Although petrol prices seem to rise continuously and there seems to be an ever-increasing number of cars on the road, we Brits still value our cars. We put up with all these and many other irritations, partly because we need our vehicles to get around, but mainly because we love our cars. The problem is the majority of the population can’t afford to buy the top-end models that silently and … Read More →
The latest statistics released by the Home Office for the year ending March, 2010, show that the total number of car thefts in the United Kingdom stood at 117,583. In many ways this is encouraging news as the number appears to be falling year-on-year, thanks in large part to a greater general awareness of vehicle security issues and to the increasing use of vehicle alarms and immobilisers now fitted as … Read More →
Having spent a couple of hours putting up the tent last weekend in North Wales in driving rain, I couldn’t help but look enviously at the family parked on the next plot. How I coveted their shiny VW Campervan: not just because of the classic looks, but because it just looked like home from home -dry and warm. Surprisingly when I spoke to the owner, he wasn’t quite as smug … Read More →
Simon Cooke, Diesel Car 2000 Huge mileages are the lot of a freelance journalist. Having clocked up almost 3000 in one month alone, I recently decided it would make good financial sense to swap my 25mpg petrol car for something more economical – An N reg Peugeot 306 D turbo to be exact. While I appreciate 40 plus mpg, I am not as happy with the distinctive engine noise, a … Read More →
Manchester Central Caravan & Motorhome Show 2011 20-23 January NoiseKiller will be attending the Manchester Caravan & Motorhome Show at the end of this week. Please come and visit us on the stand where we will be exhibiting all the following products:- NoiseKiller Soundproofing Kits, NoiseKiller Acoustic Blankets, Centinel Security Clutch Claws, Centinel Security Posts, Fire Blankets, Blazepak Fire Proof Wallets, Hope to see you there!
Motor Caravan, Brian Bell, Peugeot Boxer Quieter Travel This sound-reduction insulation kit weighs 17kg, which is surprising given its size. The package contains a numbered assortment of pads and an acoustic blanket and instructions. The tools required are a screw driver and a pair of scissors. Fitting time is around 2-3 hours. There was a noticeable reduction in diesel slap as soon as I started the engine and the sound … Read More →
MMM, Ian Wallace, Fiat Ducato based Motorhome One major drawback concerning my motorhome is the noisy diesel engine. I had come to accept this downside from my fun vehicle: however, it did from time to time to become quite annoying. I had great difficulty in hearing my navigator, who had to shout instructions to me, and I often had to ask for a repeat. I had also gone to the … Read More →
Practical World, written by Tim Mundy The 200 or 300 Tdi Disco is a great compromise between truck and car, but interior noise level is high. A Soundproofing kit from NoiseKiller can solve this! Anyone with a Series I diesel-engined Discovery will be familiar with the high general level of engine, transmission and road noise at higher speeds. On a long journey this can be tiring and can also make … Read More →