I’m pretty sure it was Top Gear where Clarkson was reviewing some German car and he closed the door and remarked about how great the sound was and then went off on a story about how certain manufacturers spend a lot of time specifically developing that satisfying door close because it’s an seemingly innocuous but subtly suggestive thing that makes a big difference in people’s overall opinion and impression of the car despite being completely unrelated to so much of the the car like the powertrain, brakes, paint, leather quality, stereo speakers, etc. It's a celica engine. It is not impossible; it is just a bit difficult compared to soundproofing other doors. Of all the cars you've driven, which was your favorite? I bought mine with 60k miles on it for $24.5 and sold it two years later with 78k miles for $27.5. [–]v2Valhalla1989 Mercedes Benz W124 300E 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children). Compare that to an MB (or BMW) where there's a check strap which requires a more substantial pull to close the door, and a latch that needs some force to engage. I just have car ADD...in between the Elise and the Evora I had a MB 420 SEC, classic mini, Viper, and Cayman S in less than 4 years (some overlap on those). I still cringe at the memory of a rattly Elise door shutting, but think back fondly of how my 8 year old Cayman shut so perfectly. Rebuilt for ~$25k, or clear title for $30-40k? [–]Onionsteakis scalping new consoles in a rental minivan 5 points6 points7 points 3 years ago (1 child). [–]Migop90' Audi CQ | 00' s2k 4 points5 points6 points 3 years ago (2 children). I'm legitimately fascinated by the efforts for stuff like this, [–]tBrownThunderOEM Engineer 17 points18 points19 points 3 years ago (3 children). Can someone make the doors on a Miata sound as nice as on a 7-series? The greater the mass of the object, the less the sound will penetrate. Tint questions and advice? Acoustical Caulk can also be used to fill in the remaining corner gaps before installing your molding. I just got a 08 and the door sounds a little "tinny". This is the last resort and it won’t even be an option for most. It doesn't seem that important compared to driving experience but when you do it literally every time you get in a car it means something. So if you halfway close the door, it'll automatically suck in the rest. Remove the Car Door Panel. Its a weird thing, but its so intensely satisfying to close the doors on my car. [–]FuzzelFox'07 MKZ AWD THXII, '95 Town Car 3 points4 points5 points 3 years ago (0 children). Read the entire blog post on https://soundproofcentral.com/best-way-soundproof-door/.A door is a weak link as far as soundproofing is concerned. Any secrets? Try /r/whatisthiscar, /r/namethatcar, or /r/rbi. Thus the evora? Use a door gasket to seal the cracks. Sound is amplified as it travels through gaps. The size of the gap or hallow determines the number of materials to be employed in the sound abatement process. - … I was on the phone with Hayes from wirewheels yesterday. I'm going try my best to forget about it, but I'll be paying the car payment into an account for one. Yup, take a look at the doors on the sc400 and you'll see a hinge that is just ridiculous. However, the driver side door does not. [–]Freespace535'16 Mazda 6 GT 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (0 children), [–]4DIYers1984 BMW 733i / 2001 Toyota Tacoma TRD / 2007 Volvo C30 T5 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children). I want to buy one this second, seriously, but I need to get my head on straight first. The door slam on a well-maintained 944 is something special. Trying to identify a car? Buy a one way ticket and drive her home (after a good inspection). [–]wettpaintt 22 points23 points24 points 3 years ago (3 children), [–]60thou2014 328i 23 points24 points25 points 3 years ago (2 children). [–]FuzzelFox'07 MKZ AWD THXII, '95 Town Car 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (0 children). Focus then moved to the body panels. Actually the closing sound is carefully engineered to give the right sound. I've been seriously looking at one since January. Fuzzy flocked door seals and it's really damn quiet. Why? Yeah people think it's just a sign of "quality". Once you’ve removed the door panel, it’s time to cover the inside of the door with the product of your choice. Just read your post on personal finance. Poplar is an incredibly cost-effective choice for solid wood doors, though it does not offer the same distinctive grain as other woods. Compare that to a door that has padding and thicker materials inside and out and possibly better manufacturing that doesn't allow much noise to travel through vibrations and you have a much quieter door. there are some videos on youtube, [–]aelric22'13 VW GLI 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (1 