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How much sound deadening and insulation do I need?

Updated: 3 days ago

Fitting sound deadening and insulation is one of the easiest jobs when converting a van but also one of the most time consuming. We have lots of resources on YouTube to help you with this task!


If you have any other more specific questions then drop us a message on our Patreon page and we will get it answered.


How much sound deadening and insulation do I need for my van?


The amount needed will vary depending on the size of your van and also what you are using the van for. Below you will see the most common van sizes we work on. The listed product will cover the two side walls, wheel arches, floor, rear doors and ceiling to a moderate level.


These amounts are for a moderate covering if you would like to know the exact coverage you need then the suppliers will have the exact coverage area for each product in the specification.


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Medium van SWB (e.g Transit Custom, VW T4/5/6)

Walls, doors and ceiling

2-3 boxes of Dodo dead mat pro (depending on required coverage)

10m roll of dodo van liner

1 box of dodo thermo fleece 100mm

1 box of dodo thermo fleece 50mm

Floor

1 pack of Dodo dead mat duo twin


Small Van (VW Caddy, Ford Connect)

Walls, doors and ceiling

2 boxes of Dodo dead mat pro

5m roll of Thermo Liner

1 box of Thermo Fleece

Floor

1 pack of Dodo dead mat duo


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What sound deadening do I put in the cab?

The cab area is typically better sound deadened than the rear of the van and the cab mat adds a small amount of insulation especially in later models but it is still important not to completely neglect this area! For this area we recommend you sound deaden and add insulate these areas you will need the following quantities.


3m roll of thermo liner

1 box of Dodo dead mat pro


How to install sound deadening and insulation

Check out our range of How-To videos on YouTube which will give you all of hints, tips and tricks to sound deadening and insulation


Thank you for reading.

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