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#1 MinBinPat

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Posted 06 June 2018 - 07:17 AM

Does anyone know what to use to replicate the original bitumen type floor covering. I had to chip some away to make repairs but do not really want to strip the whole lot out.



#2 mab01uk

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Posted 06 June 2018 - 11:40 AM

The Quiet Mini:-

http://www.theminifo...1-a-quiet-mini/



#3 ChubytheMINI

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Posted 07 June 2018 - 05:13 PM

Just don't. Stuff is mega heavy and is a water trap.... I removed all mine and it hides everything. If you want to quieten down a Mini get Silentcoat, £80 to do the entire car and it'll be less weight and more effective than the bitumen stuff.



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Posted 08 June 2018 - 10:31 AM

silentcoat is even worse to remove after 10jears and also a water trap...

 

A healty mini is loud to drive...



#5 panky

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Posted 08 June 2018 - 11:02 AM

I used this stuff, eventually sets hard like the original..

 

https://www.ebay.co....pQAAOSwbsBXpEoe

 

I know I could have been neater

 

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Also used it under the bonnet, that made quite a difference.

 

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#6 MinBinPat

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 08:39 PM

Panky, thanks for that mate good pics also. I think it will be just as good after it's been heated with a heat gun. Trick is to not let water in in the first place but that's not easy with a mini.



#7 Curley

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Posted 12 June 2018 - 09:01 PM

Silent coat, dynamat or whatever product you choose, they're all the same thing; a bitchumen based material. 

 

The simple rules of sound deadening is to add mass. It is the mass of an object that absorbed the sound wave.






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