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Old 29th June 2005, 18:33   #1
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Default Accessory - Not sure about the name

I want to fit an accessory in my Swift. I had seen this fitted in some lancers and Honda's on top of the windows in the doors. I do not know how do people call it.

My guess is, it will prevent water from leaking (sideways) inside the car during rainy season on top of adding looks to the vehicle. It will come in plastic like material.

First of all, did you get what I am trying to mention here?

If yes, Is there any disadvantage in fitting it & what would be approximate price.

I do not have an clue where it is available & need to search in the market tomorrow.
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It's called a window deflector.



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Old 29th June 2005, 18:51   #3
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It's called a window deflector.

Thanks Shan2nu. Yes I was mentioning window deflector.

What are the advantage and disadvantage in fitting window deflector
How much it cost and what is the life of window deflector
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You can drive with the window open in moderate rain but it screws up your ventilation with the windows open unless you use the AC
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it also adds an irritating wind noise while a car is doing a constant high speed ..
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well.. for me it looks st00pid... i would never go for that...

but if it has a lot of positive points other than the st00pid look.. then go for it..

well its a swift .. so definitely AC .... just keep yourself chilled inside and never open the window
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Old 29th June 2005, 23:14   #7
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It is available as an accessory for swift(MGA). It is called door visors by maruti.
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Besides in proving looks it offers protection from
rain while allowing fresh air inside the car.
Check out the swift accessory brochure(page 7).

http://www.marutiswift.com/brochures...A_brochure.zip
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Old 30th June 2005, 10:38   #8
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well its a swift .. so definitely AC .... just keep yourself chilled inside and never open the window
I always keep the AC on & never keep the window open while driving. I thought of going for this just for looks.
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I always keep the AC on & never keep the window open while driving. I thought of going for this just for looks.

The only car on which it looks good is the Pajero. I dont know how it will look on a Swift. The Swift is a stylized car and I think it should be better leave it in that way... may be you can do a trial-and-error approach.

Please post a picture if you do so.

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Don't bother wasting your money on these. I had these on my Astra, they came with it when I bought the car. The only positive point of this is that I could keep my window open a bit in hot weather without people noticing.

However the increased wind noise and reduced visibility near the A pillar irritated the hell out of me. And if you take them off, you have ugly glue marks all over. Not something you want on your new swift I'm sure!
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Thanks a lot for your feedbacks. I decided not to go with it.
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