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#1 Old 04-15-2013
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The mesh wind guard

Oh yeah... you had to know, this was coming..

I have read the manual front to back! I found the hooks, I found the buttons on the side of the roll bars.. yesterday it was 65 degrees and sunny in the afternoon.

So okay, I pull the girl out, leave her running and first attempt to program the garage door. After 4 different attempts, I gave up on the garage door opener for now. Onto the wind guard. Top goes down, I get out of the car, take it out of the pouch and..uh..yeah.

I will not tell you, how many times I walked around the car trying to get this f'ing thing on.. it was worse than fitting new sheets..HA! Im a special kind of owner..oh yes I am.

So where is the video for the friggin wind guard


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the video tells you to throw that mesh away and get a lighted one from our sponsor windrestrictor. don't forget the discount.


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Here's some advice that I learned about the R171 mesh from the dark recesses of my memory - secure the clips and then stretch it over the roll bars.

Like Jeff Said - the two mods I am most pleased with are a SmartTop & a clear windscreen. Pricey but definitely worth it.

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