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Old 01-03-2006, 11:14 AM
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anyone used Lizard Skin?

Hello
I was curious if anyone has used Lizard Skin.?(noise/heat reduction) I would like to know how well it works and if anyone has had problems with it?
If something else out there is better, or if people have better results with another product, please let me know
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Tom

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I thought you were talking about lizardskin for upholstery work. Never heard of it as a sound deadener but did a search and found out it was previously discussed in this thread...Using aeresol spray expandable foam in body ? Maybe this will help you some!
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Hi, I have just sprayed my car with Lizard Skin. I removed the entire interior and all the trunk carpeting. I am in the process of reinstalling the upholstry and carpet now. Can't say how well this stuff will work but am encouraged by the performance so-far. My car ( 1948 Buick 2 door sedanette) was noisy and hard to cool. I bought this car and most of the work was already done. The builder did not think insulation was important and the nice interior was installed over bare and painted metal, even the firewall was just painted metal. I sprayed two coats of Lizard Skin on the entire inside of the car and the trunk. The stuff seems to adhere well and I have not seen any signs of peeling even after crawling all over everything to reinstall the interior. I used almost two buckets of material and did purchase the special spray gun sold by the Lizard Skin dealer. Not cheap, if it works like they say it will, it sure will be worth it!
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you will be pleased. it really works as advertised. beats coolmatt hands down.
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Sweet '48 buick.
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Hello
Thanks very much for the info. I have an old Corvette, and it is being built as a street/strip car. I have not bought anything yet for heat/noise retention, but was told of this product.
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Old 01-05-2006, 11:21 AM
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i'm doing a restoration on a 57 vette that will get it and a 56 big window chevy .the 56 is like airconditioning a green house. it's just cleaner than cut and glued.
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thanks for the info I thought this was going to the truck stop & lot lizards


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Well I got the interior back into my '48 Buick Roadmaster and felt I should report my impressions of Lizard Skin insulation. WOW!! my car is totally different now, it is very quiet and I can hear the stereo at 70 MPH. The weather here is quite cool so I can't report on how the A/C works but I can tell how much tighter the car feels and I almost have to leave a window open a small amount to get the doors to close. I am very happy with the results and would recommend this product to any one considering insulating your ride.
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Hello Dingman
Thanks very much on your post. I have not been able to find anyone who has used the product yet, so I am glad to hear from someone who has
Have you used Dyna-mat, or can you compare Lizard Skin to something else you may of used before??
Did you spray it on?? Did it cover exactly as they say, or was it more?
I have to do my vette this spring and I will need something good. I have no experience in any sound/ heat deadening products, so I would like to hear any other info you may have on it( it's effectiveness)
I am going to some big noise and heat issues, and I do plan on some longer cruises with it
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My car was noisy and hard to cool, I live on the desert where it is really hot for several months of the year. I have not used Dyna-Mat, I have used other similar foil faced products. None of the others can compare, I think the Lizard Skin people are very realistic and the product covers as they estimate. It is not cheap but after using it I can see that it amounts to close to the same expense as cut and fit products but is much faster and more importantly it really is better! I did my Roadmaster Buick with two buckets of material, that includes the entire trunk area and all the cabin of this large car in two coats. It is not too thick, they recommend about .060 final thickness but it is a terrific thermal barrier as well as a sound deadner. My car is dramaticly different with this stuff. I also bought the special spray-gun that Lizard Skin sells, I will probably use this product again and since it is water based it doesn't have terrible fumes and the gun is easy to clean. Good luck with your project, it would be nice to hear what you decide to do with your car.
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OK Dingman, summer has come and gone how did the lizzard skin work with the A/C??
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Take a look in the General Rodding Tech forum, I found a much cheaper alternative to the over priced Lizard Skin.

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OK Dingman, summer has come and gone how did the lizzard skin work with the A/C??
I have to say the Lizard Skin is impressive, my car is really easy to cool and is much quieter than before I sprayed it with this stuff. I agree with some of the other guys in that it is rather expensive but in my case it is worth it for the comfort it provides.
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i learned many years ago to not shop for price when it comes to quality. on a 40k car a few hundred for lizardskin is chump change. there s always some market hype about cheaper products. you only get one chance to do this and it's better to use quality. same with cheap paint or cheap parts.
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