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Old 09-30-2016, 12:39 PM   #1
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Installing new top

I am having difficulty locating a source for a new piece of foam I think is needed to replace my top. In project 70 of the 101 projects book, page 229, pictures 5 & 6 is where this piece of foam goes (but on the top of what the pictures show (see attached pics for a better idea of where this foam goes). The 2 foam location pictures are from the drivers side of my 99 base. The "foam" pic is from the step-by-step instructions I have for removal and install of the top. If I cant find a source for new foam piece, can I make one out of a similar material or just go with what is currently in there (see pic)?




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Old 09-30-2016, 05:48 PM   #2
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Man, I wish I could remember but I think those came with my new top. May be wrong. I do remember having new foam when I replaced my top a couple of years ago.

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Old 10-08-2016, 12:45 AM   #3
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I used a sticky weather strip foam tape similar to what was on there. Picked mine up at ACE. Top has been solid now for three years.
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Old 10-08-2016, 06:12 AM   #4
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Does this look like the right size?

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Old 10-08-2016, 07:26 AM   #5
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Way to thick... If you can't find the thin sticky tape use a solid double sided carpet tape. You simply need to keep it in place.
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Old 10-11-2016, 02:59 AM   #6
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Thanks all for the assist. I plan to use a piece of home door weather strip and replicate the original the best I can.

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