Year: 1988 Model: Cabriolet Engine: 1. If you would like to schedule an appointment to see car in person please call Kurt at 717-490-1604. Conventional automotive cleaning products may be too strong for your convertible's top. I have a 92 cabriolet. There are 4 Phillips head screws there - remove them.
If the 1988 Volkswagen Cabriolet Convertible is not your car, please use the vehicle selector above to change your car to the correct year, make, model, and engine. Our service to the Volkswagen parts shoppers has been our hallmark since we started operating. TopsOnline always recommends using the services of a professional installer - they have the experience and the know-how to install your convertible top the right way, without causing damage to your new top, nor to your convertible top frame. Runs, drives, handles, stops very well. Each of our Volkswagen convertible tops is manufactured to original pattern specifications and we offer the original fabric selection.
Factory style Convertible Top Cover, must re-use factory Glass window. If that… There is a thermostat mounted to the radiator left side ; you merely unscrew it after disconnecting the electrical plug. Our main building is a restored ice house in southern Rhode Island. Your convertible's plastic windows are prone to scratches, premature yellowing, and cracking. They contain chemicals such as detergent, bleach, ammonia, petroleum, or silicone-based products.
The other two are toward the front side of the unit, under the power steering reservoir. If you are unsure about your ability to install a convertible top, use a professional instead. Some of the rubber is starting to be reproduced, but the pieces can be incredibly expensive. Pry off the speaker cover. Use a soft bristled brush to sweep away dirt and debris. First, you can use the Vehicle Selector above.
Vinyl tops made with heat-sealed quarters as original. I am sure there are more. For helpful convertible top diagrams, please. Included with the Top 2 Boot Loops for Boot Cover attachment tabs. Sometimes I resort to using a small screwdriver to slide between the hose and pipe to break the friction of years of attachment.
Folding the top while it's wet will corrode the mechanisms operating it. Also, avoid taking your convertible to an automatic car wash to avoid scratching its top. Keeping it dry will help prolong your top's life. I have changed both fuel pumps, spark plugs, relays and now gas is coming out of the spark plug unit. There may be some variances between the photos shown and the actual product.
Underneath, there are two large Phillips head screws - remove these. Pull down on these little handles and unfastend the hook from the little metal bar, push the top up a bit, push the little handles flat again, then proceed to lift the top and fold it back, once it is folded down, push down on the top slightly until… I have an 86' cabrio and up in each corner of the top of the windshield their is a lever on each side pull down and toward the front of the car. In 1998, the Volkswagen Cabriolet came in three trims -- Base, Bestseller, and Boutique. After cleaning your convertible and apply the necessary protectants to its top, make sure its dry before storing it. Select Your 1998 Audi Cabriolet eEuroparts. Rinse the top thoroughly to remove cleaning agents as they can fade its natural color.
Here are some quick tips on maintaining your convertible's top. The site is actively updated depending on the availability of these parts. For general convertible top care and cleaning tips, please. My 87 Cabriolet has gone 210,000 miles without a major engine overhaul and still has its original transmission. These products also protect it against chemical pollutants floating around the air. Volkswagen Cabriolet parts are most similar to the mark 1 Golf and Rabbit parts. Free shipping will be reflected as you proceed through Checkout.
Since you've already selected a 1988 Volkswagen Cabriolet Convertible as your specific vehicle, any search you perform will be filtered to exclude parts that do not fit your 1988 Volkswagen Cabriolet Convertible. There is a plastic bracket between the dashpad and the heater unit that has one screw through it. Dry it with a chamois or quick-absorbing cloth to avoid watermarks. Screw the new one in along with a new washer and reconnect the plug. A damp microfiber towel is the best tool to clean these windows. That link will take you to your Volkswagen Cabriolet model page where you can select your year and engine. You can read detailed warranty information on our warranty page.
Treat your convertible's top as you would treat your own skin. Photos are for illustration purposes only. Then you have to pry off the cover of the grab handle. Some items may be unavailable for or incompatible with certain trim levels and models. You can re-use your existing cables if they are in good shape. The coolant reservoir looks to be original to the car, so a careful inspection of the cooling system would be in order.