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  1. V6 Off Topic Lounge
    I have searched and searched, but can't find a good image or video of how to properly install the boot over my open convertible top. I get the two snaps - pretty obvious; but that little tongue that goes in behind the back seat - does it fit between the seat and the black gasket thing, or does...
  2. 2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    2005 GT with " Broken Lift Arms " I think they're called on my Convertible Top Hello. This is my first post . I just bought a 2005 GT knowing that there was an issue with the top folding all the way down. The repairman showed me where the 2 arms that lift the top are broken. Ford gave me a 2...
  3. Classic Talk
    The top on my convertible is in bad shape and will need to be replaced. What should I expect to pay to get this done? I talked to one installer and he quoted me $1,250 plus tax for parts and labor. He said that he uses Robbins tops which he considers the best and he can order them at a...
  4. 2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    First, I have to say I use the top a lot. The car is my DD. The top will go down with no issues at all. Does not kink or bind that I can tell. Problem happens when I want to put the top up. I push the switch and nothing happens. If I hold the switch and lift up on the frame it will start...
  5. 4.6L Tech
    As a result of a preliminary discussion with my local Ford dealership mechanic today, I'm looking at cost-benefit analysis for at least 2 small (battery and master cylinder replacement) and two large(r) projects. (The first big issue, transmission cooler failure, can be found here...
  6. Introductions
    Hi All, I have a 2006 GT COnvertible and a 2000 GT Convertible. 2000 is undergoing a do over. I am currently looking for a convertible parchment colored top for the 06. Anyone no a good source in the VIrginia area?:wavey
  7. 4.6L Tech
    So here's the deal, recently bought a 97 GT convertible. No manual and already discovered a few electrical problems.. biggest issue, the top doesn't work. The e-brake sensor is connected so that's cool.. prior owner must've spilled soda from the cup holder cause I had to take apart and clean...
  8. Classic Tech
    I've found some threads here from some folks thinking of doing it, but I have yet to find someone who has actually done it? Have you or do you know of someone who has? I have questions about the process (a friend is needing help.)
  9. Classic Tech
    I have a 66 Mustang conv. I purchased a new repro well liner. There are two parts. A replacement well liner (which is slightly different to my original) & then another piece which is fairly large. Does anybody know what this extra part is for? Has anyone installed one of these repro...
  10. 5.0L Tech
    I'm replacing the top (fabric)on my '89 GT convertible which was recently vanalized.While scouring the local Pick-N-Pull yard for 5.0 Explorer GT40 heads I stumbled apon a near-mint '93 LX convertible with an obviously newly installed Robbins top,which I carefully removed and purchased for the...
  11. 4.6L Tech
    I've got a "slow" leak at the top of my rear glass window. I got my car about a week ago and pointed out that I could put my finger between the glass and the vinyl at the top near the corner. There was evidence of water stains under the glass in an interior vinyl piece that covers the...
  12. 2011-2014 Mustang Talk
    I'm not a Mustang driver, yet, but I've been eyeballing them, and really think I want a white convertible Mustang GT, with tan leather interior and tan cloth top. To me, that color combo is just *right* in a convertible. A tan top works well with white, as well as other colors. (Looks great...
  13. Introductions
    Hello, my name James and I just purchased a 1999 Mustang Cobra SVT. Execept for a few minor problems, the car runs good. Have anybody here had trouble with their convertible top leaking (water getting into the back of the car).
  14. 4.6L Tech
    I just joined to get a few questions answered from other Mustang owners. I'm ready to replace my convertible top AGAIN after 6 years from the last replacment. The problem I have is the top wears and even tears on the same spot each time. The drivers side aft where it bends as the top goes up...
  15. V6 Tech
    Hi all, new here but having a great time reading. I have a question about the fitment of my convertible top. The hydraulic lift seems to work OK, but it stops about 2 inches from the actual windshield frame, and is very difficult to get closed and latched. It is also misaligned on the drivers...
  16. 4.6L Tech
    Alright, so last Friday I manual swapped my 03 Mustang GT Conv. (this was bc my trans went and if I was gunna do it I was gunna do it right!) Anyways, I took it to a shop (a good one) and they gave me a great price of $650 for the swap...They said the wiring was a mess from the previous owner...
  17. 2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Thanks to all that can help. I have a 2005 Ford Mustang v6 with a convertible top. The rear window is seperating from the top. Coming unglued. What can I use to fix this? Has anyone seen this condition before? Thanks for the help.
  18. Classic Tech
    Need to know where the convertible top switch is mounted under the dash and also any good after market one's available. Thanks.
  19. 2.3L Tech
    see the attached pictures. i want to buy the part that attaches to the snap on thingies so it cosmetically looks better, right now it looks kinda cheap without it does anyone have an idea what this part is called or where to possibly get it from. my top is white btw
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