keep hearing of everyone wanting to put big stereos in there car, and i'm one of them lol my system cost $3800 and still it's nothing to brag about and the only thing it as done for me is made me a little bit more deaf lol, and made my whole car rattle apart. I guess it's those things you don't think about. But if you like your car i wouldn't bother unless you want to have to turn up your music so you can't hear your car falling to bits on you!
 

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or you could build a system that actually sounds good and is a pleasure every time you turn it on
 

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mine is, but what i'm trying to say is that if you like your car don't get a big system, cause it f***s it in no time. For example about 2 months after i got mine i had to either have my door windows all the way up or all the way down so they didn't sound like they were going to break.
 

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For some people it isnt abouut having a system that can rattle your car apart. Some of us like to have a decent quality sounding stereo, and shitty dual-cone paper speakers running about 5wrms aren't going to provide that.
I know that I never changed my listerning volume when I changed from stock to type-s to amped type-x's (fronts only for comparison), but I enjoy my stereo so much more now than I did this time last year.

If you don't like your car rattling, either fix whatever is moving, or don't turn it up so much.
 

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Like most things though, they wear out your car quicker. Lowering, engine work ect ect But we do it all anyway and enjoy it for the time it does last.
 

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Well mine can do both, but it has honestly made my car sound like **** the whole dash etc rattles, and yeah i've turned it up with me mates but i'm not the type to drive around with it flat out everywhere, i brought it for myself not for everyone else to hear. I'm just trying to say and it's not coming out to clear after a few brews lol but i wish i had of spent that money else where. I could of brought an ss with the stereo money on top of what i payed for my car.
 

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Yeah we do find ways to spend money and yeah it could have been spent on other stuff. If I had not spent the money of audio equipment or other crap on the car, I could be driving a V8 or my V6 could be supercharged AND cammed, do I regret anything, HELL YES, would I change anything HELL NO. Its the stuff we do.
 

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dyna matt really helps to stop the rattles
 

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No, Dynamat helps stop resonation, it's not made to stop "rattles". Foam and rubber are to stop rattles.

What is the point of this thread? Just to whinge that you spent $3800 to make your car rattle?
 
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