Posts Tagged ‘Convertible Top’

Family Discovers Only Downside to Convertibles

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on April 11th, 2017

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A German man and his teenage daughter were cruising around in their Renault convertible on Saturday when the unthinkable happened: A trailer full of liquid manure spilled into their car!

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Frozen: Mazda Miata vs Chicago Snowstorm

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on March 23rd, 2017

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Some ill-willed prankster stole the top of a 1997 Mazda MX-5 Miata last week in the middle of a Chicago snowstorm — causing irreparable damage to the car’s interior.

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Try the Haartz ‘Find Your Top’ Database

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 15th, 2017

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Whether you’re ordering a replacement convertible top or creating one from scratch, it’s important that the fabric used be original — because that’s the only way to guarantee that the new top will be just as good as the last.

To help top manufacturers and auto upholstery shops match OEM top fabric, The Haartz Corporation recently updated its free “Find Your Top” online database.

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Pictorial: How to Clean a Convertible Top

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on January 30th, 2017

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When it comes to cleaning and caring for convertible tops, The Haartz Corporation knows best. After all, they’re the world’s leading manufacturer of convertible topping.

Over the last year we’ve collaborated with Haartz to bring you care guides for cloth tops, vinyl tops and even winter weather. We also highlighted Haartz‘s new premium convertible top brush, which makes cleaning safe and easy. Well, BestRide recently put those lessons and tools to the test.

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Guide: Special Extrusions and Window Frames

Published by Naseem Muaddi on January 18th, 2017

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Electron Top mailed two fliers to auto upholstery shops across the United States this month. The first is a helpful guide for “Special Extrusions and Window Frames.” The second is titled “28 Principles of Liberty,” and comes just in time for the presidential inauguration.

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