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Old 04-20-2010, 10:58 AM   #1 (permalink)
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skinning a top?

anyone ever pulled the top of a top off? It appears to be spot welded and glued. Im starting on stretching the top, and it appears the easiest way to get things to line up would be to pull the top skin off, stretch the sides and then reinstall a stretched top.

With a little heat, I got some glue out pretty easy. Im just wondering if I pull the top skin, is it gonna twist, or stay straight?
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Old 04-20-2010, 11:45 AM   #2 (permalink)
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anyone ever pulled the top of a top off? It appears to be spot welded and glued. Im starting on stretching the top, and it appears the easiest way to get things to line up would be to pull the top skin off, stretch the sides and then reinstall a stretched top.

With a little heat, I got some glue out pretty easy. Im just wondering if I pull the top skin, is it gonna twist, or stay straight?
i would say it's gonna twist,maybe brace the shit out of it on the inside(leaving room to work of course)and then get yerself a good spot weld cutter,don't use your best non rusted drill bit
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