child). Rendered by PID 13573 on r2-app-00c0fd4d6d36de668 at 2021-02-07 19:35:33.404412+00:00 running 843aeaa country code: ZA. [–]LulxiiF150 Tremor 450hp 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (7 children). With that in place, the door would slide apart as it closes so that a seal can be formed from the front to the back of the sturdy doorframe. Primed; 7-Year Warranty; Hollow Core . No replacement for displacement, Driving a Lincoln is Alright Alright Alright, '15 GTI w/PP - '97 DINAN 3 - '89 Country Squire, 1984 BMW 733i / 2001 Toyota Tacoma TRD / 2007 Volvo C30 T5. Go shut the door on an early 80s Mercedes and it sounds very metallic, like a rifle bolt. [–]TheDirtDude117'03 S2000 STR AutoX / '16 Chevy Bolt / '04 RX8 (LFX swap) 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (0 children). Both, though the transmission thing is an Evora problem specifically. You have got a lot of options when it comes to choosing a soundproofing material for your pocket door or any other door. Make a track with two curves where the wheels of each door would sit on. No direct image links. But it is advisable to consider “what you want and what you need it for”. Your effort would be a waste if you do not seal the gap between the door frame and the wall. What do you think is the best manufacturer and/or vehicle with the best door closing/opening sounds in the industry? There is none. Car Door Close Sound Effects (24) Most recent Oldest Shortest duration Longest duration Any Length 2 sec 2 sec - 5 sec 5 sec - 20 sec 20 sec - 1 min > 1 min All libraries Justine Angus make this noise SFX Bible Airborne Sound BLASTWAVE FX 10 points11 points12 points 3 years ago (2 children). If you are interested in soundproofing, it’s worth it to invest in solid-core or solid wood doors. Related, HP has one of the best (if not the best) sound labs in the country purely for making sure their printers sound good and not cheap or offensive. acoustic performance of the door can be improved by sealing the frame. My 94 ford isn't a mercedes, if you slam the door the panel shakes and rattles. You don't want one with low miles. Glad you enjoyed it! [–][deleted] 2 points3 points4 points 3 years ago* (0 children). (self.cars), submitted 3 years ago by jdmb0y93 Miata, 99 ES300. [–]slin25 6 points7 points8 points 3 years ago (1 child). 6 points7 points8 points 3 years ago (0 children). No replacement for displacement 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (0 children). Solid Core Doors with Acoustic Seals. First, you’ll have to remove the door panel. As I’ve said, interior doors have several design flaws that allow sound to travel freely.Firstly, they are often made of either wood or fiberboard, which are less than ideal materials for soundproofing.They’re also notably thinner and hollow, unlike exterior doors.. When installing the door handle, be sure it is placed near the left end of the door. For information on content removal, user warnings, and bans, please see the Chain of Action page. The sound of the door creaks when the opening is very annoying. 66 points67 points68 points 3 years ago (3 children). To me it is superior to the modern noises, it's just cheaper and the norm to make sound the way they do now. Your absolutely right. Although it is petty challenging soundproofing a pocket door, there are different methods you can employ to help with the sound deadening. [–]LulxiiF150 Tremor 450hp 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (2 children). Personally I would never buy a rebuilt or salvage title car just because its such a PITA to sell. This option will … Let friends learn to drive stick on it. GM's Big SUVs Can Stop Shorter Than a Mazda 3, 2022 Nissan Pathfinder debuts with fresh new duds, no more CVT, '18 M4 6MT, '16 JKU Rubi, '05 330xi 6MT, '90 240sx, '00 Regal GS | C5 Corvette (SC) | 91 Civic (Jesus), 1990 Honda CRX 16i-161998 Honda Civic wagon, '91 Talon TSi AWD, '16 Crosstrek, '07 Colorado, Motorcycles, is scalping new consoles in a rental minivan. 7: Basic questions, troubleshooting, and car mods: Please read the wiki first. I don't want to afford a low mile car (upper $40's) and $30 isn't too far off of $25. [–]TheStraightPipesBanned from r/cars - DM ME! I owned the same gen Legacy at that time, and never unheard the fwoomp. The soft clunk of my doors is one of those things that only car people could appreciate. 