Date: Sun, 24 May 2015 11:07:03 -0700
Reply-To: Karl Wolz <wolzphoto@Q.COM>
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From: Karl Wolz <wolzphoto@Q.COM>
Subject: Re: Sound deadening
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Rough road noise is transmitted by the suspension, but it's the large flat panels that act as sounding boards, amplifying like the back of a cello.
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> On May 24, 2015, at 8:54 AM, Rocket J Squirrel <camping.elliott@GMAIL.COM> wrote:
> For me, the vast majority of cabin noise is tire-on-road noise. The
> difference between a rough asphalt freeway and a smooth concrete one is
> dramatic. That noise is transmitted mechanically from the bearings up
> through the various suspension and possibly steering bits to the frame
> and then into the cabin.
> Sound deadening doesn't seem like it can touch that, considering how
> relatively quite the ride is on smooth concrete. Deadening can affect
> that residual noise (wind and stuff) but once the road is rough, I think
> I'd be stuck with the mechanically-borne noise.
> Jack "Rocket j Squirrel" Elliott
> 1984 Westfalia, auto trans,
> Bend, Ore.
>> On 05/23/2015 09:57 PM, John Rodgers wrote:
>> The time has come when I MUST do something about the noise level in my '88
>> GL. I seem to recall some discussion about a product at Home Depot or Lowes
>> that works. I'm sure theres others. Anyone know it's name? Any other
>> suggestions as to what to use.
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