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Unread 01-03-2010, 10:00 PM   #1
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hardtop insulation

anybody know of any good method of it?

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Unread 01-03-2010, 10:35 PM   #2
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What is your primary concern, sound or heat?

I've seen people use spray-on bedliner on the inside of the hardtops. I suppose you could hit the inside and the outside for increased insulation.
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Unread 01-03-2010, 10:50 PM   #3
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well i am hitting the outside at some time or another. heat sound isnt a big issue
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well i am hitting the outside at some time or another. heat sound isnt a big issue
Then why do you want to insulate it?
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Unread 01-03-2010, 11:05 PM   #5
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i meant to say heat mostly haha sound isnt
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Unread 01-04-2010, 06:45 AM   #6
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Any real insulation is gonna do both of them.

Dynamat is pretty cool stuff though.
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Unread 01-04-2010, 08:13 AM   #7
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i meant to say heat mostly haha sound isnt
Haha ok.

I know they sell self adhesive sound insulation. It's foil coated so maybe it does heat as well.

I have seen guys make headliners out of 2" thick foam from home depot. I'm pretty sure it's R-15. You can get like R-10 which is much thinner or R-30 which is thicker but R-15 is more common. It's the pink stuff that comes in sheets, not the real spongy type.

After cutting it and securing it, they used spray adhesive to put a layer of all-weather carpeting on top. You can get the carpeting from Walmart very inexpensively, and that way you won't have a pink interior.
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Haha ok.

I know they sell self adhesive sound insulation. It's foil coated so maybe it does heat as well.

I have seen guys make headliners out of 2" thick foam from home depot. I'm pretty sure it's R-15. You can get like R-10 which is much thinner or R-30 which is thicker but R-15 is more common. It's the pink stuff that comes in sheets, not the real spongy type.

After cutting it and securing it, they used spray adhesive to put a layer of all-weather carpeting on top. You can get the carpeting from Walmart very inexpensively, and that way you won't have a pink interior.
that's really funny! Maybe they should have put some shag carpet on it. That must be the ugliest interior ever!
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What I found while searching, this may help with ideas:
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/p...terior-920819/
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