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Old 04-25-2008, 02:03 PM
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shafe, do you have a factory convertible frame that you are trying to graft to the car or are you trying to fabricate something to take its place? EG makes and excellent point as to where it will store.
If it doesnt have to store I think a padded soft top ala the old Carson tops that were poplular in the 50's would be very cool
If you are interested in a convertible top to work from I have a brand new black one still in the box with the pads I will sell you and save you some bucks. Grant
grant i have a 59 frame that i grafted on and have the new ragtop...i would have loved to put a carson top on but can't afford it so am jury rigging mine...this is just a nice driver and the top is to let me have the longer runs without having to stop for bad weather..i have it mounted so i can raech back and lift it by hand...actually works well, the farme will sit on the car like the old vws will be high but with a custom made boot will look kinda neat....shafe
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Old 04-25-2008, 02:06 PM
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Where will the top go when its down?The trunk swings the wrong way.Are you reversing the swing of the trunk?These tops are fairly heavy thats why they are hydraulically ran.The 60 is more complex that the 58 or 59.
Will your top sit on top of the trunk?
I can sen pix of my 59 if you need.
Would love to see pix of your project.
Elvira's 58 was a hard top chopped off,but I dont think it had a soft top for it.

What kind of beer was that?Must have been a back to something more powerfull!!!

C4's wont fit ..C6's will...just a joke!
i'd love to see the inside of a 59 as well as the 60, even though the 59 frame mounted well i have discovered there are a few differance but not sure what they all are any help would be appreciated shafe
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Old 04-25-2008, 02:11 PM
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[quote=El Guapo;20350]Where will the top go when its down?The trunk swings the wrong way.Are you reversing the swing of the trunk?These tops are fairly heavy thats why they are hydraulically ran.The 60 is more complex that the 58 or 59.
Will your top sit on top of the trunk?
I can sen pix of my 59 if you need.
Would love to see pix of your project.
Elvira's 58 was a hard top chopped off,but I dont think it had a soft top for it.

What kind of beer was that?Must have been a back to something more powerfull!!!


actually it was the old olympia gold [yuk] but had a lot lol and the c4 will fit with the right "match" anyway i want to thank all who have responded...would like to get this done before i die one day hopefully i have enough time left to enjoy it shafe
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Old 04-25-2008, 10:23 PM
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I can. It'll be Friday though. From the inside of the car huh?
Your car (used to be) a hardtop? You know the bodies are different right. The underpan is beefed up to accomidate no roof.

Apples n' oranges

hi john, did you get a chance to get a couple of pics? just curious as to ehat i'm going to do thanks shafe
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Old 04-27-2008, 01:35 PM
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No, That was me deleting them from my photobucket files.
I was cleaning things up and forgot that the'd get deleted on the site.Sorry 'bout that!
send me your e mail in a private message and I'll send 'em to your puter!
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Old 04-28-2008, 02:51 AM
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hi john, did you get a chance to get a couple of pics? just curious as to ehat i'm going to do thanks shafe

No sorry. We were out of town most of this w/end. I'll take em tomorrow.
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Old 04-28-2008, 10:16 AM
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No, That was me deleting them from my photobucket files.
I was cleaning things up and forgot that the'd get deleted on the site.Sorry 'bout that!
send me your e mail in a private message and I'll send 'em to your puter!
ahh now i understand send them to me and my wife please

shafeww@hotmail.com
shafejg@hotmail.com

she can print them out i can store them for later use....
thanks bud, would appreciate it very much as john went through a lot of trouble for me thanks again shafe
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Old 04-29-2008, 01:42 PM
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No, That was me deleting them from my photobucket files.
I was cleaning things up and forgot that the'd get deleted on the site.Sorry 'bout that!
send me your e mail in a private message and I'll send 'em to your puter!
did you get my email?

shafeww@hotmail.com and shafejg@ hotmail.com

thanks shafe
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Old 04-29-2008, 09:01 PM
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ahh now i understand send them to me and my wife please

shafeww@hotmail.com
shafejg@hotmail.com

she can print them out i can store them for later use....
thanks bud, would appreciate it very much as john went through a lot of trouble for me thanks again shafe
Those pix are of my '59.
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Old 04-30-2008, 01:58 AM
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Here's some pictures. I hope these help.
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