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Reddog1 10-27-2010 10:27 PM

When is it time to put the top back on?
 
OK. its nowthe end of October. 80 degree weather. I've been planning to put my top back on for 4 weeks now, but I just can't bring myself to do it with weather like this. I know it will most likely turn cold all at once and it will be a pain in the butt to get it on.

dmbnpj 11-20-2010 11:02 PM

...when you're 30+ pounds overweight :D

peperoberto 11-22-2010 05:12 PM

That's our Fall, eh?

I've been here years where we had first frost on October 5th, and other years where it was Thanksgiving. Don't fret, we always get a Fall.

The leaves are absolutely beautiful right now.

FLJohnson 12-21-2010 05:14 AM

What kind of top are you talking about?

Most women in the area wear their tops year round in public. Men too. ;0)

(I hope that didn't offend anyone.) Seriously, what top?

JeepPirate 12-21-2010 04:34 PM

If this is referring to a Jeep soft top, I would say when the high temps stop reaching the 70's bc its going to be a pita to get it back on in lower temps imo

abetterway 12-28-2010 11:52 AM

I hope you put the top on before the snow hit!

longbluerubi 12-30-2010 09:24 PM

I took my soft top off to have my jeep in an Xmas parade...put it back on in really cold weather..was not fun. It was sitting for a week in the cold weather without being used and today I I took it out and 2 minutes into the ride I heard CREAK CREAK and my soft top split on the top in a few places, I guess from the cold. It's over 5 years old so was getting to be time for a new one, now I'm forced to do it sooner than I had planned.

tarheeltl 12-31-2010 01:08 PM

I don't have a soft top yet, only a hard top, so it makes the transition a little more difficult. Can't wait for the spring!

rgraw 01-06-2011 05:38 PM

Real Jeepers go topless all year long... :popcorn:

heckyl 01-15-2011 12:48 PM

just stick a kerosene heater in there with you.:scary:
Quote:

Originally Posted by rgraw (Post 66648)
Real Jeepers go topless all year long... :popcorn:


stubbornspot 01-17-2011 11:50 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dmbnpj (Post 41448)
...when you're 30+ pounds overweight :D

+1 to this. But seriously as soon as it is 45 or lower in the morning. WHen its that cold with the wind its seriously crappy to ride to work.

NCSaint 01-26-2011 12:58 PM

My 2 rides are the Jeep and a Harley, so the Jeep is for when it's too cold (or wet) to ride. Since those are also the times when it's not a good idea to have the top off, I end up leaving it on most the time.


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