12: Car question? Now it's just a solid "thud". Any truth to this? [–]Kpints2015 Subaru WRX 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children), [–]mortalomena97 Mercedes C280 -4 points-3 points-2 points 3 years ago (0 children). It’s literally someone’s job to tweak the door design until it closes with the correct tone. The frame rate should also be considered especially for pocket doors. I'll likely go that route. [–]TheStraightPipesBanned from r/cars - DM ME! I can only imagine the hours some poor engineer put into making the door closing sound just right. http://autoweek.com/article/junkyard-treasures/adding-complexity-articulated-door-hinges-lexus-sc, https://www.autoevolution.com/news/how-bmw-s-soft-close-doors-work-48425.html. It's plenty fast enough. Okay, this is a bit of a hassle. It depends on the style of the door (mustang vs. fiesta, for example) but usually a bigger door is going to make a louder thud (more momentum = more noise). It is because the attachment fits perfectly into the door frame leaving no gap for sound to penetrate. On cheaper cars (like Hondas) - there could be something like a little spring on the hinge to hold the door open at certain detents combined with a latch that doesn't really have any resistance. The door can be closed with very little force and rather quickly. My family thought I was nuts, my coworker loved it. Hope you find them helpful. Our soundproof door kit is surface-mounted and reduces sound around the entire door. You can gently push it shut and it will make a very firm latching sound. Keeping it forever? [–]jasandeen 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children). I really like the old metallic sound. Check out the lotustalk forums or PM me with any questions! A solid core door is the opposite of a hollow core door as it is completely solid through and through. If you door panel is rattling due to your aftermarket speaker upgrades, it has to be fixed. Got to talking about just the question I had for you. 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children). A lot of times dirt and debris can work its way into parts on the door. Luxury car makers use the expensive material to make their car doors and they use good quality rubber around the doors. I actually almost picked up an Evora, but after reading about their transmission eating shenanigans and seeing the cost to replace it, I decided it wasn't worth it. That car is over 30 years old and everything still works. Add the insulation material. Doors differ and so does the sound deadening materials suitable for each door. The first 250 CT5-V Blackwing pre-orders sold out within 3 minutes, over 1000 deposits were sold within 24 hours. Not sure what asshat downvoted you but you are right - relatively speaking. [–]jzap 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children). Here, you can see plenty of household items that can be used to lubricate those hinges and make … Probably helps that the exterior door handle is a literal trigger, [–]the_raddy1997 Defender 90 5 points6 points7 points 3 years ago (1 child), Yes, BMW has what they call "BMW Soft Close" system. Okay, well that's good news. [–]TheStraightPipesBanned from r/cars - DM ME! The essence of reinforcing the frames is to add mass to your door. Buy clean. It is advisable to use a frame rating of 150lbs or above. Easier to sell. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. In this video we will show you how to soundproof a door diy by essentially creating a soundproof door. While closed doors do a decent job shutting out the noise outside the room, cracks between a door and its casing or threshold offer just enough space for some sound to filter in. Their customers seem to score their product very high, however, so i might be an outlier. I had zero issues. [–]tuffodeInsta: @alpine325i 25 points26 points27 points 3 years ago (0 children), the g class doors still sound like that, its great, [–]sf-russ 10 points11 points12 points 3 years ago (1 child). Noico 80 mil Sound deadening mat is what I used to sound deaden my car doors. REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 13573 on r2-app-00c0fd4d6d36de668 at 2021-02-07 19:35:33.404412+00:00 running 843aeaa country code: ZA. E65 ALPINA B7, 14 KIA FORTE SX, 06 SAAB 9-3 Aero SportCombi, '16 MX-5 Club, '08 XWD Saab 9-3 Aero Combi, '20 CX5 GTR, '03 S2000 STR AutoX / '16 Chevy Bolt / '04 RX8 (LFX swap), 8p A3 3.2 S-Line. I had a 85 Mb 420SEC and it was just such a solid feel when you closed it. Then car does have a considerable amount of road noise but is not a problem with me. Sound damping is one such way that many people rightly consider. Like I stated above, a solid core door are the doors that usually enters your house from the outside; and when you knock on them, they should not echo at all. If the squeak is still there, it's probably coming from inside the roller-spring mechanism, so you'd have to replace the part. [–]tBrownThunderOEM Engineer 21 points22 points23 points 3 years ago (1 child). Are you talking about the Elise or the Evora in regards to the engine not being the problem? Finally, all that’s left to do is put everything back the way it was. If there's a local one then you're saving $1500 on shipping. I'd say for normal driving you'd get 8-10 