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joeboxerTN

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Message Posted: Jul 12, 2011 7:04:55 PM

Ever had a convertible? I had two, both didn't work. I had a hard top convertible, those are not to good if you leave it at home.
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PatAZ
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 10:43:45 AM

Have one now and enjoy it.
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Vin63
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 10:26:03 AM

Yes.
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WEDDY
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 10:03:55 AM

No, I would never want one.
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retcap201
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 9:11:32 AM

yes
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jessjames
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 8:25:04 AM

yes
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down2fumes
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 8:01:44 AM

no
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Jmac2008
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 7:55:16 AM

no
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kkkaz13
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 7:48:53 AM

yep, second one, but also had t-tops
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nickless
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 1:29:15 AM

no
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2Tall
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Message Posted: May 1, 2013 1:16:00 AM

no, it would mess my hair up.
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jessjames
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2013 6:59:59 AM

yes
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2013 6:53:32 AM

I owned a 1963 black Chevrolet convertible with a white top .....black interior......back in the sixties.....

Great car back in my single days.......
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speedy700
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2013 6:51:31 AM

No.
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RNF
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Message Posted: Apr 30, 2013 6:44:52 AM

No
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puddy
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2013 3:28:51 PM

No
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ace12012
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2013 12:47:35 PM

I had two and enjoyed them both.
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davisadm
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2013 12:09:02 PM

"...both didn't work..." What do you mean, didn't work?

Yes I have had them, still have 2.

Current: 1988 Suzuki Samurai, 1975 Porsche 914
Past: 1967 VW Bug, 1970 Mercury Cougar, 1973 Fiat X1/9, 1979 VW Bug
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STEVE853
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2013 12:08:35 PM

No
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L98
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Message Posted: Apr 29, 2013 11:38:00 AM

no,love ragtop vettes though
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watch4you
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Message Posted: Aug 31, 2012 1:14:24 AM

yes; MG
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Aug 31, 2012 1:01:12 AM

no
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LeMeowz
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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2012 11:18:00 PM

Nope.
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doonieb
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Message Posted: Aug 30, 2012 10:20:00 PM

No
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Revup77
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2012 3:51:34 PM

Yes 1963 Triumph TR4 and 1967 Corvette roadster.
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watch4you
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2012 2:38:34 PM

yes
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FuelPump
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2012 8:38:53 AM

One, many years ago, never wanted another.
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Millers37
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2012 6:46:41 AM

No
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puddy
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2012 6:43:44 AM

no
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RalphHightower
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2012 6:15:34 AM

no
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RNF
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2012 6:13:41 AM

No
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2012 5:14:41 AM

no
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mileena202
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2012 4:32:12 AM

no, but my father did, a Fiat.
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John_Doe
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2012 1:46:19 AM

no
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lambs100
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2012 1:36:34 AM

No.
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Big Dan
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Message Posted: Aug 27, 2012 12:38:42 AM

No
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contiki
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2012 3:29:25 PM

I owned a 1963 black Chevrolet convertible with a white top .....black interior......back in the sixties.....
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gmc48
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Message Posted: Aug 26, 2012 12:43:15 PM

No, don't like them.
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DVMC
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2012 1:49:03 PM

no
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kellyoneal
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2012 11:24:34 AM

no
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psm80134
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2012 11:20:50 AM

I've owned a convertible in the past, and it is a lot of fun. In my case, it was a sports car, which meant I could realistically only use it about five or six months out of the year. In winter conditions, it was simply undriveable.
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watch4you
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2012 11:18:01 AM

yes; MG
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contiki
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Message Posted: Aug 22, 2012 9:42:32 AM

I owned a 1963 black Chevrolet convertible with a white top .....black interior......great car way back than in the 60's.....great car for being single back than......

Wouldn't mind owning that vehicle now as a collector car, specially restored back to what it look like back in it's hayday.....
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mileena202
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2012 8:31:09 PM

no, but my father did
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BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2012 7:48:00 PM

Not yet, but have driven a few
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GBMAX
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2012 7:26:18 PM

No
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playtimeCLE
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2012 7:16:41 PM

Do Jeep CJ's count as a convertible?
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RRBC
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2012 6:42:47 PM

no
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Liefhebber
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2012 6:36:47 PM

Own a Volvo C70 right now.
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majormarket
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2012 5:42:47 PM

One time - for my first mid-life crisis.

Sold it less than a year later before it went off warranty. The Ford Mustang had a lot of issues and I realized that it wasn't going to get better after the warranty ran out.
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boogie_4wheel
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2012 1:21:30 PM

Wife bought an '05 Beetle a few weeks ago. Pretty easy to hit a button and the top goes down. I'm digging it for some canyon drives but the motorcycle is still more fun!
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