Under bonnet insulation.

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Stannetts
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At recent MOT on my 1988 G Wagen the inspector noted that the under bonnet insulation was falling apart stating it would be a failure next year under new rules. I had already contacted the local Mercedes dealership who were unable to assist. Does anyone have any suggestions please?
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Re: Under bonnet insulation.

Lots of products from different suppliers available online. Also youtube videos available for how to do the job (although it's pretty obvious).

JUst google "under bonnet insulation"

Mine isn't bad enough to need replacing (yet) so haven't tried any to be able to recommend.

I'm sure someone will be along in a while with a recommended product.

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Re: Under bonnet insulation.
I used the aluminium sheet that is used behind household radiators to direct warmth back into the room. It is simple, tidy and easy to stick on and only costs buttons from B&Q. (Other DIY stores are available.
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Re: Under bonnet insulation.

Isn't part of the function supposed to be sound insulation though?

How effective is the radiator foil at that?

Of course, some people like to have extra grunt - but having had a "sports straight through exhaust" in the past, I found that it can become quite tiring especially on motorway driving.

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Re: Under bonnet insulation.

True, Mark.

However, the OM606 does sound good.

Ha! Ha!