1971 MB 280SE 3.5 “Fintail” Cabriolet (W111) Question - Mercedes-Benz Forum

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Cool 1971 MB 280SE 3.5 “Fintail” Cabriolet (W111) Question

My sister-in-law has this car.

She has been told by the concourse crowd to NEVER, EVER lower the convertible top because doing so will permanently crease the window.

Is this urban legend or more WMD hooey?

... or is the real question; Can the top be lowered without permanently creasing anything?


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I vote for Hooey

If the window creases the top is old anyway. What's the point of having a cab if you can't put the top down? Unless the car is never going to be used as it was intended and only preserved.
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