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noisy hood

Discussion in 'Z3 M Roadster & Coupé' started by miller1098, May 10, 2013.

  1. miller1098

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    when my hood is up sometimes it sounds as though theres a mouse running around in the back,when its wet it dissapears it must need some lube of some kind,ideas?
     
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    Pros & cons of a convertible.....on bumpy roads my hard top rattles like a sob and I have tried every thing to cure it. No joy.
     
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    cheese on a mousetrap to cure?
     
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    My wife's is silent even when it's dry
     
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    Have you tightened the nuts which hold the bayonet handles into the roof body?
    Add a bit of oil to the bayonets as well.


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    Will do Terry........................ :beer
     
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    How about taking it off? I'm sure that will cure it, after all it is a roadster and not a wannabe coupe :banghead::D
     
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    Well, in actual fact, my first choice was a coupe and I still want one............:)
     
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    after sorting through all your replies ive bought two mouse traps. Thanks guys
     
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    Sorry for not answering your specific question Miller. Perhaps you and Mike have both got mice in there. It sounds as though Mike's are also wearing clogs :shock:
    There are side vents in the hood which get progressively noisier as speed increases and Im wondering whether there is maybe some part of this fabric which is "rippling" perhaps?


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    Good idea, but its scampering around at slow speed and it sounds as if its wearing rubber pants
     
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    Think you have got Bad Boy on board..........;)
     
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    I'm wondering if this kinky latex pant wearing mouse is in fact the start of top mount failure in disguise ?


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    Rubber pants, I love em!
     
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    See i knew once you started and fired up the old grey cell ,but when the hood is down its quiet i still think it could be 2 rubber wearing kinky mice! the traps are in place
     

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