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Re: tonneau cover

To: MG Nuts <>
Subject: Re: tonneau cover
From: Skye Poier <>
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2002 16:31:16 -0700
Word on the street is Telewest PH" said:
> I have the bars but have never used them.  Yes, they do 'sculpture' the
> tonneau cover when used as a hood cover but it isn't worth the fuss.  The
> handbook shows them positioned behind the seatbacks when the tonneau cover
> is used as the full-length cockpit cover, but I reckon they should be used
> *in front* as that way they lift the middle and stop rain pooling in the
> middle and dripping through the zip.

Bingo.  This is the one and only reason I use the bars - to encourage
light rain to bead off rather than pooling.  If you've ever tried to get
a tonneau cover off with a pool of water on it, I can tell you the
chances are very high that a good portion of the water will end up in
the cockpit!

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