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    Seal

    Ok I built a box for my 2 subs a while back. Air leaks around the subwoofer while playing, therefore I need to fix that leak. What's the best way to do this?



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    Re: Seal

    Either build a new box or make a new baffle for it with a better hole. If it is the right sized hole and it's just not sealing, try to find a new gasket for it.



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    Re: Seal

    If the holes are the correct size then use some rope caulk. Can find it at any home supply store in the weatherstripping section...




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    Re: Seal

    Duct Tape




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    Re: Seal

    Quote Originally Posted by Witty690 View Post
    Duct Tape
    you = fail

    x3 on the rope caulk!




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    oh..wrong seal

    sorry



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    Re: Seal

    Quote Originally Posted by geowick07 View Post
    you = fail

    x3 on the rope caulk!
    Duct tape does work, but you have to put it on the outside of the box, sealing the edge of the sub to the box. I've seen a few SPL guys use it.



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    Re: Seal

    Quote Originally Posted by prodgod View Post
    Duct tape does work, but you have to put it on the outside of the box, sealing the edge of the sub to the box. I've seen a few SPL guys use it.
    I'm pretty sure my post was more helpful than suggesting duct tape



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    Re: Seal

    Quote Originally Posted by mtlhead View Post
    I'm pretty sure my post was more helpful than suggesting duct tape
    True.



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    Front Stage - Infinity Kappa 5.25" Rear Fill - Infinity Kappa 5x7"
    Sub Stage - Elemental Designs 9kv.2
    Amp - Rockford Fosgate 5.3x Wiring - Scosche 4 Gauge

    2000 Mitsubishi Eclipse GT
    HU - Kenwood DDX512
    Front Stage - Kicker RS65.2
    Substage - 2 x Eclipse SW6000 10" Sealed
    Amp - Rockford Fosgate Power-1000 25-To-Life Wiring - KnuKnoceptz 1/0

    Refs: lrc131, Hemi=22s, Tub Asko (SMD.com), poundindak69, us3, thegreatestpenn, BumpinLTC

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    Re: Seal


    ftw



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    Re: Seal

    lol.....sorry, OP. But yeah, give rope caulk a shot.




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    Re: Seal

    try weather stripping



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    Quote Originally Posted by bahn4lyfe View Post
    THERE AINT NO ZOOS HERE IN THE HOOD. WHY DONT YOU BRING YOUR MOM OUT HERE AND I'LL STICK MY FACE IN HER **** AND MY **** IN HER ***
    Quote Originally Posted by SyKo13 View Post
    Yea, brown spooge FTW
    2 TC 1000 8"s, 2000 watts, 1.6 cu ft @ 36 Hz = 139.5 DEEBEEZ
    Pioneer 7900BT

    Bought: vette1, dru, ibanezcollector (ECA), Bumpin Ben Wallace (Sound Domain)
    Sold: dleccord, Hustler904, busabob, NMBR1SPT

    100% on ebay

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