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  Topic: New top installed! 86 Roadster
svo413

Replies: 10
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PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Fri Aug 17, 2018 2:45 pm   Subject: Top
I ordered an OEM top and had it installed about 10 years ago. About a year later, the plastic windows fell out because the stitching rotted out. The plastic is date coded and said 1988. I have to beli ...
  Topic: New top installed! 86 Roadster
svo413

Replies: 10
Views: 569

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:30 pm   Subject: Top
There should be no wrinkles in a cloth top. The plastic windows will smooth out in the sun. Vinyl tops with wrinkles show go away with time.
  Topic: 86 vert top pulldown question
svo413

Replies: 9
Views: 656

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 11:56 am   Subject: Top pull down
You can operate the top without running the pull down motor. Press the up button to release the tonneau. Stick you fingers under it and lift it up about 2 inches. This will release the rear baron the ...
  Topic: Seal kit
svo413

Replies: 1
Views: 352

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Wed May 23, 2018 5:45 am   Subject: Parts
See ascmclaren.com. Sometimes listed on eBay too.
  Topic: Production #
svo413

Replies: 1
Views: 350

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Wed May 09, 2018 4:53 pm   Subject: Cum number
Your best bet is to check the database on this site to see if it has been recorded. You might also want to ch3ck any of the factory paper work as well. Post some pictures.
  Topic: A pillar plastics? Are they the same?
svo413

Replies: 4
Views: 478

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Fri May 04, 2018 7:54 pm   Subject: Parts
Keep in mind most of the Ford parts are from the hatchback model not the convertible. The a pillars appear to be cut off and attached with paper based double sided tape at the top. Likely 79-86 to m ...
  Topic: "Mucket" seal?
svo413

Replies: 4
Views: 548

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:57 pm   Subject: Part
The part shown is a stock for part. Used by Ford 83-88 verts. I believe. I always see them on eBay from somebody. Asc used the stock part.

That is the first part posted.

The second part not For ...
  Topic: Mclaren identity crisis and value
svo413

Replies: 6
Views: 682

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Fri Apr 20, 2018 6:48 pm   Subject: Value
Your best bet for retaining its value is keeping it stock, or at least mostly stock.
  Topic: New top installed! 86 Roadster
svo413

Replies: 10
Views: 569

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:28 am   Subject: Top
I was not thrilled with the OEM top. Both in fit and durability.
  Topic: Door handle question
svo413

Replies: 8
Views: 651

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:14 am   Subject: Plastic
Sometime by 89 the door handles were changed to plastic. Nos ones in metal are hard to find. The repro metal one work just fine.
  Topic: First post - new owner of '86 Capri vert #209
svo413

Replies: 9
Views: 914

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Fri Apr 06, 2018 8:54 pm   Subject: Top
The top is easy to operate and has been posted here before.
1 put windows down
2. Release front latches
3. Release rear tonneau , and release the rear bow from the tonneau
4. Push the rear bow for ...
  Topic: STOCK or some modifications? - what is your McLaren?
svo413

Replies: 5
Views: 722

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:08 pm   Subject: Stock
Mine are both stock. As for the value, unless it’s a low mileage car, it probably does not greatly affect the value.

The reality is there is no Concours judging on Mercury cars unless you are doi ...
  Topic: First post - new owner of '86 Capri vert #209
svo413

Replies: 9
Views: 914

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Wed Mar 28, 2018 4:04 pm   Subject: Ash tray
The ash tray is not mustang or Capri. Likely not even Ford. It’s two pieces with the lower piece screwed straight down. Mine seemed to be molded in blue but painted black. I believe they all came th ...
  Topic: Window alignment 86 Roadster
svo413

Replies: 3
Views: 541

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:49 pm   Subject: Window
I have not had tp play with the windows much but I seem to recall a white sleeve on the bottom. There are probably pictures here as I have seen them. Likely in a post calling out door differences for ...
  Topic: Need help - Certificate of Conformity
svo413

Replies: 2
Views: 523

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Thu Mar 15, 2018 4:30 pm   Subject: Docs
In the USA things vary but most of the time a title of ownership is the most common. Some states use a bill o& sale as proof of ownership. If you are looking for proof of manufacture, then you wan ...
 
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