Jump to content

Server Lease Renewal/Software Licenses - Goal Reached!

A big Thank You to all those that donated to help us reach our 2019 goal (and pay the site operating costs)!

Just an FYI - if all members of this site had donated - then the cost per member would have been less than $0.06 each.

Thanks again to all of you that did contribute!

Welcome to RennTech.org Community, Guest

There are many great features available to you once you register at RennTech.org
You are free to view posts here, but you must log in to reply to existing posts, or to start your own new topic. Like most online communities, there are costs involved to maintain a site like this - so we encourage our members to donate. All donations go to the costs operating and maintaining this site. We prefer that guests take part in our community and we offer a lot in return to those willing to join our corner of the Porsche world. This site is 99 percent member supported (less than 1 percent comes from advertising) - so please consider an annual donation to keep this site running.

Here are some of the features available - once you register at RennTech.org

  • View Classified Ads
  • DIY Tutorials
  • Porsche TSB Listings (limited)
  • VIN Decoder
  • Special Offers
  • OBD II P-Codes
  • Paint Codes
  • Registry
  • Videos System
  • View Reviews
  • and get rid of this welcome message

It takes just a few minutes to register, and it's FREE

Contributing Members also get these additional benefits:
(you become a Contributing Member by donating money to the operation of this site)

  • No ads - advertisements are removed
  • Access the Contributors Only Forum
  • Contributing Members Only Downloads
  • Send attachments with PMs
  • All image/file storage limits are substantially increased for all Contributing Members
  • Option Codes Lookup
  • VIN Option Lookups (limited)
Sign in to follow this  
Serg

Need to remove convertible top for repair

Recommended Posts

I recently had some vandals do some damage to the rear quarter window and convertible top of my 99 cab. I have replaced the lift arms, the bracket that attaches the top to the body, and the quarter window. It looks like the took a large hammer and just beat the heck out of the rear part of the top causing the frame to twist. So it also looks like I need to find and replace the back frame below the window and the cross member just above the window. Yet having a bit of trouble in finding used replacement parts; I may just have to buy new ones. Until I find those pieces I am just going to put on the hard top and remove the whole convertible top.

Now the issues: 1. I noticed that, when checking the alignment of the top I pushed the top button to bring up the convertible top, the rear quarter windows went down and now they will not come up. Is there a sequence I need to initiate? I have placed direct power to the motors and they work fine.

2. Is there an issue with removing the convertible top and using the hard top for a temp. period of time?

Thanks in advance for your help.

Sergio

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
    You can remove these ads by becoming a Contributing Member.

To get the rear windows to move you need to press the micro switch that the top latch (hook) hits when it pulls the top closed against the windshield header. You can press it with your finger.

Shouldn't be any problem just using the hardtop. You might get some rattling from the unsupported clamshell.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Thank you, I had found the micro switch issue but was still worried about the top.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.