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Old 01-20-2010, 07:19 AM
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Z3 Roof leaking

In the recent bad weather Rain and snow before and after xmas I got into my car ) not driven for ages and the interior was soaked and water literaly dripping off the roof . It is all so wet and damp I bought a cover to cover it up from the weather , but have looked in again today and now the child seat has mildew on it , it's so damp. Surely this is not right. How much is it to repair / replace or is there some sort of Industrial waterproof spray ???!!! Can anyone advice. Thank you
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Old 01-20-2010, 07:40 AM
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products like Raggtopp can re-seal the top - otherwise you can go OEM or aftermarket for a new top.

OEM is more expensive but easier to fit. Aftermarket requires more work to fit and may not have removeable window.

Are you sure the roof is leaking throught the material and not at the door seals?
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Old 01-20-2010, 08:25 AM
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I would do the ragg top treatment for good measure, but I doubt thats the issue.

The plugs on the A-Pillars are generally the culprit.

I used a little gorilla glue on them. Just a little bit around the edge of the plug, stuck the nib of the glue into the crease and gently squeezed. It expands a bit or whatever and sealed it right up.

No more leaks in my car!
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