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Re: Installing roadster top

Subject: Re: Installing roadster top
From: Bill D <>
Date: Wed, 6 Dec 1995 19:05:06 -0500 (EST)
On Wed, 6 Dec 1995, Mike Ashby . Mathematics wrote:

> I recently purchased a new top for my 74B . When I initially put the
> top in place the snaps didn't match the existing ones very well and the 
> top seemed slightly askew.The instructions that came with it said to 
> have it installed by a professional.Anyone out there have some 
> "professional" advice? Thanks in advance!

Many tops require frobnication before they'll fit.  Many tops also come 
with the Lift-the-dot fasteners in a separate bag, so they can be fitted 
to the vehicle later, when you can line them up with the studs on the car 

Also, what kind of top did you buy?  There's one outfit in Hemmings Motor 
News that advertises tops for $99, they have remarkably poor quality 
merchandise.  I made the mistake of buying a top from them.  Never 

'71 MGB (Edina) daily driver

--  (Bill Duetschler)
"Yesterday, apropos of nothing, one friend said to me 'Do you ever have
days where you just want to get everyone you know together in one place,
have them all take off their clothes, and let nature take its course?'" 
--Susan Groppi

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