Roof closing reluctance mk1

Roof closing reluctance mk1

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tonymor

Original Poster:

1,274 posts

139 months

Friday 4th June
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I’ve noticed recently that after going roof down that when I go to raise/ close it I have a problem getting it to the windscreen latches . It’s almost as if it has shrunk?
Anyone else had this and to add its intermittent.?

Zed.

32 posts

43 months

Saturday 5th June
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had thisredface

vinyl schrinks slightly, poured hot water over the hood allowed it to close easilycool

Rich.

pewe

586 posts

186 months

Monday 21st June
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Also depends on the ambient temperature.
My mohair one can be a right pig to latch when it's hot weather.
Just a question of jiggling it a bit when its almost fully up to help the catches engage - one side seems more compliant than the other but could just be latch adjustment.