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Old 12-19-2015, 03:55 PM   #1
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Are there different types of hard tops some say they have the long ears,please explain

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Old 12-19-2015, 06:02 PM   #2
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The very first hardtops had removable panels on the side for connecting up the Porsche roof rack, called RTS for Roof Transport System.

This went away quickly, as Porsche had a better idea for the RTS attachment.

Some refer to the covers for the mounting points as "ears." These early model hardtops are pretty rare.

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Here are the two different tops. The silver car is an earlier top with ears (1997-1998). The blue car is a later top (1999-2004) with no ears. Either early or late top will mount on either early or late 986. In fact, the silver top (from a 1997) is mounted on a 2002 S. The blue car is a 1999.
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