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Old 04-29-2008, 10:21 AM
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'78 240D floor....

Hello all,

Was there a factory 'sound detaning' material that was used on the floor on the interior of these cars? What I mean is, when I lift the floor mats up, should there be the bare floor panel or a layer of sound detaner?

Thanks I hope this makes sense!
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Old 04-29-2008, 10:39 AM
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The insulation is attached to the floor mat, not the floor.
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Old 04-29-2008, 10:53 AM
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There is a layer of asphalt sound deadening material adheared to the metal floor.

Want your Benz to last another 25 years? Remove the Asphalt from the floors.
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Old 04-29-2008, 11:20 AM
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That's EXACTLY what I am talking about. I will be leaving it alone for now....

Thanks, yet again, for the quick detailed information!
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