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Decided To Remove the Old Audio #162195 Apr 22, 5:22pm Apr 22, 5:22pm
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Decided To Remove the Old Audio
Ok i have a 2000 Celica GTS and i have been driving around and i noticed that when i stop and have my car idling while i run into my house. I come back out and i hear BOOOM BOOOM BOOM and it is like an echo from my door handle. Like it happens when the volume is turned up. So if it is something with the stock audio components can you guys refer and audio parts i can buy for my soon to come up birthday. I am getting a new set of rims too so i wanna keep this below lets say... $250 (USD)

Re: Decided To Remove the Old Audio [Re: Firestorm] #162196 Apr 22, 5:33pm Apr 22, 5:33pm
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welcome to rattling door handles!

Nothing you can do about it by changing the speakers, it's the loose doorhandle.

Can't use dynamat, because the rolled down window will still transfer the vibration.

Check the TSB section for a .PDF file documenting a fix. I did it, and it still rattles.

So, I glued the door handle to the car using a 2500 per sq. cm epoxy.


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Re: Decided To Remove the Old Audio [Re: DiabloGTS] #162197 Apr 22, 7:17pm Apr 22, 7:17pm
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how did you glue it and where?

Re: Decided To Remove the Old Audio [Re: Firestorm] #162198 Apr 23, 8:36pm Apr 23, 8:36pm
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Re: Decided To Remove the Old Audio [Re: Firestorm] #162199 Apr 23, 8:38pm Apr 23, 8:38pm
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or you could shave ur door handles. . . . smile..


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Re: Decided To Remove the Old Audio [Re: Mp3Supply] #162200 Apr 23, 8:50pm Apr 23, 8:50pm
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yeah dont worry everyone has rattling door handles... CEPT ME wave


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Re: Decided To Remove the Old Audio [Re: eric_h] #162201 Jun 17, 8:31am Jun 17, 8:31am
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how did you glue it because i got that problem with my system in. did you just stick the head of the glue bottle in the crack from the outside of the car or what?

Re: Decided To Remove the Old Audio [Re: Mp3Supply] #162202 Jun 17, 8:35am Jun 17, 8:35am

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Originally Posted by Mp3Supply
or you could shave ur door handles. . . . smile..
thats what i want...shaved handles with door popper thumbsup

Re: Decided To Remove the Old Audio #162203 Jun 17, 9:54am Jun 17, 9:54am
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mine have never rattled.


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Re: Decided To Remove the Old Audio [Re: Firestorm] #162204 Jun 17, 12:54pm Jun 17, 12:54pm
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Originally Posted by Firestorm
Ok i have a 2000 Celica GTS and i have been driving around and i noticed that when i stop and have my car idling while i run into my house. I come back out and i hear BOOOM BOOOM BOOM and it is like an echo from my door handle. Like it happens when the volume is turned up. So if it is something with the stock audio components can you guys refer and audio parts i can buy for my soon to come up birthday. I am getting a new set of rims too so i wanna keep this below lets say... $250 (USD)


if you still have the 3way speakers from the front door i would like to buy them from you.
let me know.
btw my car has the same problem too but what the heck.


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Re: Decided To Remove the Old Audio [Re: hybridcelica] #162205 Jun 17, 7:32pm Jun 17, 7:32pm
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i heard dynamat works good

Re: Decided To Remove the Old Audio [Re: DiabloGTS] #162206 Jun 19, 2:16am Jun 19, 2:16am
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Originally Posted by DiabloGTS
welcome to rattling door handles!

Nothing you can do about it by changing the speakers, it's the loose doorhandle.

Can't use dynamat, because the rolled down window will still transfer the vibration.

Check the TSB section for a .PDF file documenting a fix. I did it, and it still rattles.

So, I glued the door handle to the car using a 2500 per sq. cm epoxy.



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I have the same problem.. and I even haven't add an amplifier or new speakers, just a 52 watts xplod... wtf
That's why I'm afraid to install a "big" system... rolleyes or even subwoofer... ohboy

Re: Decided To Remove the Old Audio [Re: morris] #162207 Jun 19, 7:38am Jun 19, 7:38am
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Dynamat brotha. I'm also not sure, when you say audio parts are you talking about shit to make the rattling go away or do you want new speakers etc? Cause if you want new speakers, you aren't really gunna be able to get a nice set that will stop the rattling for under $250. Some higher priced speakers don't cause as much rattling.

Re: Decided To Remove the Old Audio [Re: FloydianSlip6] #162208 Jun 19, 7:43am Jun 19, 7:43am
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I have no idea what you guys are talking about. I have a Kenwood 50x4 Deck, and 2 10" Alpine Type-E Subs being pushed by a 800-watt Kenwood amp, my door handle doesn't "echo".


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Re: Decided To Remove the Old Audio [Re: GraSSRooTs] #162209 Jun 19, 7:45am Jun 19, 7:45am
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^It all depends on the sound output the deck/speakers/subs put out. Some decks put out lower frequencies which cause distortion and rattling a lot more than higher frequencies will. My eclipse cuts out most distorting frequencies so the sound is clear and rattling is minimized. You may also be able to minimize the rattling slightly by adjusting the sound settings on your deck. But it all depends. Some set-ups are more prone than others, some cars are more prone than others. Dynamat always works though.

Re: Decided To Remove the Old Audio [Re: FloydianSlip6] #162210 Jun 19, 8:00am Jun 19, 8:00am
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eh i don't hear any rattles.. if you do .. just turn up the radio.. grin

Re: Decided To Remove the Old Audio [Re: Justice] #162211 Jun 19, 3:27pm Jun 19, 3:27pm
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this is what happen when toyota is being cheap... thumbsdown

Re: Decided To Remove the Old Audio [Re: ragingpaseo] #162212 Jun 19, 4:06pm Jun 19, 4:06pm
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lol, ok i am done with the system, im gonna add a kit so no more system, but when i drive and i am just cruisin people can hear my door handles rattle from outside, inside you cant hear it, but i heard DYNAMAT will fix that up

Re: Decided To Remove the Old Audio [Re: Firestorm] #162213 Jun 19, 9:07pm Jun 19, 9:07pm
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don't have that problem here..the only time i do have it is when i put some cd case on the door's pocket and turn up the vol. otherwise it never rattle...good luck with the rattling..dunno what you can do about it..is there anyway to tighten any bolts (if that's what it use to held the door handle in) or anything???


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