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Convertible Top and Convertible Top Parts

Staples:
Most top installation requires the stapling or tacking of top fabric into the framework (folding top frame.) This can also be done the old fashioned way with a tack hammer and upholstery tacks, but the most efficient way is with a power stapling gun and a supply of stainless steel staples. We have packaged two lengths of staples (1/4" and )3/8"

You would rent or purchase a stapler that accepts the staples you use.
(All our lengths will go into the same stapler. The stapler is chosen according to the standard width which is the same for all our staples.

Contact Cement:
Fabric is cemented to the frame with contact cement. We offer a pint can, with brush, of the type
used by professional trim shops. This will be a sufficient quantity for all top work.


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Accessories & Tools Convertible Tops
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Description Color Price Buy!
A.) 12 Oz. Can of WD-40 With Smart Straw
For: Accessories & Tools Convertible Top
-- -- -- $9.95
B.) Spray Adhesive, Headliner, Seat Cover, or Carpet Spray Glue.
16oz can

All carpet, seat covers, headliner, or dash installations.

For: Accessories & Tools Convertible Top
-- -- -- $12.95
 
C.)

Swatch Sample

Want a swatch of a certain material mailed to you? Add this part to your cart and we'll send it out.

Please note the material you need in the checkout box with the number code noted in the "View Color" menu. 

THERE IS NO NEED TO MAKE PAYMENT, THESE SWATCHES ARE FREE

For: Accessories & Tools Convertible Top
-- -- -- $0.01
Custom Made Convertible Tops Are Now Available! To see your options and get a price quote, click here.
 
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D.) Custom order convertible top in pinpoint vinyl, specify the type of window you would like in the details box below.
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Accessories
Description Price Buy!
3M Super Strong Automotive Attachment Tape holds securely through any road or weather condition encountered by your vehicle. Before using 3M Super Strong Automotive Attachment Tape, be sure both surfaces are clean. Any oils or waxes will reduce the bonding ability of the tape. Clean both surfaces with isopropyl alcohol. Then cut the tape to fit the desired area and press it into place
$13.95
A pair of replacement chrome colored tips for the wire-on.

$8.95
A replacement feature strip in Vinyl that is glued below the rear window. Can be used for a glass or plastic window section. This also includes the contact cement to attach.
$51.95
In your choice of Stayfast Canvas material. This is the strip that is over the rear window on the outside of the vehicle. This comes with the chrome tips.
$25.95
In your choice of Viny material. This is the strip that is over the rear window on the outside of the vehicle. This comes with the chrome tips.
$20.95


Hydraulics
Description Price Buy!
 
2 hydraulic cylinders, custom.
$269.95
Convertible Top Hose Clip, Fits: 1955-1972 GM Convertibles

$8.99
Convertible Hydraulic Hose Set, for Cars made in and before 1960
For use with Brake or Automatic Transmission Fluid. 1/2-20 Thread, 500 PSI
$99.95
Best Buy!
A PACKAGE SPECIAL:
Complete Convertible Top Hydraulics Kit, Use Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF)

ALL PARTS COME WITH 5-YEAR WARRANTY TO THE ORIGINAL BUYER

  • One Motor Pump
  • Two Hydraulic Cylinders
  • One Hose Set
  • Hydraulics System Manual
$629.95
Convertible Top Motor Pump Rebuild/Repair Service.

1 year warranty. Please be aware we cannot send a call tags for international shipments.

   The repair service is usually completed 5 to 7 weeks after we receive your motor pump Details...

$149.95
Hydraulic System Guide: A well illustrated 10 page, 8 1/2 x 11 guide to the operation, diagnosis, and bleeding of the motor pump and to the motor/pump and cylinder removal and reassembly. Diagnosis includes electrical testing procedures.
In Stock! Ships within two business days!
$14.95
"O" Ring Motor Pump Service Kit For Any American Makes

Our O-Ring kit contains the following items:(1) Drive Pin, (1) 1/8" Chrome Ball, (2) 1/4" Chrome Ball, (2) Pump Port O-Ring, (2) Reservoir O-Ring, (1) Reservoir bolt O-Ring, (1) Reservoir plug, (1)Reservoir Plug O-Ring (metal plug only).

$24.95
Set of 4 New Pump Grommets
$7.95
Top Cylinder Mounting Bolt, One.
With Pin and Bushings
1 5/8" Long, 3/8" Diameter.
$11.95
Top Cylinder Mounting Bolt, One
With Pin and Bushings.
1 1/8" Long, 3/8" in Diameter.
$11.95
Top Cylinder White Nylon Bushing, Each
$2.95
Motor pump reservoir plug, black rubber
$1.95


Installation Supplies
Description Color Price Buy!
The Arrow T50ACD electric staple gun drives wire staples with force. It will securely drive 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2" staples into modern convertible top tack strips, eliminating the need for an air gun for convertible top installation. This stapler comes with the a supply of 1/4" and 3/8" staples.

