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Old May 31st, 2005, 08:04 PM   #1
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glass window top on pre 2003 boxster

For who's interested,

just had the top with plastic window replaced on my 2001 boxster
with a top from GAHH with glass window last week.
Had it done at ABC upholstery in San Jose.

Even though the size is smaller, I'm amazed by how much clearer it is
to see through it.

The top folds down without doing the chop and it also looks better i.m.o

See some old/new pictures here

http://www.geocities.com/tripcnd_7/new_top/index.html

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Old May 31st, 2005, 09:02 PM   #2
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How much?
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Old May 31st, 2005, 09:41 PM   #3
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I paid $1250 for top plus installation
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Old May 31st, 2005, 09:48 PM   #4
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I paid $1250 for top plus installation
Ouch! I'd certainly consider this if I needed a top replacement due to fabric wear. Though a new plastic window is only $500 or so if the fabric is in good condition.
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Old May 31st, 2005, 10:10 PM   #5
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that price includes installation actually, my wording was not
the greatest ;-)

Somehow the car feels brand new again, wouldn't go back to plastic ...
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Old May 31st, 2005, 10:15 PM   #6
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Top replacement

Is the top better quality than the orginal?
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Old May 31st, 2005, 10:28 PM   #7
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it's the same german canvas material, so identical to the original
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Old May 31st, 2005, 10:42 PM   #8
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well let me just say it......CRAP......i paid more for a new top with a plastic window about 2 weeks before the word of the glass-windowed top started. you got one heck of a deal!
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Old May 31st, 2005, 10:44 PM   #9
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Hang in there doug. Another 7 years and you'll be ready for another new top

You might also try selling it on eBay
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Old June 1st, 2005, 03:21 AM   #10
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I understand the new top w/glass does not come with the liner. Since I've never taken my off/apart, how does one get a liner again?
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