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So, I've noticed this for a while now[couple months], and I think it might be slowly getting worse. My question is, how do I fix this? I would prefer to do it myself and not take it in to my dealer and have it in the shop for 2-3 days while they dismantle my trunk and then have no idea whats making it all catty wonkus.

Passenger side:


Driver Side:


The Whole Booty:


Any ideas on what to do? I took a look, but I cannot for the life of me figure out what might be loose, or what needs adjustment.
 
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Is this relatively recent ? If yes then that is created by those new internal pressures you are forcing around that trunk space ! I think you need a vent , then realign the trunk lid . Best guess at the present time with little structural evidence to draw from .
Not that recent, but I believe they may have made it a little more pronounced.
 

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The subs have nothing to do with it. Far more powerful systems have not caused this.

You need to remove the trunk cover, loosen the bolts, and shift the trunk over. Or, grab a buddy and physically pull the trunk in the other direction just enough to fix the issue.
I'll try this later today, hopefully it will work without physically grabbing it and yanking it to the side.

If my car looked like that, I'd be heading right back to the dealership and have them fix it.. Could it also be the right side panel has come loose instead of the actual trunk lid?
Seeing as the the side panels[quarter panels] are welded into the frame of the car, I really hope not. That would mean I've somehow twisted the frame of my car in less than 2 years.
 

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Problem fixed, I literally opened the trunk, grabbed it, and twisted it a little and now its perfectly alligned. Only question now is, how long will it stay proper. I'm going to go back and see what I can do in terms of actually tightening it all up, but wow that was almost too easy.
 
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If it was that easy , then you have loose fittings man . Tell andrei this is his first example of 2 18 inch subs vibrating the trunk lid loose !
As I said before, the trunk was misaligned before the sub install. Which means that the subs aren't the main problem. Besides, with two 18 inch subs its almost expected for something that was loose from factory to become more pronounced/loose. The good thing is that I know know what to do, and its a fixable problem that will allow me to prevent my trunk lid from rattling when turning the subs up.
 
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