This stapler also has a brad driving capability, so you can use this stapler again and again for a variety of jobs.

The Arrow T50ACD packs a well-balanced powerful, durable design. Comes complete with 10-foot, heavy-duty cord, a supply of T50 series staples, and a one-year manufacturer's warranty.

The Arrow T50ACD stapler has a spiral driven mechanism for consistent powerful driving power. Additional features include safety trigger lock, comfortable non-slip cushion grip, fastener reload, all-steel working parts, and 14-amp motor.
   Details...

-- -- -- $56.95
Fabric Rotary Hole Punch, Useful for Convertible Top Installation
-- -- -- $20.95
Hand Riveter-includes: Four Nose Pieces for 1/16", 5/64", 3/32", and 1/8" and 30 Piece Rivet Assortment.
In Stock! Ships within two business days!
-- -- -- $13.95
Universal Domestic, Side Tension Hold Down Cables, Pair

American made in the USA (beware of inferior made imports)
   Details...

-- -- -- $38.95
Universal Foreign, Side Tension Hold Down Cables, Pair

American made in the USA (beware of inferior made imports)
   Details...

-- -- -- $22.95
Arrow Fastener PT50 Pneumatic Staple Gun

-- -- -- $39.95
Arrow T-50 Stainless Staples, 1/4", 300 Count

-- -- -- $3.49
Arrow T-50 Stainless-Steel Staples 3/8", 300 Count

-- -- -- $3.49
Arrow T-50 Stainless-Steel Staples, 1/4", 1000 Count
-- -- -- $9.49
Arrow T-50 Stainless-Steel Staples, 3/8", 1000 Count

-- -- -- $9.95
Fiberboard Tack Strip, Measures: 1/4" Thick x 5/8" Wide x 62" Long

 

   Details...

-- -- -- $8.95
Fiberboard Tack Strip: 1/4" Thick x 7/16" Wide x 62" Long

 

   Details...

-- -- -- $7.95
Fiberboard Tack Strip: 1/4" Thick x 9/16" Wide x 62" Long

 

   Details...

-- -- -- $8.95
Fiberboard Tack Strip, Measures: 1/4" Thick x 13/16" Wide x 62" Long

 

   Details...

-- -- -- $10.95
Fiberboard Tack Strip, Measures: 1/4" Thick x 3/4" Wide x 62" Long

 

   Details...

-- -- -- $9.95
LIFTADOT FASTENER WITH CLINCH PLATE, SOLD EACH

-- -- -- $0.79
A supply of front tacking strip which can be cut to size. this measures 5/8" X 3/16" X 6 Foot
   Details...

In Stock! Ships within two business days!
-- -- -- $13.95
A supply of rear tacking strip which can be cut to size. this measures 1/2" X 1/4" X 6 Foot
   Details...

In Stock! Ships within two business days!
-- -- -- $13.95
Plastic pry tool, great for prying fasteners and seals, pushing seals into retainers, loosening fabric etc
-- -- -- $9.95
Plastic pry tool set, 7-piece kit

Great for prying fasteners and seals, pushing seals into retainers, loosening fabric etc.

-- -- -- $26.95
 
New Edition!!!
Convertible Top Guys' "How To Remove and Install Classic Two-Part Tops."

This 40-page, extensively illustrated how-to manual walks you through removing and installing a two-part convertible top. Any handy person can remove and install their own convertible top and save hundreds of dollars on labor costs. This manual applies to almost all American convertibles made before the year 2000, and some foreign cars, too, like Celicas and Saabs. Our manuals, available exclusively at Convertible Top Guys, have been helping do-it-yourselfers for years. This spiral bound 8 1/2 x 11 book is designed as both a tutorial for first-time installers and as a step-by-step manual, too. They're the best guides on the market. Buy it on its own here or get it for 1/2 price by purchasing one of our convertible top packages.

