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Old 15th June 2018, 11:25   #1171
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STP Silver getting a pack of 10 sheets of 2mm thickness for about 9k
i-COPPER i-D9 getting a pack of 9 sheets of 2mm thickness for 6k
i-COPPER i-D5 getting a pack of 5 sheets of 7mm thickness for 5.5k

Now the main difference between the STP Silver and i-COPPER i-D9 of comparable 2mm thickness, is that STP uses silver.

The other difference between the 2mm sheets and the 7mm i-COPPER i-D5 sheets that I could make out is that the i-D5 sheets come with a layer of foam. How important is this layer of foam?.
I am sure there is no real silver or copper in any of these packs. Most of them have an aluminum backing.

Get the pack with the 5mm of foam. If you want to understand more about this google "Constrained Layer Damping". The foam in this case helps a lot.

Hope this helps.
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So I have done some research of my own. The Forester seems to have a naturally low noise intrusion compared to other cars of this vintage. I would say it even offers good noise insulation compared to a lot of today's cars. Still, I would like to damp the roof and doors.
You can also look at Dampmat.
http://www.dampmat.com/
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I eventually bought 44 sq ft of Dampmat Exceed. Installation will be done soon.
How is your experience with Dampmat exceed? I am looking to damp doors and spare tire floor area in my car.

Also, though it's about 2years since you did installation, can you please share the cost of Dampmat Exceed that you paid. This will be a good reference point for me.
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How is your experience with Dampmat exceed? I am looking to damp doors and spare tire floor area in my car.

Also, though it's about 2years since you did installation, can you please share the cost of Dampmat Exceed that you paid. This will be a good reference point for me.
Its very good so far. I paid 10k.
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