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Old 09-14-2003, 02:07 AM   #1
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I consider this a 'performance' Topic because the factory design of the windows SUCKS...
Even if you only open the front window a crack at the top, the front edge allows water to enter the vehicle and promptly soak the inside of the door.
It'* a stupid design flaw.
The rear windows can only be opened about 1/2" at the top before the leading edge opens and allows water to enter.
Living the Rain Capitol of the World makes driving with the windows up all winter long a real bitch. There has to be some airflow to unfog the windows.

I've been looking at the VentShade products and pictures of some of the Bonnevilles that others have posted and realized that product does not adequately address the design flaw.
The WeatherTech product MAY effectively overcome this problem, but, I won't know for sure unless someone here has used that product and can report on it, or until the folks at WeatherTech contact me back via e-mail.
I sent them the information regarding this problem and requested that they let me know if their product will solve it, or if they'd be willing to design one that did.
I'll report back on what they say.
In the meantime, if one or more of you has used the visors from WeatherTech, please post your information.
Thanks.
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I like the fact that they are clear, and as a smoker, they'd come in real handy. BUT, they're kind of proud of 'em, aren't they? Weathertech is a good brand, tho.
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I've got those weather tech rain guards on my 01 ssei. There great! Highly recomend them. I've had experiences with the Ventshade ones and they are no where as nice. Weather tech has no tape and the design and fit is perfect. I replaced the ventshade ones on my mothers car (99 Monte Z34) to the weathertech and she agrees their great too. Also bought a set for the girlfriends Accord and my oldmans grand vitara. What can I say, They work and are great. And they make great b-day presents for people
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My birthday is in November
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Great endorsements, y'all.
For the Bonneville application, do the WeatherTech units go all the way down the post between the front side non-opening window and the driver'*/passenger'* front window?
That'* the critical area where the water comes through when the window is open even slightly. If this area is covered, the problem will be solved and I'll be placing an order soon.
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Great product i spent most of my life on the wet coast of Canada and this is needed for many cars.. I have always wondered about the thinking patters of designers when opening many of the windows I owned; Most let rain in. I wonder if the car companies have a deal with the companies who make these plastic flaps.

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BusMaster007- although we have different years, I'm betting that it WILL go all the way down in front. It does on mine and everyone elses that I've boughten and installed all of them too. Here'* the best picture I have to show mine.

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