-- -- -- $30.95
Package of 500, 22 gauge fine wire, Stainless Steel 3/8 Inch Staples Standard Size Fits the following stapler brands:FASCO F1B 7C-16, Bostitch TU-216-71, Porter Cable US58, BeA 71/16-421, Spotnails JS7116
In Stock! Ships within two business days!
-- -- -- $3.99
Package of 500, 22 gauge fine wire, Stainless Steel 3/8 Inch Staples Standard Size Fits the following stapler brands:FASCO F1B 7C-16, Bostitch TU-216-71, Porter Cable US58, BeA 71/16-421, Spotnails JS7116
In Stock! Ships within two business days!
-- -- -- $3.99
Package of 500, 22 gauge fine wire Stainless Steel 1/4 Inch Staples Standard Size Fits the following stapler brands :Fasco F1B 7C-16, Bostitch TU-216-71, Porter CableUS58, BeA 71/16-421, Spotnails JS7116
In Stock! Ships within two business days!
-- -- -- $3.99
Package of 500, 22 gauge fine wire Stainless Steel 1/4 Inch Staples Standard Size Fits the following stapler brands :Fasco F1B 7C-16, Bostitch TU-216-71, Porter CableUS58, BeA 71/16-421, Spotnails JS7116
In Stock! Ships within two business days!
-- -- -- $3.99
Tack Strips: Front measures 5/8" X 3/16" cut to length by the foot
   Details...

In Stock! Ships within two business days!
-- -- -- $2.00
Tack Strips: Rear measures 1/2" X 1/4" cut to length by the foot
   Details...

In Stock! Ships within two business days!
-- -- -- $2.00
Arrow T-50 Stainless Staples, 1/4", 300 Count

-- -- -- $3.49
Arrow T-50 Stainless-Steel Staples 3/8", 300 Count

-- -- -- $3.49
Arrow T-50 Stainless-Steel Staples, 3/8", 1000 Count

-- -- -- $9.95
Arrow T-50 Stainless-Steel Staples, 1/4", 1000 Count
-- -- -- $9.49
Trimmer Contact Cement: 4-Oz. Brush Top Can. Strong, Waterproof, Flexible Bond for Vinyl-coated and Vinyl-laminated Fabrics.
In Stock! Ships within two business days!
-- -- -- $6.95
Trimmer Contact Cement: 8-Oz. Brush Top Can. Strong, Waterproof, Flexible Bond for Vinyl-coated and Vinyl-laminated Fabrics.
In Stock! Ships within two business days!
-- -- -- $9.95
3M Black Super Weatherstrip Adhesive, 5oz Tube
Build out or caulk under your rubber seals.
Repairs cracks in seals.
Insure against leakage.
   Details...

-- -- -- $13.95
Plastic pry tool set, 7-piece kit

Great for prying fasteners and seals, pushing seals into retainers, loosening fabric etc.

-- -- -- $26.95


Boots
Description Price Buy!
British Tenax Fastener-American Female, Chrome with Backing Plate, Set of 12

Needed to install some tops and convertible top boots.

$72.95
Boot Snap and Socket

$0.25
BOOT SNAP Installation Tool, (punch & Die)

$5.99
Cap, Boot Snap

$0.12
Male Stud for Boot Snap

$1.00
Socket, Boot Snap

$0.10
Tenax Tool for tightening backing plate on Female Tenax Fasteners

$1.99
Tenax Wood Screw

$1.95
British Tenax Fastener-Female, Chrome with Backing Plate

Sold individually

Needed to install some tops and convertible top boots.

$9.95
One GM Boot Clip for Boot Installation. 16 Required
$7.95
Tenax Fastener-German Male Stud Machine Screw Threaded, Black
$6.95
Tenax Fastener-German with a smooth head,Female Stud Screw Threaded, Black, Each
$7.95


Convertible Top Material
Description Color Price Buy!
Cabrio Grain Vinyl, One Yard, Used for Convertible Tops
Sold in full yards only.  
Color


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$63.95
German Sonnenland Canvas Convertible Top Material, One Yard
Used for convertible tops. Sold in full yards only. 
Color


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$144.95
Haartz Pinpoint Vinyl Convertible Top Material, One Yard
Pinpoint vinyl is commonly used on convertible tops. Sold in full yards only. 
Color


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$63.95
Sailcloth Vinyl Convertible Top Material, One Yard.
Used for convertible tops. Sold in full yards only. 
Color


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$63.95
Sonnendeck Canvas, also called Twillfast Canvas, One Yard.
Used for convertible tops. Sold in full yards only. 
Color


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$124.95
Haartz Stayfast Canvas Convertible Top Material, One Yard
Used for convertible tops. Sold in full yards only. 
Color


View Color
$82.95
Haartz Stayfast Hot Rod Canvas Convertible Top Materials, One Yard
Used for convertible tops. Sold in full yards only. 
Color


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$149.95


Boot/Seat Material
Description Color Price Buy!
Corinthian Vinyl, One Yard, Used for Convertible Top Boot or Seat Upholstery

