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#1 diluded000

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Posted 31 October 2006 - 10:48 AM

how yawl doing,

Seeing as how I sold the lifted wagon, I haven't posted in a while. Good to see lots of activity still going on. Anyway . . .

A couple of years ago somebody posted about some self adhesive floorboard insulation. I looked all over internet and this site, and couldn't find where to get it. Does anybod remember this, or know where to get something to put under the carpet on my current 4x4? It's loud and my feet get cold when gets around zero.

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Posted 31 October 2006 - 11:00 AM

Do what they do in Mexico- skin a couple of cats.:lol:

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Posted 31 October 2006 - 11:24 AM

Do what they do in Mexico- skin a couple of cats.:lol:


Naw, then I would feel obligated to eat them. Cat skin is the traditional material for drums on banjos. Supposed to be real tough and thin.

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Posted 31 October 2006 - 02:44 PM

Naw, then I would feel obligated to eat them. Cat skin is the traditional material for drums on banjos. Supposed to be real tough and thin.


Leave the fur on. That's what creates the sound deadening.

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Posted 31 October 2006 - 09:44 PM

wow this thread went south fast, i actually had a guy try to buy my cat for tacos last time my family was in mexico, not kidding we asked him why he wanted her yuck:-\

#6 diluded000

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Posted 01 November 2006 - 12:21 PM

Yeah, as much as I like to talk about alternative uses for cat . . . I would really like to find that sticky floorboard insulation. I'm pretty sure there was a writeup with pictures of this in a gen 2.

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Posted 02 November 2006 - 01:25 AM

I've seen a few types in catalogs/magazines.

The first is "Dynamat" and is supposed to be a sound deading/insulator. It's listed in the Eastwood catalog or @ eastwood.com. Eastwood also has a 2nd generic? brand called "The Insulator". Both sets have various sizes/kits you can buy.

The 3rd one I've seen is called "Boom Mat". There is a write up in the december issue of Four Wheeler Magazine that the authors use for their interior overhaul project. I have not done an online search for Boom Mat yet, but Four Wheeler magazine lists "attitudeperformance.com" and "sylinconcepts.com" Start there.

I'm planning on using these sound deadeners/heat & cold insulators on my Brat's floor then coat the entire thing with the Herculiner I snagged at a closeout sale. Hopefully, not only will this solve some noise issues & heat issues but waterproof the interior as well.

Hope this helps.

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Posted 02 November 2006 - 01:43 AM

I've heard great things about Raamat, and i believe he's on Nasioc, and owns subies.

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Posted 02 November 2006 - 02:05 AM

I've heard great things about Raamat, and i believe he's on Nasioc, and owns subies.


Definitelly check out the RAAMmat...I just went to the link, and if his product is as good as all the testimonials say, and it is at a cheaper price than Dynamat, then I'll be going for it...

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Posted 02 November 2006 - 06:36 AM

ive used a heap of dynamat, it works really well

but ive heard a lot of good things about raamat. people over here (in aussie) are importing it and still coming out cheaper than dynamat with just as good results

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Posted 02 November 2006 - 06:47 AM

ive used a heap of dynamat, it works really well

but ive heard a lot of good things about raamat. people over here (in aussie) are importing it and still coming out cheaper than dynamat with just as good results


Wish I could import a set of Desert Rat Wheels & a full sized spare from Oz...and still come out on top in the price game!!!

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Posted 02 November 2006 - 11:12 AM

JCWhitney.com has the more traditional stuff if your looking to
warm your feet a bit.
http://www.jcwhitney...rpet insulation

Or this place
http://www.stockinte...odelId=&MakeId=

#13 diluded000

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Posted 02 November 2006 - 11:23 AM

You are the men. Ummm that sounds wierd. Individually: you da man. Anyhow, thanks for the excellent sources. I looked at all these sites an am leaning towards the RAAMaudio stuff. I like the closed cell foam for the floorboard and the self adhesive stuff for inside the hardtop. The carpet should just lay on top of a couple layers of spray adhesive'd Ensolite, and I can stick a roll of the RAAMat BXT to the inside of the fiberglass hardtop to help keep that toasty and quiet. Hell, if I get Sirius satellite radio in there I might start driving the thing to work more often. When I get this installed I'll try to post some pix (even though it is in a jeep ).

thanks again
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Posted 02 November 2006 - 11:38 AM

+1 for the raammatt
I just got done matting mine down, cost basically nothing for how much it changed the car.




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