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Old 03-16-2012, 01:37 PM   #1
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Service mode cables

Today I put my top into service mode for the first time, and the cable and hooks were not connected, it's been like that since I've owned it, about a year, is that bad for it to be like that?
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Old 03-16-2012, 02:33 PM   #2
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No...not bad at all. Just make sure you connect everything...which Im sure you have and you should be worry free.
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I noticed now that the cables are connected my too doesn't close all the way, until I latch it. I'm guessing that is how it should be. Without the cables it would pretty much completely close before latching it
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That's the norm...

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I noticed now that the cables are connected my too doesn't close all the way, until I latch it. I'm guessing that is how it should be. Without the cables it would pretty much completely close before latching it
... the fabric has to stretch a bit to reduce drag.
The tension ropes have twofold responsibilities:
a) put tension on the fabric when the top is closed
b) prevent the rear end of the top to 'float" during high speed runs.
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