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Discussion in 'General Banter' started by stevie_a, Mar 26, 2012.

  1. stevie_a

    stevie_a Zorg Guru (IV)
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    We have had this discussion on the Triumph forum in the past.

    When you see all the adverts of a convertible car with the roof down, the windows are always also down

    Why? because it looked better

    I always drive with the windows down when i have the roof down.

    But so many people drive with them up, I have tested this with the triumph and it has been proven that there is less wind buffing

    with the windows down.

    I have not had the Z3 for long enough to experiment as yet to see what is better.

    so boys and girls what are your thoughts?
     
  2. GazHyde

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    Down because it's cooler. As in B-), rather than cold!

    Also can't put my arm on the window sill when it's up...
     
  3. peterandjenny

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    There is less buffeting in the zed with the windows up . Could be that we have the wind deflector fitted.
     
  4. Boysie

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    Went out today put windows up because it got cold
    normally windows down , unless wife's in car,
    and she moans to put roof up 8-| /:)
     
  5. Tractorboy

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    Took the Z3 from Swindon to Colchester this weekend, and because it was such a nice day, obviously we had the hood down.
    To start with we had the windows down, but once we hit the M4 it got extremely buffety. So I put the windows up and it was far more comfortable.
    This is with a wind deflector fitted, which I guess agrees with peterandjenny's post.

    When I am driving in town or on minor roads, it is definately windows down. It looks so much better!
     
  6. hard top

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    No idea, never taken the hard top off..... :ymbringiton:

    :)
     
  7. Jonttt

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    Roof down & :

    - windows down when by myself

    - drivers window down and passenger window up when SWMBO in car

    - both windows up 5 minutes after SWMBO has been in the car

    The zed definately has much less buffeting with the side windows up. Its easy to check just put someone with long hair in the car and they will curse you.
     
  8. Warrior

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    I drove through Wembley high street with windows up and trousers down once. :ymblushing:

    A long story and the girl never let me forget it ;)
     
  9. wonderloaf

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    Depends on temperature: nice warm day = windows down. If it's a bit chilly = windows up + windstop fitted. Sunglasses on at all times when top down B-) it's the law.
     
  10. Boysie

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    Is that roundabout the time you changed your name from Flash to Warrior :D
     
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    Roof down=windows down always. Don't have wind deflector and I don't mind my hair blowing a bit it's all part of the fun.

    Snoops ont'apatalk
     
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    Wish I had the hair to get blown around :(
     
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    It's a test of the products I use on my hair too.... sometimes they don't work and I look like I've had an electric shock :D
     
  14. Boysie

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    Snoops is that your Current hairstyle :D
     
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    Are all these remnants from the christmas crackers Boysie x_x
     

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