Quiet down Sant Fe tire road noise

Discussion in 'General Motoring' started by Guest, Sep 7, 2005.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    Great improvement by spraying undercoating in the wheel wells.

    Just remove the tires, take out the 8-10 plastic screw clips and remove the
    plastic inner fender liner.
    Stuff some newspaper in the areas you do not want overspray, (springs,
    hoses, Struts etc) and
    Spray 1 can of rubberized undercoating in each wheel well, allow to dry for
    1 hour or so and put it back together.

    Cuts the road noise by 50% at least! Cost about 6 bucks a can, and about 30
    minutes work,+1 hour waiting!

    Very happy and quite easy!
    Guest, Sep 7, 2005
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    EatonWings Guest

    So why couldn't Hyundai do this at the factory?
    EatonWings, Sep 7, 2005
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  3. Interesting suggestion on the undercoating. I will give it a try, but,
    ill add some 1/2" thick dense soundproofing insulation on top of the
    undercoating once its dry, before i put the plastic wheel well liner
    back on. Thanks for the tip.
    Dave in Lake Villa, Sep 7, 2005
  4. Simple. It costs money and they probably felt the vehicle was quiet
    enough without it.
    Brian Nystrom, Sep 8, 2005
  5. Guest

    EatonWings Guest

    Well then they're eardrums must be slanted too.
    EatonWings, Sep 8, 2005
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    Pete Guest

    lil bit RACIST are we???

    Pete, Sep 8, 2005
  7. He's probably just cranky about making the mistake of buying a 20 mpg
    SUV and having to feed it gas that's over three bucks a gallon and is
    taking it out on the Koreans. Hopefully, this latest turn of events will
    be the final nail it the coffin of the mindless SUV craze.
    Brian Nystrom, Sep 8, 2005
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    Zeppo Guest

    Wish my Santa Fe got 20 mpg.

    Zeppo, Sep 8, 2005
  9. I was trying to be generous. ;-)
    Brian Nystrom, Sep 9, 2005
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