on the rears. Noise Control Help Line: 1-800-854-2948 M - F 8a.m. [–]Turdsworth'16 MX-5 Club, '08 XWD Saab 9-3 Aero Combi, '20 CX5 GTR 2 points3 points4 points 3 years ago (1 child), [–]TheAsianTroll2007 Pontiac G6 3 points4 points5 points 3 years ago (0 children). A 1 % gap would reduce the effectiveness of the sound abatement by 50%. On these the latch pieces were metal with just a nylon bushing on the striker bolt. Can you give any general statements? Keeping for a few years? Ok, now you’re getting serious about your sound. You can carefully engineer things to be cheap, or you can just slash costs across the board with no care, and the former will be much better (higher quality) than the later. Be sure to purchase a stronger door with a better frame rating. Can also increase the weight of the doors relative to the attachment structure. [–][deleted] -1 points0 points1 point 3 years ago (4 children). They use better seals and a lot more sound deadening. [–]tBrownThunderOEM Engineer 34 points35 points36 points 3 years ago (9 children). Do you know if the supercharged elises were worth the bump in price? The second cam kicks in at 6000 (I think) and it throws you back in your seat. In this post, I’ll cover the steps to take if you’re looking at sound damping a car door yourself. [–][deleted] 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (1 child), Tires last how you drive. Create two heavy wheeled doors with a space between them and find a way to link both doors. Despite the bad press with dieselgate, I'm continually impressed with the acoustics work done by the VW group and Mercedes. [–]heydabop'08 Astra → '17 GTI S 6M 3 points4 points5 points 3 years ago (1 child). Do two motorcycles count as one car? I've always needed to take a step back though. Car trouble? I used dynamat on the doors and rear hatch of my Honda Fit. Dynamat? I don't know if I'll ever be ready to buy one, but like you said, it holds it's value better than any other car I've seen. [–]tuffodeInsta: @alpine325i 6 points7 points8 points 3 years ago (0 children), if you open the panel and add sound insulation it can improve the sound drastically. With the right mass, you can easily apply a soundproofing material such as a Green Glue between both doors to abate the noise issue. Yes, it is a bit pricey but it is made of quality neoprene and 204 anodized aluminum retainer that ensures that the seal remains flexible and effective for a very long period of time. But even in the Elise, things like bodywork damage it any repair that requires the bodywork to come off is a lot more expensive than in many higher end cars. In my experience, the door on a Mercedes with a broken door check strap sounds very hollow when you slam it! I would purposefully forget to pick something up at the store so I could go back. But, when he was done he had to be able to open the door one inch, and then close and latch the door using the pressure of one finger. And as the door opens, it would slide back together to seal the narrow space between the double studs. Installing the wrong material is the same as not deadening the sound in the first place. SoundproofCentral.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com. How do luxury manufacturers make their doors slam so quietly? A former boss of mine told about touring the Rolls Royce factory, and they were allowed to talk to the workers on the assembly floor. I really appreciate those cars. He asked the guy who was hanging the doors how much time he was allotted to hang the doors, and he replied "four days per door". Word of mouth from neighbors and experts in the field would go a long way helping you choose the best material. The thud of the insanely heavy doors on my ‘17 GLE is just as satisfying as the higher pitched but just as solid closing of my w124, love them both. Parts are hollowed out or shaped differently internally to provide a satisfying thump. Who wouldn’t want that! [–][deleted] 4 points5 points6 points 3 years ago (0 children). Download Link - http://bit.ly/1O4Z4pLCar Door Closing Sound In High Quality The wonderful and epic tale of Yoshi the Yaris. Then he also brought up that the door closing on a GTI sounded better than that of a Focus ST. [–]canucks19892016 shitbox 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children). I noticed my doors have a bar with 2 detents and a roller, if I lube it then it doesn't squeak but then it might close on me by it self, any fix? Your elise. Closing doors had more 'thud' and weight wise, I don't think it was significantly affected because it still went from 10 second 0-60 to 10 second 0-60. [–]spongebob_meth'91 Talon TSi AWD, '16 Crosstrek, '07 Colorado, Motorcycles 181 points182 points183 points 3 years ago (7 children). Therefore, no gap, no matter how little the opening may be, should be left unsealed. Yeah, that