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October/ Fall Car Care Month: Protecting Convertibles

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October is fall car care month! Rag top owners are sure to preserve their open-air vehicles all year round driving. In support, I'd like to offer you a resource: The Haartz Corporation is the world's leading supplier of softtop convertible material, and the expert on open-air vehicle care tips. Below is just a taste of their expertise.

* Unfastening a convertible top allows the vehicle to be cleaned below the beltline

* Handwashing a convertible top in the shade provides the best results

* A softtop convertible top should never be put down wet and should always air dry when possible

* Whenever a convertible isn't in use, unlatching the top to let the fabric relax is recommended

* It is best to determine the need for additional cleanings after the fabric has dried completely.