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Windows down in Summer or A/C on?

Discussion in 'Performance and Tuning' started by jtgroce, Mar 13, 2012.

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Windows or A/C on, which do you prefer

  1. A/C on

    95 vote(s)
    54.0%
  2. Windows down

    81 vote(s)
    46.0%
  1. Rakso

    Rakso CeRaTi

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    Ac from 10am to 8pm
    Windows down from 8pm to 10am
     
  2. ToyComa84

    ToyComa84 Well-Known Member

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    well both. depends on the climate of where you live, drive, etc you get your best gas mileage supposedly anywhere between 55-60mph. at least, according to Reader's Digest. if you're driving slower than 55, u can roll with the windows down, but if you're doing 55+above use the AC. if i remember correctly. personally if the weather's good, i like feeling the wind, if it's not too muggy/humid.
     
  3. g.hampton

    g.hampton PUT THE WORK IN

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    usually i run with the windows down but lately its been 100+ the past couple days so the A/C has been workin overtime!
     
  4. JdevTac

    JdevTac Negative Ghostrider

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    Past couple days here in Georgia have been awful with this wave of heat going around. I walk outside and it feels like all the cool air in my body gets sucked out. So naturally I keep my windows up/AC on. And secondly the bugs around here are awful if you are driving lower than 60mph...wasps and crap getting sucked into my cab
     
  5. Greensystemsgo

    Greensystemsgo Self Proclaimed first gen expert :doh:

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    sunday at work was 112.

    right now its 99, but humid as shit.
     
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    When the humidex is high, a/c all the way.
     
  7. KaliSwag

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    A/C on 99.9 % of the time !
     
  8. JPR21

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    I am a "Windows Down" in the Summer-
    However...

    Living in San Angelo (West Texas), where the dirt kicks up every 15 minutes from construction, the wind, and with the military base being out in the industrial area where big rigs tend kick up funnels of dirt, I tend to roll my windows up w/AC around those areas till I am in town or on the highway. The reason for this is because my previous vehicle would end up with dust on the inside and would hate having to dust it the interior almost everyday.

    Long story short, windows up/AC on only where dust may seep through my vehicle. Heat isn't a factor for me. Also I wonder if there are others on here that have a similar reason, haven't had time to go through every single post
     
  9. xsptaco07

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    Windows down for 30 seconds to let the hot air out, then AC!
     
  10. BuzzardsGottaEat

    BuzzardsGottaEat "Pick up some speed.. You'll make it."

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    Judging by your sig I wouldn't have guessed you're a gas mileage conscious person haha

    I enjoy the wind with the windows down around town, I always choose windows down UNTIL it gets uncomfortably hot and/or humid. It's really a simple solution. AC is for comfort, so once you've broken your comfort threshold, turn it one, BAM, there you have it.
     
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    down here in the south its windows down until it gets wicked hot then i have to put the A/C on b/c of the humidity. but majority of the time its windows down
     
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    Even its 70 degress outside and thats in the winter only , or even if ur in the shade , the humidity is a killer / every one out here lives and dies on air conditioning !
     
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    AC on windows down.
     
  14. tacomonazul

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    If you don't have AC over here you die with 135 degrese
     
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