Don’s Auto Interior, LLC
specializes in the replacement of convertible tops and window curtains for
modern soft-top vehicles, customs, street rods, and antiques.
Don’s Auto Interiors, LLC
recommends replacement convertible tops from the following manufacturers:
Electron, Key and Robbins. Our convertible tops and accessories are
guaranteed to fit “perfectly” out of the box because they are made using
the exact specifications and patterns of the original vehicle. Our
convertible tops are made only with the finest materials available in the
Our expertise in
Convertible Tops will help determine the best option available:
of a new Convertible Top
of a new Window Curtain
of both the new Convertible Top and the new Window Curtain.
Our interior technicians
will recommend the correct materials and techniques needed to provide a
durable, weather tight convertible top that will provide years of
Working on a custom car
or street rod? We will explain the process and recommend the material to
compliment the vehicle style and colors.
While the “soft stuff”
is important, we can also repair the structural components of convertible
tops. We have the expertise to replace convertible motors, cylinders,
latches and frames.
Convertible Top “Break
When a convertible top
is replaced, it is necessary to have a "break-in" period for any new top.
We recommend a break-in period of two weeks.
A “break in” period is
required for two reasons.
installed on the car, convertible top materials stretch. Depending on the
time of the year, this stretching process takes 2 – 4 weeks. Once the top
stretches out, it should have a nice tight look. For best results, it is
important for the stretch process to happen without interruption.
as the top stretches out in some places, it will tighten up in others. As
the top changes, so will positions of the frame, pads, and seals – this is
called the “break in” period.
If the top is opened
during the "break in" period, the following may be affected: effort to
close the top, wind noise, and weather tightness.
Once the “break in”
period is over, we invite our customers back so we can perform the first
fold down of the new top. As we do this together, the customer is able to
verify that their top is working properly.
As a convertible top
frame ages, links and joints wear and top frames do not have the same
alignment as when the convertible top was new. Leaving convertible tops
and glass windows in the up position after installation allows them time
to relax and adjust, or become "seasoned" to the top frame. Always follow
the instruction in the Owner's Manual for opening and closing the
Always keep the well
free of objects, even a harmless item such as a beach towel can cause
glass windows to break.