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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-26-2019, 02:47 PM Thread Starter
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Corniche Soft Top Unlatching - Adjustment

Hello,

the soft top keeps unlatching while driving, I tried to adjust the latches, but I think the entire top frame needs to be re-positioned.

I've read the manual, but can someone share any experience they have had in adjusting the frame and how to do so?



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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-27-2019, 08:04 PM
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yes, I do. I went through the same issues. I need to know more about the exact problems you're facing!
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-27-2019, 08:07 PM Thread Starter
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Hello,

well, the top operates, but latches simply don't hold it and become undone.


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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 06-28-2019, 02:21 PM
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new latches

Are your latches in good condition? I made a set of billet stainless latches for a Corniche owner because the stock latches broke and so did the replacements. The pieces are all made of cast pot metal or white zinc or something similar and are not up to the task.
Heaven's Gate offers new latches but they are made of the same pot metal:
https://shop.heavensgategarage.de/en...Catch-Set.html
In the attached pic, only the pieces in the foreground are new and made by me. The original stock latch piece with the handle is strong enough and doesn't need to be replaced.
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As always, beautiful craftsmanship from Kelly...exceeding the original.

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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-10-2019, 01:17 PM
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Beautiful work Kelly!

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