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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 05-20-2013, 09:35 PM   #18
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Windows down. It just looks wrong with them up and top down...
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Old 05-21-2013, 09:52 AM   #19
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I like the windows down but there are times when they go up...............freeway speeds and below 65 degrees, it the wife is with me. Otherwise they are where hidden away.
Almost exactly the same for me! And she will probably have her seat warmer on too.
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Old 05-21-2013, 12:32 PM   #20
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I like the windows down but there are times when they go up...............freeway speeds and below 65 degrees, it the wife is with me. Otherwise they are where hidden away.
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Old 05-21-2013, 02:54 PM   #21
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Windows up for two specific reasons:

1. With the 6 speed I take all my calls via hands free. Need the windows up to hear and to be heard.

2. When my 6 year old is in the back seat it keeps her hair relatively tangle free.

Otherwise, I'm with you!
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Old 05-21-2013, 03:03 PM   #22
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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.
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Old 05-21-2013, 09:37 PM   #23
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Me, windows down. Wife with me, windows up.
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Old 05-21-2013, 10:08 PM   #24
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Question...

Which do you think the Service Techs prefer when they're out joy riding... er...I mean, test driving customers' Camaro convertibles?
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Old 05-21-2013, 10:11 PM   #25
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Old 05-21-2013, 10:45 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, 08:54 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, 11:06 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, 09:13 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, 10:53 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, 01:52 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, 04:27 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, 01:06 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, 09:46 AM   #34
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Mostly down. Sometimes up depending on temp outside and passenger preference. Sorry!
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