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Tarantula Truck...Sound Suppression...

Got a 2002 Ranger Edge...

On the highway I'm getting quite a bit of noise. Wind noise mixed in with road and general truck noise. She doesn't have carpet...just the rubber mat that covers the entire floor.

I know carpet will deaden te road noise considerably but does anyone have any tricks up their sleeve to help me deaden the noise a little more?
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Drive slower?

It's an 11 year old truck lol. There's gonna be some noise.

Don't think carpet will help much at all. I've been in rangers with both. Couldn't notice a difference. Other than mine with the vinyl floor took 5 minutes to clean.
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Tear out the rubber mat/carpet and dyno mat it or something similar. Others have used it.
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What Morris said above, you're looking for a sound deadening material. It's a sound absorbent adhesive backed material that lays between your sheet metal floor and your carpet or vinyl floor covering. Carpet instead of vinyl/plastic flooring will help with the sound additionally.

Some brands to look into: Dynamat, BoomMat, FatMat, among many others.
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