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T-top owners, how do you stow/carry your tops? by Fformula88
Started on: 06-05-2010 01:55 PM
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Report this Post06-05-2010 01:55 PM Click Here to See the Profile for Fformula88Send a Private Message to Fformula88Direct Link to This Post
I was curious about what T-top owners are doing with their tops when out on the road? I have them in my trunk, packed with blankets around them so they are well cushioned. However, this makes the process of stowing or replacing the tops a bit of a long one.

I was thinking of picking up some foam, cutting it into strips, and just sliding the tops down into the strips. However, finding suitable foam which isn't a fortune has been a bit of a challenge too.

I just hate to let them knock around back there and was wondering what other solutions folks have come up with.
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Put them behind your seats...they fit perfectly back there and you can still have your seat ALL THE WAY back and almost all the way reclined. They only go in a certain way but if you try it for 30 seconds you'll get it. No foam padding required as they are solid and held in by fabric/leather from every side. I still put them in T-Top bags I got off Ebay from an 80's RX7 though.

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I had not thought of that, but that is a good idea. I have T-top bags for mine too which came with the car. I'll give that a try!

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Works like a charm.
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Originally posted by MadDanceSkillz:

Put them behind your seats...they fit perfectly back there and you can still have your seat ALL THE WAY back and almost all the way reclined.


I found this to be almost true. I can't recline my seat all the way with the tops back there and it's just enough to make me uncomfortable. So while I might put the passenger one back there, never the driver side.

With a little metal cutting, I'm convinced I could make the tops fit up front. That would be very convenient.
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Report this Post06-05-2010 07:32 PM Click Here to See the Profile for FieroReinkeClick Here to Email FieroReinkeSend a Private Message to FieroReinkeDirect Link to This Post
I put them both behind the passenger seat in a 69 fashion. I don't care if the passenger cant lean back all the way. Once in there I lean the seat back as far as possible and this holds the tops in place.
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