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andy188

posted on 7/5/22 at 08:31 PM Reply With Quote
Half hood, up draught

Evening all, shmbo has made a half hood, fits well, we seem to be getting a lot off updraught in the car, has anybody else expericed this, we thought we would get less draughts with the hood on. Any thoughts please
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ianhurley20

posted on 8/5/22 at 07:58 AM Reply With Quote
A common issue with a seven ish type of car. The aerodynamics are such that a screen with sidescreens gives a much less draughty ride than a screen with just a roof. Can shmbo make sidescreens as well?





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SJ

posted on 9/5/22 at 08:41 AM Reply With Quote
quote:
Originally posted by ianhurley20
A common issue with a seven ish type of car. The aerodynamics are such that a screen with sidescreens gives a much less draughty ride than a screen with just a roof. Can shmbo make sidescreens as well?


I agree, sidescreens make a massive difference. I made some out of polycarbonate and ali strip, hinged off the screen pillars. They work really well.

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Dingz

posted on 10/5/22 at 12:13 PM Reply With Quote
You may find that a pair of polycarbonate ‘elephant ears’ fitted either side of the screen will reduce it enough.





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