View Full Version : LOOKING FOR Carbon Fiber HARD TOP
01-17-2012, 08:19 PM
Since there is such a long backlog to get a new CF hardtop - was wondering if anyone doesn't use theirs and might want to sell........worth asking I guess.....
01-18-2012, 10:00 AM
Check Sector 111.
01-27-2012, 01:17 PM
Are the lotus elise hard tops exactly the same as the teslas, including the mounting hardware? I'm asking because I may be needing a hard top in the near future too, and would like to find a used one if possible (non-cf, and will paint to match.)
Check this thread: alternative carbon fiber hardtops (http://www.teslamotorsclub.com/showthread.php/2377-alternative-carbon-fiber-hardtops)
Are the lotus elise hard tops exactly the same as the teslas, including the mounting hardware?
No, but I think they still work. The Lotus hard tops mount in front of the roll bar, similar to the soft top. The Tesla hard tops mount over the roll bar.
I have a Lotus hardtop. It's a perfect fit and as Doug says, it fits lower down. I prefer the look of it.
The only downside is that the Tesla top is a very pukka piece of hardware; it's very well finished inside and out. My aftermarket example took a year of fiddling to get right. It's there now but for a year I had to figure out why it squeaked or rattled over bumps. A year later I have bushes, foam edges and have filled the whole shell with expanding foam to create something quiet and warm.
I edited my post to include that: alternative carbon fiber hardtops (http://www.teslamotorsclub.com/showthread.php/2377-alternative-carbon-fiber-hardtops?p=39937&viewfull=1#post39937)
02-01-2012, 08:43 PM
new buyer beware: I was emailed from a SERGIO RAMIREZ DIAZ - although he didn't even spell his name correctly throughout the email......lol.......wanted to sell me his CF hard top - wait till you see the pic........anyways I looked up his name and see he tries this M.O. in different forums - asking for payment by western Union or Bank transfer. I laughed it off but want to make sure no one else gets targeted....4025
02-01-2012, 08:54 PM
Yeah... that'll fit...
new buyer beware: I was emailed from a SERGIO RAMIREZ DIAZ ...
Watch out! Does he play the sax? SERGIO!
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