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(From New Straits Times (Malaysia))
NOISE is part and parcel of driving, tiring the driver faster and making the passenger uneasy. It is just plain annoying.
Some drivers can afford expensive cars that utilise a lot of sound absorbing techniques and materials for a comfortable ride but most have to make do with their not-so-quiet cars.
There are ways to improve the original car, the easiest being to install sound deadening material. Unfortunately, this material that usually comes in the form of stick-on pads is not cheap and the most unappealing part is that it is heavy.
There are a few different types of materials used in making these …