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bowler93

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Message Posted: Jul 5, 2012 3:58:07 PM

I use mine a lot in the summer. When it's not really hot, however, I like to roll my windows down and get fresh air. When it's hot out (like it has been for the past week or so), I don't care how many miles per gallon I'm losing; I need to be cool.


[Edited by: bowler93 at 7/5/2012 3:58:52 PM EST]
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When it's hot.
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Always when it is hot and humid outside.............
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everyday when it's hot.
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Often!
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daily
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daily
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everyday
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When a bead of sweat is on the brow!
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Never, it doesn't work!
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when use GPS
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When it's hot
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As needed.
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2013 12:48:00 AM

As little as possible, I love the wind while driving.
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80 and above most of the time
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when it's hot
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always
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all the time
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every day
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Leaving work on most days lately.
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Message Posted: Aug 19, 2013 9:54:12 AM

Usually only on longer trips, not around town.
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all the time
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When air circulation won't cool the car well enough.
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Often!
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all the time
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When it's not really hot
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Not on the Winter
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almost always
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WHEN IT IS HOT
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Yes
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I do.
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When needed.
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Message Posted: Aug 9, 2013 9:16:54 AM

when hot.
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When it's hot/humid.
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2013 8:19:38 AM

All time - just the way it is designed to be run
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2013 7:08:13 AM

I very rarely use um A/C
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2013 7:05:23 AM

Usually not in town. Only if hot and on long trips.
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2013 6:59:06 AM

every time it's hot.
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2013 3:29:47 AM

Most of the time, most of the year.
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Here in steambath Miami?? Non stop May thru Oct
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2013 12:58:06 AM

When Neccessary
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Message Posted: Aug 1, 2013 12:34:15 AM

Almost every day in summer.
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YES, IN SUMMER, JULY & AUGUST
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2013 1:17:49 PM

When it's hot.
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2013 10:01:58 AM

when it's hot.. and having a hot flash, turn that up
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2013 8:43:59 AM

Very often.
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2013 8:09:18 AM

Regularly as needed.
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2013 6:44:27 AM

all summer
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2013 6:43:04 AM

when it's hot.
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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2013 5:37:38 PM

AS NEEDED.
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Message Posted: Jul 30, 2013 2:17:49 PM

usually when it's hot, or when it's humid (even when it's cool)...
the AC helps quickly defog the windshield and that's an important safety feature.
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