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The Blue Merle

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We have stick on ones, 1 year in service so far and still firm. From a n aesthetic viewpoint, we have a 2-tone van (white top), and black b-pillar. The graduated grey deflectors work well, in our opinion. From a practical view, they do what they’re meant to, fresh air on the move, shed light rain away from the door top, and ventilate at night.

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They aren’t stuck in the right place, they sit tight to the black mirror casing.
 
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We have stick on ones, 1 year in service so far and still firm. From a n aesthetic viewpoint, we have a 2-tone van (white top), and black b-pillar. The graduated grey deflectors work well, in our opinion. From a practical view, they do what they’re meant to, fresh air on the move, shed light rain away from the door top, and ventilate at night.

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They aren’t stuck in the right place, they sit tight to the black mirror casing.
Dont quite understand- the bottom bit is profiled to fit over the mirror casing, per instructions and also as CaliforniaTime video. The outer (upper) edge follows the top line of the door. I wouldn’t want a white bit of door above the deflector. Happier how we have fitted them.
 
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Dont quite understand- the bottom bit is profiled to fit over the mirror casing, per instructions and also as CaliforniaTime video. The outer (upper) edge follows the top line of the door. I wouldn’t want a white bit of door above the deflector. Happier how we have fitted them.
Bottom bit is profiled to fit over mirror casing yep and should be tight no hole/gap. Nice tight fit round the black mirror casing.
Main thing is you are happy, but if someone has done a video saying that’s the correct way then it’s little misleading.:thumb
 
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With the laminated glass I would go for the stick-on option. They also provide better drip coverage and airflow when the window is open slightly as they stick out a bit further. We use the Climair as I posted before, but we only have standard glass.
The clip in ones work perfectly with the laminated glass, and perhaps look a bit neater. Not as large though but are effective. Sorry, not great photos.87220F93-65D4-4784-90E7-FAF71912A2D2.png7AF9F9CC-9BE6-450E-9B3F-F1D39B13B897.png
 
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Bottom bit is profiled to fit over mirror casing yep and should be tight no hole/gap. Nice tight fit round the black mirror casing.
Main thing is you are happy, but if someone has done a video saying that’s the correct way then it’s little misleading.:thumb
I don’t really get your point. There is no hole / gap, it is tight. :thumb
 
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I don’t really get your point. There is no hole / gap, it is tight. :thumb
That section is curved to sit tight on the black casing (has padding on it) and then sticky. Plus you lose a bit of the protection so window opening gap would be smaller.
Look at both pics and you can see :thumb


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Like I’ve said , ours works just fine, looks good, and follows every other I’ve seen of the same style.
 
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Heko are great and easily fitted, but in my experience come unstuck at front end where they stick with tape and become very loose(so, not great). VW advised me to remove them when we had issues with window operation. Might try some adhesive VW ones.
 
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Heko are great and easily fitted, but in my experience come unstuck at front end where they stick with tape and become very loose(so, not great).
I had the same problem with my Hekos, a suddden release of the front driver's side with the window open, the whole deflector came loose. Luckily in slow traffic so I was able to recover the deflector.
I removed the clips and re-set them, applied double sided tape to the front to replace the original failed tape and refitted. Also did the passenger side at the same time. I'm satisfied that they will now stay in place indefinitely and quite happy with their aerodynamic performance as far as wind noise is concerned.
 
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