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Offline thebiz07

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1978 Trans Am T-Tops
« on: July 11, 2007, 07:46:15 PM »
I'm looking to buy a 1978 Trans Am.  It has American T-Tops in it.  I've never heard of these before, are these rare?  Does this increase or decrease the value of the car since not that many T/A's have them.  Does anyone know if they are problematic, ie leaking?.

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Re: 1978 Trans Am T-Tops
« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2007, 09:04:06 PM »
Try this:. It's under Tech Talk/Hurst (and other) t-tops.

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Re: 1978 Trans Am T-Tops
« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2007, 11:07:21 PM »
The American T-Top was an aftermarket T-top that could be installed.  They weren't done by the factory, they weren't done by the delaers, they were installed by owners who were sick of the Hurst T-tops leaking.  They are about the same as Hurst t-tops, but about an inch deaper.  I would say it neither hurts nor increases the value of the car.  It hurts it a little more because they are aftermarket.
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