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Just got a 65 vw beetle with a mini T 4 seater body.

I am looking for a convertible too for it.
Does anyone know where I can get one?
Also it has manual turn signal as in I have to flip a switch back and forth to make it flash and I'm don't like that. An assist with that would be greatly appreciated
 

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This is the top you need:



I think there is a hard top, fiberglass...


Berry Fiberglass (Long Beach, California) only had a two year production run of the Mini T4; from 1969-1970.
The kit cold be ordered with the convertible top, so it is no longer made... It's another Dune Buggy variant.

It is now called the Roadster T; http://berrienbuggy.com/portfolio-categories/dune-buggy-bodies/

They fit many models, I saw a 1963 (so they say) with a the MT4 body for $3500 on Craigslist, with
almost no floor pan left, and the motor would not turn freely. Saw another one, a 1962, good shape,
no price.

You can make you own top. Bend/make a 1/2" conduit frame,then skin it with hardware cloth. Make your
attachment points, use marine latches for the front and Seatbelts for the rear. It won't fold down,
but would be removable. You can buy all the fittings you need at boat supply store, including aluminum
or stainless tubing. Or, a good boat canvas rigging place can make one.

You would need:
2 of these: http://www.marinepartdepot.com/dehiwirepin.html
2 of these: http://www.marinepartdepot.com/new316ststto2.html
4 of these: http://www.marinepartdepot.com/new316ststto3.html
Then the tubing; measure the amount of tubing you need for a main bow and a spreader bow.
Then have a upholstery shop cover it in Stay fast canvas. Can ask around in a marina for
who does the cheapest canvas work...
 

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Thanks alot, I actually used to work on boats so this wouldn't be hard for me. Mine was running and driving din until this morning when it died on me
 
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