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Old 03-20-2013, 04:19 PM   #1
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Convertable top to hard top.

Is it possible to transform my convertible soft top to a hard top?
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Old 03-20-2013, 04:26 PM   #2
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yeah theres a site that sells a removable hard top. i dont remember the name of the site i'll try to see if i find it.
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this is one of their producs pics from the site
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Yeah I really appreciate it man. I really like the look of the coup mustangs alot more than my convertible.

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Wow man that looks really good. Thanks alot!
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yeah they have a 99-04 hardtop design on their too. ive never owned a vert but i test drove a 03 gt vert before i got my gt and it was awesome with the top down
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Yeah man, I love riding top down. But my top is getting old and needs to be replaced, I just like the looks of the hardtops better. Plus hardtops are less problems.
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That's your best bet..dont just 100% convert your vert to a coupe, it brings the retail value down alot
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Old 03-20-2013, 05:31 PM   #8
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Yeah, what do you suggest doing?
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Old 03-20-2013, 05:44 PM   #9
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buy this removable hard top man. that way u can always make it a hardtop or vert whenever u like
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Yeah I'm really considering getting that in time.
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That actually looks pretty decent. Definitely what I would do if I had a vert to be honest
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Yeah it does. I'm getting a new soft top put on now, but when I have to replace it again and have more money I will most likely do this.
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Old 03-27-2013, 06:37 PM   #13
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Yeah it does. I'm getting a new soft top put on now, but when I have to replace it again and have more money I will most likely do this.
Professionally installed? How much it cost ya?
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Like $500.
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Like $500.
Including the top? Or just labor?
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Old 03-28-2013, 01:45 PM   #16
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Including.
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Including.
That's awesome
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Old 03-28-2013, 03:40 PM   #18
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Do they make that removable hard top for fox bodies ?? Sorry to crash your thread
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Like $500.
Wow I was getting quotes for 11-1200!!
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Old 03-28-2013, 06:23 PM   #20
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Well the convertible top might be a better one. I'm pretty sure the one I'm getting is a cheap one.
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Well the convertible top might be a better one. I'm pretty sure the one I'm getting is a cheap one.
AM sells one for less than 150$ I believe, not including the back glass of course tho
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That is a good price! When I got my 03 gt convertible with a slashed top.... I ordered from American muscle just the cover $160 and labor install was $400. The shop did an excellent job.

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That is a good price! When I got my 03 gt convertible with a slashed top.... I ordered from American muscle just the cover $160 and labor install was $400. The shop did an excellent job.
Almost forgot..... I bought the heated glass I think it was $180.
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I'm buying the 1- piece one. The install with the heated window is $800, and I live in Florida so heated back window is unnecessary haha.
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I need to get the white vinyl/canvas material I found it on one site... I think it was lmr or cj. Can't remember.
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Do y'all think the side window Louvers from am would fit on that? I'm the same way I love having a vert but I like the coupe style better so I'm debating on getting one.
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My opinion is sell the convertible and by a coupe. There may be lots of problems after you transform it. And if u have alot if stock parts take them off and swap them!
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My opinion is sell the convertible and by a coupe. There may be lots of problems after you transform it. And if u have alot if stock parts take them off and swap them!
Na I live on the beach, nothing like a beach cruise with the top down, my top is down 90% of the time in summer, which is almost here so I can hold out before I do anything for another 5 months or so
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I wouldn't be converting it. It's a removable hard top and still has the convertible top. Best of both worlds
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That hardtop looks good and if you went to a body shop to get it painted you could get them to fit it flush so it will look perfect!
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Any ideas on how much it would cost roughly to get that painted? Cuz Im stuck between going carbon fiber since it won't need to be painted or getting the primered one and having it painted. Carbon fiber is 425$ and primed is 300$+ price of paint
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Just call some body shops its the only way to get a price
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Any ideas on how much it would cost roughly to get that painted? Cuz Im stuck between going carbon fiber since it won't need to be painted or getting the primered one and having it painted. Carbon fiber is 425$ and primed is 300$+ price of paint
My friend is having his s2000 top painted for 500$ but hes the best painter in my area and lifetime warranty hes really good at painting.
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