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Old 04-12-2018, 10:08 AM   #11
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Well, the issue with convertible tops is that itís a specialized skill to stretch canvas thatís more akin to upholstery than it is to collision repair. This shop is supposed to be good at thatóbut maybe not anything else.

Will confirm today.
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Old 04-12-2018, 10:37 AM   #12
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Installing convertible tops is challenging. I replaced the canvas on my old car and regretted not taking it somewhere. It turned out great, but it was a bitch.

Having said that, I simply won't do business with people who act like they're doing me a favor taking in my work. I don't need to be coddled, but a little bit of bedside manner goes a long way towards convincing me that you give a fuck .
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Old 04-12-2018, 11:31 AM   #13
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Well, the issue with convertible tops is that itís a specialized skill to stretch canvas thatís more akin to upholstery than it is to collision repair. This shop is supposed to be good at thatóbut maybe not anything else.

Will confirm today.
You can't tell me that a reputable body shop never fixes convertibles. There must be a Porsche certified body shop around you somewhere.
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Old 04-12-2018, 11:50 AM   #14
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Well, the issue with convertible tops is that it’s a specialized skill to stretch canvas that’s more akin to upholstery than it is to collision repair. This shop is supposed to be good at that—but maybe not anything else.

Will confirm today.
We have a good convertible top place up here. Might be worth giving them a call just to see what their experience is and if they can give you any recommendations. There are always boxsters there.

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Old 05-10-2018, 10:21 AM   #15
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Spot the difference?
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Old 05-10-2018, 10:41 AM   #16
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That looks very nice! Perfect convertible weather too.
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Old 05-10-2018, 10:49 AM   #17
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Whew! Looks great.
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Old 05-10-2018, 11:12 AM   #18
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Old 05-10-2018, 11:28 AM   #19
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That really looks great
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Old 05-10-2018, 11:32 AM   #20
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Where'd you get it done, and what was the outcome on sourcing the frame?
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