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convertible top strap vibration cure???

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by kmbonomo, Aug 8, 2001.

  1. kmbonomo

    kmbonomo 1/2 ton status

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    the rear hold down straps on my convertible top vibrate to the tune of a bad guitar when the sides and back are rolled up. anybody got a cure for this, it seems to be a problem when traveling over 20 mph

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    I've got a buddy that had that problem with his Jeep's bikini top - His cure was to zip-tie a couple of pieces of pipe insulation around the straps - It looks butch, but it works great.

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    Twist a few turns in them then reconnect. This works to get rid of the noise. You might not like the looks. Give it a try. Couldn't hurt.
     
  4. Stephen

    Stephen 1/2 ton status Moderator Vendor

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    Yup, twist them, works on our boat tops up to about 50 mph, probably work on a K5 top too. Seems like 1-2 full turns is plenty.

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