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Hi

Does anyone have recent experience of replacing the convertible top on a 996 in UK? I have found several companies advertising on the web but would like to hear from happy / unhappy customers before parting with cash.

From other posts I understand this is not DIY'able?

I live in Ireland but options over here are severely limited.

Thanks

Andy

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Hi Andy I'm in the same boat here in Dublin, I'm thinking of importing a hood from the US and getting a local porsche specialist to fit it...

How did you get on?

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Hi Guys

I haven't organised a new hood yet. I have a few contacts in UK from the web and Richard Hamiltons link here adds another option. I have heard that the genuine Porsche hoods are very tricky to fit because of the way the rear screen is bonded in. Perhaps after market designs are easier but I'd still prefer to find a supplier who will fit. Otherwise, if it goes badly it will be hard to sort out (was the hood badly made or was it badly fitted?).

There is a company in Mayo who offer suuply and fit but I thought their prices were on the high side and it's probably easier for me to get to UK than up to Mayo anyway.

If / when I get this done I'll let you know who by and how it works out. In the mean time I'm still looking for experiences or recommendations.

Cheers

Andy

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