I took my 2004 convertible beetle to the Volkswagen dealership they arranged to have the rear window repaired by a upholstery dealer. You do not have to replace the
top it cost $4,000 to replace. Instead of having it repaired by the upholstery dealer who is going to charge $500-600. We are going to repair it ourselves with Rhino glue.
I went to their website and ordered the glue. This is the same process used by the
glue it with clear epoxy
We need to know what is wrong with the convertible top before we can determine how to repair it.
It is not advised it repair a convertible top with tape. The types of tape that would survive the weather would be near impossible to remove later.
I use duct tape in between top replacements.
Take it to your local convertible top repair and have all three windows replaced at the same time with an upgrade to the urethane type (scratch resistant). Typically you'll pay between 750 and 950.
For the repair of you 1969 Corvettes’ convertible top, in Atlanta, GA, check out ‘Contemporary Upholstery & Repair’ 6855 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Atlanta, GA 30360-(770) 455 1992. Remember, when looking for a reliable place for repair, replacement, and upkeep of convertible tops looks for upholstery businesses in your area. Most upholsters specialize in furniture and automobile interior and exteriors. Shop around for prices since convertible top care for automobile can be expensive.
The convertible top, window mechanism (cassette) and more
I would use Lexel or Lepage Extreme for that .
Toyota published a "Convertible Repair Manual Supplement" which covers top replacement. The manual is available from Toyota dealers and is publication number 00400-RM042-S.
yes, absolutely. it has to be done by the dealer, which i wouldn't take my care within 10 ft. of one, or by a reliable repair shop. i had mine done this year by my repair shop that specializes in foreign car repair. you don't have to get a canvas top from BMW, there are many sites that sell quality sail cloth tops if not the same, even better the the oem top. the top comes with the window too but you can just replace the window by itself as well. BMW doesnt make a tinted window for the z3 but again, z3solution.com sells just the tinted window if you prefer that.
Unlatch the latches at the top of the window, then press the convertible top button down. this button is located near the armrest. If this does not work you must aquire a new convertible top motor. from the trunk, remove hyd. fluid from the conv. top pump, operate top by hand. worked for me for years
I would use 100% silicone or Gloozit.
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Power the window all the way down then hold it for five seconds after its completely down. then power the window all the way up and hold it for an additional five seconds. The convertible top should be up during this window 'reset'.
To repair a Volkswagen convertible top that is coming apart at the seam may require re-stitching the seam and then placing a canvas patch over the entire seam to prevent further damage to the top. This should be done on the inside of the top so that the car's appearance is not altered.
I would use 100% clear silicone.
Maybe for a limited time. Weather will erode the adhesive fairly soon.
duct tape. or get a new top. there is no easy fix. try 5.0resto.com
The rear window of your 1998 BMW 323 convertible can be replaced. Most BMW dealerships service department will replace the window.
There are many solutions to be found online. Ehow has several step-by-step directions which can be found here: http://www.ehow.com/search.aspx?s=repair+convertible&Options=0&x=0&y=0
There are two motor's for the top. They are on both sides of the back seat,connected to the rear passenger & driver side window cage.
where do i find a convertible top for a 2002 v.w.cabrio
The convertible top uses automatic transmission fluid.The convertible top uses automatic transmission fluid.
How do you put the top down on a 1998 Chevrolet Convertible
behind the top rear seat