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    Icon32 Can you paint subwoofer surrounds?

    I have the Sundown SD's. No clue what kind of surround it is, feels like foam. I'm interested in painting the surrounds to match the black and red theme of my new box which also matches my car.

    So can it be painted and if so what should I use? If not then can I pain the cone or dust cap? I don't want to hinder the performance of the sub of course.







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    Re: Can you paint subwoofer surrounds?

    Maybe plasti dip? It's basically spray on rubber so it shouldn't be too bad



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    Re: Can you paint subwoofer surrounds?

    Adding paint will add mass and will throw off thiel small parameters.




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    Re: Can you paint subwoofer surrounds?

    Can you paint the outside of the motors I wanna murder a sub out. The basket and come is already black all but the motor/magnets have a silver / grey color.




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    Re: Can you paint subwoofer surrounds?

    Quote Originally Posted by VWGolfMKVI View Post
    Adding paint will add mass and will throw off thiel small parameters.
    The difference of a few grams of paint will be virtually nothing. I'd expect whatever you use will start to crack and look really awful pretty quick though.




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    Re: Can you paint subwoofer surrounds?

    maybe try fabric paint?




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    Re: Can you paint subwoofer surrounds?

    cones and dustcaps can be painted with paint. the surround is a no go. to much movement is what i was told by fixmyspeaker.com. i would call them and order u one of their dustcaps and ask about the kind of paint they use.




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    Re: Can you paint subwoofer surrounds?

    Ok so no surround and the dust cap is ok but will slightly alter the thiele parameters......tough one. That kinda ***** plus it would remove the logo...hey I could paint a PYLE logo on it!!!

    Crap, I dunno what to do now.
    But I am almost serious about a PYLE logo lol.




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    Re: Can you paint subwoofer surrounds?

    My friend had his 18 DD shot with ford mystic chrome cause it was red when he bought it. It's holding up good.




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    Re: Can you paint subwoofer surrounds?

    Of the 3 subs, one in the center will be facing downward with a plexi window on the front...to show off the back. I think I may just paint the frame or magnet boot red which will match the front of the box. Maybe with the other 2 subs I'll just paint the outside rim logo red as well to help accent it some.




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