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Trunk water ingress preventer

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by Darwood77, Aug 3, 2019.

  1. Darwood77

    Darwood77 Member

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  2. jjrandorin

    jjrandorin Another BMW convert

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    I have not had issues with water dripping into the trunk when open, and we had a fairly decent rainy season this year. I picked up my car in december of last year, and we had quite a few rainy days (for southern cali anyway) between then and about the end of april, and not one single time did I have water drip into my trunk from opening it. Maybe my gasket is installed better than others?
     
  3. Sean1

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    The effect is 18 miles of lost range :D
     
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  4. Glamisduner

    Glamisduner Active Member

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    It's the design that allows water to enter not the guy if there gasket, unless your sticks out when the trunk is closed?
     
  5. jjrandorin

    jjrandorin Another BMW convert

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    No it doesnt stick out.

    /shrug im just saying that I watched water run down my back window, into the gasket and around the trunk, like every other car I have had. Others say it runs off the rear window and into the trunk, but mine never did that, in any of the rain we had this winter. You and I are in similar areas so you likely know the amount of rain I am speaking of.

    I parked outside multiple times, going shopping etc during this time and never one time did water run off the rear window into the trunk.
     
  6. KenC

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    Funny! Not sure that tiny spoiler holds more water than the gasket.
     

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