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    2010 Porsche Boxster Base
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  1. Update. This zip tie fix worked well for about a year. I had to tighten the zip strips once. WARNING: Be careful not to over tighten. I did on my passenger side and the elastic ripped off the canvas flap that attaches to the roof. I thought, not a problem, I'll just sew it back on. In doing so a cord became disconnected from a neighboring part. I reconnected that. When I closed the roof, there was a big "bump" sticking out. I'm not sure what it is and how to fix it. It's messed with it for an hour and got everything looking 95% right with the top closed. It's winter here now so I don't take th
  2. Thanks clellee3 for this tip! I've got a 2010 Boxster that needed this. I found various other fixes (including unscrewing the screw and pulling the elastic strap tighter using an existing hole — And replacing the elastic by sewing in another piece). I can tell you that there is almost no room to work without taking a bunch of other things apart. I had to do this 1 handed and so I placed a small LED headlamp in the cavity because it's super hard to see anything as the Boxster top does of good job of blocking out all light. I did the project slightly different though. I ran the zip tie thro
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