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Old 11-27-2007, 10:14 PM   #1
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Hi all,

Sorry if, yet again, I'm asking a stupid question, but I need to know if I can drive the car without the top fitted? I'm replacing the back window with a tinted plastic one and need to remove the top for up to 48hrs to have it done. Unfortunately my box is my only car, and therefore need to be able to drive it to and from work for a couple of days. It's only a short distance, nothing over 40mph, and shouldn't be subjected to any rain (touch wood).

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I don't see why you wouldn't be able to drive the car, but it might look a bit funny having all the metal there with nothing on it. My advice would be check the weather and don't get stuck in the rain.
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They have to remove the top to put a window in??
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If you replace the top, yes. If you want to make sewing a new one in easier, then yes.
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I'm getting the window sewn in 'professionally' for half a dozen 12 packs of Diet Dr Pepper, so I want to make it as easy as possible for him (he doesn't drink beer, hence the Dr Pepper).

From memory the top is put in the service position for removal. Can I then lower the 'top', or what's left of it, after the material is removed?

Rain's not too much of a problem here. It rains less than 5 times a year here in the desert.
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I am not sure how to remove the top, but there is a page on mikefocke's site.
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I'm getting the window sewn in 'professionally' for half a dozen 12 packs of Diet Dr Pepper, so I want to make it as easy as possible for him (he doesn't drink beer, hence the Dr Pepper).
lol really? Where can I find people to work that cheap!
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