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Old 10-20-2007, 10:32 PM   #1
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Hardtop = $700
Side latches = $30
Paint= $200

Total = $930 For an O.E. top, and a primer paint and clear color matched paint job. Not exactly the cheapest top, but I have a cool story behind it. I got an awsome deal on the paint because I know the owner of the shop.

Now I just need to tint the windows, get an R lip and a set of wheels/tires and I'm all set with the exterior. I'm just happy to have it on and painted. I've only wanted this since I got the car 4 years ago.

(I suck at taking pictures, and the trees gave me some weird shadows.)

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My car is my BFF. Stupid new MI plates. There is another standard set of letters that are my initials, I want one of those instead.
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those new plates are awful.

i liked the old ones that almost matched the mariners perfectly.
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Looks good, is it a little lighter than the rest of the car or is it the shadows?
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I tried to sell a MB hard top for like 800 bucks 2 years ago and it was like a room full of crikets chirping.
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I tried to sell a MB hard top for like 800 bucks 2 years ago and it was like a room full of crikets chirping.
There's a muppet here in Ireland trying to sell one with heated rear window for 1,000 euro ($1,426)
And it's not new
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Looks good, is it a little lighter than the rest of the car or is it the shadows?
yeah looks a tad bit lighter to me too, but it still looks good. How easy was that boss frog to install?
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I kept trying to get the camera to stop picking up so much sun glare off of it, but everywhere I went it still did it. In person it's a really good match. I want to get some in action shots or something, but my pictures are always blah.

The boss frog was easy once I got past the "I'm drilling holes in my floor" thoughts.
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The boss frog was easy once I got past the "I'm drilling holes in my floor" thoughts.
If you think that's bad,then I suggest you don't get the Butterfly brace cause you gotta drill 16 holes through the floor.
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looks great, love the blue.
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If you think that's bad,then I suggest you don't get the Butterfly brace cause you gotta drill 16 holes through the floor.
I'm not sure how I would handle that. Every hole I made for the rollbar put pictures of rust holes in my mind.
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that's clean...don't get it stolen....i lost two already...first got a carbonfiber one..last me a month..bought an oroginal one...and gone again...now i have another one with a better alarm...LOL
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I'm not sure how I would handle that. Every hole I made for the rollbar put pictures of rust holes in my mind.
You gotta spray some undercoating spray on the bare metal holes you just drilled to prevent rust.
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