Sold in Full Yards Only

Color


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$67.95
Hampton Vinyl, One Yard, Used for Convertible Top Boot or Seat Upholstery

Sold in Full Yards Only

Color


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$67.95
Ketan Vinyl, One Yard, Used for Convertible Top Boot or Seat Upholstery

Sold in Full Yards Only

Color


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$67.95
Madrid Vinyl, One Yard, Used for Convertible Top Boot or Seat Upholstery

Sold in Full Yards Only

Color


View Color
$67.95
Montana Vinyl, One Yard, Used for Convertible Top Boot or Seat Upholstery

Sold in Full Yards Only

Color


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$67.95
Oxen Vinyl, One Yard, Used for Convertible Top Boot or Seat Upholstery

Sold in Full Yards Only

Color


View Color
$67.95
Sierra Vinyl, One Yard, Used for Convertible Top Boot or Seat Upholstery

Sold in Full Yards Only

Color


View Color
$67.95


Weatherstripping
Description Price Buy!
A PACKAGE SPECIAL:
2 Pack of 3M Black Super Weatherstrip Adhesive, 5oz Tube
   Details...

In Stock! Ships within two business days!
$24.95


Parts Catalog
Description Price Buy!
Parts Printout: A full color website print out of the parts and important information listed on this page for your convertible.
No Charge!


Top Switch, Relays, Etc.
Description Price Buy!
Top Switch
Activates Raising/Lowering.
Heavy Duty: Rated for 50 amps.
Mount in any under dash hole.
Use your original wiring, per included diagram.
$34.95


Cleaning & Protectant
Description Price Buy!
A PACKAGE SPECIAL:
A Combination Pack of RAGGTOPP Brand Canvas Cleaner & Protectant.
    Plus:
  • Raggtopp Convertible Top Plastic Window Cleaner and Protectant Kit.
  • The Natural Horsehair Convertible Top Cleaning Brush
    In Stock! Ships within two business days!
$79.95
A Combination Pack of RAGGTOPP Brand Canvas Cleaner & Protectant

About RAGGTOPP products
In Stock! Ships within two business days!
$38.95
A PACKAGE SPECIAL:
A Combination Pack of the RAGGTOPP Brand Vinyl Cleaner and Protectant.
    Plus:
  • Raggtopp Convertible Top Plastic Window Cleaner and Protectant Kit.
  • The Natural Horsehair Convertible Top Cleaning Brush
    In Stock! Ships within two business days!
$79.95
A Combination Pack of the RAGGTOPP Brand Vinyl Cleaner and Protectant Together

About RAGGTOPP products
In Stock! Ships within two business days!
$34.95
Raggtopp Convertible Top Plastic Window Cleaner and Protectant Kit

Contains:

  • Bottle Window Cleaner
  • Bottle Window Protectant
  • Sponge, Applicator Pad
  • Microfiber Towel

