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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-07-2019, 02:41 PM Thread Starter
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Fairlane convertible top issue

I have a 66 Fairlane 500 convertible. The top will not go all the way down into the well, so the boot will not fit. I have the glass rear window that unzips, but not all of the way so you can take the window out. The window sits in the well at about a 40 degree angle sloping down to the front. Outside of going to the convertible shop, does anyone have any ideas as to why the top won't fold all of the way down? Is the rear window causing the issue? Is something up with the well? Is the top frame bent or??

First photo shows the top down as far as it will go. The second photos shows the rear glass sitting in the well sloped back to front.

Any help or ideas would be appreciated. Thanks.
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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 05-07-2019, 03:45 PM
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Re: Fairlane convertible top issue

fsm has a section on top not stacking.
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