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STANDARD SOUNDPROOFING FOR MK2 'S' (4 replies)

John-B
1 year ago
John-B 1 year ago

Hi

As part of a full rebuild has anyone fitted sound insulation felt to the underside of the rear parcel shelf as per the specification sheet attached?

super_cooper_guide.pdf
ROLI
1 year ago
ROLI 1 year ago

Hi John,

I did and it didnt really make that much of a difference. It best to put insulation on the panel behind the rear seat and the part under the seat (vertical) .
Also a few years ago BL sold an insulation kit that was rubberised. NOW THAT MADE A DIFFERENCE....sadly its no longer available.

R

John-B
1 year ago
John-B 1 year ago

It seems a silly place to put the layer of insulation without any protection added to it.

Daz1968
1 year ago
Daz1968 1 year ago

My 1968 mk2 cooper 998 has evidence of felt type sound proofing being glued to underside rear shelf, I believe this to have been there from new, I will be replacing it if I can find any,

John-B
1 year ago
John-B 1 year ago

In the super_cooper_guide soundproofing spec it states 3/4" 19mm thick felt was used, I have looked on the web for something similar but it doesn't seem to exist in that thickness today.
Woolies sell a 13mm thick fire retardant felt with a black latex coating, I am thinking of adhering a 6mm layer of felt to this to obtain the correct 19mm thickness with the black coated surface on the bottom facing into the boot.

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