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02-25-2013 09:25 PM
alaskanzx5 pull the dash and put deadener under it. would help keep the dash from rattling to.

i personally like a low rumble from an engine.
02-25-2013 01:57 PM
mister_eff Has anyone tried putting sound deadening material in the "firewall" (area behind dash, I put it in quotes because the term is new to me) to help reduce engine noise? Aside from road noise, the low frequency rumble of the engine bothers me.

02-02-2013 12:57 PM
02Zetechse LOL Alaskan is right , Incorrect is the proper term
01-31-2013 01:12 PM
alaskanzx5 neither, it not half full or half empty. it is full, just not correctly.
01-30-2013 07:38 PM
Originally Posted by 02Zetechse View Post
This right here , is the truth .... halfass product equals half ass results
Is the ass half full or half empty?
01-30-2013 05:40 PM
its a simple choice. either you can cheap out and do what people say works or do it right and do what is proven to work.
This right here , is the truth .... halfass product equals half ass results
01-30-2013 02:42 PM
alaskanzx5 its a simple choice. either you can cheap out and do what people say works or do it right and do what is proven to work.
01-30-2013 12:32 PM
Originally Posted by Njk570 View Post
Also note though, most people misunderstand what Dynamat, Second Skin, Peel and Seal, etc is really for. All that stuff really does is add weight to panels and what not, to prevent them from vibrating more. More weight= less vibration. Yes, it will help with road noise slightly, but its not the best route to take if you wish to kill outside noises. Second Skin makes something thats called Luxury Liner, which is a layer of foam almost that you roll out in the car. I would recommend apply that to your floors and whatnot if you want to really "deaden" the car.
02Zetechse covered that.

When my windows are up, you can barely hear my system on the outside. Which is good because it decreases the chances of my system getting jacked.

Covering deadener with Ensolite(closed cell foam)helps a lot also is a good(cheaper)option as well. MLV(Mineral or, Mass Loaded Vinyl)is a great option as well. But getting it to stick on things that are not the floorpan can be tricky.
01-30-2013 10:16 AM
02Zetechse well yes mass loading a panel is the most common way to deaden a vehicle, but you also miss the fact that alot of deadeners also absorb vibration from the exterior and convert it into low level heat, peel and seal is pure mass loading, no other benifit
01-29-2013 07:42 PM
Originally Posted by freemind View Post
You are not explaining the importance of protecting wiring, etc.

Are you telling this member that expanding foam is a be all end all? I do have a little in my car but, it is for a certain thing.
Im telling him i got better results from the foam rather than Sound Deadener.
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