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Old 04-24-2007, 05:27 PM   #1
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69-72 K5 Bikini Tops

As the major manufactures are not willing to make a bikini top for the 69-72 K5, I am taking the time to help make a bikini top available by an upholstry shop in Wichita, Kansas. This bikini top will be made when ordered so it is anticipated that delivery time on each top will be approximately 30 days.

The bikini top will be offered in two different styles, a snap style and a style that works with the rail that used to be available from Specialty Top Company for their Fasttrac soft top. This rail style has a lip built into it that happens to work well with the existing windshield attachment system for the Specialty Top Company Fasttrac soft top.

We do not sell a rail for use with the rail style bikini top and presently Specialty Top Company is out of business. The rail style bikini top is offered for people who already own a Specialty Top Company Fasttrac soft top and already have the rail or those that will fabricate their own rail.

As the location of snaps may not be uniform, all bikini tops will be shipped without snaps installed. You will need to purchase your snap installation kit locally. Ace Hardware stores sell a General® Screw-Snap Fastening Kit (1267), Ace No. 23159.

This bikini top will be offered in a marine grade canvas material that is waterproof. The material will be available in a variety of colors. Certain premium colors will be slightly more expensive. The webbing around the edges of the bikini top will be black.

The bikini top will be approximately 61" wide and 38" long - as placement of rollbars vary be sure to measure from your windshield frame to your rollbar to insure this standard size will work for your specific K5. The bikini top is designed to extend past your rollbar a few inches. A longer bikini top can be ordered for an extra charge.

Please send a private message to get the ordering info.

Here is a pic of the style that attaches with the rail system.

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Old 04-24-2007, 05:43 PM   #2
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Old 04-24-2007, 06:18 PM   #3
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Re: 69-72 K5 Bikini Tops

Thanks for puting this together Mark. I will be ordering mine soon.
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Old 04-24-2007, 10:20 PM   #4
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Re: 69-72 K5 Bikini Tops

That is a very cool thing to set up for us....Very much appreciated.



I will order mine soon
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Old 04-25-2007, 07:09 AM   #5
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Re: 69-72 K5 Bikini Tops

Ready to order.

When would they be ready to ship?
Are they being made as their ordered or are the 'basic' cololered ones ready to go?

Thanks Mark, nice work!
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Old 04-25-2007, 11:32 AM   #6
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Re: 69-72 K5 Bikini Tops

Pretty sure he will make them when ordered, but I think it would be wise of him to have a couple standard ones in black premade. I think his turnaround will be pretty fast.
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Old 05-21-2007, 08:35 AM   #7
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Re: 69-72 K5 Bikini Tops

I can't wait to order mine...........
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Old 05-21-2007, 09:22 AM   #8
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Re: 69-72 K5 Bikini Tops

Order when ready, to my knowledge no one has ordered any yet so you can be the first!
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Old 05-21-2007, 10:18 AM   #9
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I am working on raising the money. Took the Blaz out last night. I was going to go wash it off today but my seat is wet. I need to get it covered. I should be ordering soon.
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Old 08-03-2007, 03:16 PM   #10
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Re: 69-72 K5 Bikini Tops

A couple bikini tops have been ordered and shipped at this point and I picked up one for myself and another boardmember who gave me his snap version for a template.

The webbing this upholstry man is using is a good heavy piece and the reinforcement plastic strip for the fastrack style rail is is also great.

I'm very pleased with the quality. Here is an album with pictures of the bikini top designed for the rail system. Again, we are not able to produce the rail so you are on your own if you don't already have one.

The snap style will look identical to these, without the plastic reinforcement sewn into the leading edge.
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Old 08-06-2007, 10:14 PM   #11
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Hey Yucon, do you have any installed pics?

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Old 08-07-2007, 09:20 AM   #12
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Re: 69-72 K5 Bikini Tops

One was mailed to a member on Friday and he will post some pics of his installed asap. I still don't have mine installed.
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Old 08-07-2007, 11:01 PM   #13
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Hey Yukon, sorry for misspelling your name. Don't know what I was thinking.

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Old 04-17-2008, 12:00 AM   #14
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Re: 69-72 K5 Bikini Tops

Guess I better give this the ole' spring bump.
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Old 04-17-2008, 01:51 AM   #15
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Re: 69-72 K5 Bikini Tops

Cant wait to see some pictures
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Old 04-18-2008, 10:37 PM   #16
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Re: 69-72 K5 Bikini Tops

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One was mailed to a member on Friday and he will post some pics of his installed asap. I still don't have mine installed.
Did any pics ever get posted?
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Old 04-19-2008, 05:46 PM   #17
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Re: 69-72 K5 Bikini Tops

Unfortunately no, but when I get my top yanked this spring I will be installing my bikini top and posting pics!
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Old 04-20-2008, 06:35 AM   #18
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Re: 69-72 K5 Bikini Tops

I've got one, but I ordered it before I bought the STC fastrac top that they quit making. I just installed a bestop, so I guess I'll try to figure out a way to use the bikini top. I think I'll just install the snaps on the bikini. When I get it done, I'll share some pics. Hopefully in the next couple of weeks.
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Old 04-21-2008, 05:57 PM   #19
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Re: 69-72 K5 Bikini Tops

NuBomb, maybe someone with a Fastrac style top will get in touch with you and buy yours, then you can order the one you need. However, I bet adding snaps will work too.
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I'm pretty sure I can make it work.
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Re: 69-72 K5 Bikini Tops

I installed my bikini top this morning. Here are a couple of pictures.......







I already have a best top soft top so I asked him to just give me the snaps and he did. I installed them in this top so both tops use the same snaps. His price went up, mine was $170 shipped.
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Old 05-16-2008, 07:32 PM   #22
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Thanks for posting those! I didn't know the price had gone up, I will contact him to get the form I have linked above updated.
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No problem, just trying to help.
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Re: 69-72 K5 Bikini Tops

Is the company still offering these and what's the average cost. Thanks, Jason
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Old 11-18-2008, 12:56 PM   #25
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Based on last pricing that I was aware of it should be between $160 and $170 shipped depending on fabric/color. Harry will still make them but I highly recommend you call him and verify pricing and turn around time. Harry's number is listed in the .pdf file in the first post.
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