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The mean yellow "LeMans" one that " Blizzard" has for sale looks really nice!:thumbs: I was eying it but when I realized that it fitted over the "humps" I knew it could not work for me as I have the GM Luggage rack installed between my "humps".
I went to the site and I am in "contemplation mode" over the winter on the " Club Racer Top in Haartz Black Vinyl". I like the look but I have to get my head around why I would do this as I store my car for the winter.:willy: As I said, I like the look so that might be why I do it?!?!:willy:

If I did go ahead I would have two GM tonneau covers, the original roof and this hard top. Kinda makes me happy!:cool: I need "mod therapy":willy::devil::willy:
 

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Does this top go into the convertible top hold downs and hook to the front top fastener? How long to take off and put on?

Sam from CA
 

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Does this top go into the convertible top hold downs and hook to the front top fastener? How long to take off and put on?

Sam from CA
That is what my research is telling me. The site has all the info. They suggest a professional / body shop do the initial fit. Once it is lined up it attaches via front top latch and rear buttress holes. If I went for this I would make a road trip out of this and go down to their shop and have them line it up / install. They are just outside of Pittsburg which is just five hours from where I am at.

I see quite a few Mazda Miatas and MX5's around my area with hard tops. These guys make them too. The difference is they still have access to their trunk. We lose that access while this is on. My GM luggage rack would really come into play / use with this top.:thumbs:
 

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I have had both the Club Racer and LaMans. I still have the LaMans and have liked both. You can put it on and take it off by yourself if you are careful. It only takes about 5 min to do either. With a helper you will not take off much time, but it is easier to handle. The LaMans gives me a felling of more room inside the car.
 

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We seem to be getting some good responses on this thread. If anyone has one of these tops on their Sol or Sky how about posting some pics and any comments or reviews? I have all winter to decide so no rush.:thumbs:
 

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Check my Garage. I have several pics of both tops on my Sol.
Just checked out your "Garage". Both tops look amazing...can't believe you had both. That is almost as wild as me with two tonneau's!!! :willy:Why did you get rid of the "Club Racer" one? Your ride looks really nice!:thumbs:
 

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Looks really nice!:thumbs:
Very nice! Is this the club racer?
Thx! Yeah, it's Buzzard's old Club Racer.

That look very nice. Do they sell spare w/strips? Is that a retracting antenna or a stubby?

They don't stock w/strip on the site but probably would sell spares. I've just never glued that one piece down. It's still perfectly fine.

And yeah, that's a stubby antenna. Horrible reception even on some local channels but I don't listen to the radio (have always had something plugged into the aux port). If necessary, I'd go for the mid-size to improve reception and continue to reduce the RC Car look of stock.
 

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This mod is definitely working its way into the "must have" and "gotta have it" status!!!:willy: I am thinking of the Club Racer in Haartz Black Vinyl as pictured. Welcome all feedback!

IDKFA and BuzzardT I have attached a pic of my Sol that shows my GM luggage rack and mounts for the GM Wind Restrictor. Do you think these will interfere in any way with the fit of the "Smoothline Top". I am hoping not....I have sent the same pic to Smoothline to be sure. Appreciate your feedback.
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HA! I feel the same way (even worked with a local composite specialist back in the day to make our own).

I think it'll fit perfectly right in that space.

Now smoothline even mentions that this isn't for 'weather' and I felt that I should mention that seeing you're in Tornoto. They do a great job with the weather stripping but (and I just snapped mine in without any instructions or knowledge of proper installation procedure) during a heavy rain and with water pooling against the back glass, i'll have some water leaking in over tulip panel. I've been planning on plasti-dipping (or something) that silver strip anyway and believe with either slightly tighter tension or some sort of textured contact surface that would cease. I also have some drips in similar situations around the front top 'corners' of the door windows but I'm pretty sure that also could be adjusted out either with the window adjustments or just proper placement as well.
 
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