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Old 06-01-2014, 09:39 AM   #1
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Front end diesel noise

We test drove a 2011 Damon Avanti yesterday with a cummins/freightliner chassis. Is it normal for a loud engine noise to kick in periodically?
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Yes, it's the radiator fan.
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Is there anyway to muffle it some? It's pretty LOUD. Haha
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Sure...put the engine in the rear.
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Lol. That's our dilemma. We are pretty happy with the rest of the set up. Not sure we can get past this one.
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diesel pusher has quite a number of advantages over front mount. noise is one of them.
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Is there anyway to muffle it some? It's pretty LOUD. Haha
I wear ear plugs while driving mine. . I really do.

I can still hear other vehicle's horns, the CB and the CD player while driving.
I know it seams odd, but it works well for me.

When i get o a rest area or restaurant I take them out and I can hear much better if i didn't have them wile driving.
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