How much does it cost to add a T-top?

How much does it cost to add a T-top?

Generally, it can cost $3,500 or more to install a custom T-top on your boat or to choose it as a factory-installed option. However, some companies offer more affordable aftermarket T-tops.

Can you convert a hard top to at top?

Yes, you can convert a hard top to a soft top by removing all the hard top mounting components and replacing it with those specific to soft tops. There are advantages and disadvantages to converting to a soft top.

Can you make a Camaro t-top?

Since convertibles had a bad rep for not having the necessary structural rigidity and safety, the T-Top was the way to go. Drop Top Customs, the aftermarket customizers known for making convertibles, have now decided to bring the T-Top back in the form of a kit for the current Chevrolet Camaro.

Why do cars not have T-tops anymore?

The reason t-tops came into being was because vehicle manufacturers were afraid that the federal government was going to ban convertibles. That’s why the “last” Cadillac convertible was built in 1976…just about the same time that the first t-top was introduced.

Can you make a car T-Top?

The T-Top is a beautiful example of compromise. If you want the open-air fun of a convertible but don’t want to completely sacrifice structural rigidity and add the weight of a drop top, the T-Top was made for you. It’s also not a feature you’ll find in any car being manufactured today.

Do they make cars with T tops?

While none of today’s car companies have the good sense to make cars with these truly awesome roofs anymore, the Chevy Camaro and Pontiac Firebird brought the T-Top into the 21st century, if only just. T-Tops went the way of Pontiac and its Firebird in 2002.

Are Jeep hard tops interchangeable?

All hardtops are the same, no matter what trim.

What was the first car with T tops?

1968 Chevrolet Corvette coupe
The 1968 Chevrolet Corvette coupe was the first U.S.-built production automobile to feature a T-top roof.

What was the last car made with T tops?

The 1968 Chevrolet Corvette coupe was the first U.S.-built production automobile to feature a T-top roof. This increased the popularity of the coupe, such that it outsold the convertible and later led to the discontinuation of the Corvette convertible after 1975 until it was revived in 1986.

Who invented T tops?

Gordon Buehrig
While many credit GM for the T-Top, it was actually invented and patented by car designer Gordon Buehrig. It was first used in a 1948 prototype by The American Sportscar Company or “Tasco.”

What was ZZ Top car?

the Eliminator Coupe
One that did was the Eliminator Coupe, the vivid red, graphics-adorned ’33 Ford coupe built of Billy Gibbons and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band ZZ Top. Guitarist Gibbons was always a “car guy,” with a lifelong fascination with hot rods.

Is it better to replace a hard top or soft top?

Soft tops, with their extra flexibility, can bend and slide across these same objects, and soft top frame parts or door surrounds can always be replaced if damaged. Trail tops and frameless tops are also a good alternative to prevent trail damage, and cost a whole lot less than having to repair or replace a hard top.

Is it worth buying a hard top for a jeep?

A hardtop also adds a substantial amount of weight to your Jeep, and will cut fuel economy versus a lighter soft top. The normal manual removal of a hard top usually requires a second person, unless you have a hoist.

How much does a custom fishing hardtop weigh?

In fact a Custom Fishing Hardtop weighs less than 100 pounds for most applications. Each Custom Fishing Hardtop is made from high strength corrosion resistant aluminum alloys.

Who are the owners of drop top customs?

Drop Top Customs, by Convertible Builders LLC, formerly Coach Builders Limited, Inc. was founded in 1976. The company is 100% debt free. Bank reference – Bank of America of High Springs, FL – (386) 454-3631.