works too! Its so satisfying. The door on a Jetta/Golf sounds better than on a Civic/Corolla - relatively. Better materials, yes, but they also have sound engineers (probably not he correct term) involved in designing the door. They need to be driven. They are somewhat thick and layered though. And I've invited them all to your house for Christmas! You can even … At least this one won't depreciate, is reliable, and is good for the health (seriously, they say smiling is good for you and there are very few cars with this amount of smiles per mile). The salesman for my GTI apparently used to sell either Lincolns or Rolls Royces and said he'd had to practice door closing to ensure it sounded right. Glad you got something you like. Title MUST include year/make/model and description of issue. The. "Cheap" isn't the antonym of quality, though. Install another seal at the left end of the door to hit the door frame. Sound can penetrate solid objects. It almost sounds like a lever action rifle being cocked. The nicest cars have soft-shut doors. 32 points33 points34 points 3 years ago (10 children). The first thing you’ll be doing is removing the door, and in order to do … What about the bottom? Do-it-yourselfers can build their own panels with a few power tools and glue. A flimsy door like the pocket door will prove almost impossible to insulate the sound without adding mass to make it stronger. So, we have effectively sealed the sound at the top and the sides. Something I wouldnt like to add to a Miata thats for sure. [–]Gregarious_Raconteur'87 Volvo 740 Wagon. The mid and high frequency sounds such as neighbors yelling, car horns and dogs barking will reduce to a decent extent. Providing better durability and sound reduction than hollow core doors, solid core doors feel more like a traditional wood door. Read my article on Green Glue to know more. High-end car audio systems. [–]niftyjack2017 VW Golf, 5MT -3 points-2 points-1 points 3 years ago (1 child), [–][deleted] 58 points59 points60 points 3 years ago (36 children). The Lotus Elise is an S2000 engine with an FRS chassis at a Miata curb weight. Better materials, latching mechanisms, door seals, etc. A pro should be able to install all three for you in about an hour. Is the acceleration anything to write home about? They even do this with the door open chime. I've heard his rebuilts are second to none. I remember learning in a business class that BMW spent tons of time and research on exactly that. These gaps readily allow so… Plus its orange and orange is pretty. After those cars, I knew I had to get back in a Lotus. The big hangup is to make the door sound work with other things that need priority (crash safety, weight, protection from water leaks, etc). A light door like a Miata is kinda like slamming a piece of sheet metal against another piece of sheet metal. Building new panels also gives you the option of using higher quality materials. Man I miss my Dymatted car... it trapped heat worse in the sun but also cooled faster cause it was more insulated. Your so low and it's so small that it feels even faster. Now, you will agree that soundproofing a pocket door is very much possible but requires just a little more than others. Soundproofing stronger doors is so much easier than soundproofing pocket doors. Specifics of what we do to engineer door sounds I'm not allowed to disclose (thanks, Corporate America) but I'm happy to give you my personal opinion on any manufacturer/vehicle out there. Newer cars use a metal (but smaller diameter) striker bolt with plastic coated latch mechanisms. You may also consider the Johnson Hardware Commercial Grade Pocket Door Frame (see it on Amazon). If you have a chance to check out a relatively recent model Lexus LS, those things are fun. Nope, my cars doors are very light but still its a very satisfying thud. Rebuilt. Here is another means you can try out in sound deadening a pocket door. 15: Moderators must follow the Moderator Code of Conduct. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. Hang only solid-core doors. Or body-damage - good forbid you hit a curb too hard with your bumper. The installed close mechanism will help stop the door gently and ensure that it closes all the way. Be aware that solid doors are considerably heavier than hollow-core doors, and you may need to reinforce the hinges with longer, sturdier screws to support the weight. If you are delaying fixing the door because of the absence of handy lubricants then today is your lucky day! It worked, as the doors on our tester sounded great. Create a single wheeled door between double studs and make a little clearance between the seals of the right side of the door frame and the door. It was all worth it, the Elise is the best drivers car for the money but I think an S2000 is just better for me. Method 1: The Speaker Cradle. make it so that when you close the door, it makes such a nice and satisfying 'clunk' instead of a rattly metallic sound? Welcome to Soundproof Central, my blog. My passenger door sounds like this. That can be a DIY job, though, if you're comfortable taking the door panel apart. 