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Old 03-18-2013, 09:59 AM   #15
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I also have a early build 2012 and have not experienced the rubbing you describe. I did buy mine from Rodgers Chevrolet and they went over the top before I got the car. They told me they did have to make a couple adjustments to the top. It's possible you do need an adjustment.
I have had mine 9 months Today, 9750 miles, most of which have been top down. Enjoy your car!
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Old 03-22-2013, 08:51 AM   #16
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It looks like it would just need some adjustments made. Glad to hear that is what they did on yours and it has been fine.
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Old 03-26-2013, 11:01 AM   #17
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I can't find it, but seem to remember a photo showing the back of the top not being close to the trunk when down. I looked at mine before putting the top up, and it touches at both sides. I can push it down below the lip, but it still looks like it is touching it. Am I correct to assume I will need to have this fixed? I saw the rumours about another "new/corrected" top coming out in April. My car is a very early build 2012. I believe it was July 2011.
You did see that picture and it is post #8 in my thread...

Each pair of pictures in the thread link above are old top vs. June 27th, 2012 revision replacement top on my car. I have a tonneau cover and use it religiously. I also put the top up at the end of each day of use to try and prevent ugly fold marks.

I've heard of the newer April 2012 release unofficially and I believe the C5 user "intensifi" is scheduled to have one installed on his car. You should send him a private message and tell him SSTOKED referred you.

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