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Old 09-04-2012, 05:23 PM   #21
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open cell foam, closed cell foam .... the product they are talking about is not foam :)

I dunno about heat, but I can say they do help with noise.

let's hear what 02Zetechse has to say.
Oh - see, my ignorance of the subject is all out in the open :D
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Old 09-04-2012, 07:21 PM   #22
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@ Kyle - The deadener will help with heat, but I do not recommend it for a primary barrier. I would find a heat shield , or possibly a "ceramic content" paint , to under coat the exhaust area in as a primary means with deadening as a secondary . When off roading as you already know, it allows for alot of heat buildup . Adhesive of most brands are only good to 2-300*F before loss of adhesion or possibility of fire . The general deadener is not water absorbent and is comprised of a Butyl and or Asphalt based adhesive , with a foil constraining layer .

Freemind is correct in saying "70-80% is all that you really need", The idea is to keep the panel from vibrating and it doesn't take 100% coverage to do so .The foam will also absorb sounds entering the car, and sounds that "reflect" ( echo) inside the car thus giving a quieter and clear sounding ride and radio .
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Old 09-04-2012, 07:36 PM   #23
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Alright - I still might give it a try and see what happens, the exhaust is not near the floor, but the shape of the floor ( _/--\_ ) traps heat and it would be nice to try and reduce it. I guess I can wait for some air bake cookie sheets to go on sale and start hackin stuff up...

I've got another Bronco I plan on using for street duties, so I'll cover the floor and firewall for sure in that...
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Old 09-04-2012, 07:41 PM   #24
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I have an idea, if you can get your hands on a cheap laser thermometer , check the floor temperature next time you go wheeling . The deadener will most likely work , but I dont want to guarantee anything and mislead you in any way

btw the roofing tin used on chicken coops works great and can be picked up at most farm supply stores.
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roofing tin on chicken coops? How about a picture. lol
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Alot of places Roofing supply , local DIY have scrap pieces that are sold cheap or even free, cut to fit and bend as needed
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Oh, that... I've got some laying around, lol.


Thanks for the heads up-
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See FREE IS KING!!!!!!
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Ill be getting some of this for my trunk and back doors. I did my front doors and license plate in Dynamat, wasn't cheap.
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dynamat is def not cheap that was the point of the thread lol
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