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I'm getting a little wind noise at highway speed, and the subject says
The door opens and closes fine, it's just the wind noise that's a
Do I turn up the stereo or is there a more practical solution (like
parts off a wrecked vehicle??)
Rip a piece of newspaper into a strip thats about an inch wide....and
about a foot long
or longer. Use the piece of paper as a "Go-No Go" gauge to narrow down
the area of the door that's letting the air in.
Shut the door on the paper strip and then
GENTLY tug the strip to see if it pulls out,
or if the seal is holding it in place.
The strip of paper should slip out with a slight tug once you hit
the area (or areas) that are'nt sealing tight.
Maybe you'll get lucky and the leak will be on the top edge of the door
frame, above the window area. If that's the case, you can likely
tweek the door enough to stop the leak, in which case I have a sure fire
fix for it.
go pick up yer best buddy.....
cook yerselves up some really nice ribeyes
out on the "Mr Meat Smoker"....
the two of you sit down and knock back about
10 shots of "Hiram Walkers" .........
then talk yer buddy into going fer a drive......
when he starts to spout'n off bout how yer
too drunk to be driving........
tell him to drive.......
while he's try'n to get his limp left leg into the
you lean on the door a bit...handing him the
ease the door onto yer buddies leg......
very forcefully apply a sharp, snappy , inward
thrust on the upper edge of the door frame.....
fane a stumbling, wobbling, drunky sort of
tumble to the ground.....
(a hickup would be nice)
air leak is now likely gone......
you and yer buddy have a colorfull story fer the
grandkids later in life.....
and YOU had a hoot of a time fix'n yer truck
and get'n even with yer cheap arse buddy fer
not offering to chip in on the cost of the fine
steaks and good sippin whiskey.
~you could use a 2x4......but remember that
money yer buddy never repaid yuh...??~