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Old 04-28-2013, 08:51 AM   #1
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Quick help with Part #?

The cable that secures the rear end of the top apparently snapped.




Is this the "tension cable"?
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Old 04-28-2013, 10:32 AM   #2
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You have the right part number. Not an uncommon part to break.

Thread with photos I took for a quick how-to on replacement:
http://986forum.com/forums/general-discussions/44151-convertible-top-tension-cable.html
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Old 04-28-2013, 11:02 AM   #3
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Excellent. Thanks for the install pointers.
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And tip to the wise if you ever have one of these snap, you should probably loosen the push rods during the install, or the tension from the new cable might be too much, and you could end up breaking the plastic cup and pulling the ball socket right out of the top. Ask me how I know.

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