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IslandBoy71
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Post by IslandBoy71 » Mon Jun 21, 2010 9:53 pm

The top on my 90 cabby doesn't go all the way down. It leaves a 4 inch space when I install the boot. Everything else works fine with the top. It goes up and down easily and it latches fine. I lubed all the joints with WD-40 but with no luck. I guess I can live with it but just wanted to check if anyone else out there has had the same issue. check out the pic.

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Briano1234
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Re: Top

Post by Briano1234 » Mon Jun 21, 2010 11:23 pm

You probably are the owner of a 90 cabby with the frame off a 80-81 frame as they sat taller than the 83-93's.
Or
Your padding is preventing the top from latching. One easy way to tell is if there are 3 folds to the material in the pack or 2.
I would need to see the top, without the boot cover on. But it is probably a older frame.
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Re: Top

Post by kamzcab86 » Tue Jun 22, 2010 12:24 am

The top's struts could also be seized.

Post a picture of the area behind the rear seat with the top up; we should be able to determine what top frame your car has.

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Re: Top

Post by Briano1234 » Tue Jun 22, 2010 1:20 am

kamzcab86 wrote:The top's struts could also be seized.

Post a picture of the area behind the rear seat with the top up; we should be able to determine what top frame your car has.

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Damn struts...... but cheapness is here.
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Go for the 150psi ones.
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