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Who has the best quality and price for a tonneau cover and a  soft convertible top?
Luggage rack and the cages for the headlights ?

also car does not currently have either and I do not see snaps, is this easy to do yourself

currently has this strange hard piece the previous owner fabricated.

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I bought a haartz fabric top and full tonneau to replace the vinyl CMC pieces from the old VS in Hawaiian Gardens --- now VMC.  Prices have gone up a bit.  You can install yourself using instructions available here.  Do you have the steel top bows, tensioning pieces and the header bow? Snaps are not included - use regular one or more costly Tenax ones.  Installing ones by windshield requires its removal or gymnastics to drill holes from below.

Cages? Headlight buckets are from a pre '67 VW bug.  CIP1 or other VW place has them $35 or so each.

VMC luggage rack will NOT fit with the CMC cast alloy engine grill.  Same for the vintagespeedsterparts.com one.  Leitz repros in Stainless steel are about $400.  I have old AMMCO one and there is a painted Reuter one out there.

NO fit - due to diameter of legs --- $290.

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For the top and tonneau, if you decide to go with Tenax fasteners instead of snaps, I found that English ones were cheaper than German ones at the time I bought mine.

https://www.vintagecarparts.co.uk/search?query=tenax

Maybe this is what you mean by headlight cages.  This is one source for one style:

https://sierramadrecollection....-s-50-65-p17420.html

There are other sources and other styles, perhaps even eBay.

For the top and tonneau, if you decide to go with Tenax fasteners instead of snaps, I found that English ones were cheaper than German ones at the time I bought mine.

https://www.vintagecarparts.co.uk/search?query=tenax

Maybe this is what you mean by headlight cages.  This is one source for one style:

https://sierramadrecollection....-s-50-65-p17420.html

There are other sources and other styles, perhaps even eBay.

Just remember that the English Tenax snaps are different than the German ones so you can't mix them.

@WOLFGANG posted:

I bought a haartz fabric top and full tonneau to replace the vinyl CMC pieces from the old VS in Hawaiian Gardens --- now VMC.  Prices have gone up a bit.  You can install yourself using instructions available here.  Do you have the steel top bows, tensioning pieces and the header bow? Snaps are not included - use regular one or more costly Tenax ones.  Installing ones by windshield requires its removal or gymnastics to drill holes from below.

Cages? Headlight buckets are from a pre '67 VW bug.  CIP1 or other VW place has them $35 or so each.

VMC luggage rack will NOT fit with the CMC cast alloy engine grill.  Same for the vintagespeedsterparts.com one.  Leitz repros in Stainless steel are about $400.  I have old AMMCO one and there is a painted Reuter one out there.

NO fit - due to diameter of legs --- $290.

Wolfgang you have a rack for sale? Will the AMMCO fit the CMC? Picture?

Amco luggage rack 3Mine is still on car - but here's one on eBay. Mine appears to be a little different.  Extra holes are to accommodate a twin grill engine lid.  For price I'd rather have the larger stainless steel new Leitz repro.

Porsche 356 Amco Style Single & Twin Grill Luggage Rack CHROME Leitz Reutter | eBay

Image 1 - Porsche 356 Amco Style Single & Twin Grill Luggage Rack CHROME Leitz Reutter

and the new SS Leitz for $298 - Free shipping

Porsche 356 Leitz style reproduction stainless steel Luggage Rack Engine Grille | eBay

Porsche 356 Leitz Style Reproduction Stainless Steel Luggage Rack

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