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    2006 997 C2S Cab
  1. Yes, you can. I installed the bayonet type receptacles on mine (purchased from DC parts for $160 for both!) and purchased a 996 hardtop that has the bayonet style attachment bolts. It takes about 60 seconds to install or remove with the help of another person. The bayonet bolts only turn 1/4 turn before they lock in to place. My top fits very snug and there are no leaks or squeeks/rattles. If over time if your bayonet style attachments begin to get loose and cause rattles, you can always upgrade to the newer screw-in style bolt on your top and change the receptacle on the car body. Just be careful not to torque the bolts more than 34 ft lbs or you will reduce the clearance between your top and body too much which will result in scratches to the car body.
  2. Great minds think alike! I have been pouring through these parts diagrams and cannot find anything specifc to the where they should be. But I did see the "Buffers" on the underside of the clamshell. I just walked in from the garage when I saw your post. The pads on the underside of the clamshell are the exact same thing that goes on the top. Mystery solved! If anyone cares they are 996 561 633 01 "Buffers". Thanks for all of the help everyone!
  3. Not really. I've already got that page in the PET catalogue I downloaded. I also searched through everything else in the catalogue I can think of but still can't find a picture of or a part number for those pads.
  4. I just bought a 996 hardtop to install on my 997 per the information provided in this forum. Excellent info! I did notice though that my top only has 1 of those squishy round pads glued to the underside. I know you have to have these to keep the top from scratching up the finish where it mounts to the car. I have looked through the PET catalogue and can't find a part number for these pads. Can any of you parts experts help me with this? Or if you have a junker top sitting around, can I buy 1 or 2 pads from you?
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