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Old 08-12-2008, 04:00 PM   #7 (permalink)
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When I parked my car at work I inspected the cover. I did see that the front (visible) Ziptie was loose. I pulled it another quarter inch and it got tight again. I am going to mark it with a Sharpie to see if it is coming loose during the drive. It could just be that it wasn't tight enough to begin with, and the commute just loosened it up. I don't mind this problem because the front Ziptie is a temporary solution. I am trying to figure out other ways to solve the front connection.

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After my commute home I checked the Ziptie and it hadn't budged. This tells me that it just got a little loose on the drive in.

I keep looking for signs of wear but I don't see any. No marks on the tires at all.

With my finger I can whack the long pastic edge with my fingers and it wobbles. However, when I stick a mirror out the window, I can't see any wobble. At some point I may reinforce that with a metal piece to maintain rigidity, because I am guessing that there must be some "MPH + Road Quality" resonance that will cause it to wobble while driving.

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