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How much sound deadening for doors? (Inside & out?)

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by BrakeDust, Apr 6, 2021.

  1. Apr 7, 2021 at 9:54 PM
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    I would alsoo consider Cascade audio engineering.
    http://www.cascadeaudio.com/
    The v-blok products are for mobile applications

    It can be pricey but well worth it. They have products for every facet of sound /noise/vibration/heat control.
    I did everything inside and out of all doors, from the bottom of the windshield, the whole firewall, all the floors, all pillars, all the way up to the rear window and my truck is an absolute tomb.

    Don't forget to treat the door panels as well. They are plastic and if left untreated, they will rattle.
     
  2. Apr 7, 2021 at 10:39 PM
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    This is something I need to do. Sound deadening the doors themselves helped with a lot of the rattles but the cheap fasteners in the door panels still rattle like hell at certain frequencies.
     
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    *BrakeDust orders a 4th box*
     
  4. Apr 7, 2021 at 10:55 PM
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    I think I overdid my doors.
    If I had it to do over again, I would Dynamat the exterior skin and do a layer of Dynaliner over the interior skin under the door panel.
    With even the slightest touch these doors slam because they are SO DAMN HEAVY.

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    No regrets on the rear wall and floor...

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  5. Apr 7, 2021 at 11:32 PM
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    For the door panel clips use Resonix Rope around the plastic fastener.
     
  6. Apr 8, 2021 at 5:04 AM
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    Wow. Seems like some of you all are using a ton of extra material for the doors. Or I am really under estimating the size of the doors.
    I did my rear floor, rear wall inside, outside, and the rear wall panel completely separate and I used one 18 square foot box and one sheet from the 2nd 18 square foot box. I am just not visualizing how a single door is going to take 15-20 square feet.
    This is the first time I have done such a thing so maybe I did a crap job. Just need a chance to get the doors done. The rear wall and floor alone made a huge difference.
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  7. Apr 8, 2021 at 6:29 AM
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    That looks great! Very tidy work.

    What's involved in opening up the back of the cabin? I've had my seats out before but didn't pay attention to what's back there. Any carpeting to cut or is there just a loose shroud hanging over the metal?

    I'm still waiting to start my install but I can totally see using 18 sq ft per door. One square yard = 9 sq ft. One square yard per surface, two per door.
     
  8. Apr 8, 2021 at 7:41 AM
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    It is simple. Pop the seats out, remove the weather strip around the doors to pop out the C pillars if you want to get the material behind the pillar (not sure really how much added benefit that actually gets but is easy enough to remove), then the carpet just folds back you can see it standing up there in the last picture I tied it up to the front head rests.
    The panel is a bunch of 10mm (if memory serves correct) bolts.
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    Hardest part is the inside back wall because you have all the rails, tracks, and supports for the back glass. Just have to work the larger pieces back there carefully.
    For $30 in material and took me about 4 hours as I had my 7 year old helping/learning (which usually adds a fair amount time compared to just me doing it but teaching my boy skills and spending time with him is well worth it).
    I will do a full system someday when funds allow but for now I just straight swapped an 8” Alpine sub into the factory enclosure (needed a 1” spacer) but just adding the sound deadener to the back and the sun really changed the dynamics of the JBL system. Can’t wait to get a chance to get the doors done.
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  9. Apr 8, 2021 at 8:04 AM
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    Thanks for the pics Black!

    I swear this forum has been hard on my wallet.

    Good video on the Crewmax back wall process:
    (However... I don't think I'd cover up the access panel, I'd still apply the mat but as a separate step and leave the bolts and outline exposed)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=udp-tmx0Hus
     
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