About RAGGTOPP products
$30.95
Natural Horsehair Convertible Top Cleaning Brush

About Natural Horsehair Brush
In Stock! Ships within two business days!
$14.95


Important Information

Do-it-yourselfers:   Read a summary of convertible top installation.
CONVERTIBLE TOP FABRICS
Almost all manufacturers use Haartz fabrics. They may specify "heaviest weight" or "original replacement" in ways that seem reassuring. But they do not really tell the whole story. Please bear in mind that two things dominate, by far, the quality issue: (a) the manufacturing quality control in the factory that makes the top and (b) the care and thoroughness of the installation. There is a trade-off in weight: heavier is better for resisting tear through, but lighter is better for flexibility and abrasion from within that may arise from movement. Almost all our tops are a flexible medium density (36 oz.) fabric. Heavier is not better in most cases. Where it is, because of the top design, we will say so and the top will be made of the heavier vinyl.
We will be happy to quote you on a "true double texture vinyl" top. This is a pinpoint with a butyl rubber core, like our stayfast. Generally these tops are about 30 percent higher in price than the regular pinpoint version.
  • Sonnenland® (View) is a German-made 3-ply topping made up of an acrylic twill-weave facing, a rubber inner-layer, and a polyester "dobby backing." The dobby backing is a knit-like weave original to many high-end foreign cars. Customers who value originality over cost often pay top dollar for Sonnenland, just to have that authentic "dobby backing," seen only when you look up at the roof of your convertible top from inside your car. Sonnenland canvas is a top-of-the-line material original to various Audi, BMW, and Jaguar convertibles, among others. Sonnenland Canvas can vary in terms of surface weave and/or weight for acoustic performance, but all Sonnenland Canvas promises elegance and long-lasting durability.
  • Twillfast® (View), also called Sonnendeck Canvas, is an American-made canvas - a cost-effective substitute for Sonnenland. Twillfast is usually a 3-ply topping (though some versions are 5-ply) with Polyester and/or Polyester/cotton backings. This material, original to certain Camaro, BMW, Mustang, and VW Beetle convertibles, among others, varies in terms of surface weave and/or weight for acoustic performance. Twillfast Canvas is identical to Sonnenland Canvas - elegant and durable - only it's less expensive. This is a top-notch convertible top material, one we often recommend to savvy customers who like a good buy and a quality product.
  • Stayfast Canvas (View) is an elegant, durable canvas original to cars like the Mazda Miata and the Nissan 370Z. Stayfast is commonly used in replacement convertible tops. Stayfast canvas has an acrylic square weave facing, a rubber inner-layer, and a cotton backing. As with other canvases, the rubber core gives the fabric long-lasting durability. Stayfast canvas is a sleek, beautiful canvas, usually less expensive than Twillfast, but it does not have the dobby backing offered in Sonnenland and Twillfast (Sonnendeck). Stayfast is a popular upgrade to vinyl convertible tops, and as with any canvas, is richer looking and has a higher wear rating than convertible tops made of vinyl.
  • Haartz Pinpoint Vinyl (View) is the most popular fabric. This vinyl design is original to most American cars from the fifties to the nineties. Pinpoint refers to the little dots or pips that you see if you look closely at the vinyl surface. European cars, such as the old Beetles and others also used pinpoint vinyl as the topping fabric.
  • Chrysler Sailcloth (View) is featured on many late LeBarons, Sebrings, certain Mustangs and other cars. It is structurally (wear quality) equivalent to the Haartz Pinpoint but has a different surface grain. The grain was designed to imitate the look of canvas. As you can see from the scan of this fabric, it is an exceptionally rich looking material. It is sometimes chosen for replacing convertible tops that originally featured pinpoint vinyl.
  • Cabrio Grain (View) is also structurally equivalent to the pinpoint. It has a pigskin outer grain vinyl as original to Volkswagen Cabriolets from 1984 onward and to Mazda Miatas and Mercury Capris.
  • A5S German Canvas (Robbins) The 100% Acrylic Twill Weave Surface Cloth receives a special flame singing treatment to remove the fabric knap; and is laminated to Black 100% Polyester Dobby backing.

    This is the original topping for Porsche Boxster and Cabrio convertible tops. 59 inches (150 cm) wide, made in Germany.
  • British Bison (also called Colonial Grain) (View) is the American made crush grain vinyl that imitates the much more expensive British Everflex vinyl original to many British convertibles. Color selection is limited. These are often referred to as 'crush grain' or 'leather grain' vinyls. They are structurally equivalent (wear rating) to the pinpoint, cabrio, and sailcloth vinyls.
  • British Everflex Vinyl (View) We are now pleased to offer British Everflex Vinyl for classic English tops. This is the original material used on British convertibles including Jaguar, Rolls Royce and many others. Imported from England, British Everflex vinyl is a supple vinyl with a rich appearance and is more durable than other vinyls. A good, less expensive alternative is Colonial grain vinyl. Colonial has the same texture but is less durable.
  • HV Denim (also called Twill Weave Vinyl) (View) is heavy duty sport material composed of a distinctive twill grain PVC outer layer and a polyester/cotton blend inside lining fabric.
  • Trilogy Acoustic Vinyl (View) A heavyweight vinyl that is often used on SUVs like Jeep, because the two-ply composite has the capacity to reduce noise by about 20 percent compared to standard vinyls like Sailcloth. The vinyl material is durable, promises long-lasting wear-and-tear, and resembles the sleek twill cloth commonly found on luxury convertible cars.
  • Haartz Twillfast RPC (View) This American-made canvas has a twill weave pattern and resembles German-made Sonnenland canvas. It is a great all-purpose canvas and, according to Haartz, is used on 99 percent of convertibles. It is stronger and more durable than Stayfast Canvas and offers more sound protection. Haartz rates Twillfast RPC as a mid-level acoustic product, compared to the low-level sound reduction offered on other top materials like Stayfast


We a now pleased to offer hydraulic cylinders, hydraulic motor pumps, and hydraulic hose sets for many different convertibles, they will be listed on your cars page if available. Also, checkout our newly added roof rail weatherstripping seals, front header weatherstripping seals, door weatherstripping seals, trunk weatherstripping seals. Look for extra savings on weatherstripping seals kits.

We are continuing to grow our convertible related products: These include convertible top latches, tonneau covers, relays, switches, rear tacking rails (trimsticks), seat covers, car covers, and carpeting.


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