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post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old Sep 7th, 19, 1:31 PM Thread Starter
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New top for my 70

We picked up the 70 this morning. I'm very pleased with the work done by Herman auto tops, St. Louis. My old top had severe wrinkles on both sides and puckered material around the back glass. He used better padding than what I had from the original restoration top also. It was only three years old but the back glass had fell out twice and I never was happy with it, even before the window failures. Tops is all they do at Herman's and I'm convinced that they know what they are doing and they do good work. I also had my leaky cylinders replaced along with new lines and fluid. It was all very reasonably priced.
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Re: New top for my 70

Looks like a very good job. The place in Cincinnati that installed mine made several mistakes in the alignment of the top. It looked ok but, it could have been better.
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Looks fantastic! great looking 70 you have there (wanna sell it )
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Lookin' great.

I use this kit on my two convertibles and am very pleased on how good it works.

https://www.autogeek.net/raggtopp-pr...vinyl-kit.html
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Looks fantastic! great looking 70 you have there (wanna sell it )
We've owned it since '84. No current plans to sell, but when we do, it won't be cheap. Lol. LS5 nom, highly optioned, build sheet!
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Very good looking car, Mike. Will always be a classic.

Say....do you pull through an 8 or 9 foot wide garage door to park your '70? (Assuming you pulled straight back.)
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Very good looking car, Mike. Will always be a classic.

Say....do you pull through an 8 or 9 foot wide garage door to park your '70? (Assuming you pulled straight back.)
When Mike is out drinking with the Loafers, this is how he parks

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Very good looking car, Mike. Will always be a classic.

Say....do you pull through an 8 or 9 foot wide garage door to park your '70? (Assuming you pulled straight back.)
Thanks to everyone for the kind words. The doors are 9 foot. It's no problem getting in or out. I just wish I had a 3rd for my Silverado in the winter. It's no fun scrapping ice. Maybe we should move down to Mike's neighborhood and not worry about the ice and be able to drive with the top down all year.
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Thanks to everyone for the kind words. The doors are 9 foot. It's no problem getting in or out. I just wish I had a 3rd for my Silverado in the winter. It's no fun scrapping ice. Maybe we should move down to Mike's neighborhood and not worry about the ice and be able to drive with the top down all year.
there's always room in South Florida for one more convertible.
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