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Speaker Making Noise When Car is Off? Learn How to Fix it

Car speakers making noise after your car engine has been turned off is an unusual but not unheard of problem. If you spend a lot of time in your vehicle it can quickly become irritating. The types of noises that car speakers will emit generally sound like white noise or static hissing sound, however depending […]

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How To Quiet Noisy Tires: 4 Types Of Tire Noise Explained

Noisy tires can be a very dangerous distraction on the road. Understanding the reasons why your tire is making excessive road noise and knowing how to quiet tire noise is an important part of keeping your vehicle running safely. This guide will help you diagnose the source of your tire noise and offer solutions on […]

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The 5 Best Oil Additives To Quiet Noisy Lifters: Buying Guide

Engine oil additives have dramatic benefits for the overall functioning of the engine in your car. Oil additives also work to mitigate any problems you are experiencing with lifter ticking noise. If you're in a rush check out our table of the 5 best oil additives to help silence noisy lifters below: If you notice […]

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Engine Lifter Tick Noise: Causes & How To Silence Noisy Lifters

Does your car produce a "tappety" noise every time you start it? Does the ticking last for several seconds or even minutes while you drive? These annoying and repetitive sounds are relatively common and are most often the result of malfunctioning tappets, also known as lifter tick. Noisy tappets are something you can fix at […]

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The Best Quiet Tires For A Peaceful Drive: Highway, Off Road & Truck Tires

Having quiet tires on your car will make a very positive difference to road noise levels. Some tires can be so noisy they make it impossible to hold a normal conversation and if you are spending hours every day in your car the noise will be bad for your health. This is why the market […]

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Dynamat Alternative Options For Affordable Vehicle Soundproofing

If you've spent any time researching how to soundproof a car or van you will soon come across Dynamat. Dynamat is widely regarded as being the best brand for improving vehicle sound control, however, it is not cheap. If you want to treat your entire vehicle with it you can easily spend over $1000 on […]

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16 Of The Best Car Sound Deadening Materials

If driving in your car sounds like a can full of pennies that have been left on top of a washing machine then you definitely need to invest in either a new car...or some of the best automotive sound deadening materials available to make driving in your car at least slightly bearable. If you're in […]

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How To Make Any Exhaust Quieter

A noisy exhaust can take all the fun out of driving unless of course you’re driving a sports car and the ear-splitting roar of the exhaust is a visceral part of it all! If you’re reading this article chances are you don’t own a Lamborghini Gallardo, instead you probably own something a bit tamer and […]

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How to Soundproof A Car & Reduce Road Noise

If your car has a few years on it (like mine) chances are that it is near impossible for you to have a conversation at normal speaking volume while driving down a gravelly road or rumbling along the motorway. The most effective things you can do to soundproof your car are: Lay sound deadening foam […]

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Welcome to Soundproof Panda!

My name is Dan and I live very close to an internationally famous stadium which generates an awful lot of noise that I'd rather block out!

This site is my place to share what I've been learning on my soundproofing journey.