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    Two soakings in two days!!!

    After owning A3's for over 5 years you would think that i would have learned not to open the window after a rain shower when i leave the works carpark for home!! Turn left out of the carpark and two soakings in two days. Love my car but that annoys me more then anything else!!

    Bad design or the onset of Alzheimers?
    Some people walk in the rain others just get wet

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    bad design happens all the time! it was also the same in a 40K S5 i was driving!


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    Bad design everytime....my 8L S3 is the same

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    Wind deflectors to the rescue! well not exactly the rescue but they help a good bit.

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    It's either stylish look or usefullness.
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    yep bad design i agree
    off the road boohoo anyone got a gearbox for me lol!!


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    and here was me getting the blame for this . 'you need to stop putting so much polish, etc, on the car'. does my head in though.

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    Happens all the time and is a very bad design, I thought it was my roof rails holding water or something but obviously not.

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    As every one said it happens and a very bad design. The hire car i got MK6 Golf soaked two of my passengers the other day HA. They didnt seem too happy. But i found it rather amusing
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    Quote Originally Posted by benskin07 View Post
    As every one said it happens and a very bad design. The hire car i got MK6 Golf soaked two of my passengers the other day HA. They didnt seem too happy. But i found it rather amusing
    lol legend
    off the road boohoo anyone got a gearbox for me lol!!


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    haa haa its funny when its not you that gets wet!


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    Invest in one of these, push the water off before you set off. majority of the problem solved. WIN lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anthony_H View Post
    Invest in one of these, push the water off before you set off. majority of the problem solved. WIN lol

    and your passengers get wet instead of you like your thinking man just make sure you hide it from them and all is well hahahha
    Last edited by FranA3; 22nd August 2010 at 10:48.
    off the road boohoo anyone got a gearbox for me lol!!


 

 

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