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Username Post: soft top instructions        (Topic#360903)
jerry66 
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05-10-20 04:54 PM - Post#2793421    

howdy all, fix'n to try and replace the soft top on my 63 roadster. anybody got a video or instructions on how to do this job. I am far enough in to this to tell it will be a bear but am determined to do it myself. thanks for any help, jerry



 




TAT_2 
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05-10-20 05:24 PM - Post#2793423    
    In response to jerry66

http://rowleycorvette.com/corvette_repair3.html

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jerry66 
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05-11-20 01:12 PM - Post#2793530    
    In response to TAT_2

thanks for the info. looks to be very helpful. i'll let you know how this works out. jerry



 
TAT_2 
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05-11-20 02:33 PM - Post#2793542    
    In response to jerry66

YOUR WELCOME JER & GOOD LUCK WITH THE INSTALL.

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jerry66 
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05-14-20 07:17 AM - Post#2793765    
    In response to jerry66

i'll let you know how this job works out as I go along. thanks again, jerry



 
jerry66 
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05-17-20 10:02 AM - Post#2794021    
    In response to jerry66

soft top replacement update. got the old top off. removed a ca-zillion staples. decided to replace the tac strips. waiting on parts. so far it looks like I can do the job. frame is cleaned and painted. ready for the next step. frame in good shape, surface rust only. jerry



 
TAT_2 
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05-17-20 02:58 PM - Post#2794040    
    In response to jerry66

THANKS FOR THE UPDATE JER. GOOD TO HEAR THE FRAME IS IN DECENT CONDITION.

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93 VETTE - 40TH ANIV RUBY RED LT1/6SPD/RAG TOP
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jerry66 
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06-29-20 05:58 PM - Post#2797480    
    In response to TAT_2

come to find out the frame is bent. after 3 days of work, still have not fixed the problem. never give up. does anybody know if a 1963 frame has tension cables? my frame has none. thanks for any help, jerry



 
TAT_2 
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07-01-20 02:16 PM - Post#2797661    
    In response to jerry66

SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR FRAME PROBLEM JER :sad :
I DID A FEW SEARCHES BUT NO MENTION OF TENSION CABLES FOR A 63 OR ANY MID YEAR.
I DID POST THE QUESTION ON ANOTHER FORUM I FREQUENT BUT HAVENT HAD A RESPONSE YET.

https://www.corvetteactioncenter.com/forums/c1-and...

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