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I recently used this on the entire floor, including rear cargo area (needed 3 of them). Probably not as good as what you are looking at, but good enough for me. One thing I like about it is it has adhesive on the opposite side of foil already. Made it easy to put down. Now ever removing it, might be a nightmare, but not sure I will ever need to. Cut down on the noise quite a bit.

I ripped off the carpet insulation from the old carpet and glued that to the side panels in rear seat/cargo area. So entire thing was about $100.


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Let me know if you ever want to get rid of that drivers door panel 😁, those are the style I have and my drivers side is trashed. Mounted a regular black one in there to get me by.
 

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Let me know if you ever want to get rid of that drivers door panel 😁, those are the style I have and my drivers side is trashed. Mounted a regular black one in there to get me by.

Couldn't you make you own from a "custom" blue door panel and these (would also have to paint lower "fins" silver, but those are always worn off on old door panels anyway).

 

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Could get these and use panels above.


Or new blue panel, but I bet the blue is not the same color. Could always do both I guess.

 

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Couldn't you make you own from a "custom" blue door panel and these (would also have to paint lower "fins" silver, but those are always worn off on old door panels anyway).

I just bought a beat up set to use as templates actually. I thought about building a bunch if them out of plywood and fabric then selling them.
 

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Could get these and use panels above.


Or new blue panel, but I bet the blue is not the same color. Could always do both I guess.

Yeah, it's just ridiculous how expensive these panels are. $154.00 for plastic covers is really hard to swallow, especially for an offroad toy.
 

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I like what you have done there. Will look good with carpet on top.

This 78 will be a hunting rig. Want to put a rubber mat product on top of the insulation. Keep it easy to rinse out
 

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No, I was thinking about looking and see what the brown and white bronco has in the junk yard. I hope I can make it their next week.
Have you tried Jeff,s Bronco or Mac,s? They use to have them. Hard to tell what they are asking now.
 

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No, I was thinking about looking and see what the brown and white bronco has in the junk yard. I hope I can make it their next week.
Have you tried Jeff,s Bronco or Mac,s? They use to have them. Hard to tell what they are asking now.
I just refuse to pay ridiculously high prices for a piece of plastic.
If it was a show piece or daily driver, I might pull the trigger, but this is a trail/mud rig.
 

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I just bought a beat up set to use as templates actually. I thought about building a bunch if them out of plywood and fabric then selling them.
That makes more sence to me. This plastic junk breaks up after while. Plywood and fabric would last alot longer. Plus a person could have pockets made on the, If the choose to.
 

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Yeah, to match the passenger door. Plus, I like that blue and faux wood accent. Never seen black ones with faux wood, is that what you have?
Where hear you can see the black one
 

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Very true
Zeus I noticed you were thinking about making your own door panels out of ply wood? If you do and if you still have the radiator and schroud. Would you be willing to make a box for them and ship them to me? I,d pay you for your troubles --ahead of time. Plus send it UPS? FED X has lousey service and I,d be lucky to get it in 6 months. They don,t come hear much. I guess because I ran one to his truck .For running his mouth.
 

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Sprayed 4 cans of sound deadening on the roof, 4 in each door, 6 in each side panel in the rear, laying smart shield from Front to rear on the floor, bed and side panels and on the doors next will be Rubber-Cal "Diamond Plate Rubber Flooring hope all of this quietens it
 

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Sprayed 4 cans of sound deadening on the roof, 4 in each door, 6 in each side panel in the rear, laying smart shield from Front to rear on the floor, bed and side panels and on the doors next will be Rubber-Cal "Diamond Plate Rubber Flooring hope all of this quietens it

Wow! Going to be hearing your ears ring with no sound coming. So did I make a difference?
 

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How is your bronco turning out now ,Notta? Hope its doing good . I hope to get mine out some day. Been alot of snow,rain and cold hear lately. Talked to my cousin yesterday and told him as soon as the ground dried I . I wanted to crank it up and take it out.
 

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