TTops are letting alot of air in
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01-25-2011, 07:22 PM #1
TTops are letting alot of air in
And suggestions?? I have newer TTops and it is still leaking air when I drive on the highway. More so on the driver side than the passenger however it is just soo loud that it makes talking a pain in my car. Any quick fixes or suggestions??
01-25-2011, 07:29 PM #2
N/m I just remembered I have an extra set of weather stripping going to get into that tomorrow.
01-26-2011, 12:57 AM #3
Window track and mechanisms are likely worn..
Especially if the door gets opened and closed by the glass..
New gaskets may lesson the noise but likely won't fix it..
The driver door see's the most use...
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01-26-2011, 07:52 AM #4
How are the gaps like said above. Also, has the windshield been replaced recently. You want to make sure that there is no gap between the windshield W/S and the T-top.
Also, while you are driving down the road, take your hand and push it between the a pillar W/S and the glass and see if the noise is coming from there.
To be honest with you, the W/S on these cars is SILICONE BASED. It lasts a very very long time and rarely needs replacing unless they are torn.
01-26-2011, 07:56 AM #5
Put some WD40 on the weather stripping.....
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01-26-2011, 10:33 PM #12
On T-Top cars..
Also as the window mechanism becomes worn the glass will push out as the cockpit becomes slightly pressurised..
This happens when you run the blower for the HVAC system and even while just driving as air is forced into the car from the cowl while driving @ highway speeds.
My HVAC blows with enough pressure to make the window howl if it's just open a crack and not moving.
If the window is loose it can take less than a couple of psi to push it outwards..
Always use the door not the glass to close'em up guys..
I know, I know, that will leave fingerprints on the paint..
But your windows will thank you for it..
Just my .02..
Last edited by Smittro; 01-26-2011 at 10:37 PM.
01-28-2011, 04:12 AM #13
Would sub frame connectors help?
01-28-2011, 04:50 AM #14
01-29-2011, 11:43 AM #15
02-01-2011, 06:38 AM #16
Never done any of this before obviously lol.
02-01-2011, 07:07 AM #17
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