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Hi,

I test drov a GTV yesterday - first time I've driven one - and loved it!
2l TS (yes I know - I must try the V6 if only to have heard the sound of that engine)

Anyway,
My friend has a peach of a GTV and when you open the door on his the wndow drops slightly (a centimeter or so) - automatically. When you close the door it pops back up. This then remakes the seal and therefore reduces the wind noise (and rain no doubt).
Is this a standard feature on these cars?
The one I took yesterday didn't do it. Should I therefore avoid buying if I see soething like this.
I only want to buy a completely straight one that will give me as few headaches as possible.
 

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Depends on the age of the car - the auto-drop windows were introduced part way through PII production, I think around 2001.
 

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Although,thinking about it, my mate's is an R reg (metallic green - not the best colour for them, in my humble opinion)
 

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Just got mine - 2001 phase 2 model and the windows do drop.
This seems to create a better seal with the rubbers and therefore reduces wind noise.

The dealer I bought off told me that theyve had loads of GTVs go through and some have had it, some not. He reacons all are supposed to and it just a case of replacing a relay to get it to operate if they aren't working.
Not too sure if this is right or not, but if yours doesn't do it then it may be worth a word with a local specialist.
 
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The window adjustment was never fitted to P1 and was fitted to some P2 Think it was fitted from about 2001 on ward :)
 

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So does that mean it could be relatively easy to post fit the adjuster feature?
 

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There was a thread called something like "P1 vs P2" in the GTV forum on here a few weeks ago, where people seemed to think it was quite a big deal to retro-fit.
 

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the Pug 406 Coupe had that as a feature from new (1996 or 7 I think)

Merc had it on the old OLD Sl's too (the pre pop up roll bar ones)
 
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