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    why does it feel like im driving in a tin roofed shack?

    don't know if anyone else has noticed this but whenever t rains, or anything comes into contact with the roof of my coupe (like the sun visors snapping back into place) it makes the most ungodly cheap tin roof sound. I'm more than happy with the build of the car, its smooth and feels more expensive than it is, its just the fact that i feel theres nothing but a tin shack roof on my coupe.

    just wondering if anyone has inserted sound deadening into the roof liner and if it had helped? how difficult it was? etc.

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    i have just purchased a coupe and totally agree with you, my roof sounds horribly hollow comapared to My Astra Sxi. i have also noticed it does not have any underbonnet sound blanket like my Sxi did.

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    Mine sounds exactly the same, but its never bothered me really.
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    If it annoys you drop the headcloth & add some sound deadening.
    I have mine done, for different reasons, & would rarely notice the sound of rain hitting the roof.
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    its lighter, lighter = more speed

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    yeah I noticed the acoustics were tinny in the coupe, can always sound proof the roof if you want though
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    Quote Originally Posted by jay_coupe View Post
    don't know if anyone else has noticed this but whenever t rains, or anything comes into contact with the roof of my coupe (like the sun visors snapping back into place) it makes the most ungodly cheap tin roof sound. I'm more than happy with the build of the car, its smooth and feels more expensive than it is, its just the fact that i feel theres nothing but a tin shack roof on my coupe.

    just wondering if anyone has inserted sound deadening into the roof liner and if it had helped? how difficult it was? etc.
    the coupe only has one horizontal brace, the hatch has two. more surface area
    Coupe now being broken for parts
    You know the one

    Enquire within


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    i noticed this when i first got it and was a little upset lol. doesn't bother me now, but i am contemplating adding sound proofing material just to give it that solid feel.

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    i thought that wen i was sat in it waiting for the misses tonight but i dont really care tbh, cud be worse there could be water coming though

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    just remove the lining and put soundeading in it i did and it worth it.
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