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Mk3 convertible roof

Post by kay00ni » 12/07/19 20:11

Looking advice please. Have a 2005 mr2 Roadster vvti red and it's roof is looking very poor. I am in Northern Ireland and looked about going to Swansea to get replacement skin but when I take the costs of ferries, fuel etc it is looking very expensive. I can buy a mohair roof skin from a company called Mazda Hood Shop for £600 shipped but am worried we won't be able to fit it properly. Any recommendations for anyone in Ireland? Any input would be greatly appreciated.




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Re: Mk3 convertible roof

Post by carolineasb » 13/07/19 21:33

Is the ferry that expensive? Smiths is only £330 supplied and fitted with a choice of colour. I think it's not just the fitting of the roof but the fact that it could possibly rip itself under its own weight although I don't know if that would just be the vinyl OEM roof.

Have you asked on the UK Roadster FB page if anyone in NI knows of a supplier? There are a few chaps from NI on there.

Other person to ask is Dick Sloan of MR2 Recycling in Carlisle, he may just know of someone?


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Post by kay00ni » 13/07/19 22:22

Thanks Caroline will look on fb...ferry to liverpool is round £400 roughly and scotland is slightly cheaper but not really fancying 8hr drive down. Will see what I can find out. Thanks


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Re: Mk3 convertible roof

Post by carolineasb » 15/07/19 21:48

Asked a chap from NI on the FB page and he says there is a company in Belfast but they are expensive :(

He says most others just watch for second hand ones coming up on fb marketplace/forums etc and get them delivered and then fitted by a mechanic in NI. He says Shiply are a good company to use for delivering over to NI


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Re: Mk3 convertible roof

Post by kay00ni » 16/07/19 8:36

Caroline thanks for all your help. Got name from Dick Sloan so Will see where that goes. We are going to took for hardtop to so fingers crossed.

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