Originally Posted by Alan H. Tast, AIA
Convertible top castings are either made of aluminum or magnesium, more than likely aluminum. Place a magnet against the casting to confirm - if it attracts to the casting, there is ferrous metal, i.e. iron, in it.
As for top operation, will the restoration shop attempt to get it working?
Good morning to you Mr.Tast. Yes to your question. There very good as a restoration shop and reasonable. They no this mechanism like the back of there hand. Again I would like to thank John from this website again this was all very hard for me too understand. I did learn how to jump switches from John. Thank you also for your follow up also . Larry