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Old May 24th, 2005, 11:31 PM
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Paul / Boultbee
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Making a top - aid/help advise

I have an old top from a snap system which I am going to cut into a crew cab cover. I just need something to keep the CA sun off my head but leave everything else open.
Couple of issues:
1. Help - After a year of looking, I can find no one who supplies the plastic rail piece attached to the top.
2. Anyone done this and do you have advise on pit falls, i.e. what to not do?
3. I figure the area behind the drive, along the top roll bar most difficult so it does not flap. Thoughts?
4. I am going to paint the top - old post spoke of a paint type. I will post pix.

I figue one snip to early and ....

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Old May 25th, 2005, 02:20 PM
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If that's a '94 Tickford cloth top, someone might find it of value. Those can be remade by Badger for a lot less than a new top. I'm sure you could find a bikini top for less than what you might be able to sell the full top.
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