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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. Jul 2, 2012 at 4:02 PM
    #81
    JdevTac

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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
     
  2. Jul 3, 2012 at 3:12 PM
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    Greensystemsgo

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    sunday at work was 112.

    right now its 99, but humid as shit.
     
  3. Jul 3, 2012 at 4:59 PM
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    Toyoda Tacoma

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    When the humidex is high, a/c all the way.
     
  4. Jul 9, 2012 at 4:16 PM
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    KaliSwag

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    A/C on 99.9 % of the time !
     
  5. Jul 10, 2012 at 10:18 AM
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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
     
  6. Jul 11, 2012 at 9:06 PM
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    xsptaco07

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    Windows down for 30 seconds to let the hot air out, then AC!
     
  7. Jul 12, 2012 at 11:16 AM
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    BuzzardsGottaEat

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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.
     
  8. Jul 12, 2012 at 11:16 AM
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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
     
  9. Jul 13, 2012 at 7:04 AM
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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 !
     
  10. Aug 30, 2012 at 8:12 PM
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    rcbs204

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    AC on windows down.
     
  11. Aug 30, 2012 at 8:20 PM
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    If you don't have AC over here you die with 135 degrese
     
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