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Old Feb 12th, 2014, 09:00 PM
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Gaps where hood meets bodywork

Hi. I'm looking to buy a 2004 Cooper Convertible.

The one I've seen is in very good condition overall.

However, on both sides there is a gap between the hood and the seals on the body where the roof folds when it opens.

Is this normal or should there be a tight fit all around.

I don't want to buy a car that leaks into the rear compartment.

Your advice is appreciated. Phil
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