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    Sportback - Spolier & rear window?

    Having a Sportback without the rear spoiler I'm curious to know if the roof spoiler serves to keep the rear window clear of road spray?

    Does it?

    Thoughts appreciated

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    Re: Sportback - Spolier & rear window?

    I doubt it seeing as the dirt comes up from the road not down from the sky [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img]

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    Re: Sportback - Spolier & rear window?

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    I doubt it seeing as the dirt comes up from the road not down from the sky [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh.gif[/img]

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    Now, now!

    The dirt is effectively sucked onto the back window by the air rushing back to fill the hole that the car makes as it moves forward.

    The effect of a spoiler can (if designed to do so) be to force the suction point further back from the rear of the car - so that the window stays relatively clean.

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    Re: Sportback - Spolier & rear window?

    I notice no differance and only see the dirt on the sides of the car.

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    Re: Sportback - Spolier & rear window?

    My post was intended to be humerous.... [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif[/img]

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    Re: Sportback - Spolier & rear window?

    The effect of a spoiler can (if designed to do so) be to force the suction point further back from the rear of the car

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    Is it possible to get a spoiler that ensures that your rear registration plate is always covered in muck? That could be kind of useful...

 

 

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