We have packaged most, if not all, of the necessary items for your self installation needs. Special Note: If you are taking the top to an installer, they may still recommend getting the package special so they know they have everything they need for installation. Both Parts Available Separately: To order a complete top without the cables and other accessories you should order both the Main Top and the Rear Window section. The full Terms and Conditions of using this website and database can be found. This is the original topping for Porsche Boxster and Cabrio convertible tops. Some product and company names mentioned on this site may be trademarks of their respective owners. The S13 was known for sharp steering and handling thanks to front and a rear and relatively light weight 2700 lb but was regarded in the automotive press as being underpowered.
If so, you might consider one of our Original Convertible Top Packages, which includes all of the necessary installation supplies for one discounted price. Installation: This top was designed in the classical fashion as two separate units. They are structurally equivalent wear rating to the pinpoint, cabrio, and sailcloth vinyls. The of the vehicle increased by about 80 lb 36 kg relative to the 1994 model. Although long out of production, it is still popular in and among tuners. The main top includes the original heat-sealed plastic retainer. For this car, we recommend original Haartz Stayfast Canvas, which is durable, pliable, and elegant, but the Sailcloth Vinyl is a quality budget alternative.
Furthermore, despite the modest power output, relatively low vehicle weight, and good aerodynamics, gas mileage was mediocre. Stayfast canvas is a sleek, beautiful canvas, usually less expensive than Twillfast, but it does not have the dobby backing offered in Sonnenland and Twillfast Sonnendeck. A good, less expensive alternative is Colonial grain vinyl. You would pay for it just as though you were ordering a part. The installation items have been packaged together with the convertible top for extra savings to you. We service the whole motor section of the unit: recoiling, insulating and cleaning.
Installation often involves tacking or stapling of fabric to frame bows. Where it is, because of the top design, we will say so and the top will be made of the heavier vinyl. It was developed as a vinyl with a canvas-like surface finish. The were removed in favor of fixed lamps. The manual is summarized at the link at the bottom of this page.
Though the general layout remained the same, almost all parts were redesigned to the extent that very few parts are interchangeable. We offer new tack strips for the front and rear top bows. It was only modestly improved by the change to the version in 1991. These are often referred to as 'crush grain' or 'leather grain' vinyls. It is structurally wear quality equivalent to the Haartz Pinpoint but has a different surface grain. The Rear window section installs first and the main top is then installed over it.
If you are confident using an air driven staple gun and with using contact cement then you are a candidate for do-it-yourself installation. Almost all our tops are a flexible medium density 36 oz. Ther rear window section includes the upper retainer and the metal stiffener. There is no sewing involved in the installation. The engine, while durable and relatively torquey, was a heavy iron-block truck unit that produced meager power for its relatively large size. It is stronger and more durable than Stayfast Canvas and offers more sound protection.
Heavier is not better in most cases. Choose from twelve standard manufacturer colors and either a latex or polyethylene backing. If your motor cannot be repaired, you'll get a refund or you can put this purchase toward the price of a new motor. This is a pinpoint with a butyl rubber core, like our stayfast. Imported from England, British Everflex vinyl is a supple vinyl with a rich appearance and is more durable than other vinyls. It is included with each of our top package specials. The commercial copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of this site is strictly prohibited.
The ends of the cables hold the top to the frame. Please bear in mind that two things dominate, by far, the quality issue: a the manufacturing quality control in the factory that makes the top and b the care and thoroughness of the installation. The installation items have been packaged together with the convertible top for extra savings to you. Our package specials include everything needed, in almost all cases, for a complete top restoration job. Known around the world as the top automotive replacement carpet provider, Auto Custom Carpets remains committed to manufacturing long-wearing high quality carpets right here in America and currently runs three factories, including the original factory that invented moulded carpeting back in 1958.