DEI Boom Mat Sound Deadening Headliner Black Hardtop 4-Door Jeep Wrangler 2007-2010
- Made In The USA
- One Inch Thick
- Black In Color
- Peel And Stick Install
DEI Black Boom Mat Sound Deadening Headliner for 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010 4-Door Jeep Wranglers with a Hardtop.
The 2007-2010 Jeep Wranglers are well known for the exterior noise that intrudes during everyday driving. DEI's 050131 Black Boom Mat Sound Deadening Headliner is the perfect sound proofing solution for your 4-door, hardtop JK Wrangler. Along with reducing exterior sound and enhancing the interior acoustics, this one inch think, pre-shaped, peel and stick headliner set will stop extreme temperatures from sneaking in.
DEI's Boom Mat Sound Deadening Headliner achieved a three to four decibel decrease in exterior sound during testing inside a JK Wrangler. This one inch thick headliner will add to your interior's customized feel, superior sound insulation and will make interior climate control easier on or off road.
Features and Benefits:
- Comes in 4 separate cut-to-fit pieces
- Easy peel and stick application
- Reduces noise levels 3 to 4 decibels
- Extreme climate changes insulated out
- Interior acoustics upgrade
- One inch thick
- Pairs perfectly with the side window insulation kits
- Headliner material is black in color
Forget about shouting over the engine or other intrusive noises, DEI's Boom Mat Sound Deadening Headliner will allow your occupants to enjoy music or a friendly chat without exterior noise interruptions. Pre-shaped and cut to fit with a peel and stick adhesive on the underside, this headliner negates the need for tools or hardware during installation.
Order this DEI 050131 Black Boom Mat Sound Deadening Headliner for your 2007, 2008, 2009 or 2010 4-Door Jeep Wrangler with a Hardtop from CJ Pony Parts today.
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Novice skill is required for this installation.
Mike: Well DEI is all about heat and sound control. That's what we built our company all around. So when the Jeeps came out with the hard tops we saw a need for something to make them quieter, make the air conditioner more effective inside, keep the sun from heating it up inside, so we came out with this product, which is an automotive grade foam. On the back side it's a peel and stick so it goes on really easy -- just peel it and stick it down -- and we apply a nice automotive type finish on the inside. We have them in different colors: black, white, gray. We also have a leather look option that looks more like a leather interior. Super easy to put on. You just pop the hard top off, you clean it, you peel and stick; they're pre-cut. Real easy. There's four pieces and they just pop right in.
Freddy: Awesome. Let's get to the installation. So we actually removed the hardtop from our Jeep, it's gonna make this installation a lot easier. It is possible to do it with it installed on the Jeep. You might have to drop the sound bar, but removing it is just gonna make it a lot easier. So, Mike, what's the first thing we have to do here?
Mike: So first thing is you want to get it on the table where you can work on it, and then we have to get it clean. The product is a peel and stick, so the adhesive's on the back of it, but you have to get a nice clean surface for it to stick well so it adheres and it won't fall off.
Mike: So the first thing we're gonna do is we take just some regular alcohol, you can get this at any drug store, or you could use Windex, you could use anything that's a kind of cleaner that doesn't leave any kind of residue. So just pop the top. I'm using a microfiber towel here but you could use paper towels, really whatever you want to use on it. Just pour some on and just go through and really just give it a good wipe down. This'll get rid of any of the oils, any fingerprints, any grease that might be on it, and allow it to really adhere and stay on. So included in the kit, we give you these filler strips. And again, they're adhesive-backed, you just peel and stick. And what they're for is, if you look at the top you'll see indentations in the top. If you were to put the headliner down without having the strips in, you would see those indentations in the headliner.
There's various sizes, so what you want to do is match up the size of the strip to the opening you have in the top. So we've got three different pieces here and we've matched up the size. You just kind of lay them in there and you can see how they fill in the void from the top itself. Next thing we're gonna do is we're just gonna peel the backing off and stick them down. So what I like to do is just kind of get in there and ... These can be a little difficult at times to get the backing off, but once you get them start to peel away they come off pretty good. And then what I do is I kind of lay it in there before I peel the whole thing off. I'll lay it down, get it centered, and I'll stick one piece of it down. Then you lift it up and just peel it off, and just keep bringing it down. That way you can get in there nice and straight and not have it where it's protruding over the edge of the lip. And you just stick them down and it's as easy as that.
So what we're gonna do now is, these we stretched out just a little bit when we did it. It's no big deal, you just take a razor blade and you go and you cut it, and you can peel these away, then that'll just come up off there, and rub it with your finger and you'll get all the adhesive off. Okay, so now that we've got our strips put in, the next thing we're gonna do is pre-fit the panel to make sure we have the right insert into the right panel. This is the driver's side roof, the front portion of it. So we've got the corresponding Boom Mat insert going into it, and we're just gonna lay it in just to make sure it fits and everything is right. You can see that fits in there real nice.
So there's a cutout on the driver's side to allow for the release for the roof in there, so that's ... and you'll see that the passenger side does not have that. So now we got everything laid out, we're ready to put the panel in, and this is where two people really make a big difference in this. You can do it by yourself, but with a second person it makes it a really easy job. So what we're gonna do is we're gonna peel the liner away from the panel -- and it peels away just like the other one did -- but this time we're gonna peel the entire piece off. So we do the whole release, and this is where the second person comes in. So that person's gotta take it over there and we're just gonna line it up and drop it in. Looks good. You drop it and you push, and that's all there is to it. It's in, the cutout's there, everything still operates and works, and you're good to go. Now you've got a panel that's insulated, looks a lot more finished than it did from the factory, gonna give you better sound control inside, your stereo's gonna sound better, your air conditioner's gonna work better, the sun beating down's not gonna get you as hot inside. So a lot of benefits all the way around by putting this in.
Freddy: Awesome. Now we're gonna do a side-by-side comparison of the panels with and without the Boom Mat. So we're gonna do a tap on each panel and you're gonna see how the Boom Mat panel is a lot quieter.
Now we're just gonna repeat the same process for the other panel and drop this in place. Okay, so we finished both front panels. Now we have the rear hardtop laying on our table upside down. We're just gonna repeat the same exact process that we did to the front panels; clean the surface, lay the filler strips in, and then put the two big panels in.
Mike: These install a little bit differently than we did on the front panels. These are large panels and the way we do them when we make them, we do a split in the release liner on the back. And the reason for that is when you go to lay it in we can lay the whole panel in, get it positioned correctly with the release liner on it, and then we just basically lift up one side and you can peel the liner while one side's being held in place, and that keeps the alignment for both sides of the panel. So that's what we're gonna do. I'm gonna hold down one side. You want to come over here and peel the other side?
Mike: And we get that peeled down there. We're just gonna actually flip this whole thing over, like that, and just peel that liner off. There we go. So before we flip it we want to make sure we still in good alignment. Everything looks good. You just bring it over, lift up in the center just a little bit, and then just set it down. Now we've got one side that's down and in, it's in good alignment, and we repeat on the other side.
So we completed the install, the top's back on, Freddy's sitting inside of it. So what do you think now?
Freddy: Honestly, I like the way it looks. It makes the interior look so much more finished, it looks a lot better. It sounds a lot better too, it just sounds more of a finished vehicle. You know, it's ... You're gonna hear the radio better, it's not gonna be as loud when it rains. Overall it definitely gave a big improvement to this interior. And the hardest part of installing it was just taking the hardtop on and off. The actual part of installing the Boom Mat was super easy. So I would say maybe an hour, hour and a half, and before you know it you're heading off-road.