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Old Dec 28th, 2009, 09:00 PM
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Random question at this time of year i know..but here goes!

Having just got my cooper s i've noticed that its always cold inside the car compared to my Cooper that i had through last winter!

I was thinking that it maybe had something to do with the sunroof?

Is this the case and is there anything that can be done?..I dont like being cold!!

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sunroof should actually keep it warmer if you park outside. is it a lighter colour body colour?

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Old Dec 28th, 2009, 09:37 PM
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Quote: Originally Posted by dakini (original)
sunroof should actually keep it warmer if you park outside. is it a lighter colour body colour?

Hmmm does it??

no its a Checkmate..so Space Blue(navy blue in simple terms)

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Use more revs when you're driving it! Means the engine will warm faster therefore you warm up faster = WIN.


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Use more revs when you're driving it! Means the engine will warm faster therefore you warm up faster = WIN.

I dooo!! ..but its kinda 'drafty' above me if you know what I mean?
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I dooo!! ..but its kinda 'drafty' above me if you know what I mean?

A seal may have gone - or the roof may not have shut right - try opening then reclosing it


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Quote: Originally Posted by M.O.S (original)
A seal may have gone - or the roof may not have shut right - try opening then reclosing it

done that too!!..going to Mini in the morning to get a new tyre!!..luckily my mate works there so getting it very cheap!..so I'l get him to have a swatch!
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If all else fails no more nails it Or gaffer tape - then remove in summer!

Aw God..couldn't do that ..i'm sure I can cope with the chillyness!!! ha
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Quote: Originally Posted by Fartin Martin (original)
Random question at this time of year i know..but here goes!

Having just got my cooper s i've noticed that its always cold inside the car compared to my Cooper that i had through last winter!

I was thinking that it maybe had something to do with the sunroof?

Is this the case and is there anything that can be done?..I dont like being cold!!

Cheers

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I would say you are probably right, glass is not a good insulator when dealing with a single pane as per the sunroof - and that's a big area of glass too.

My Cooper (Astro Black) used to be warmer on entry than my S (BRG/Blk) -------- and I now have full leather, very chilly indeed..

Do you have heated seats?
That's the secret, within a few minutes my rear end is nice and warm and if the day is fairly clear it's a case of heated seats "on" sunroof "open" at all times........I like the sunroof better in winter than summer actually, it's lovely to have it open with the crisp cold air blowing in..
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I have the sunroof and live in central Canada where it routinely gets to -20C for the majority of the winter and haven't found it any more cold then other cars I've driven. Seems to warm up a bit faster if anything. But I do have heated seats which is a must if u have leather imo
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Quote: Originally Posted by cheswick (original)
But I do have heated seats which is a must if u have leather imo

- I think it's a must if you have seats........
Seriously though, without a doubt it's the one thing I'll never do without.......car without heated seats?.....pah no way
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[quote=BRG/Blk Cooper S;3745347 it's lovely to have it open with the crisp cold air blowing in..[/QUOTE]

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