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Old December 29th, 2003, 07:00 PM
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Has anyone out there had any seams repaired or tears sewn up on their soft-tops? If so, what did it cost and how effective was it?

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Old December 30th, 2003, 09:18 AM
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I've had a few minor repairs before and it was like $20.00 for approx 4" seam repair and a ~3: tear.
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Old December 30th, 2003, 01:47 PM
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Bestop repair

Check with an auto upholstery shop in your area, you'll have the best luck with one that makes/repairs convertible tops or works on custom vehicles.
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Old January 3rd, 2004, 12:17 AM
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Art is right again. I had half a dozen repairs made to my Bestop including a tear in the middle of the fabric along with several reinforcing repairs around the belt rail. I even had the guy sew a LR LOGO patch over the tear and it kinda looks like it belongs there. I was pleased with the work and it only cost me $65.
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