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Old 10-10-2017, 08:43 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by Finnegan View Post
If you drive fast enough, the rain doesn't get in the cabin!
Tried that a couple of weeks ago. I guess I wasn't going fast enough...

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Old 10-25-2017, 07:37 AM   #22
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How ridiculous would it be

I keep the car in an unheated garage and it gets cold here. How ridiculous would it be to keep a hairdryer in the garage to warm up the window on cold days before either taking down the top or putting it up?
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Old 10-25-2017, 08:22 AM   #23
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50 degrees is my cutoff typically, but if its 45 when I leave for work, I'll err on the side of top down. Put on a sweater and it's pretty comfortable.
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Old 10-25-2017, 01:50 PM   #24
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I've driven a few times in the past couple of weeks when it was about 45 and it felt great. I love the unobstructed view with the top down and, as of late, the refreshing chill. As for the rain, I got caught out in it the other day with the top down and the Boxster doesn't seem to keep it out at speed as well as my MGB did.
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Old 10-26-2017, 07:17 AM   #25
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I am pulling the hard top off this weekend! was 45 this morning! but 70's now daytime- just 3 weeks ago it hit 90, and we were still humid and lots of rain, so finally will get our fall weather and have the top down for the "winter"! hard top goes back on in july when we get back to the 90+ temps and rain every day
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Old 10-28-2017, 01:41 PM   #26
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With my new GAHH cloth top w/glass window & defroster installed 2 weeks ago Chicago's current 40 degree weather no longer stops me from putting the top down......AND no more plastic window "boxster chop"!.....lol
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Old 10-28-2017, 02:18 PM   #27
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Looks like next weekend also will be a top down weekend here in MA!
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Old 10-29-2017, 11:29 AM   #28
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I'd usually have mine down with the nice cooler temperatures here in Dallas but my top won't go down. Something to do with the sensors, must watch You Tube so I can fix it!
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Old 10-31-2017, 11:53 AM   #29
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In the summer, top down in the mornings. In the winter, top down in the afternoons. Those fabulous 6 weeks between the two, top down every where.
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Old 11-04-2017, 04:17 PM   #30
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In greater Seattle area, I just put the hardtop I acquired last year on my Boxster, which is my daily driver and also gets parked outside. It actually snowed here a bit yesterday, and the rear window defroster should be nice.

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