Wood above the engine bay ?

Discussion in 'Mech Tech' started by Dubbdubb, Apr 15, 2018.

  1. Hi where can I get the wood from above the engine the stuff with holes in it ? Or is it even neccecary ? Cheers paul
  2. It's just hardboard with holes in, holding bags of soundproofing stuff.
    Dubbdubb likes this.
  3. Day

    Day Sponsor

    You could make your own.
    Dubbdubb and snotty like this.
  4. Ok cool . Does it need a fire retardant putting on or is it just plain old hardboard ? I have some of the bags of insulation stuff cheers paul
  5. Yea cool I will why not . Will it need a fire retardant applying or just plain old hardboard ? Cheers paul
  6. I'd imagine plain old hardboard would. VW tended to use the waterproof stuff - can't remember what it's called.
    Dubbdubb likes this.
  7. Day

    Day Sponsor

    Here's the 0nes I made.[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    Sent from my GT-I9505 using Tapatalk
    nicktuft, scrooge95, mgbman and 4 others like this.
  8. Very nice!
    Day likes this.
  9. Very nice mate did you use any fire retardant ? What paint did you use ?
    Cheers Paul
  10. I made mine from 3mm aluminium
    Day and Dubbdubb like this.
  11. They sound nice bet they look cool too
  12. I have some metal original tins think there for a bus with no hatch tho certainly not for my bus lol
  13. Day

    Day Sponsor

    When I made them, for some reason I didn't think about fire retardant stuff..
    It'll be something I'll do soon.
    Dubbdubb likes this.
  14. I have metal sheets there holding up something looks like wool, covered in PVC. It used to have PVC until I set fire to it. The wool just charred a bit.
    Dubbdubb likes this.
  15. Same here

    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  16. Best safe than sorry mate
    Day likes this.
  17. Painted black .. they look same as original ...

    I’m sure you could buy wood or metal ones
    Dubbdubb likes this.
  18. I just used Dynamat on mine.
    Gingerbus and Dubbdubb like this.
  19. Dynamite :eek:?
    Gingerbus likes this.
  20. Yeh! it will be fine with a fire suppressant system. What's the worst that can happen?

Share This Page