I am replacing top on my 1986 XJS-C. I ordered it through
one of respected ebay convertible top sellers.
The top consists of 4 pieces:
2 x targa skins
1 x surrounding material
1 x back part with vinyl window
Here is the problem. I ordered it in brown. I got the back
part with vinyl window in brown with soft cloth canvas on
the ‘‘outside’’, but the surrounding material and 2 targa
skins came as thin underliner-like material (they called it
‘‘dobby’’ as I found already). targa skins and surrounding
material look like they miss brown canvas on top (soft
cloth), not to mention that the colour is black-ish.
The salesman wrote to me something like that:
‘‘WC & TP are needed for complete restoration, total time for
installation is 14 hours.
WC is complete top with inside attached headliner, top is
made with side cable
guides & handrolled as original. TP is complete surround
panel section, plus T-Top
section covers. The TP option needs to use Rubberized facing
The top that I have right now is unified on all cabrio
elements( back part, targa panels and surronding material) -
ITS ALL BROWN, soft cloth on the ‘‘visible’’ side : ) He
stipulates that targa panels and surrounding material should
have different type of material (and colour!) when compared
to back, window part. Someone is pulling my leg here ?
here is what I have got in the package - its clear that
apart from the window part, its all black (and what cannot
be seen on the picture, its different, thin material).
I hope someone can shed a light on this! Im puzzled
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