Posts Tagged ‘Haartz Corporation’

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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How to Install a Padded Roof on a Ford Model A

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on February 22nd, 2017

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Hot Rod magazine recently published a fantastic pictorial showing how Glenn Kramer of Hot Rod Interiors by Glenn in Phoenix, Arizona, installs a custom top on a 1929 Ford Model A. It’s a must see for every auto upholstery pro!

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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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Survey Finds Drivers Still Love Convertible Tops

Published by Nadeem Muaddi on January 11th, 2017

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Not so long ago industry insiders were warning that convertible vehicles were a dying breed — but not anymore. In recent years, open-air vehicles have seen an extraordinary resurgence, with automakers manufacturing more soft-top models and Haartz Corporation continuing to develop fabric technology.

Car drivers have also reaffirmed their love for convertible vehicles. In fact, a recent consumer opinion survey conducted by Haartz found that key demographics prefer convertible soft tops over fixed roofs, and that 90% of convertible owners drive their cars year round.

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