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Today is probably the first really hot sunny day in the UK. I have been out this morning and am baffled why every soft top car I saw bar one had the roof up. I wonder why they buy a convertible and not take advantage of it
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probably don't have a smarttop!!


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probably don't have a smarttop!!
Most of them were rag tops Jeff. Audi's etc. Just stopped to look at a 171 for sale in my local Honda dealership. Who part exes an SLK for a Honda !!!! 2008 200 cloth seats no extras and they are asking 15,000 pounds UK for it. Methinks it will be there a while
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Jon, softtops can have smarttops too!

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Same here ...loads of cars all with roofs on still
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Glad you're finally getting some decent weather !!
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Not sure how long it will last. Forecast rain late tomorrow. Thank god for Griots to get rid of the rain spots Running out of it and cant find a UK supplier with any stock

Got my HD rear cam working today. and sent for another wireless sensor to try and sort out the mirror issue.
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I see women with convertables with the tops up here in sunny Florida all the time. When asked, all they say is that they just had their hair done, and don't want to mess it up! Why buy a drop-top and never put it down?
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I see women with convertables with the tops up here in sunny Florida all the time. When asked, all they say is that they just had their hair done, and don't want to mess it up! Why buy a drop-top and never put it down?
Are they all blondes ( now I am in trouble )
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As the price of the car goes up, the hair does tend to lighten, yes!
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they just had their hair done, and don't want to mess it up!
You're asking the rich little old ladies down there it's their religion to get their hair 'done' every week, wash, set, styled!!

They wear rain bonnets with little visors, sleep on silk pillow cases and pin their hair every night! You should see the hair spray...reminds me of a helmet!

How do I know? My mom-in-law is one of them!
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No, I'm including the trophy wives down here. You know the kind, the housewives of Miami!
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Baffles me why i am the only one who has the roof down no matter what the weather on uk slkworld meets
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Baffles me why i am the only one who has the roof down no matter what the weather on uk slkworld meets

Thats because frogs are waterproof
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Jon, softtops can have smarttops too!
Now Jeff, not all soft tops are lowered-raised by mechanical means.

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Are they all blondes ( now I am in trouble )
Watch out Jon I'm blonde.
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Now Jeff, not all soft tops are lowered-raised by mechanical means.
true! just those that mods4cars wants $$$ for their smarttops!


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Watch out Jon I'm blonde.
I did notice you kept your roof up last week
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You'd be proud of me today I had the roof down twice
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You'd be proud of me today I had the roof down twice
Great day for it apart from I have an annoying rattle with the roof down and windows up. It goes when the drivers window is down !!! cant figure it out as there is no movement in the window at all
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