Noise Reduction

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There are a few techniques that owners have employed to reduce road noise and vibration in an elise - particularly useful when driving long distances on motorways.

Good ideas include:

1) Fit carpets, as seen in the Touring Pack.

2) Apply patches of noise deadening material to the internal body panels. This is heavy, self-adhesive material that reduces panel vibration, but does not provide sound insulation. Best results are obtained by attaching small pieces to the middle of each panel (e.g. 1 patch under each seat).

Sources of deadening material include: (dead link, might be moved to

3) Stuff a bin liner filled with loft insulation behind the front wheel arch liners via the front service compartment. This reduces road noise.

4) Get a "proper" car :)