DIY for replacing top frame

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DIY for replacing top frame

Post by ammoz » Wed Apr 06, 2011 9:04 pm

I have to replace my whole top due to a bent frame. I have purchased a whole top assembly (frame, rag top, headliner), but i was wondering if someone had a DIY for replacing the frame. Thanks

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Re: DIY for replacing top frame

Post by Briano1234 » Wed Apr 06, 2011 11:40 pm

www.cabby-info.com in the DIY there is a top/frame removal.
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Re: DIY for replacing top frame

Post by PDX Cabby » Thu Apr 07, 2011 7:58 am

I've done this a few times (ps: pull the handles and seals off your old one!)

-remove headliner from tabs in the trunk
-remove rear cable
-remove 3 large bolts holding frame (behind the rear seat, 3 bolts each side)
-lift carefully and put on new car..
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Re: DIY for replacing top frame

Post by ammoz » Thu Apr 07, 2011 7:02 pm

I appriecate the help. Now I just have to sum up the courage to get it done.

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Re: DIY for replacing top frame

Post by pazliberty » Mon Jan 09, 2012 8:47 pm

I've done this a few times (ps: pull the handles and seals off your old one!)

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