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Date: Tue, 30 Mar 1999 12:30:30 +0200
From: RCS <>
Subject: Re: cracking convertable tops

Same problems to all Saab 900 tops, I cannot agree that the tan top is a better alternative. For my opinion itīs even worse (I have one on my 900t conv.) cause: - the tan cloth is thinner than the black/blue one that means: - it scrubbs more (spots are more visible) - you see all folding edges/spots - it seems to by faster dirty - when itīs wet itīs darker - the cloth is not so responsible against folding/scrubbing cracks easy! And to 1: No, thereīs nothing you can do, that helps really!!! (I tried all) Maybee one thing: change it! and get a new one... - regards, RCS- 1993 900t conv. : > I have owned a few convertibles over the years(never any Saab's unfortunately). > I always used Armour All, which helps, try to keep out of the sun for extended > periods, if possible, maybe invest in a lighter coloured top, like tan, for your > next replacement. > Sincerely, Jeff Schloeter > > Peter Rojewski wrote: > > > HI, > > my 89, 900 convertible's top, is starting to split along the edges, > > especially by the rear windows. obviously there is a lot of shrinkage to the > > subject material. The question is; can a person purchase any type of > > moisturizer, or fabric softener, that would stretch the material and stop > > the tightening of the top, before it gets more serious and expensive ?

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