Originally Posted by dadstoy
They are used to "tie" the frame down when you take the top off. The strap wraps around the folded frame and the plastic thingy tucks into the frame rail...........
x2, this would be those straps. Or your talking about the straps that hang from the rear window? those are used to 'stow the rear window when you have your top up and the windows out. instead of removing the rear window you can just roll it up
edit: temps dropping to 70 and you freeze? jeeze, i think you would hate it here in NY in the winter then... keep a hoodie in the rig