so many weeks on and i have a roof, this is a nice roof, although i say it myself, i also have half doors which seem to do a good job of reducing the wind buffeting.
but here's a strange thing, before making the roof, thats the real roof, i made a test piece roof from old scraps of a boat cover so that i could use it as patterns for the real one, i didn't bother to put a window in it and just left the hole.
wind buffeting was minimal with the tempory roof, half doors and windshield side deflectors, i could not light a cigarette but still pritty good.
now i've made the real roof with a window in place, what do you know, the buffeting has returned.
the more i think about it, the more obviouse it is, i started looking at old cars made in the 20's and 30's, they all have a way to allow air into the car from the front arround the cowl area.
i also have a 1962 ski boat, on that, there are openings at the bottom of the windshield to allow air into the cockpit from the front.
so i think i will experiment by allowing air under thw windshield by removing the strip at the base of the wind shield and going for a drive at about 70 mph to see if it works.
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