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Old 19 Oct 2017, 03:52 pm
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I'm a new PT owner. Bought a 06 Turbo. Got a good deal because the top is ripped. I was going to patch but got lucky and found a like new top at the scrap yard. We pulled everything even the motor for it. So frame and all. It was a bitch to get off, took us over 2 hours. I'm wondering if there is an easier way to connect just part of it, then save the left overs for parts. We had to remove so much of the inside of the car to get it out. Don't want to tear mine apart to get it in.
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Old 19 Oct 2017, 04:03 pm
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I'm a new PT owner. Bought a 06 Turbo. Got a good deal because the top is ripped. I was going to patch but got lucky and found a like new top at the scrap yard. We pulled everything even the motor for it. So frame and all. It was a bitch to get off, took us over 2 hours. I'm wondering if there is an easier way to connect just part of it, then save the left overs for parts. We had to remove so much of the inside of the car to get it out. Don't want to tear mine apart to get it in.
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Old 15 Feb 2018, 07:13 pm
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I am wondering if there is an easy way to replace the top without having to actually use the entire frame if that makes sense. I know the framework goes down inside and I'm wondering is it possible to replace just what you see that's above the car so you don't have to take things apart. I have a new top to put on mine that has all the framework already on it but I want to be able to do it as easy and as quickly as possible has anyone ever just undid the bolts on the upper part of the mounting and hooked it on there without replacing the entire frame? Sorry if that doesn't make a lot of sense I'm not sure of the technical names for it.
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Old 15 Feb 2018, 07:46 pm
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Your post makes sense, but you need to understand that Chrysler was CHEAP and cut corners everywhere possible. Like down to to saving a penny per car. The only thing I could imagine leaving out would be the stuff that makes it open automatically. I recommend you just suffer through it once, do a good job, and hope it lasts a while.
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Old 15 Feb 2018, 08:03 pm
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I have a major problem with your statement on saying "Chrysler was CHEAP and cut corners everywhere possible"..... did you work there ? If you DIDN'T then don't say those comments please..... I don't appreciate them.
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