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Roof advice

Postby 71NotOut » Wed Oct 19, 2016 11:10 am

I believe my Eunos currently has a mk2 mohair roof with glass window fitted to a mk1 frame.

2 things make me believe this:

The rear most bar across the way needs to be manually moved when raising/lowering the roof (I've read there are straps on a mk2 that do this automatically)

There are brackets either side on the second back bar that protrude up slightly and cause "lumps" in the mohair when the roof is up. I'm told mk1 roofs have seams running front to back that hide this.

I am thinking about swapping to a tan roof, the vinyl tan colours available look to be a better match for the interior, also I'd like to fit a bachelor bar and think going for a vinyl rear window would allow me to fit a rollbar with more angled support bracing.

Can anyone suggest a decent place to ourchase/get it fitted?

Anyone used Willie Ramsay in Loanhead?

Do you think anyone would be interested in my old roof (mohair, 1.5 years old, garaged over winter and hasn't seen much rain at all!)?

Cheers,
Steven
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Re: Roof advice

Postby BBAV » Wed Oct 19, 2016 8:42 pm

Hi Steven,

What colour is the roof.

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Re: Roof advice

Postby 71NotOut » Wed Oct 19, 2016 9:50 pm

Black bud, but I'm just gathering info at present!
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Re: Roof advice

Postby John H » Mon Oct 24, 2016 12:47 pm

71NotOut wrote:I believe my Eunos currently has a mk2 mohair roof with glass window fitted to a mk1 frame.

2 things make me believe this:

The rear most bar across the way needs to be manually moved when raising/lowering the roof (I've read there are straps on a mk2 that do this automatically)

There are brackets either side on the second back bar that protrude up slightly and cause "lumps" in the mohair when the roof is up. I'm told mk1 roofs have seams running front to back that hide this.

I am thinking about swapping to a tan roof, the vinyl tan colours available look to be a better match for the interior, also I'd like to fit a bachelor bar and think going for a vinyl rear window would allow me to fit a rollbar with more angled support bracing.

Can anyone suggest a decent place to ourchase/get it fitted?

Anyone used Willie Ramsay in Loanhead?

Do you think anyone would be interested in my old roof (mohair, 1.5 years old, garaged over winter and hasn't seen much rain at all!)?

Cheers,
Steven


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Re: Roof advice

Postby John H » Mon Oct 24, 2016 12:48 pm

71NotOut wrote:I believe my Eunos currently has a mk2 mohair roof with glass window fitted to a mk1 frame.

2 things make me believe this:

The rear most bar across the way needs to be manually moved when raising/lowering the roof (I've read there are straps on a mk2 that do this automatically)

There are brackets either side on the second back bar that protrude up slightly and cause "lumps" in the mohair when the roof is up. I'm told mk1 roofs have seams running front to back that hide this.

I am thinking about swapping to a tan roof, the vinyl tan colours available look to be a better match for the interior, also I'd like to fit a bachelor bar and think going for a vinyl rear window would allow me to fit a rollbar with more angled support bracing.

Can anyone suggest a decent place to ourchase/get it fitted?

Anyone used Willie Ramsay in Loanhead?

Do you think anyone would be interested in my old roof (mohair, 1.5 years old, garaged over winter and hasn't seen much rain at all!)?

Cheers,
Steven


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Re: Roof advice

Postby drumtochty » Mon Oct 24, 2016 3:46 pm

So that's two votes for Willie Ramsay!!!!!!!!
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