For most people, the car is one place they spend a lot of time. Be it for that quick run to the grocery store or for a road trip with family and friends.
It is, therefore, important that your car trips are quite comfortable. Unfortunately, there are so many things that could hinder your perfect trip, and noise is just one of them.
The sound of the engine running or the wind creeping through the windows could be a huge distraction. For this reason, most people are looking for ways to deaden the noise in their cars.
Well, if you are one of such people, then this article is meant for you.Continue reading
I’m the type of person that loves to listen to music while driving. For me, nothing beats being on a road and listening to my favorite band.
The only problem is there is a lot of noise that is interfering with my music such as tire hum, wind, engine whine, vibrations etc. This road noise is irritating and has an impact on how your car audio system sounds like.
Your car is made of metal and because of that acoustics in your car can be pretty bad.
Solution to this problem can be using materials that work like sound deadeners. There are many different brands on the market. One of the best is definitely Dynamat.
Dynamat helped me to keeping the unwanted sounds out of the car.Continue reading
I’ve been blessed with avid readers who like to read this digital diary of mine while I go on my quest of soundproofing or minimizing the unnecessary noises around us. I do it all in search of a quiet life.
As you know from my previous post from a few days back, I’m trying to work out and document different strategies to keep my car engine silent as a whisper.
Besides fixing noisy lifters, I came up with another approach. Let’s discuss the best oil for noisy lifters. This is the piece that completes the two-piece lifter puzzle.
Basically, I chopped and changed my engine oils and additives to find out if I could get an extra perk or two out of my car’s engine or not. As it turns out, switching the product helped!
All I did was choosing these things with great care and implementing them as per instructions. It changed my car’s engine for the better. So, I decided to let you guys know about it.
In this article, I’ll be discussing the process of choosing engine oil additives and all about the products that I played around with. So, here we go!Continue reading
Some people really enjoy hearing their car engine and feel that raw power it produces. However, there are those who prefer quite the opposite.
If you are one of those people, who enjoys quiet rides, listening to music and clear conversations with your friends, then you’ve come to the right place.
Today, we will talk about what are the best Dynamat alternatives because it can be pretty expensive, depending on the situation.
Therefore, I will present several cheaper alternatives, which you can use for the same purpose, to make your car completely soundproof.Continue reading
All car owners know how important taking care of your car is. A car can be quite a sensitive machine, and however robust it may seem, an apparently minor issue can cause a major setback.
That’s why it’s important to regularly have your car checked, but you don’t need to see your mechanic for every single thing. Some issues you can fix on your own, especially if you have the proper tools.
In this text, we’ll talk about alternators and the issue of the squeaky bearing. It often happens that whenever your car makes weird sounds something is amiss, and the issue must be addressed as soon as possible.
Let’s see what the fuss is about, shall we?Continue reading
Imagine that you are driving your car, rejoicing in the ride. Your favorite song starts. You feel super relaxed and cheerful.
However, a moment brings you back to the harsh reality – something is impairing overall the feeling the song gives you. You start to listen more carefully and notice some rattling. It is coming from one of the doors in your car.
Oh no! Well, it is time to think about this problem and solve it as fast and painless as you can so that you can continue enjoying music in your car.Continue reading
Dynaliner from Dynamat is one of the most effective automotive thermal insulators available on the market today.
It is extremely lightweight and ideal for use on top of your Dynamat Xtreme, because it is soft, and made of thousands of cells of a closed self-adhesive rubber, which are closely packed together, to give it a near-perfect zero air infiltration.
This is the key to heat, oils and water reduction. It does not hold water, and therefore it will not promote the production of mildew or dust, like other under carpet padding insulators. Dynaliner is also durable, and tear resistance.Continue reading
If someone asked me what the sounds that can easily make me go crazy are, one of the first ones that would come to my mind would be the squeaking of the windshield wipers.
I don’t think there is anything more annoying than hearing this noise while you are trying to hear your favorite song, listen to your companion or just have a phone conversation.
Or, even worse is hearing this noise while you are trying your best to drive in heavy rain while trying not to crash into someone.
Unfortunately, I had to deal with this problem several times, and as this sound annoyed me so much, I became a true professional for it.
So, guys, here is my “How to stop windshield wipers from squeaking 101”!
I hope it will help you, so you don’t have to put up with this inconvenience anymore! 😊Continue reading
You know, it warms my heart to see the industry of soundproofing of all kinds booming as much as it has been in the past years. I recall a time when it was something only professionals could hope to afford or some such other nonsense.
I sure could’ve used access to good, cheap and effective soundproofing back when I drove my first ever car. Let me tell you, that beat-up, second-hand clunker was such a hellion of noise pollution that to this day I thank my lucky stars it did not somehow manage to noise me to death.
Nowadays, my problem might even be the opposite, were I in a similar situation. How am I supposed to make a decision on what sound deadener to use when there’s so much choice?
You might recall us discussing one of the main competitors for today’s product of interest. Here is a refresher, in case you need to be reminded of how that went.
Overall, however, there are many things to be said about Noico and almost all of them extremely positive, so let’s get right into it, without further ado. We’ll be reviewing and rating all possible aspects of the Noico product line, to ensure you get a comprehensive idea as to why this might be the choice for you.Continue reading
Each one of us spends a significant part of the day in our vehicle. Normally we try to exclude all the noise that comes along, but there are days when it’s simply more nerve-wracking than usual. We try to think of as many ways as possible to deal with it without spending a fortune.
Have you heard of car undercoating? Some people swear that it’s the best thing to fix the unwanted sounds issue. Let’s see what it is and how does it work. Perhaps this could be a solution to your problems.Continue reading