My thoughts on the Model 3 Wind Noise Reduction Kit Gen. 2 from RPMTesla.
I think it works. I do think I hear a difference. It’s more noticeable at lower speeds like 40-50mph and probably less difference at higher speeds of 60-80mph.
My thoughts below:
- I bought from them instead of Amazon sellers because they seemed to be a better product and not a copycat product. I was also curious to try anything to reduce noise. This seem like low-risk way to do it.
- The rubber does seem to be high quality and makes sense as you’re shoving the rubber tube into the sunroof window gap.
- Whether or not it’ll reduce window noise for you depends on whether your wind noise is coming from the sunroof–DUH!
My personal installation tips for the rubber tube:
- The hardest part about installing this is getting the rubber tube to fit inside the smaller gap WITHOUT having extra slack at the end. Thing is most people stretch the rubber to make it smaller and fit but this causes extra slack.
- Lay the front in first and try not to stretch it at all. Then lay it down one side and then the other side. Then do the back last.
- The difficulty lies wherever the smaller gap is (each car is made slightly different). Some of you have the gap smaller in the front than the back…others to one side or the other. It depends on which direction the sunroof was slightly shifted.
- To get the rubber to fit into the hole: squeeze and stretch slightly with one hand while the other hand shoves it in. Once you get an in of it in, try to push it deep into the hole as you release the stretch. Work slow enough and eventually you’ll get the whole thing in without having extra slack at the end.
- It helps if you spray some water on the tube to make it slip in easier and slide into place.