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LarryH

Converting 996 cabrio vinyl window to glass

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Has anyone ever replaced their 996 vinyl convertible window with the glass window that Porsche used in place of vinyl on later models ?

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The labor involved in just replacing the window is a bit more than replacing the whole top because in both cases the old top must be removed. Plus you can't fit a glass window that is the same size as the plastic.  I would replace the top with a Gahh A-5 German canvas top ( OEM). You can chose between plastic or glass(more money) for the window .  I went for the plastic window because it looks more like the lines of the coupe. The glass window is significantly smaller. It's a personal choice.

Edited by wyovino

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