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Old 08-08-2004   #1
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Sky window owners please read this!

The Sky window is simply fantastic.
I would appreciate some feedback from owners of Stilo's with this great feature.
Is it working fine?
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There is nothing to write It's just cool isn't it ?
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Re: Sky window owners please read this!

Agreed, the Sky Window is cool.

FYI, if the window and blind ever get stuck in any position, turn the selector know to position 1 (the first one open from fully closed) and hold it in until the window/blind starts moving again.
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Re: Sky window owners please read this!

I've already used this sequence to close the skywindow - but it happend only once
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Re: Sky window owners please read this!

I have noticed that you can see a very tiny gap when you are inside the car looking through the mechanisms of the sky window (centre, both sides).
I have checked both sides and they both have the same gap, I clearly see outside light but no signs of water or anything else coming through.
The gaps are 1 mm wide or less.
I still believe the Sky window of the Stilo is a technological masterpiece but has anybody else noticed the same curiosity?
I do not udnerstand how you can have a tiny gap and it is all still working fine even in very heavy rain?
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I've these gaps, too . But water doesn't penetrates through them
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Re: Sky window owners please read this!

Then we have to admit they have done a Fantastic job at Fiat prototypes a few years ago! Ciao.
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Re: Sky window owners please read this!

I tested the Sky Window in position 1, 2 even with heavy rain at quite high speed...it seems working perfectly but I still cannot figure out why....no rain inside: is it a miracle of the Italian Madonna or what?
Has any other car maker invented something similar to the Fiat Sky Window?

Do not forget not to use it in ice or snow: it can break.
I have just found out reading the manual that you can close it manually in a tech emergency: very important, especially if you have leather seats!
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Re: Sky window owners please read this!

Quote Originally Posted by apierdomi
I tested the Sky Window in position 1, 2 even with heavy rain at quite high speed...it seems working perfectly but I still cannot figure out why....no rain inside: is it a miracle of the Italian Madonna or what?
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Are you sure it is actually a gap and not just a small piece of clear glass where a company logo is stamped?
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Re: Sky window owners please read this!

I think is a real gap...I will check again.
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Re: Sky window owners please read this!

Quote Originally Posted by apierdomi
I think is a real gap...
So do I
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Re: Sky window owners please read this!

It does not get stuck,it has got several options, the 5 on the knob are actually 10 (5X2), read the manual. It is the best feature of the car in my opinion: fantastic design. They could not do it better.
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Re: Sky window owners please read this!

mine is good, its cooler to have the air con on, rather the windows and sky sunroof open tho, but nice with your sunglasses on tho, lol
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Re: Sky window owners please read this!

air con rocks full stop.
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I have all the answers but make sure no one tells an rival manufacturer, next day they'll have the same thing!! As most companies copy italians.
Anyway, pretty sure no one here will as they love their italian cars and italian engineering and must have italian passion to buy these orignal cars.
Right, the reason there is no water dripping is because the engineers have made a channels for excess water to escape through rubber hoses situated on each corner of the sky win''. This is obviously behind the interior (roof carpet, plastic moulding etc). You may be able to see the hoses if you have a peep under the car (rear). Just like to say another fantastic feature on the Stilo. Great car and love it to bits!!!!!!!!!!
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