[s-cars] Wind noise from drivers door
robert at s-cars.org
Thu Nov 27 16:28:43 EST 2003
I am fully aware that proper adjustments are possible and preferable,
however, that IS the body man's trick.
At 12:28 PM 11/27/2003 -0800, Gabriel Caldwell wrote:
>Please DON'T do that. There is no need to bend. The window frame is
>separate from the door and can be adjusted by loosening the four bolts
>that hold it to the door.
>Tsunami Solutions Ltd.
>#202 - 2055 Boundary Road
>Vancouver, BC Canada V5M 3Z1
>e-mail: gabriel at ts.bc.ca
>From: Robert Myers [mailto:robert at s-cars.org]
>Sent: November 27, 2003 11:13 AM
>To: HOOG23 at aol.com; s-car-list at audifans.com
>Subject: Re: [s-cars] Wind noise from drivers door
>The typical "body man" trick is to open the door, block it open at the
>bottom with a piece of 2x4, open the window (so that the next operation
>does not cause it to break), and then bend the top of the door in toward
>the car using a "carefully calculated amount of force" to get it to bend
>just the right amount so that the gasket will fit more tightly.
>At 01:53 PM 11/27/2003 -0500, HOOG23 at aol.com wrote:
> >At highway speeds I have wind noise that is coming from the driver's
> >door. Sounds like it is coming from the top right-hand corner of the
> >(if you are looking at the door from outside the car).
> >Door doesn't appear to be misaligned. Almost looks like the rubber at
> >outside edge is not sealing well.
> >Are there any adjustments that I can do to 'pull' the door in closer or
> >I need to replace the rubber piece on the outside edge of the door. I
> >don't think that it is the weather stripping on the inside of the door.
> >Any insight is appreciated and happy thanksgiving.
>9/11 didn't repeal the Constitution.
> Robert L. Myers 304-574-2372
> Rt. 4, Box 57, Fayetteville, WV 25840 USA WV tag Q SHIP
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Robert L. Myers 304-574-2372
Rt. 4, Box 57, Fayetteville, WV 25840 USA WV tag Q SHIP
'95 urS6 Cashmere Grey - der Wunderwagen ICQ 22170244
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