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View Poll Results: Do you drive with top down and windows up?
I always have my windows down 59 54.63%
I occasionally have the windows up 41 37.96%
I almost always have have my windows up 8 7.41%
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Old 05-21-2013, 09:45 PM   #26
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Only tourists are allowed to have the windows up. Even then I'm going to downshift on you...
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Old 05-22-2013, 07:54 AM   #27
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Which do you think the Service Techs prefer when they're out joy riding... er...I mean, test driving customers' Camaro convertibles?
I'm sure they are rapidly putting them up and down the whole time while flooring it to ensure they are secured.
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Old 05-22-2013, 10:06 AM   #28
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The 2014 Corvette Stingray Convertible owner's manual recommends:
"not raising or lowering the top at speeds in excess of 30 mph."

I look forward to that caveat being included in the 6th Generation Camaro owner's manual.
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Old 05-22-2013, 08:13 PM   #29
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Never

A purist never drives top down with windows up.

If it is cold, I will wear a hat.

Even in the snow . . . if the top is down, the windows are down.

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Old 05-22-2013, 09:53 PM   #30
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Top down, windows up. Much quieter, doesn't seem like the car or motorcycle next to me is in the seating area. Whats more, I run the A/C in the summer and the heat in the winter with the seat warmers on. I run with the top down perhaps 85% of the time - why? I live in AZ so I can. I also never use the tonneau (too much work).

So I'll get the grief but just loving the car.
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Old 05-27-2013, 12:52 PM   #31
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I prefer the windows down, but when I have someone in the back seat and I do over 55, I will put the windows up if someone is in the back. I dont think it does shit, but its better then pulling over and putting the roof up!
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Old 05-27-2013, 03:27 PM   #32
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I saw someone today in a silver camaro who had the the driver side window down and the passenger side up (nobody in passenger seat)...now i'm confused
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Old 05-28-2013, 12:06 AM   #33
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Windows up and top down when I am on a call or if it is below 65 degrees and I'm on on the interstate. Also if there are people in the back seat...helps to hear them/talk.
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Old 05-28-2013, 08:46 AM   #34
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Mostly down. Sometimes up depending on temp outside and passenger preference. Sorry!
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Old 05-28-2013, 12:00 PM   #35
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top down windows down. Sorry if you want the windows up dont buy a convertible. it just looks wrong!
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Old 05-28-2013, 07:11 PM   #36
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3 reasons I may drive with the top down and windows up.
1. Driving on the interstate and receive a phone call, cannot hear because of wind and trucks.
2. 95+ degrees out in city traffic on a sunny day. Helps keep cool with the AC blowing in my face.
3. Below 60 on a cloudy day driving over 50 miles an hour to help keep warm air inside the car.

All other times windows are down whenever the top is down.
What he said plus my windows are tinted and I have a windscreen, so you can have conversation and a little privacy, especially at night.
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Old 05-28-2013, 08:30 PM   #37
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I see a lot of top down windows up folks in town here in Phoenix. Even when it's not particularly hot or cold out. Probably more BMW's that any thing else. I guess they are talking on the phone, since so many people can't seem to do anything without talking on their phone these days. Or maybe they just don't want their hair mussed up.

The funniest looking ones are those with their top down, front windows down, and back windows up. Can't imagine why, unless the back ones are broken.
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Old 05-28-2013, 10:31 PM   #38
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Old 05-28-2013, 10:47 PM   #39
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top down windows down. Why do it half ass. If you're going to do something do it right.

Besides it looks a little Anderson Cooper going down the road.
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Old 05-29-2013, 08:26 PM   #40
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Nope. Bad habit of not driving her unless the weather's perfect. 200 miles this year. Like I said, bad habit. Obsessed with keeping her dirt-free. Gotta get over it, but the older I get the more anal retentive.
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Old 05-29-2013, 08:49 PM   #41
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Nope. Bad habit of not driving her unless the weather's perfect. 200 miles this year. Like I said, bad habit. Obsessed with keeping her dirt-free. Gotta get over it, but the older I get the more anal retentive.
Look at it this way, the older you get the less time you have on this earth to enjoy your Camaro. Get out and drive it and enjoy it for what it was built for....
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Old 05-29-2013, 11:58 PM   #42
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Look at it this way, the older you get the less time you have on this earth to enjoy your Camaro. Get out and drive it and enjoy it for what it was built for....
Just state in your Will that you want to be buried in it for Eternity.
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Old 05-30-2013, 08:00 AM   #43
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Hey I'll put the windows up with top down, but that's generally with the gf when it's a little chilly. I would rather just have the heat cranked a little and maybe the heated seats on. The heat in my car is great! Also, I'm a fan of turning on the AC with the top down if the sun is beating on me...
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Old 06-01-2013, 07:37 AM   #44
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I never put my top down when temps are below 65-70 F. or when it feels chilly. When I do have the top down, however, I always have my windows DOWN as the turbulence isn't great at all in the Camaro.

With my old Saturn SKY Redline, on the other hand, you had to have your cap RIVETED to your head as the turbulence was incredible.
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Old 06-04-2013, 10:04 PM   #45
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Definitely top down windows down. Have never done it different.
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Old 06-05-2013, 12:20 AM   #46
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Definitely top down windows down. Have never done it different.

X2......kind of looks goofy with the top down and windows up
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