vinyl top replacement

Discussion in 'Color is everything!' started by eganddg, Jun 25, 2009.

  1. eganddg

    eganddg Well-Known Member

    does anyone know the average cost to have a vinyl top replaced?
  2. GStage1

    GStage1 Always looking for parts!

    I know here in FL...runs from $125-175
  3. copperheadgs1

    copperheadgs1 copperheadgs1

    Wow another Canadaigua guy. Been there many times as uncle lives there. Real nice country on the lake. I am actually going to see him tonight at my nephews wedding. Maybe contact Legendary interiors. I know they sell vinyl tops and they install interior parts maybe the tops too. They are pretty close to you in Newark New York. Just down the road a bit.
  4. CJB72Skylark

    CJB72Skylark Moderator

    To bad the rest of the outside exterior of the car wasn't that cheap to make look like new :blast:
  5. 65specialconver

    65specialconver kennedy-bell MIA

    There is a seller on e-gay that has been listing NOS vinyl tops for $12.95:shock: I got one in copper to match bittersweet on my '69.They are some funky colors,he had 2 pale yellow ones last week.
  6. CJB72Skylark

    CJB72Skylark Moderator

    Can you PM the sellers name so I can keep any eye out for one?
  7. gstewart

    gstewart Well-Known Member

    i had the vinyl roof & headliner installed, by a pro, on/in my 72 gs and it cost me $600 (i think). he also installed the stainless moldings for the roof & the mloding for the headliner. i supplied the headliner & vinyl roof from legendery. the results were excellent.
  8. pphil

    pphil Well-Known Member

    i paid 275 to have the top done on my wildcat
    he furnished the top and reattached all the trim around the windows


  9. Jim Jones

    Jim Jones Wretched Excess

    Contact Steve Hunkins at Stephen's Special Interest Autos in Columbus OH. He does EXCELLENT work for resonable prices. I think his labor rate is $40 per hour. It may be a bit far to go though. 614-262-8082
  10. eganddg

    eganddg Well-Known Member

    Your right, thats about five hours from me. Does anyone know of a reasonably priced installer in New York?
  11. Sleekcrafter

    Sleekcrafter Well-Known Member

    I just did mine, last night. The kit was $200.00 for my 67. You can by kits for $125.00 for the universal type but they are thinner material, the seams are glued not heat seamed, and require more time for installation due to the "universal fit".

    With the thinner material you have to be real careful not to streach it and end up with crooked seams. Once it's glued down it's allover.

    Any good upholsterer should be able to install one, or convertable top guy. A couple hours install time and materials should cover it.
  12. Rad005

    Rad005 Ron C

    I paid $450 to have mine installed by a custom upolstery shop. Looks great.

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