Spraying the Floor of a 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe - Spray-On Noise Killer

Vortex Sprayliners demonstrates how its bedliner material can be used to insulate the inside of your body-dropped truck or SUV

Courtney HalowellJun 1, 2007
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Anyone who has ever had to modify the floor of their truck or SUV to perform a body drop or to install a set of wheeltubs can tell you how if they don't get the seams just right, it can cause all kinds of havoc. There can be air or water leaks, if the seams aren't sealed properly, and even properly sealed seams can squeak and pop when you hit bumps and drive in and out of driveways. And while the sticky-backed sound-deadeners work great for most applications, they can still let sheetmetal panels leak water and shift to create squeaks. The guys at Vortex Sprayliners are here to show you that their polyurethane material, most often associated with spray-on bedliners, can be the answer to your squeaking, leaking problems.
Not only does the Vortex polyurethane material dampen sound, but it also works to seal all of the seams and adds strength to keep the sheetmetal panels from shifting and creating those annoying little squeaks and pops. And spraying the interior of a vehicle is as easy as not putting your interior back in the cab once you have finished all of the fabrication work. You just take your truck or SUV down to Vortex Sprayliners, before you take it to the upholstery shop to have the new carpet installed. Vortex will prep, tape, and spray the interior of your truck or SUV to dampen sound and seal the floor in the protective polyurethane material. And if you don't believe it's that easy, just follow along as we show you what the crew at Vortex did to seal up the floor on GO-EZ's Tahoe project.
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Project Tahoe: The Spray Job


As you can see, the GO-EZ crew had modified the interior of this Tahoe pretty extensively to get the truck to lay out in 24-inch wheels. And even though there is plenty of seam-sealer spread on all of the welded seams, the Vortex material will encase all of the seams in a tough polyurethane coating.

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Fair Market Price $43,383
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Mileage 16 City / 23 Highway
Engine 5.3L V8
Horse Power 355 hp @ 5,600 rpm
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