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Old 10-27-2010, 11:28 AM   #7
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2008 SKY Red Line
1992 SL1
Default Re: My top down method

Originally Posted by BackBlade View Post
I'll add, don't try this operation while the car is moving.
Technically, it's impossible to do this while the car is moving. The clam will NOT open unless you disable some safety mechanisms. It was designed to prevent this. It's in your manual.

Originally Posted by BackBlade View Post
I've seen some owners who attempt to drop the top while parked momentarily at a stop light, and it's seldom a smooth flow.
I've done it. Both putting the top up, and then another instance putting the top down, while at a red light. Down is usually easier. Hardest part is not getting out of car. But it IS doable...and smoothly at that if you plan it out.

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