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Bass makes my rearview mirror point down

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by mrmumbels, Jan 1, 2011.

  1. Jan 1, 2011 at 8:25 AM
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    mrmumbels

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    Any ideas how to stop this from happening?
     
  2. Jan 1, 2011 at 8:28 AM
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    try and tighten any screws you may have on ur mirror, my bass shakes all 3 mirrors like hell i havent tried stopping it , would be a pain in the ass, i just use my side mirrors to see cars behind me they dont shake as much as the middle one
     
  3. Jan 1, 2011 at 8:51 AM
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    rcfreak201

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    x2 lol
     
  4. Jan 1, 2011 at 9:08 AM
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    I'm sure it's annoying as hell, but what a great problem to have..... :rolleyes:
     
  5. Jan 1, 2011 at 9:10 AM
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    agreed makes you feel badass
     
  6. Jan 1, 2011 at 9:10 AM
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    x2 - you beat me to it Larry
     
  7. Jan 1, 2011 at 9:12 AM
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    nahh that would be to quiet :p
     
  8. Jan 1, 2011 at 9:18 AM
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    Or probably get rid of these subs right? I don't know why I put these in anyway.
     
  9. Jan 1, 2011 at 9:23 AM
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    dont swear like that!
     
  10. Jan 3, 2011 at 1:34 PM
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    If he turns the music down then he will hear his windshield wiper motor. I would rather have the problem with the rearview mirror.
     
  11. Jan 3, 2011 at 2:29 PM
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    if your like me you dont want to "turn it down" like everyone says to. it use to happen more in my old car than in my truck but when i drove my car, i set the mirror where i wanted it and hot glued it there. it worked, no more fallen mirror BUT you could still move the mirror if you had to. i.e. someone else drove and had to use it
     
  12. Jan 3, 2011 at 5:28 PM
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    ItalynStylion

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    The mirror shakes because of vibration transmitted through the truck into the windshield. You need to kill the vibrations. You need to deaden!
     
  13. Jan 3, 2011 at 5:59 PM
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    I have raamat encolite and mlv on all doors and the back wall. I think i got enough. Does your mirror not drop italyn? The mirror ball joint is not as good as other cars I've owned.
     
  14. Jan 3, 2011 at 8:33 PM
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    MLV and Ensolite are not deadeners. MLV is a noise barrier and Ensolite is for decoupling. BTX and the like is Raamaudio's deadener.
     
  15. Jan 3, 2011 at 8:39 PM
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    I must be lucky cuz my mirror doesn't move from my 12" kicker with 500W RMS in the reg cab. Quite suprising since I've had that problem in other vehicles.
     
  16. Jan 4, 2011 at 4:37 AM
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    Sorry, I forgot my comma. I have raamat(btx), encolite, and MLv...

    I guess I need to btx my mirror :p or my windshield???
     
  17. Jan 4, 2011 at 4:39 AM
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    Lucky or unlucky?
     
  18. Jan 4, 2011 at 6:11 AM
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    Well I suppose you could figure out a way to stiffen up the ball joint. I'm betting you could figure something out. Maybe a REALLY small dab of silicone II on the joint and then move it around a whole bunch so it coats the insides. Then when it dries it will be MUCH stiffer. But too much and it will be locked for good lol
     
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