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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-21-2019, 09:38 AM Thread Starter
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Remove top with frame from a 69?

Doing some interior, trunk, and floor pan work on my 69 Impala and it would make my life much easier if the entire top assembly were out. Is this a feasible option?

There seem to be no instructions in the several assembly manuals I have.

I don't need a new top, just need this one out of the way for a while.

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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-21-2019, 11:32 AM
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Are you looking to do a frame off restoration on a rotisserie? Is the body of the car what you are calling a top? I am a little confused.

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Are you looking to do a frame off restoration on a rotisserie? Is the body of the car what you are calling a top? I am a little confused.

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Dave, I'm asking if the convertible top frame can be removed intact.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-21-2019, 05:23 PM
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Yes, I would say that you can, by separating the Cloth Top at the back end first, but try just lifting the Top straight up and let it park that way first. It will be out of your way that way and much less work to boot.

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