[tcb] Re: Question About The Original Fringe on a Westy Pop-Top

  For that matter, what is the purpose of a low rider? It's like, "Cripple my 
car, please, it looks cool.". 

--- On Thu, 1/27/11, singlecabboy <sealingwaxred@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

From: singlecabboy <sealingwaxred@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: [tcb] Re: Question About The Original Fringe on a Westy Pop-Top
To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Thursday, January 27, 2011, 9:08 PM

That is interesting, especially on jackets and chaps, I thought they were 
ornamental also?Now what are the dingleberries around the back glass of a low 
rider ?Do they have a purpose?
Paul Smith
Transporters@The Point 8 
October 7,8 and 9 ,2011
Morgan's Point Resort Texas


--- On Thu, 1/27/11, Eric Woodall <ericthomaswoodall@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Eric Woodall <ericthomaswoodall@xxxxxxx>
> Subject: [tcb] Re: Question About The Original Fringe on a Westy Pop-Top
> To: "tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Thursday, January 27, 2011, 7:59 PM
> Well what do you know, the fringe
> actually serves a purpose.  Never knew that.
> 
> 
> 
> On Jan 27, 2011, at 7:46 PM, Dan Martin <danandkatrinamartin@xxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> 
> > like the fringe on chaps or motorcycle jackets,
> increased surface area to aid evaporation.
> > On Jan 27, 2011, at 2:34 PM, kelly dosch wrote:
> > 
> >>  Like a sponge. Interesting.
> >> 
> >> --- On Thu, 1/27/11, Bill Gmail <bbauer2000@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> >> 
> >> From: Bill Gmail <bbauer2000@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> Subject: [tcb] Re: Question About The Original
> Fringe on a Westy Pop-Top
> >> To: "tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx"
> <tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Date: Thursday, January 27, 2011, 8:45 AM
> >> 
> >> I was hoping that a more knowledgeable person
> would respond. I was told it was a rain accumulator that
> helped keep rain from running down into the front screened
> window.
> >> 
> >> 
> >> 
> >> 
> >> On Jan 26, 2011, at 11:33 PM, kelly dosch <kellydosch@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> >> 
> >>>  Seriously. What does it do with rain?
> When the top is down it is sealed. When the top is up it,...
> well really. What can it do but look cute?
> >>>  Not arguing. Genuinely curious.
> >>> 
> >>> --- On Wed, 1/26/11, theresabuckner@xxxxxxx
> <theresabuckner@xxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> >>> 
> >>> From: theresabuckner@xxxxxxx
> <theresabuckner@xxxxxxx>
> >>> Subject: [tcb] Re: Question About The Original
> Fringe on a Westy Pop-Top
> >>> To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>> Date: Wednesday, January 26, 2011, 9:48 PM
> >>> 
> >>> How bout dat     I thought
> it was to hide the staples on the canvas .  Terry
> >>> 
> >>> 
> >>> 
> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >>> From: Bill Gmail <bbauer2000@xxxxxxxxx>
> >>> To: tcb <tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >>> Sent: Tue, Jan 25, 2011 8:21 pm
> >>> Subject: [tcb] Re: Question About The Original
> Fringe on a Westy Pop-Top
> >>> 
> >>> It is designed for the rain.
> >>> 
> >>> 
> >>> 
> >>> 
> >>> On Jan 25, 2011, at 8:06 PM, kelly dosch
> <kellydosch@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> >>> 
> >>>> 
> >>>> 
> >>>>  Do you remember seeing old pictures
> of Westies with the top up and they had that huge white
> fringe going across the front on top?
> >>>>  That fringe is cheap and available
> but nobody ever seems to replace it.
> >>>>  I am just wondering- Do you suppose
> it serves a purpose?
> >>>>  I mean, it is cute and all, but
> those Germans were not easily distracted by aesthetics.
> Every little thing served at least one purpose.
> >>>>  I am wondering if it helps insulate
> against drafts while driving.
> >>>>  As we all know, on cold days, every
> little bit of draft sealing helps. (As Gawd is my witness, I
> will one day invent a simple devise that will clip onto the
> the air vents at each end of the dash to seal them off
> during winter months!)
> >>>> 
> >>> 
> >> 
> > 
> > 
> 
>




      

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