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Old 01-30-2010, 01:05 PM   #21
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Did Sav ever do a thread regarding that sweet fastback top he has in his sig? I did not find it. I have been thinking about something like that since I got interested in Miatas. These cars have perfect lines for a fast back, and if you sinply remove the trunk lid you get a ton of space to boot. No need to go with exactly OEM dimensions. It would probably be stupid expensive though.
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Did Sav ever do a thread regarding that sweet fastback top he has in his sig? I did not find it. I have been thinking about something like that since I got interested in Miatas. These cars have perfect lines for a fast back, and if you sinply remove the trunk lid you get a ton of space to boot. No need to go with exactly OEM dimensions. It would probably be stupid expensive though.
See Autokonexion over at clubroadster.net
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Old 02-07-2010, 11:32 PM   #23
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1500 at autokonexion. pretty cheap for a body conversion if you ask me. granted you already have a hardtop :(
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If you have a single hoop roll bar, start layering duct tape from the windshield pillar to the back. Instant hard top, for under $50. 10 layers should be enough to make it rigid enough to not flap around.
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Probably the least expensive thing you will ever see on a Posche, they pay out the *** for most parts we buy cheaply.
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Old 02-08-2010, 12:55 AM   #26
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Probably the least expensive thing you will ever see on a Posche, they pay out the *** for most parts we buy cheaply.
This. I was just talking to a buddies dad who has a 93 911 putting down 600-some odd horsepower. He said it cost him 5k for his suspension and 25k to get his pistons put in... Had a shop do it, but still that's a ******* lot of money. It would probably cost 10k for a Miata.
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Old 02-08-2010, 11:29 AM   #27
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It would probably cost 10k for a Miata.
What type of miata are you driving?
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Old 02-08-2010, 02:12 PM   #28
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1500 at autokonexion. pretty cheap for a body conversion if you ask me. granted you already have a hardtop :(
Yeah. But its not a fastback

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See Autokonexion over at clubroadster.net
Thanks, I will take a look.



I have been lokking into fiberglassing and carbon fiber fab. Its not complex, just a skill you have to build up. I am really pondering just doing my own hardtop when the time comes from fiberglass. Take the money saved and put it toward a cage or nice roll bar.
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Old 02-08-2010, 08:46 PM   #29
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Sometimes life is fair and you can find them for $400
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This is such bullshit.

Mercedes SL hard top, Cover, Stands
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