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Im sure you've heard it and I've read on what fixes it so I decided to tackle it today.

Took a few of these and cut them in half to create about 1/2" high strips.



Wrapped it and it adhered to the bottom of the windshield where the cowl meets and causes the creak.



All back together



And an obligatory cleaned up picture of my xB.

 

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This was stuff I pulled from a sound kit while I was at Toyota but you can find it basically anywhere. Its foam tape more or less. Just keep the top side low because otherwise it'll be visible.
 

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It looks a lot like the stuff you can get from a home center.If you go to the area where they sell weather strip,there is several sizes of foam from ~1/4" to 1/2" thick and is ~1" wide with adhesive on one side. This fix might be the best yet. Good job Sam.
 

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looks nice sam, quik question on the avs vents, do they rattle? oh and do they reduce wind noise and really help when it rains?
Mine don't rattle but I've read some do? Its definitely nicer when I open my window a little at freeway speeds. Looking forward to the summer and seeing how it handles the summer heat.
 

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It looks a lot like the stuff you can get from a home center.If you go to the area where they sell weather strip,there is several sizes of foam from ~1/4" to 1/2" thick and is ~1" wide with adhesive on one side. This fix might be the best yet. Good job Sam.
Update: I went over to the home depot yesterday, and found these. Weather strip by Frost King # R338 H 3/8" wide by 3/16" thick in black or R534 H 3/4" wide by 5/16" thick in black.
I'll get one of them in the spring, when it gets warmer, and let everybody know how it works out.
 

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this definitely fixed it. no creak this morning and it was freezing cold where I normally would have gotten noise.
It's been a while now, is the fix still working? I'm for sure going to do this.
 
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