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#1 Old 03-04-2008, 01:37 PM
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Question Wind noise reduction/Keep water out

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I was wondering if anyone had any ideas on window visors or some such to reduce wind noise while windows are down and also to prevent rain or wiper spray from coming in. One of my favorite things to do is to drive with my window down in the rain. Can do with my jeep, no can do with my Wrex.
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eBay Motors: JDM SUBARU WINDOW VISORS 02-07 WRX STI IMPREZA (item 310021760346 end time Mar-09-08 13:44:01 PDT)

These are th JDM 1 piece, I dont have them but a friend dose and they work pretty well

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always wondered how to reduce the wind, for me if i open the back windows it works. but i like to just roll down the fronts. any one have pics with those visors on their subbies? that pic on that link is not the greatest.

rollin on 17's now and they're dirty
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always wondered how to reduce the wind, for me if i open the back windows it works. but i like to just roll down the fronts. any one have pics with those visors on their subbies? that pic on that link is not the greatest.
Fronts down, link Pic SUX.
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that's not all that bad, seems a little pricey for them though. ill wait to buy those some other time.

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Rolling down the rears are the only real practical way to reduce wind noise.

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looks like they are the same as the ones on the JUN lemon WRX. They must add like 21.37 Hp!!!!
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Im with you Baller they look sic but a little pricy for me.
[looks like they are the same as the ones on the JUN lemon WRX. They must add like 21.37 Hp!!!!] Its 22.87 actually

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i want those for mine!!! but i sport the thule roof rack for my bike and snow board soo i cant put them one
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I actually have those sitting in my living room, waiting to be installed. I literally have had no time to clean the car and execute though.

I will say that when I traveled to Okinawa (Japan) last November, almost EVERY car had some version of wind deflector on them.

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sleepr where did you pick yours up from?

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I picked them up from Mach V Motorsports. They were just a hair over $200 than the other link someone had posted earlier. (B-day present) Subaru OEM Side Visors - Exterior

Anyway, I took the day off yesterday and among other things, did some little things to my car. I had to call Mach V (good people IMO) for the instructions on installing the wind deflectors and this is what they sent me (pictures from a dealer install manual I think):

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I'm calling out to anyone who can help:

1) translate these instructions for me, or

2) can provide the European directions (in English I hope), as it is my understanding that these are also available in Europe.


Thanks, Matt

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JDM Rain Visor Install



...just tying up a loose end here for future searches. Thanks again for your post, Vew.

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I should comment that these increase wind noise with windows all the way up. It'll sound like your window is leaking slightly, but it's just the visors.

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