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Reply to "Speedster driving with the top up. What's it like and how is the visibility?"

What a great thread!  I wish I'd had all this info when I started th9is Speedster ownership journey.  A couple of thoughts after a lot of road trips including CA and back and 13 round trips to Carlisle at 2,500 miles apiece.

The visibility driving my car with the top up is awful and very dangerous.  I am paranoid when sometimes needing to see to the side/rear with the top up.  Sometimes I approach certain intersections so that I can see over my shoulder by positioning the car so I am looking out the side window rather that over my shoulder.  I have the convex side mirrors but they are good for seeing cars behind ms but they don't help when trying to see over my shoulder when pulling into traffic.

I never drive Interstates with the top down as the noise and wind buffeting are unpleasant at high speeds.  To stop the top buffeting at speed just take either window out and the top is happy. I like to remove the right window. In the rain driving slower works ok.  I can't imagine any car out there with better visibility  than a Speedster with the top down and we most always drive that way around town.

I love my VS and don't think I'll ever get rid of it.  I'll be 83 in March.  Geezerdom hasn't diminished my love for this car and the great trips we still take and,some of the best SOC friends I have ever had!

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