Reducing roof closure noise

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Reducing roof closure noise

Post by Busterboo » Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:28 am

Recently, a member recommended putting oil in the holes on top of the windscreen frame to reduce roof closure noise. He was right. It makes a big difference.

Does anyone have a fixit to make the back window quieter?
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Reducing roof closure noise

Post by enuff_zed » Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:29 pm

Busterboo wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:28 am
Recently, a member recommended putting oil in the holes on top of the windscreen frame to reduce roof closure noise. He was right. It makes a big difference.

Does anyone have a fixit to make the back window quieter?
Ear plugs? :D
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Reducing roof closure noise

Post by Silverstar » Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:43 pm

enuff_zed wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:29 pm
Busterboo wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:28 am
Recently, a member recommended putting oil in the holes on top of the windscreen frame to reduce roof closure noise. He was right. It makes a big difference.

Does anyone have a fixit to make the back window quieter?
Ear plugs? :D
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Reducing roof closure noise

Post by Silverstar » Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:50 pm

I put some lithium grease in the two latch points above the windscreen and like others have said that makes a big difference, the last owner was running around with that area absolutely bone dry and it used to make horrible clang when the roof closed.

I still get a clang when a) the roof is lowered and sits in the boot and b) when the roof is closed and the roof parts sits on the rear deck. The problem is I don't know if this is normal since it's been like that since I got the car. How noisy should those two parts of the roof opening / closing be? Is there anything I can do to make it smoother / quieter?
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Reducing roof closure noise

Post by Busterboo » Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:42 am

enuff_zed wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:29 pm
Busterboo wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:28 am
Recently, a member recommended putting oil in the holes on top of the windscreen frame to reduce roof closure noise. He was right. It makes a big difference.

Does anyone have a fixit to make the back window quieter?
Ear plugs? :D
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Reducing roof closure noise

Post by Busterboo » Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:43 am

Silverstar wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:43 pm
enuff_zed wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:29 pm
Busterboo wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:28 am
Recently, a member recommended putting oil in the holes on top of the windscreen frame to reduce roof closure noise. He was right. It makes a big difference.

Does anyone have a fixit to make the back window quieter?
Ear plugs? :D
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Reducing roof closure noise

Post by Busterboo » Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:43 am

Silverstar wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:50 pm
I put some lithium grease in the two latch points above the windscreen and like others have said that makes a big difference, the last owner was running around with that area absolutely bone dry and it used to make horrible clang when the roof closed.

I still get a clang when a) the roof is lowered and sits in the boot and b) when the roof is closed and the roof parts sits on the rear deck. The problem is I don't know if this is normal since it's been like that since I got the car. How noisy should those two parts of the roof opening / closing be? Is there anything I can do to make it smoother / quieter?
That's what I asked, dimwit.
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Reducing roof closure noise

Post by buzyg » Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:57 am

Busterboo wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:28 am
Recently, a member recommended putting oil in the holes on top of the windscreen frame to reduce roof closure noise. He was right. It makes a big difference.

Does anyone have a fixit to make the back window quieter?
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Post by firebobby » Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:01 am

Mine must be pretty good as I can say it's never bothered me
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Post by firebobby » Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:03 am

Busterboo wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:43 am
Silverstar wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:50 pm
I put some lithium grease in the two latch points above the windscreen and like others have said that makes a big difference, the last owner was running around with that area absolutely bone dry and it used to make horrible clang when the roof closed.

I still get a clang when a) the roof is lowered and sits in the boot and b) when the roof is closed and the roof parts sits on the rear deck. The problem is I don't know if this is normal since it's been like that since I got the car. How noisy should those two parts of the roof opening / closing be? Is there anything I can do to make it smoother / quieter?
That's what I asked, dimwit.
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Reducing roof closure noise

Post by enuff_zed » Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:08 pm

Busterboo wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:42 am
enuff_zed wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:29 pm
Busterboo wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:28 am
Recently, a member recommended putting oil in the holes on top of the windscreen frame to reduce roof closure noise. He was right. It makes a big difference.

Does anyone have a fixit to make the back window quieter?
Ear plugs? :D
Don't give up your day job.
I won't.
In fact I think you'd like my job....................it's quite high pressure :poke: :D
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Reducing roof closure noise

Post by Silverstar » Sun Dec 01, 2019 12:15 pm

Busterboo wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:43 am
Silverstar wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:43 pm
enuff_zed wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:29 pm


Ear plugs? :D
:rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
You're easily amused.
True! :)
Busterboo wrote:
Sun Dec 01, 2019 10:43 am
Silverstar wrote:
Sat Nov 30, 2019 8:50 pm
I put some lithium grease in the two latch points above the windscreen and like others have said that makes a big difference, the last owner was running around with that area absolutely bone dry and it used to make horrible clang when the roof closed.

I still get a clang when a) the roof is lowered and sits in the boot and b) when the roof is closed and the roof parts sits on the rear deck. The problem is I don't know if this is normal since it's been like that since I got the car. How noisy should those two parts of the roof opening / closing be? Is there anything I can do to make it smoother / quieter?
That's what I asked, dimwit.
True again! :lol: Only realised after I posted it! LOL
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Post by Busterboo » Mon Dec 02, 2019 12:26 am

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