Tag: convertibles

36 Posts

How to make a Mazda Miata ride smoothly
Jan 03, 2012

Today: This Mazda Miata is making my wife sick!

Dear Car Talk

Pedro just purchased a "fun to drive" convertible that gives his wife motion sickness when she rides with him. Is there anything he can do to soften up the ride for passengers?

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Can a damaged Fiat be repaired
Jul 01, 2011

Nora's mom loves her damaged Fiat. Is there any hope?

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My mom is great. I love her, and I need to know how to help her. She has a '74 Fiat Spider convertible. It's adorable and fast, and she loves it. But, it's not running. AGAIN. It's been parked for...

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Oct 01, 2008

Today: Is Margaret's convertible safe in a thunderstorm?

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I LOVE my 2000 VW Cabrio. It feels solid on the road, and the functioning roll bar completes the safe feeling (no, I haven't had to use it). But I'm wondering about how safe it is when there's lightning all around...

mother nature safety convertibles

car recommendations for a miata lover who doesn't want to get crushed by an suv
Jun 01, 2005

Do I have to sacrifice safety for a convertible?

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I have a Mazda Miata I'm the original owner and have driven -plus miles without a repair if you don't count the electronic antenna getting stuck I love my Miata However out here in Southern California I figure I am...

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is there a safe convertible car
Sep 01, 2003

Can you recommend a convertible that is safe and sexy (emphasis on safe)?

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I'm hoping you can offer my boyfriend some insight He currently has a beautiful BMW Z which he bought after his last girlfriend dumped him He loves it But we witnessed a horrible accident last week which got him thinking...

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are there looser safety requirements for convertible cars
Aug 01, 2003

Are convertibles unsafe?

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I have been lusting after a convertible for a number of years and recently found the car of my dreams a Saab turbo convertible It has a driver's-side air bag and anti-lock brakes However my know-it-all friend claims that all...

safety convertibles

Dec 01, 2001

How do I prevent a vinyl top from mildewing in a wet climate?

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I live in Florida and own a car with a vinyl top How do I keep the top from mildewing The car is parked outside all the time -- Arthur TOM Mildew is not a topic we're overly familiar with...

cleaning convertibles

Mar 01, 2000

What should I do to prepare my convertible for winter storage?

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My wife just bought me a ' Miata for my th birthday I really wanted a Z or a Boxster but I love her anyway We live in British Columbia Canada and I want to store the car over the...

storage convertibles

Dec 01, 1993

Cleaning a convertible's white top.

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Do you have any secret formula for getting a convertible top white Right now it is just dingy white Barbara TOM Well whenever I need to whiten-up the top on my ' Dodge Dart I just park it under the...

cleaning convertibles

Jun 01, 1992

Convertibles that part your hair for you.

Dear Car Talk

I have a rather strange question for you It's about convertibles If you find your hair parting in the back of your head does that mean carbon monoxide fumes are coming forward into the passenger compartment instead of being left...