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Re: factory hard top

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Subject: Re: factory hard top
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Sun, 17 Oct 2004 21:13:47 -0700
Did you remove the folding top from the 79B?

on 10/17/04 7:30 PM, MonteMorris at wrote:

> I just finished putting new windows and seals all round in a factory hard
> top that came with our 67B. This hardtop was purchased with the 67 and I
> drove it back to Missouri from Seattle. On the way back from Seattle, the
> hardtop leaked a little and lacked the side locating brackets, but
> everything else seemed to be fine.  I fitted new parts to it so I could put
> it on the 79B for the Missouri winters. It does not fit the 79. The windows
> have at least a half inch gap at the top before they would touch the seals.
> I turned the header seal around and still had the same problem. I even
> pulled the new header seal clear off and clamped the hardtop to the
> windshield, and it still has a huge gap at the window tops.
> Were the factory hardtops designed to fit the early B's but not the rubber
> bumpers? I didn't think there was any difference between the bodies of the
> two cars.
> Puzzled,
> Monte


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