Window Deflectors

Discussion in 'Prius c Accessories and Modifications' started by Shoemakerpom2016, Dec 8, 2015.

  1. Shoemakerpom2016

    Shoemakerpom2016 New Member

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    Do the window deflectors cut down on wind noise when the windows are down or do they just function as something to keep the rain out when the windows are down?
     
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    do not know about the prius c specifically, but on other vehicles they just aid ventilation, keeping the rain out when widows are down about an inch either while driving or parked. They have increased wind noise a bit in my experience.
     
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    In my case I felt the weathertech ones I have made the wind noise a bit louder, but I don't have anything to compare them to. I feel they do a decent job keeping the rain out while driving though.
     
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    I recently bought and installed the Weathertech visors, front and back, and I was disappointed at increase of road noise. I also didnt like the fact that the window motors had to struggle to fully close the window since the weathertech versions are in channel.
     
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    I had issues with closing the windows at first, but they settled into the channels after 5 or so open and close tries. It did take some wiggling to get them in the "perfect" spot though.
     
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  6. Shoemakerpom2016

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    Since I drive I-4 here in florida to work the sound on the car at 70-80mph is bumming me out so I was hoping they would help. Not enough consistent rain here to warrant them, thanks....
     
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    But they change the look of the car too, they make it look pretty cool....
     
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    My WeatherTechs didn't increase noise that I could notice, but they always seemed to move when the window was up or down.

    They came off two months after I had them. One cracked taking it out. Keeping the rain out was nice though.
     
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    The Prius C is a loud vehicle. The wind noise is pretty bad at highway speeds, and the Weather Techs I installed don't seem to make much difference with noise. The benefit is rain staying outside when the window is not fully closed.
     
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