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Rain and more rain

The green machine was gleaming last night ready for a two hour drive up north this morning. Poured with rain all night. Hoping to get some topless driving in today. Looks like it might mean taking my shirt off and leaving the roof up
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if you drive at a steady pace you should be ok top down in the rain today mate


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Sun's out down south, got in a few quality top-down miles that I didn't expect after it pissed it down on my BBQ last night!

Been a pretty decent week all in all - managed to get the SLK all washed and waxed, and back in the garage before it got rained on. The C on the other hand, is about as filthy as I've ever seen her - planned on spending quality time on that today, but looks like I'm having dinner and theater with the mom-in-law! :P



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time to bring back the golden oldy mythbuster episode.

can u drive with the top down in the rain. starts at 32 seconds

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LOL - I don't need no MythBusters, we've got Pete!



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if you drive at a steady pace you should be ok top down in the rain today mate
My first ever MGB (I had two, and yes, both green!!) had no roof - no hard top, soft top, nada. I used to regularly drive (back in 1977 (yes Flossy, I'm over 50!!)) from the poor impoverished NE down to Wakes Colne, near Colchester - a distance of approximately 257.42 miles, and as long as I set off and landed in the dry, I never ever got wet






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Wish it would rain just stepped outside 112..... in the Shade ... Why People spend there hard earned Money 2 come to Arizona just puzzels me....... Jon you got this all wrong...... Rule off Thumb is keep the Top up keep the Shirt on.. when it rains ask the Wifie 2 go Topless in the Rain...... Motoring is more Fun that Way....
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My first ever MGB (I had two, and yes, both green!!) had no roof - no hard top, soft top, nada. I used to regularly drive (back in 1977 (yes Flossy, I'm over 50!!)) from the poor impoverished NE down to Wakes Colne, near Colchester - a distance of approximately 257.42 miles, and as long as I set off and landed in the dry, I never ever got wet

as you say woolly you only get wet when you stop, light rain today when i was out so kept the top down passed two 172,s with the tops up shame on them unless roof opening is a 172 option that they did not tick


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Would sure welcome some rain here in the midwest......no rain for 45 days and yesterday's temp was 105 F. Typical temps are mid 80s. Yards are pale brown and crops are very much in jeopardy. A burn ban is in effect so no fireworks for 4th of July holiday.


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The rain we have had the last few days would have made it into the cabin along with the golf ball sized hail rocks
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