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Johnny red, May 15
Posted May 15
Has anyone done theirs themself
Also if you stay in Chicago I know a few places where u can find a lot of parts still on the vehicle
Done 2 abs brake abs jobs on both of mine spent $160 on brake booster master cylinders
Posted May 16
You should be posting these questions and pictures on the Reatta discussion.....not the Reatta Buy/Sell, not everyone looks at the Buy/Sell
Thanks for your suggestions to him, but I am confused as to just what his question/questions are?
Jim was on hear a few months ago asking if anyone had replaced the top themselves but didn't get a response so I don't think anyone has tried it unless Jim went ahead and did it. Barney suggested that he would probable need a few extra hands.
Ok thanks I am gonna try myself with some help worst case I go to the shop and if any members are in chigoland and need some parts let me know I can provide u with locations of vehicles I'll switch to the forum I'm new to this
Welcome to the forum Johnny Red. You might find this useful: Convertible Top Installation It's not very detailed but it is a good starting point.
Posted May 17
This is an excellent manual for the Reatta convertible top and not too expensive either. Not my auction.
Posted May 19
I have not yet installed a new top on my car. I have the car at the transmission shop right now getting the trans replaced.
Thank you to Ronnie for posting a link to his site regarding top replacement and to ol' yeller for the link to the manual on Ebay. They reference "top replacement" but I will call them to see if there is specific instructions.
Thanks for the info I watched
The clip I have a good idea of doing it haven't been able to find a burgandy top in vinyl or cloth for under 600 even with the plastic glass I'm not gonna do white again looks like I'll have to pay the $1100 for the shop do any members stay in Chicago I know where parts are and their cheap
And if u need parts I'll remove some and ship to you also
Posted May 22
topsonline has tops with a plastic back window for about $ 300
I have personall seen this car as I left the house at 4:15 am to drive down there to pull parts thinking it was a 1989. It is a 1990. The inner door panels are in great shape and the front seats are 6 way and in great shape. If you want great seats for a good price make arrangements to get them. The side windows are gone so they will not look good for long and besides they turn their inventory every 45 days. You can contact Johnny to see if he can help or if he will tell you what yard this Reatta is in.
The cornering lamps, headlight switch, IPC, door switches, radio, Teves Master Cylindern are all gone. The fog lights are still there and they are pretty clear.
But the seats are really good. Look at the pictures he posted for yourself...
Posted May 23
Thanks Dave I'll let u know if I find some more reattas while I'm out searching also
Thanks Jim I'm just gonna let the shop do it found a decent deal in maroon vinyl with A plastic window for $950
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