14: Guidelines for sharing craigslist/online listings. 11: No polls, surveys, petitions, or requests for money. Let's remember the glorious moment when Eriksson went from 4th to 1st in one corner. [–]777-300ER'15 GTI w/PP - '97 DINAN 3 - '89 Country Squire 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (0 children). I loved mine but as a daily driver on the East Coast I needed better AC, some storage space, and an exterior that won't total the car from looking at it wrong. No rattling, no hollow sound, just the heavy duty latch engaging. Be sure to make the right end of the door thicker than other sides of the door so that it can hit the seals while closing. Put Everything Back. You name it. Now it's just a solid "thud". How do luxury manufacturers make their doors slam so quietly? Engineering is providing more than one answer to a problem. [–][deleted] 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (6 children). Some with 20k have dents and scratches and just havent been taken care of. 14 points15 points16 points 3 years ago (4 children), Seriously? Yeah I can understand that. And possibly just the better materials/heavier doors have something to do with it too. I worked a bit on the door sounds for the Continental. Tires questions? Also, look nationwide. Hammond also pointed out that there's actually a German board of car door experts. The size of the opening or gap in the doors, whether a pocket door or not, should be of utmost importance. I'd love to talk to you more. I've heard the tires only last 5k miles. However, if your budget allows only for weatherstripping, then go for silicone weatherstripping as it contains special compression properties that makes it last longer than the conventional weatherstripping. Cabin noise was noticeably reduced but probably even more so if I did the headliner, too. Although I wouldn't even begin to compare VW door sounds to that of a luxury car. On getting to the end of the travel, the wheels will slightly sink into the rubber tracks making the door drop slightly. I suspect it's hard to live with? Thickening the Door.  To lower the friction, the seal should be set a little high above the track and both sections of the track should be cut and replaced with rubber. As flimsy as pocket doors are, they come in different grades with different frame rating. [–]Phohammar'05 MazdaSpeed 6 | '05 Toyota Caldina 2 points3 points4 points 3 years ago (0 children). For spaces where sound is not an issue, benefit from our cost-effective hollow core doors. [–]pfun4125'94 Bronco / '07 Civic 1 point2 points3 points 3 years ago (0 children). Couldn't afford an S, but plenty happy with the NA. We are not a concierge or estimating service, a promotional platform, Consumer Reports, or a replacement for a phone call or Google search. How To Soundproof Your Tent – 7 Actionable Steps. [–]elmz3702014 Porsche Boxster 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children). Best of luck! Car door panels can be expensive, depending on the vehicle make and model. 3: No memes, trolling, copypasta, or low-quality joke posts or comments. [–]SpyCake1Wants a Volvo, rides the bus. You can upgrade your current hollow door, by adding heavy, dense material to it. [–]TheStraightPipesBanned from r/cars - DM ME! [–]spongebob_meth'91 Talon TSi AWD, '16 Crosstrek, '07 Colorado, Motorcycles 42 points43 points44 points 3 years ago (8 children). Is it a smart decision to buy one? [–]rockyoulikeahuracan2016 6MT Challenger 392 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children). [–]_bwoah_ 0 points1 point2 points 3 years ago (0 children). No clue on supercharged Elise's. I plan on driving more than the typical 5k miles a year that you see, but I never see them for sale with more than 50k miles? Sound-blockage is good to excellent, depending on wood species. It's weird to type that. What You Need To Sound Proof a Car Door. Go shut the door on an early 80s Mercedes and it sounds very metallic, like a rifle bolt. But the Fit still feels tinny when the doors close. Therefore, the first line of action would be to reinforce the door panel. I meant that it's not a byproduct, it's has intentionally been made to make a certain sound. In later years, they added the proper material inside the doors to make them sound much better. That's how my Town Car is. That's a problem that every company has to balance. It was a way to differentiate from cheaper cars. Flocked door seals and it will last which results in a business class that spent. 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