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      Im in the Uk so sent you a message.

      Im in the Uk so sent you a message.
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      Yes is the answer, As you point out the backs...

      Yes is the answer,

      As you point out the backs are not

      The metal seat bases are handed and like pointed out the belt latches, adjusting handles etc on the wrong side.

      However the seat foam...
    3. I think classicparts.de have the the mylar in new?

      I think classicparts.de have the the mylar in new?
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      MK1 Cabriolet Top

      Hi Guy's,

      I know VW changed the top frames about three times, altering the spacing between the rails slightly.

      But which year did they change the length of the side tension cables?

      I though...
    5. Replace screws as these tend to rust on older...

      Replace screws as these tend to rust on older cars.

      Replace cables especially the rear as these stretch and can rust into a deformation.

      Replace dirty, torn Headliner.

      Rear window frame rust...
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      It's true, I wasn't bought up to be mechanicaly...

      It's true,
      I wasn't bought up to be mechanicaly minded no Father figure to guide me.
      So most of the stuff I've learned is from reading and asking on here and other Forums.
      There is a mass of...
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      Sent you a private message. Thanks chortle

      Sent you a private message.
      Thanks
      chortle
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      88-93 Cabriolet Grille screw caps wanted

      Hi all,

      I need the black plastic screw cover caps that go into the standard dual headlight grille please.

      Cheers

      chortle
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      Bump Still need one of these switches. Cheers

      Bump Still need one of these switches.

      Cheers
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      Your thousands of miles away from me. But I did...

      Your thousands of miles away from me.
      But I did ask for a Dub Chick once and once only lol.
      I'd take note of what Kammy say's too.

      Your top is bagging out over the rear and should fold inwards...
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      I concur, Never seen a plastic window yet that...

      I concur,

      Never seen a plastic window yet that doesn't end up scratched, brittle or yellowed.

      I wouldn't want one on mine either.

      A Girl I know just bought a 89 Cabby and bless didn't take...
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      A picture of one fitted or not would be even...

      A picture of one fitted or not would be even better..

      thanks
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      MK1 Cabriolet Top

      Hi Guy's,

      Has anyone got a link to the tops that come with the pre fitted plastic window?
      I'm sure I've seen them on E Bay and elsewhere. I had some links saved in bookmarks, but cannot find them...
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      Got mine from here ...

      Got mine from here
      ...
    15. Thread: Vintage Rubber

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      Pop up and out of the clips. I bought some of...

      Pop up and out of the clips.
      I bought some of the mk1autohaus ones, very floppy as these are not metal backed as stiffners like the Original ones are.

      Are the ones from Vintage rubber metal...
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      A lot of seats North America bound were heated...

      A lot of seats North America bound were heated due to the cold weather up there.

      There's only the Rivage model here in the UK that had them heated as Factory standard.

      Although the Sportline...
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      It's just not fair :( No Recaro bar the...

      It's just not fair :(

      No Recaro bar the Sportline and no shoulder seat belts for the rears.
      Darn you VW....:mad::mad:

      My next question is are they heated?

      Cheers

      chortle
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      That answers the tilt handle question. I've...

      That answers the tilt handle question.

      I've fitted tops too 2 Sportline cars but never took any notice about the tilt levers for the seats.

      Sounds silly really, spending a few hours on the car...
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      The Recaro in your cabby are very nice indeed....

      The Recaro in your cabby are very nice indeed.
      Those were available in the UK and Europe on the Sportline Model here in the UK.
      The tilt seat lever handles seem to vary from photo to photo, some...
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      I duly accord Briano. One guy wanted a new...

      I duly accord Briano.

      One guy wanted a new rear window frame fitting I said not worth it on an old top (it had splits in the usual places above the front windows) it's better to put new on and...
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