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Re: I need Hardtop help

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Subject: Re: I need Hardtop help
From: Max Heim <>
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 09:10:26 -0700
I have a SnugTop, too. If you need pictures of any details I could send you
some. My weather stripping is pretty much shot, also, from an appearance
standpoint, though it still seems to be keeping the weather out.

on 10/26/04 11:09 PM, Douglas Gaither at wrote:

> Thanks for everyone who responded to my requests for a hardtop.  I
> ended up located one right here in Fresno for only $200.  It is in
> pretty good shape except... the seals are shot and the brackets are
> missing.
> I've found a MacGregor's Car Parts here on the web that sells the seals
> but they are rather expensive ($150 for back - $50 for windows).  So
> I'm trying my luck to locate dealers that sell weatherstripping that
> might work.  Any leads for dealers or advise is welcome.
> There are brackets attached to the inside sides, just not the part that
> holds it to the car.  I don't think these will be difficult to
> fabricate.  But the front brackets are different that the standard
> latching brackets.  The captive nuts in the fiberglass are closer
> together and are mounted further away from the edge than a standard
> bracket can accommodate.  Any advise about locating brackets or
> fabricating replacements?
> I do like the looks of the SnugTop a lot.  Having real glass is a nice
> feature.  There is less head-room but I am not that tall!
> Doug


Max Heim
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