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Old 10-20-2015, 03:27 PM   #1
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Smokin' deal on tops.

Hey guys, I don't pop in very often but I wanted to share a tip. German Auto Tops (whom I believe has bought up a couple of well known manufr's) is selling the A5 Haartz canvass tops for $399. I have one here just out of the box and it looks great. I have someone coming to install it. I'll let you know if there are any problems. If not, you might want to get one at this price even if for posterity.

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Old 10-20-2015, 06:03 PM   #2
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glass window or plastic?
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Old 10-20-2015, 07:01 PM   #3
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glass window or plastic?
Plastic. No tops listed for the 03 & 04 986's.
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Old 10-20-2015, 07:03 PM   #4
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The one mentioned is plastic. Here's a pic of it and more of their selection. I am not in the market (Have an extra plastic window top), but was curios.

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Old 10-21-2015, 08:54 AM   #5
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I went with the original plastic. I understand the benefits of the glass retrofit but it's never too cold here in SoCal to operate the top. Also, the field of vision is drastically reduced and it's bad enough already. I can keep the plastic clear with care.

I only wish they had a zipper window option. That would be way cool to drive with the windows (all 3) down and the top up for the shade (read skin cancer which is a problem for us old farts that have spent a lifetime outdoors).
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Hey guys, I don't pop in very often but I wanted to share a tip. German Auto Tops (whom I believe has bought up a couple of well known manufr's) is selling the A5 Haartz canvass tops for $399. I have one here just out of the box and it looks great. I have someone coming to install it. I'll let you know if there are any problems. If not, you might want to get one at this price even if for posterity.

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Hi Zeke, I remember you from Pelican. Thanks for posting, please keep us updated. I was going to replace my window since my top is fine but might go this route.
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Old 10-21-2015, 05:42 PM   #7
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I've got nothing against the plastic window but the replacement with the glass it the best mod I've done.

I can't say I notice the reduced rear vison at all..I guess I got used to it.
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