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Old 03-01-2012, 11:06 PM
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Soft top Repairs

Hey guys,

My soft top has a "worn down" spot in the upper part of the passanger side right near the side of the passanger's skull. I know this is a common occurency in s2000 soft tops. The worn down spot and has a small hole at the moment and im scared to put the top down. Its small enough to where water from rain cannot get inside, but big enough to where u can see the sunlight on a bright day. The weather is beatiful outside and I cant put the top down until its repaired. So im asking if any of you have any recommendations on repair kits for small holes instead of tears for my top, Thanks
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Old 03-01-2012, 11:12 PM
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I've used that Flex-Seal stuff you see on TV with mixed results. It doesn't look great at all, but nothing has gotten through and it does have some flex to it.

However, if you do decide to use it, DO NOT just spray it on all *****-nily. Spray some onto a paper plate or useless bowl then get a t-shirt or something else and dab it to apply. It will look tons better and NOT cake on, like mine was. The caked on part is starting to break off, leaving behind the residue you want by dabbing it on.

Also I recommend doing a simple stitch to hold the two sides together as well as a basic patch laid over bottom to take the impact of the rubbing.
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Old 03-02-2012, 04:59 AM
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Buy some clear Tear Aid...got mine of ebay... I have oh about 30 of the holes you describe...top looks good from the outside but funny as hell on the inside. I have a lot of cats in my neighborhood, and they have decided that my top is the local claw sharpening object. But the Tear Aid stops the hole or slash in my case from getting larger.
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Old 03-02-2012, 05:35 AM
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Sometimes you can find people selling fabric patches of old tops on s2ki.
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Old 03-02-2012, 10:46 AM
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Soft top repair

Hi I too have the infamous hole. A convert top shop stitched it and put a soft patch on the inside. Looks better than I expected and has stopped the chaffing.

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Old 01-16-2013, 03:00 PM
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Got to pad those sharp edges
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Old 01-16-2013, 03:16 PM
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Got to pad those sharp edges
Let me guess; You just found out you need to have at least 25 meaningful posts to sell something here. Lucky for you, the meaningful part isn't heavily enforced.
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Old 01-16-2013, 04:53 PM
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Honda sells patch material.
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Old 01-17-2013, 05:14 AM
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Originally Posted by RMurphy View Post
Let me guess; You just found out you need to have at least 25 meaningful posts to sell something here. Lucky for you, the meaningful part isn't heavily enforced.
That's good to know, hopefully I have 25 meaningful posts if the time ever comes haha that is pretty lame tho
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