It should help you decide whether you are a candidate for installing a replacement Mustang convertible top yourself. Thanks for the insight guys. I thought about using black but after seeing some other ones, decided I liked the original white better. The picture is not accurate because it shows the front bar lying on the floor. Click on any color swatch or picture below to see a bigger version. ©Copyright 2019 by Mustangs Unlimited, Inc.
Whether it is our specially treated, damage resistant tops or our beautiful, computer-cut upholstery that fits exactly into your car, we know how to do things right, and we work with you to create the look that is right for you. Any usage or mentions of these terms throughout our website and print ads are used for identification purposes only. Now that I've done it once and learned the procedure, I'd probably do it again. The Mustang Convertible Top Motor makes enjoying those sunny days possible. Owner installation of a two part convertible top is frequently done by our customers. The lining is screwed in a tricky way to those bars.
Maybe I can get some sort of tax credit. Well, I take that back. Our own step by step convertible top manual for the 2005 and later model Ford Mustang convertibles is available. Here are the convertible top hold down tension cables for your 1965-1968 Ford Mustang convertible car. From what I've seen posted and heard, if you are not that much of a wrench turner or have never done this before, this is a job best left to those who do it on a daily basis. We have a separate manual for this new one piece modular Mustang convertible top. Note that this top is even easier to install than the classic two part convertible top.
Copy or use of the images and descriptions from this web site without prior written permission from Mustangs Unlimited is strictly prohibited. Lifetime Warranty The window bonding system on our tops is a proprietary and patented process that produces a secure and beautifully finished appearance with no unsightly piping and stitching around the outer face of the window. I need to replace the top on my beloved '05 Mustang redfire metallic--so going with a black top and have been told I can choose vinyl or fabric. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact. The way I've looked at it, you have spent so much money on your car, why cheap out now? You may not realize it at the moment, but there is a lot going on every time that you lower or raise the convertible top on your Ford Mustang. I detached the front bar because I was also replacing the lock mechanisms which needs more tools, and I wouldn't recommend detaching the front bar if you are just replacing the top. Yours Sincerely, - Doug A.
We've added one more vinyl option to the mix. Attach the strip using the rivet tool. . The Ford Mustang convertible top motor enables the top on your classic pony car to move up and down seamlessly with the same precision that it did all of those years ago when you first took it home. A new Mustang top, new rear glass window, convertible top pads, and a new Mustang well liner.
If you are having repeated issues in either opening or closing your top, there is a good chance that something is wrong with your Mustang convertible top motor. Our top packages contain the Mustang top and required cables, top frame tack strips, top pads and other convertible top parts as listed for each Mustang convertible on its page links shown here. An affordable price tag keeps the Mustang convertible top replacement cost low! These Mustang convertible top replacement kits fit: 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 Mustangs. The top construction on 1994-1998 mustangs are the same, and tops on 1999-2004 must be very similar. This time, try to close it all the way. Mine is white and I'd like it to last for awhile. Manufactured to the original factory specifications, this Top will long outlast other replacement tops and will provide years of reliable operation.
It provides a protective seal from the elements. Note: Kit includes convertible top with plastic rear window only. Mustang Convertible Top Hydraulics: For Mustang convertible cars with automatic hydraulic components we also carry top cylinders, top motor pumps, hoses and other related components. Roush is a registered trademark of Roush Enterprises Inc. Install Side panels install new clips 5. Whether have the top down during a nice Sunday drive, or are lowering the top at your home to let the interior breathe, you are relying on an important part that gets the Mustang convertible top from point A to point B safely. But since 90% of the time it's driven with the top down and it never sees rain, I don't foresee myself tightening it.
Did you try to see if anyone locally sold them? If you are looking to make wholesale changes to your Mustang convertible top motor, than the complete kit might be your best bet. You can choose from one of a variety of colors and finish materials to match your original top or upgrade to something completely different. Screw the metal bar to the top bar above the staples of the new top and test the top again. Most of the fastening is done by reusing the old hardware and the work should go faster and more easily with the new Mustang convertible top design. You can read detailed warranty information on our warranty page. The instructions recommend to use a hairdryer to warm it so that it stretches better.
When restoring your convertible S197 Mustang back to better than showroom new condition don't forget to replace that old worn out vinyl top as well. Modified Convertible Tops We have the 1994-2004 Mustang convertible top in its original two part design. The Mustang convertible top kit features a 72 month warranty against failure unlike others on the market. My father got me into racing and mustangs, he was an. As the instructions for the top say, put the new top on a flat surface, then put the old one on top of it, and make the necessary markings. The full two part Mustang convertible top installation manual is available at your Mustang Convertible car link above right. This covers, in detail, all the steps for do-it-yourself convertible top installation including convertible top removal procedures.
Good Luck definitely go with a cloth top. Once you start getting moisture in the cabin, electrical problems start popping up. I went with vinyl because at the time I didn't know any better. The best barometer has been the convertible top owner's confidence in renting an air gun and using it. These custom tops come ready to install with no sewing or assembly required. Convertible Top Motors After being cooped up in the office for eight hours, you may want to enjoy the fresh air on your way home from work. Now disconnect the rubber parts that hold each side panel as shown on the picture.