Author Topic: Convertible top material  (Read 1033 times)

timjshanahan

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Convertible top material
« on: October 29, 2023, 18:23:51 »
Hi guys, well I finally started the process of restoring my top frame and top. I have purchased tops for other cars from Robbins Tops in Southern CA, but they seem too expensive on the W113 style. They also have three types,

1)Stayfast
2) Twillfast II
3) Classic German

Any suggestions on which top to purchase and where to purchase?

THX again.

Tim

Lorsar

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Re: Convertible top material
« Reply #1 on: October 29, 2023, 18:48:58 »
I found german auto tops had the best price. I purchased mine from here.

Stayfast - good (this one looks a little cheap imho)
Twillfast - better
German  - best  sometimes also called Sonnenland (most like original)

https://www.germanautotops.com/?s=W113+convertible+top&post_type=product&dgwt_wcas=1
Lori
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Pawel66

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Re: Convertible top material
« Reply #2 on: October 29, 2023, 20:10:25 »
Pawel

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dirkbalter

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Re: Convertible top material
« Reply #3 on: October 29, 2023, 22:54:17 »
I also like cabrio.de. The soft-top price was less and new straps and wires were included.
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Garry

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Re: Convertible top material
« Reply #4 on: October 29, 2023, 22:57:37 »
I am also a Cabrio.de satisfied customer.
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