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  Topic: Tonneau Applique removal
birdiestobehad

Replies: 4
Views: 1485

PostForum: Builds/Projects/Restoration   Posted: Wed Dec 02, 2020 7:17 pm   Subject: Tonneau Applique removal
I don't remember anything specific or special. I know at least one side was detached for a couple of feet in and I just lifted it enough to get my hand underneath and flat to the deck. I slowly kept p ...
  Topic: Tonneau Applique removal
birdiestobehad

Replies: 4
Views: 1485

PostForum: Builds/Projects/Restoration   Posted: Mon Nov 30, 2020 9:44 pm   Subject: Tonneau Applique removal
My 1986 convertible had it glued on. I had the same issue about 9 years ago.

Here is the link to the forum post from back then:

http://www.ascmclaren.org/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=4103&highlight ...
  Topic: 1989 Top Bow won't release
birdiestobehad

Replies: 3
Views: 1837

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Wed Jul 15, 2020 2:44 pm   Subject: 1989 Top Bow won't release
If you go to the ascmclaren.com web site, there is a section for "Service Manuals". Within that there is a section for "Convertible diagrams" and the first two pages are for operat ...
  Topic: WE'RE BACK!
birdiestobehad

Replies: 9
Views: 4399

PostForum: It's your call.   Posted: Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:37 am   Subject: WE'RE BACK!
Thanks for all your work!

Kinda cool running into you the other month crawling in traffic on 485 and talking with you later at the Fresh Market.
  Topic: C/L 86 Roadster Salisbury, MD $3500/offer
birdiestobehad

Replies: 5
Views: 3934

PostForum: Classifieds   Posted: Tue Dec 04, 2018 12:17 pm   Subject: C/L 86 Roadster Salisbury, MD $3500/offer
Go to the website below for good info and available parts. He bought out ASC of all the original parts years ago, so you can get NOS and some repro pieces as well as some salvaged body parts. I've bou ...
  Topic: Replaced trunk latch pull wire. What a pain
birdiestobehad

Replies: 1
Views: 1769

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:14 pm   Subject: Replaced trunk latch pull wire. What a pain
I replaced my release cable in 2012 and posted here on the steps I went through hoping it would help anyone who needed to do the same:

http://www.ascmclaren.org/phpBB/viewtopic.php?t=4309&highl ...
  Topic: 86 vert top pulldown question
birdiestobehad

Replies: 9
Views: 4922

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:32 pm   Subject: 86 vert top pulldown question
When you press the up arrow (top of switch), that releases the tonneau cover. When you press the down arrow (bottom of switch) and hold it, that will extend and retract the inverted metal "U" ...
  Topic: Mercedes hard top on ASC Roadster
birdiestobehad

Replies: 7
Views: 4581

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Thu May 03, 2018 11:31 am   Subject: Mercedes hard top on ASC Roadster
Sounds interesting. I think you may run into issues with the windows fitting/sealing properly to the top?
  Topic: Recaro seat controls
birdiestobehad

Replies: 2
Views: 2590

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Wed Mar 07, 2018 12:29 pm   Subject: Recaro seat controls
On my '86, the rocker with the raised dot is for the seat heater and when the forward side with the dot is pressed down, the seat heater should turn on and there is a light within the rocker switch to ...
  Topic: Selected For Watkins Glen Concouse d'Elegance
birdiestobehad

Replies: 3
Views: 3178

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Mon Mar 06, 2017 12:17 pm   Subject: Selected For Watkins Glen Concouse d'Elegance
Congratulations!
  Topic: Maintenance on my 1986 5.0SC
birdiestobehad

Replies: 0
Views: 2616

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Tue Feb 21, 2017 1:15 pm   Subject: Maintenance on my 1986 5.0SC
A couple of weeks ago I finally got around to taking care of a bunch of nagging issues (window motors, door rattles, speedo cable chirp, windows not sealing tight to the top gaskets, etc.) I've been h ...
  Topic: Capri HVAC contol question
birdiestobehad

Replies: 1
Views: 2262

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Wed Jan 25, 2017 5:32 pm   Subject: Capri HVAC contol question
My '86 does not have the defrost function and it is in original condition.

This does not mean that asc did not get some with it and leave it in, as we've all seen that there are a lot of small diff ...
  Topic: Armrest removal?
birdiestobehad

Replies: 4
Views: 3533

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Wed Jul 13, 2016 11:30 am   Subject: Armrest removal?
Go to ascmclaren.com to the Service Manuals section. There is a 2 page section for "Door". this has a one page written description and a one page diagram. The first few steps describe removi ...
  Topic: Block
birdiestobehad

Replies: 3
Views: 2548

PostForum: ASC Discussions   Posted: Mon Jul 11, 2016 4:32 pm   Subject: Block
Thanks for taking care of that! I figured you were out of town as you always catch this stuff quickly.
  Topic: 1988 on eBay
birdiestobehad

Replies: 2
Views: 3162

PostForum: Classifieds   Posted: Wed Jun 22, 2016 3:09 pm   Subject: 1988 on eBay
Don't really care for the seats and the tonneau, way to busy, nor the steering wheel. The detailing is out of place........... Rolling Eyes
 
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