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How stable is the srt top at high speeds (165 or greater) Furthermore, how quiet is it at those speeds.
 

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Are you still trying to figure out what car you want? Clayton has two right now that are awesome!!! The black and silver ones are forsale.
 

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black and silver what? srt's? I am going to keep my yellow rt but I want another one, possibly an srt or gts, I've even looked at M3's and NSX's. What's his website? collision something? let me know. I'll look
 

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I have had my SRT up to 165 exactly and it was pretty darn quiet for a convertible. Remember that the front of the top has a hard shell under the fabric so that it doesn't bulge or flap during speed. It also tucks very tightly behind the windshield header and not on top of it like convertibles of the past. The windows automatically "seal" another half inch or so when you close the doors for a tight fit that shouldn't pop out at speed - like my GTS did. It is my understanding during top-speed tests on the SRT that DC documented 201 mph with the top up.
 

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Y2K3SRT said:
I have had my SRT up to 165 exactly and it was pretty darn quiet for a convertible. Remember that the front of the top has a hard shell under the fabric so that it doesn't bulge or flap during speed. It also tucks very tightly behind the windshield header and not on top of it like convertibles of the past. The windows automatically "seal" another half inch or so when you close the doors for a tight fit that shouldn't pop out at speed - like my GTS did. It is my understanding during top-speed tests on the SRT that DC documented 201 mph with the top up.
Have you had your SRT in the rain yet? I have a convertible now and I've already had to have the weather stripping serviced because over time water began to flood inside the car. This seems to be an inevidible problem w/ t-tops & convertibles. Have you had your SRT in the rain yet or experienced any of that?
 

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Have you had your SRT in the rain yet? I have a convertible now and I've already had to have the weather stripping serviced because over time water began to flood inside the car. This seems to be an inevidible problem w/ t-tops & convertibles. Have you had your SRT in the rain yet or experienced any of that?
A couple weeks ago I took it out in the biggest rainstorm Kansas City has seen in several years. We got over 10" of rain in about 36 hours. It was a special occasion for the car (a gentleman's 80th birthday dream ride) so I went out with plenty of towels. Didn't need any of them and did not get a drop of rain in the car other than when I opened or closed the doors (naturally). Had it on the highway at 65 mph and again on side streets where you couldn't see 100 feet it was raining so hard. Absolutely dry in every respect: Windshield, floors, etc. Having had a leak in my GTS, I was THRILLED that this one sealed up so well!

[image]http://kansascityvca.com/srt/don2.jpg[/image]
 

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Y2K3SRT said:
King GTS said:
Have you had your SRT in the rain yet? I have a convertible now and I've already had to have the weather stripping serviced because over time water began to flood inside the car. This seems to be an inevidible problem w/ t-tops & convertibles. Have you had your SRT in the rain yet or experienced any of that?
A couple weeks ago I took it out in the biggest rainstorm Kansas City has seen in several years. We got over 10" of rain in about 36 hours. It was a special occasion for the car (a gentleman's 80th birthday dream ride) so I went out with plenty of towels. Didn't need any of them and did not get a drop of rain in the car other than when I opened or closed the doors (naturally). Had it on the highway at 65 mph and again on side streets where you couldn't see 100 feet it was raining so hard. Absolutely dry in every respect: Windshield, floors, etc. Having had a leak in my GTS, I was THRILLED that this one sealed up so well!

[image]http://kansascityvca.com/srt/don2.jpg[/image]
Thanks for the quick response. That's good news too. I think I might be taken with the 2004 white & that was a major concern. But don't tell anyone.

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