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Re: Sunroof

Hairy green toads from Mars made Chris Palmer say:

> > Anyway, I totally agree with the praise of the A4Q, and also this sunroof
> > problem. Because the car is so quite, the wind buffeting is really annoying,
> > and my other car is a Miata!
> > Sticking you hand out of the sunroof will break the flow and quite it down.
> > But can't do that and drive. Maybe there is an after market flap that will
> > solve this problem.

> Similar problem on my S6 wagon.
> I find that if I close the sunroof just a couple of notches that the
> resonance/buffeting is greatly reduced.
> I never really noticed a problem like this in my 1991 CoupeQ.
> Maybe the sunroofs are longer on the new models?

I have never owned a car without a sunroof, and none of those have
ever been without the smoked plastic windcover that clips on the
front of the opening.

They make a 10-1 difference in wind noise and buffeting, especially
at speed (legal speeds, of course ;-).

Money well spent. I don't know why they just don't make them standard.


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