1990-2005 Mazda Miata Convertible Top
1 Piece Style with Deck Seams- Cabrio Vinyl - Non-Zippered Heated Glass Window
This is a non-original one-piece design that includes the deck seam option for a factory look. Includes pre-punched plastic retainers to ease installation.
About the Glass Window
Years of development and engineering went into this convertible top window bonding method. The objective was to design and develop a manufacturing method and process that would virtually eliminate window separation or leaking....the number one failure for glass window convertible tops. The result was a patented production technology that involves wrapping the fabric around an internal ring that adheres to the glass. A new bonding agent was specially created by 3M engineers based on military specification during the development phase to ensure this adhesive, when applied in a multi-step automated process, could withstand extreme tension in all temperatures.
To ensure the exact quantity, placement and even distribution of adhesive during the production process, a entirely new manufacturing system had to be invented. And, since not all convertible top windows are the same, unique tooling had to be engineered and manufactured to ensure the ring and window lined up perfectly every time as the bonding agent is applied by the robot. The multiple steps, or phases, in the production process match the custom engineered tool and ring to the window for each vehicle. The fabric has been carefully notched by a computer controlled cutter around the radius of the ring to ensure proper adhesion around the entire perimeter to eliminate potential of leaking. The technology is unique and protected by worldwide patents.
About the Material
Manufactured using premium 38 oz. Cabrio Vinyl, which is the same weight and grain found on factory original Miata convertible tops. It is a two-ply composite made of PVC cabrio grain and a 100% polyester lining fabric that is supple and strong.
Why You Should Consider a Pre-installed Rain Rail
We offer both designs either with or without a rain rail. A rain rail is a U-shaped, molded ABS plastic piece that attaches to the rear bottom of the convertible top. It directs any water collected, out drain holes to keep it from entering your interior cabin and trunk.
Unless your top is leaking, you may not a new rain rail, however, there are good reasons you should consider getting one anyway.
There is a significant amount of time and labor involved to drill out the old rain rail and reinstall it on a new top properly - without any wrinkles. If you are doing it yourself, and are sure your existing rain rail is in good shape then you can save some money by purchasing a new top without the rain rail, but if your rain rail is brittle or cracked it will leak and cause problems. We offer the option to add a factory installed rain rail. We'll professionally install the rain rail to the convertible top before shipping. This only adds one day to the delivery at most, but may be done the same day.
All of our convertible tops are 100% guaranteed to fit perfectly on your Miata convertible right from the box. If not, we will replace your item or refund the purchase price.