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Old 04-02-2007, 07:15 PM   #11
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I found when framing to make sure the wood studs did not touch the ceiling causes far less (if any) squeaks. I learned this after going all the way up on the first conversion. It drove me crazy with all the squeaking coming from where the walls met the roof . And throwing down a few rubber backed small carpet peices help with driving noise, and the dogs appreciate it also.

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Old 04-02-2007, 07:22 PM   #12
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Thats a good point steve. Now that I think about I don't even turn on the am/fm radio's while driving a school bus or any bus for that matter. I often do the ear clip on the right ear in a bus for tunes. I did look up the law by the way and it is legal to do that in one ear only.
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Old 04-06-2007, 10:23 AM   #13
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My plan is to place a thin rubber gasket material between the wood and the metal when I screw down the headers and footers to my walls. This should give me some flexibility between the two stiff layers: Metal & Wood.
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That's not a bad idea. I've done a similar thing on just about every vehicle I've owned. Plastic dashboard material just doesn't deal well with drastic changes in temperature and humidity and it starts to squeak which drives me nuts. My solution? Disassemble the dash and put those little felt self stick circles between every panel. You'd think they would do it from the factory....I think your idea to use rubber should work equally well since you're dealing with parts on a much grander scale.
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