Stayfast is a popular upgrade to vinyl convertible tops, and as with any canvas, is richer looking and has a higher wear rating than convertible tops made of vinyl. The top attaches with 8 tenax fasteners. If your car's top frame must be lifted off in order to install the top then it is an earlier Midget than the ones on this page. Look also to the front of the wheel arch, if it is out of shape or appears to be pushed out slightly, this could indicate accident damage. Most original tops were black but these tops can also be ordered in white as well. Cables: Most of these cars had hold down cables embedded.
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European cars, such as the old Beetles and others also used pinpoint vinyl as the topping fabric. Pinpoint refers to the little dots or pips that you see if you look closely at the vinyl surface. Wear and corrosion cause problems here and this is usually down to poor and irregular maintenance. Rear wings and inner arches are quite often rusted away, pay particular attention to the area behind the back of the rear wing where it is a double skin and comes up to meet the boot floor. They were fitted with When you want the best
They are electronically welded into the top. Fabrics: The original fabric was British Everflex vinyl, a leather grained vinyl which is replicated by the American made crush grain vinyl. The first version, announced at the end of June ,  was essentially a slightly more expensive badge-engineered version of the MkII Austin-Healey Sprite deluxe version. In August , the compression ratio on North American engines was reduced to 8. It is structurally wear quality equivalent to the Haartz Pinpoint but has a different surface grain. Abingdon , England Australia . Their goal is simple: Customer Satisfaction.
Heavier is not better in most cases. If your car's top frame must be lifted off in order to install the top then it is an earlier Midget than the ones on this page. Amounts shown in italicised text are for items listed in currency other than Euros and are approximate conversions to Euros based upon Bloomberg's conversion rates. The windscreen gained a slight curvature and was retained in a more substantial frame. It is stronger and more durable than Stayfast Canvas and offers more sound protection. Dollar for dollar, E-Z ON's convertible tops have been proven to be the industry's best value. Almost all our tops are a flexible medium density 36 oz.