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Old 08-11-2013, 06:29 PM   #1
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New Hardtop, here we go again

The boxster hardtop by middlemoor mouldings of England
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A hard top on a circa 2k? Interesting. You must really love that car to invest so much into it.
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Never mind...found it

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Old 08-11-2013, 11:57 PM   #4
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I haz one too from the same place

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Do you guys have some interior pics ?
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Old 08-12-2013, 07:44 AM   #6
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With the HT mounted I presume? Nope, mine has black colour. It`s made out of fibre glas. The biggest difference than the material, is that it is a bit longer (making it look slightly like a Cayman in the rear of the roof, I see what they are saying, but I don`t really agree..) and it has the quarter window. Easier to paralel park I guess.
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A hard top on a circa 2k? Interesting. You must really love that car to invest so much into it.
It's not my car, but looking to import, will fly to England to check out the company to see if they are on the up and up.
Porsche Boxster Hardtop : Porsche 986 - Prosche 987

The company also makes tops for lotus too and they seem to be ok quality
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A hard top on a circa 2k? Interesting. You must really love that car to invest so much into it.
Sounds like a troll
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Old 08-12-2013, 09:36 AM   #9
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Kashmir, there is a guy on the forum that is developing a hardtop in California.

New Boxster Hard Top Prototype

You may want to check it out and send him a message too before flying out.
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if you're travelling to Europe check out dmoris; their boxster roof looks a bit more refined than the English offering:

986 Hardtop -photos - D. Moris Styling
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if you're travelling to Europe check out dmoris; their boxster roof looks a bit more refined than the English offering:

986 Hardtop -photos - D. Moris Styling
Now THAT looks stunning!

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Old 08-12-2013, 11:43 AM   #12
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Now THAT looks stunning!

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Yes it does, have to contact them
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Now THAT looks stunning!

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Indeed... that "D. Moris Styling" has the best looking hardtop design so far!
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I don't think it looks quite as good as the Zeintop, but close...and the size of that rear window!
Nice
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I don't think it looks quite as good as the Zeintop, but close...and the size of that rear window!
Nice
Yes the z top was very nice, but there was trouble with the manufacturer
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clams, it's always the clams

That d.morris top makes my oem look like a weak aftermarket attempt. How many clams for that rascal? For those lines I might give up the oem fabric liner and aluminum shell.
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That d.morris top makes my oem look like a weak aftermarket attempt. How many clams for that rascal? For those lines I might give up the oem fabric liner and aluminum shell.
I've emailed them for a price list , but have not got a response yet.
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also zeintop back under a new name (but doing business about as well as he did in the past); youo might need a facebook account to view:

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Z-ART-automotive/124875237552630


and this guy (peter hansel):

http://www.boxtcars.com/

who makes a cayman-style race top for the boxster. google 'boxt cars' for images of it (vendor website is blocked for some reason).

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Old 08-20-2013, 06:37 AM   #19
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That d.morris top makes my oem look like a weak aftermarket attempt. How many clams for that rascal? For those lines I might give up the oem fabric liner and aluminum shell.
Basic top 2614,00 plus tax and shipping
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Basic top 2614,00 plus tax and shipping
I commented previously that the top looks stunning, but any prospective buyers are going to have to REALLY want this item.

At today's rate, cost of the top is USD$3513.48. Import duty is 2.5% of the total value - $87.84, other U.S. Customs fees totaling $16.57, brokerage and bond fees, another $200.00, and then there's the freight. LCL ocean shipping would be the most cost effective. Figure another $450.00 to $650.00 for freight, terminal fees, and delivery.

And don't forget, the hardtop will have to be crated at the shipping point, from fumigated or heat treated wood. Don't know what they charge in France, but here it'd be another $250.00.

Estimated total $4500.00 - $4700.00. (Your results may vary.)

Just keepin' it real................

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