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Old 10-09-2003, 11:51 AM   #1
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Two weekends ago I decided to finally install some insulating material I purchased from Bonded Logic back in January to insulate the cab. I saw the posts on insulating the hood of the truck here and figured I would start there since that is easy to access. Boy that made a big difference in noise on the outside and inside of the cab. Last weekend I got to test out the noise reduction during a weekend trip to Cooks Forest. Thankfully a buddy warned me about the road out of Clarion Pa., because it is not well marked until you hit one mother of a steep grade. I am so glad I put that exhaust brake on, with the truck in 6th, the brake held me back with just a few stabs at the brakes on the way down. I would have hated to run that hill with just the service brakes, I am not sure how much pedal you would have left at the bottom, which had a 90 degree curve and then over a bridge at the bottom.

We had ton's of rubber necker's all weekend, but thankfully no walk throughs. It rained hard Friday night and the place was turning into a mud pit. On the way out we had 2 groups of people waiting at the exit to check out the rig in motion, I was starting to feel like I was important.



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Old 10-09-2003, 04:17 PM   #2
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Bonded Logic? How much $$ was it? Mine will be a real chore there is a air intake cowl under mine hood. Did you put it anywhere else? I was hoping to have some left over for the area above the transmission.
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Old 10-09-2003, 06:47 PM   #3
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I got it from Camping World for $36 for a 4' x 6' roll, comes with spray adhesive and foil tape for edges and seams. It took 2 rolls for my hood. I just ordered 2 more rolls, one for the floor above the trannie and one for the generator bay. I was really amazed at how much quieter it was in the cab.

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Old 10-09-2003, 11:13 PM   #4
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I used the same material to line the generator compartment to reduce noise and repel heat.

If you need more of the foil tape, Home Depot carries it.
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Old 10-10-2003, 08:21 AM   #5
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HOLY SMOKES!!!! I called Camping World for a couple kits and they were on back order. I then called Bonded Logic and they sold me 2 kits at $18.99 ea. plus shipping!!!!
Their number: 480-812-9114
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Old 10-10-2003, 08:23 AM   #6
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Warpath...CW said they already had 2 rolls on b/o. If those are yours CANCEL!!!!
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Old 10-10-2003, 10:03 AM   #7
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The ditz that takes orders charged me CWs cost...then calls back an hour later to tell me she screwed up and I have to pay $39 ea. I told I'd pay $36 ea. she agreed. Oh well...women
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Old 10-15-2003, 03:23 PM   #8
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I got both kits installed today. One under the hood and the other around and above the generator. It was an easy job with noticeable results! Above the tranny I sprayed a heavy dose of undercoat.
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Old 10-16-2003, 09:02 PM   #9
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Guys....ButlerMotorCoach sent me a pix...but I can't add it to the Photo section... could I send it to someone who can do this?...... geof
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Old 10-17-2003, 06:04 PM   #10
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Geof -

Send them to me browell@truckconversion.net


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