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Old June 20th, 2008, 10:04 PM
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Angry How to repair small tears in Bestop Softop?

Well, I was driving down a nice country road, on my way home this evening, and I came around a bend, and there was a large tree branch dangling down. Unfortunately there were vehicles in the oncoming lane, and I could only slow marginally before it struck the cage above the windsheild, and made its way down the top, ripping too small tears, one on the alpine bow, and one just before the last hoop of the rear cage section.

So what is the best way to repair a Bestop Softtop with small tears like this? Is there a kit I should buy, or place I should take it to? The tear over the rear hoop is the worst, about large enough to get a fat pencil through, the other isn't all the way through. Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
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Old June 20th, 2008, 11:38 PM
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Any upholstery shop can very easily and professionally repair that. The cost should be no more than $20-.
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