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    Anything to look out for on the Twintop ??

    My old dears just bought a twintop 1.8VVT - picking it up Saturday and I'm not here. My old mans going with her to get it but would like to give them something other than the obvious to look for

    Anyone know if there is specifics for these cars to check ?

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    2 of the Seals are prone to going (cant remember which 2 but they snag on early ones think this has been rectified) will have a look in a mo
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    steve just make sure the roof works ok
    thats the only prob my work mate's wife has had

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    woman i bought my convertible off says hers had a rattle in the roof from the day she had it, ended up having to have new hinges on the roof

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    A girl from work rejected 2 TT's due to roof leaks.
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    This is an 08 and has records of rectification work on the roof of some description, not seen them in detail however

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    Wasnt there a recall on part of the roof mechanism IIRC.

    IIRC BMC posted it up

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    Quote Originally Posted by LordNikon View Post
    This is an 08 and has records of rectification work on the roof of some description, not seen them in detail however
    Sounds like the common one, pretty sure it was recall from when ive been at our other site that deals with retail cars.
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    Quote Originally Posted by redhotpanther View Post
    Wasnt there a recall on part of the roof mechanism IIRC.

    IIRC BMC posted it up
    Yes there was.

    http://www.astraownersclub.com/vb/sh...d.php?t=139105

    Something to do with sticky flaps I think

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    Spoke to the twin top guy at other depot his words where

    'they leak from the front to the back' but thats his negative ways.

    He did say that the seals on the c post leak the worst into the boot
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