12 November 2013|
The Cover Car
Tanner Foust is now as recognizable for his work behind the wheel of a rallycross car as he is for the television hosting, drifting and stunt work that started his career. That’s thanks, in large part, to Andreas Eriksson and the Olsbergs MSE squad – a team on the leading edge of a rallycross revolution that is reimagining motorsport – and has helped make international racing stars out of drivers like Foust, Brian Deegan and Ken Block.
The Sound Advice column is usually a place where I try to answer your questions or give advice on system design, equipment choices, and dispense a bit of technical theory. This issue I’m going to dispel a few very common myths, a few of which I have been hearing for decades. I obviously don’t have the space to go into great detail, but I’ll tell you that while some of this may come as a surprise, what you are about to read is fact and it can be proven.
Dynamat 101Anyone who’s been in the car audio business for more than oh, thirty-eight seconds, will know the name Dynamat. I can’t begin to count the number of vehicles I have applied Dynamat to over the years, including every one of my own. Once you experience a car that has been properly dampened, nothing else will suffice. For over twenty years the folks at Dynamic Control have been the industry’s premier producer of high quality damping material to improve the sound quality and enjoyment of our rides. What you might not know is the company also produces a wide range of other products specifically designed to improve your rides comfort and audio performance in ways you may have never considered. To give you an idea of what’s available and how to use it, we put together this brief tutorial on Dynamat’s range of product offerings.