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Sound Deadning install

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Thillman, May 23, 2017.

  1. May 23, 2017 at 10:06 AM
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    Thillman

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    I had some leftover soundproofing material from work
    Loaded vinyl with peel and stick on one side

    I decided to try and put it in in the driver quadrant I would take pictures for anybody considering this

    If you do then I would go with a thinner material for the sake of getting your door back on

    The black plastic triangle by the mirror Popped right off

    Under that was the push button plastic anchor clip

    One screw behind the door handle and one screw behind the grab handle were both accessed with a small flat head

    From there I pulled the panel starting from the front bottom corner, be sure not to lose the little soft rubber washers around the clips that easily fall off.


    Carpet and center console access is pretty self-explanatory, pop off the trim, remove some staples
    I cut a 19" x 34" piece for the driver-side carpet stuffed it in and buttoned it all back up

    Two screws at the bottom of the console and two at he shifter then cut some pieces that fit in there.

    I'll probably wait to do the rest of the truck, I started on the passenger side and the carpet padding was so dense the MLV wouldn't fit so I'll need to go thinner at which point I'll be able to fit more in the passenger and rear doors.

    So far I can tell a slight difference and definitely notice most of the noise comes from the other doors and under the dash

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  2. May 23, 2017 at 12:13 PM
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    fyi, there are several brands of automotive sound deadner on the market
     
  3. May 23, 2017 at 12:38 PM
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    I used this because it was free, but are there any you recommend? or are you just letting me know
     
  4. May 23, 2017 at 1:30 PM
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    i used Raam mat. i can't say if it is better or worse than anything.. i'd recommend the audio section
     
  5. May 23, 2017 at 2:30 PM
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    I just got done doing the front doors, much of the floor pan, much of the center console, and the back wall with Noico products.

    50 mil sound deadener and their foam heat/sound insulating pad.

    It is a pretty remarkable difference in road noise and vibrations. The truck is much, much quieter on the inside. I plan to hit up the rear doors, too, then call it good. Mind you, I didn't pull all of the interior like some of the really motivated folks have done and I'm still quite pleased with the results.
     
  6. May 24, 2017 at 7:44 PM
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    i pulled everything but the dash. front and back door, rear wall, ceiling, floor. defiantly helped below 50mph. above that it's still better, but still wind and tire noise. doing the firewall would likely help, but i'm done.
     
  7. May 24, 2017 at 7:52 PM
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    How many hours you think?
     
  9. May 24, 2017 at 8:54 PM
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    Depends on how easily things come apart and how careful you are. IIRC, a friend and I spent ~2 days disassembling, installing/wiring everything (i.e., sound insulation, line out converter, amp, speakers, sub, ramonortiz55's Always on Power Outlet Relay Mod, 4Runner 4X4 & FJ Fog Light Switches), and re-assembling. If you're just doing the sound insulation, you can probably do it in a day.
     
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    That's some thick material to try to squeeze between things. o_O

    I used fat mat. 100% coverage inside the cab. It does a much better job of keeping sound IN than it does at keeping sound OUT.
     
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    Does it sound deadening make a big difference?
     
  13. May 24, 2017 at 9:12 PM
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    Phoosa I never saw nothing.

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    Yes. If it's done correctly...which isn't difficult to do.
     
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    i did my deading over two days. one for the doors, one for everything else. i'd say 10 hours total work time. maybe a few more. truck comes apart pretty darn easy
     
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    Very noticeable difference with just minor deadening. The guys in here with the more comprehensive sound deadening surely have an even more noticeable change.
     
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  16. May 25, 2017 at 10:24 AM
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    Did you do the same with the tile under the carpet over the roof liner? And I'm curious about the Deadning of the rear wall do you put it on the outside of the cab back there between the bed or under the panels?
     
  17. May 25, 2017 at 10:26 AM
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    Yeah it was totally on a whim I had the material and my impact driver out and before I knew it I was taking my door apart
     
  18. May 25, 2017 at 11:02 AM
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    No. Tile is only in the front doors.

    I have nothing under the carpet as of yet.

    For the back wall it is under the panels....rip them out....deaden.

    I got rid of the stock storage bin thingys and installed a MOLLE panel.
     
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