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Old 05-29-2012, 09:48 AM
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Was letting the kids climb on the hardtop and jump off yesterday while anchored. One of them put his hand on the radar cover when boosting up which resulted in a 4 inch crack.

Any problems with this? Not sure if the cover is just for protection or if it actually serves with regards to operation of the radar. I didn't bother to turn it on to test it afterwards but am now wondering if I need to replace the cover or at least try and fix the crack.
Old 05-29-2012, 09:58 AM
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You need to fix the crack or replace the cover. If water gets in your radar unit will be trashed.
Old 05-29-2012, 09:59 AM
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The radar will probably still work, but not for long as soon as it rains or you get some good spray on it. I would attempt to seal it with some type of silicon until you can find a replacment cover.
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Thanks guys. I didn't think about water getting in. Never rains in So Cal you know!

I'll throw some silicone on there and search for a new one.

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