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Did a search on Cabrio top leaking, no threads that aren't a couple of years old, so I will try again. My top along the front edge does not make a complete seal, very loud wind noise when driving, although I have not seen any rain come in yet, it is still very annoying. I'm wondering if there is any adjustment for the hooks on the left/right front sides when the top fully closes, any ideas?
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Make sure you close your top while at a standstill, for the least top-up wind noise. If I close mine while driving, there is always more noise than if I had closed it while stopped. By doing it the way I've suggested, the wind noise from the leading edge of the top has decreased dramatically. A cabrio smart top will always be noisier than its coupe counterpart, but at least this way it no longer annoys me, and seems normal.
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would think there would be some sort of adjustment, I know back in the old days, they were adjustable, and they are on the kid's old Cavalier but I haven't looked at the latches on a smart.
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... I haven't looked at the latches on a smart.
No latches and any "adjustments" aren't for the faint of heart . . .

And our top goes up and down at any SPEED - no issues?

Note: Cleaning/conditioning the ragtop annually is a good plan.
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... I haven't looked at the latches on a smart.
No latches and any "adjustments" aren't for the faint of heart . . .

And our top goes up and down at any SPEED - no issues?

Note: Cleaning/conditioning the ragtop annually is a good plan.
No excess noise , close or open at any speed without issue or change in wind sound . I agree on treating this top yearly with tender care .
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