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Old 10-07-2007, 07:28 PM   #1
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Are all the hardtop for boxster same07-04?

Hi looking to buy used hartop for my 03. Do i need specail clamps,bolts? or does it just click into place the same as the softtop connections? thxs
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Old 10-08-2007, 12:56 AM   #2
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At the front they are the same. At the rear you need a special fitting kit installed. They are not expensive, over here you can get them for 40 GBP, I guess they will be $75-100 from your local Porsche dealer.
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Old 10-08-2007, 06:43 AM   #3
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You need to install spinlocks in the back, on each side. Sunset Imports is the cheapest I found at about $65. You need the two bolts and right and left spinlocks. If you call them they should now what you're talking about.
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Old 10-08-2007, 11:24 AM   #4
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Here are some instructions for installing the spin locks:

http://www.renntech.org/forums/index.php?showtopic=10440

I think you will have to register on RennTech to view the topic.

Good luck finding and installing your hard top.
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hello, thanks again for replies.

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Old 10-08-2007, 12:52 PM   #6
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I had the black plastic caps on mine, but I had to install spin locks.

Lock at the sketches in this technical bulletin:

http://www.renntech.org/forums/index.php?act=attach&type=post&id=5526

Basically, if you see a round empty hole when you remove the black plastic caps, you don't have the spin locks.
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Old 10-08-2007, 03:25 PM   #7
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The hardtops will not fit all years. The tops changed with the model changes. 986 needs that series top, different from a 987.
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Old 10-08-2007, 04:56 PM   #8
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If anyone with a hard top no longer wants their black plastic caps, I would like them.

PM me if you've got them lying around in your tool box gathering dust!
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