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Old 09-28-2013, 04:44 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Basalt Black Hardtop on Carrara White 986

Finally installed the hardtop for the very first time... and I love it!







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That looks amazing!

I've often wondered how a black hardtop would look...
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Old 09-28-2013, 05:36 PM   #3
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Dang!

That is DIRR-TAY!!
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Old 09-29-2013, 02:26 AM   #6
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Your wife looks mad.


How's the fit? Could be camera angle, but looks tight on the passenger side and loose on the driver's side.

Looks great!



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Old 09-29-2013, 03:37 AM   #7
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Thanks guys!

Mike, after the adjustments the hardtop seems to sit about 3mm to the passenger side, both alignment tabs and center locking mechanism are leaning against the passenger side. Will I be able to adjust anything in order for it to sit dead center? Other than that both sides have the same tightness.
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Old school look from 356s. Especially Speedsters.
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Looks really good.
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That looks good. Lets see some pictures of that interior. Two tone?
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Looks great! I like the black top and black wheels. Here's a shot of mine (sorry for the hijack) that I put back on yesterday. Summer's pretty much over in western Wyoming, but I love the hard top. Silver car, top, and wheels...

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...both alignment tabs and center locking mechanism are leaning against the passenger side. Will I be able to adjust anything in order for it to sit dead center? Other than that both sides have the same tightness.


I'm not sure what you mean by that. Can you share a picture?


Hardtops settle. I would adjust again after a drive or two.


Make sure the passenger side isn't too tight (too low). You definitely want to avoid paint on paint.



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Old 09-29-2013, 07:43 PM   #14
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That looks good. Lets see some pictures of that interior. Two tone?
Thx, only the seats are 2-tone, thread here; http://986forum.com/forums/general-discussions/46472-2-tone-recaro-style-seat-2.html
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Old 09-30-2013, 07:36 PM   #16
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I am really digging your mods evo-r! Looks great!
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Looks good!
My box is in Arctic silver and the top, Lapis Blue.......

Thats not looking god :/
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Old 10-01-2013, 08:46 AM   #19
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Thanks!

Going back to the fitment issue, it turns out that my hardtop is missing the 2 "pilot pin caps" (part #: 986 563 625 03) so I've ordered them yesterday (less than $6 for both from Porsche dealer). Hope this will solve the problem
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I like you black mirrors and black windshield frame. Paint or vinyl?

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