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Old 05-28-2013, 10:59 AM   #1
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Running freedom panels only

Northeast weather is obviously unpredictable and I don't have someone else to put the hardtop back on today. So anyways what are the pros/cons with only having the freedom panels on and the back part off, specifically in the rain. Worth it?

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Old 05-28-2013, 11:06 AM   #2

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It keeps all of the electronics dry
It keeps you relatively dry

-Backdraft when driving can bring some mist into the cabin
- gets seats/carpets wet(easy fix:take them out)

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Old 05-28-2013, 12:14 PM   #3
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Doors and freedom panels on in a light rain keeps you almost completely dry. As jkjeeper said above, at highway speeds you might get a backdraft pulling mist up fron and even onto your windshield. I always keep a towel handy since they only put those handy windshield wipers on the outside!
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