Author Topic: Soundproofing an Automobile  (Read 5118 times)

David Brown

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Soundproofing an Automobile
« on: March 08, 2006, 02:19:07 AM »
Just bought a 2006 Corvette Coupe with rear cargo area (Hatchback). I want to soundproof the wheelwells to cut down on tire/road noise ; The inside of the wheelwells are finished off in plastic which appears can be taken apart -- what sort of sound deadening material can i put in there before closing up the plastic panels again ? AND, what can i use over the wheel wells in the actual cargo area for deadening the sound real good ?  Many thanks, Dave


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Re: Soundproofing an Automobile
« Reply #1 on: March 13, 2006, 09:20:42 PM »

This product might be what you're looking for:

You can spray, brush or roll it on just like paint, in multiple coats if need be.

You could also attempt to glue mass-loaded vinyl to your  wheelwells, but cutting it to fit the compound curves would be tough.


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Re: Soundproofing an Automobile
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2006, 12:24:42 AM »
Another option is to use closed cell foam mat (SSP Mat) to absorb and block sound.  At thicknesses equal to or greater than 1/2" the SSP Mat is rated at 25 STC.

Click on the following link for more details on how to soundproof your car: