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Old 06-13-2006, 11:34 AM   #1
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Default Spoiler lets water in trunk, when opening trunk.

Have any of you ever opened your trunk and it seems like there is a faucet in your spoiler that just pours water in the trunk. Every stiniking time it rains it seems like I get a ton of water up there some place and when I open the trunk everthing gets wet, or I have to hold it until it drains. Anyone? Any fix?
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Actually it is supposedly a different weatherstripping that goes on the tail light. Not sure if there'* any good rememdy.
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yep, I notice the same deluge

they should have made the spoiler to allow air and water to run under it... instead it'* just a bucket for water
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Ok..is it the spoiler that'* letting water in?

The actual item I'm mentioning is the tail light and the weatherstrip around it. If you have water from teh spoiler...hmmmm maybe lifiing the trunk slower so it can run off the proper places and not into the trunk?
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I know what he'* talking about. The rounded design of the trunk lid is such that during a rain, if I open the trunk to get something out and don't take a bunch of time to drain all the water off it first, a ton of water pours into the trunk from the lid.

It'* not a sealing issue as much as a design issue, and I have yet to figure a way to avoid it without building some ugly water dam onto the trunk lid, lol.

It is especially annoying during a heavy rain, as that is when you have the least willingness to wait while water drains off the lid. It pours plenty of rain into the trunk.
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Mmm ok..maybe I'm not experiencing it as often because I'm usually in the garage and it rolls off...????
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