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#1 Old 03-29-2009
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Top down in Minnesota

Yeah, it's 29 degrees, but the sun is shining and most of the snow has melted, so...

Time to put the top down and enjoy the air!

The air scarf is great. I'd love for it to be a little more powerful, but you can definitely tell the difference. I had the seats on and the heat cranked up. I was wearing a button down shirt and my wife had on a light windbreaker and we were good to go.

Loved seeing the looks of people as we sat at a stop sign while they were in their cars with the windows up and winter jackets on.

Best part...we hit an entrance ramp to the freeway and pulled into traffic right next to another SLK with the top down! Gotta love it!

Summer's coming!
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Nice......

Don't have heated seats and airscarf in ours, but whenever I'm in the car on my own I have the top down if it's not raining. My wife is a little more choosy on which days she has the top down, like the sun has to be shining or at least threatening to. So in the UK, that's not all that often
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I agree, drive with the top down as much as possible.
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A leather jacket and gloves are all I need. I see many convertibles daily with the top up. When I ask, they respond as if they are driving a standard coupe or sedan. Maybe they would appreciate it more if they were driving an SLK. I really enjoy my SLK 280.
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What's this 'snow' thing everyone keeps talking about?


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It is sort of like hurricanes to the people in Florida (a weather effect) only not that bad. However, snow is better than hurricanes because you can ski in snow.
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This stories that you tell us don´t help much because I`m still waiting mine to come, counting one month and decreasing
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You may be able to ski in snow, but you can surf in hurricanes!
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Me too. I like to put the top down as much as possible, but people look at you like
this guy is crazy!
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