Go Back   986 Forum - for Porsche Boxster & Cayman Owners > Porsche Boxster & Cayman Forums > Boxster General Discussions

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-19-2010, 10:41 AM   #1
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Derbyshire England
Posts: 27
Smile Hardtop Adjustment ?

How do I adjust the tension at which the hardtop closes ? I.E How do I adjust the closing latch to make a tighter seal when I lock the top down ?
Also is it possible to adjust this latch for the convertable soft top closure to be a tighter fit too ? Or should I not make this seal overtight ? I have had a water intrusion problem, which I have solved, but now find myself obsessed with preventing any water ever getting into my car ever again !

__________________
ENGLAND BOXSTER"S"UK

Last edited by loxleyboxter; 02-19-2010 at 10:54 AM.
loxleyboxter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2010, 11:24 AM   #2
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Gatineau, Qc
Posts: 285
This is not my field of expertise, but I would say that if it work.. don't play with it.. a seal overtight is not better than a seal with the proper fitment..
vipola is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-19-2010, 04:12 PM   #3
There Is No Substitute.
 
rick3000's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: West Coast
Posts: 3,141
Garage
I do not know of any way to directly adjust the main latch above the shifter on either the hardtop or soft top. However, you can adjust the hardtop to sit more forward by having someone push the top forward as you adjust the screws above the latches. I am not sure about the soft top but you can adjust it. If you have a good fit and seal, but are just concerned with making it better a lot of people (including myself) like to use Gummi Pfledge to protect and 'puff' up the seals and keep water out.
Do a search for more adjustment details, I have described adjusting the hardtop in more detail before.

__________________
1999 Ocean Blue Metallic Boxster - blueboxster.com
rick3000 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On




All times are GMT -8. The time now is 06:43 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page