Convertible top wire bow broken - MINI Cooper Forum
Go Back   MINI Cooper Forum > Model Specific MINI Forums > MINI Convertible > First Generation MINI Convertible


First Generation MINI Convertible MINI Convertible (MINI Cabrio) 2004 - 2008

Mini2.com is the premier Mini Cooper Forum on the internet. Registered Users do not see the above ads.
Reply
Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Plastic Clips on sides of convertible roof broken erplore General Discussion 4 Sep 25th, 2014 05:52 PM
Convertible top not coming down - not the usual symptoms colinu First Generation Faults & Fixes 3 May 24th, 2014 11:40 PM
2009 Mini Convertible broken hood cable Wall7474 General Discussion 1 May 9th, 2014 08:59 AM
Convertible soft top retraction issue themacclass First Generation MINI Convertible 3 May 5th, 2013 10:43 PM

 
LinkBack Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old May 24th, 2014, 11:36 PM
MINI2 Newbie
Offline
 
Join Date: Apr 2014
Posts: 4
Local Time: 05:52 AM
United States
Convertible top wire bow broken

I have an 05 Cooper S convertible. There is, what I am perceiving to be, a "front wire bow" broken and my top gets jammed when going from sunroof to convertible. The rod's hooked end gets pinched in the track. My questions are.

1. What is the function of said "front wire bow"?
2. Do I have to have this for proper functioning of the top?
3. If #2 how do I repair this?
4. If not #2 can I just nip the hooks on the ends and call it a day?

The weather here in NC is finally getting nice enough for the top to be down and I really wanna enjoy it this summer!! Thanks for all of your help with this situation.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply
Tags: , , ,



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Plastic Clips on sides of convertible roof broken erplore General Discussion 4 Sep 25th, 2014 05:52 PM
Convertible top not coming down - not the usual symptoms colinu First Generation Faults & Fixes 3 May 24th, 2014 11:40 PM
2009 Mini Convertible broken hood cable Wall7474 General Discussion 1 May 9th, 2014 08:59 AM
Convertible soft top retraction issue themacclass First Generation MINI Convertible 3 May 5th, 2013 10:43 PM

» Recent Threads
2007 Mini Cooper R56 MAF Sensor issue
Sep 19th, 2014 07:27 AM
Last post by Omibal07
Today 05:38 AM
1 Replies, 608 Views
MINI Remote Central Locking Won't Unlock
Oct 25th, 2014 06:33 PM
by KrisL
Last post by heathwebbo
Today 01:35 AM
2 Replies, 390 Views
window problem can't find fix
Yesterday 02:02 PM
by Bryno
Last post by heathwebbo
Today 01:32 AM
1 Replies, 128 Views
MAF sensor
Yesterday 02:16 PM
by selma
Last post by selma
Yesterday 09:24 PM
3 Replies, 161 Views
Parking sensors removal
Yesterday 07:38 PM
by Sian E
Last post by Sian E
Yesterday 07:40 PM
1 Replies, 87 Views
Blower motor not working
Nov 14th, 2014 03:40 PM
Last post by Jakeostler17
Yesterday 06:56 PM
3 Replies, 265 Views
Thinking of buying a 2002.
Yesterday 03:25 AM
by edcasey
Last post by Sejanus
Yesterday 06:07 PM
2 Replies, 225 Views
help!! my 2007 mini bonnet release cable snapped.
Yesterday 05:21 PM
by dtoru
Last post by dtoru
Yesterday 05:21 PM
0 Replies, 111 Views
error code p0705
Yesterday 05:21 PM
Last post by sweetdude
Yesterday 05:21 PM
0 Replies, 104 Views
tempremental xenon headlights
Aug 29th, 2014 09:38 PM
Last post by Deeztheweez
Yesterday 04:59 PM
7 Replies, 1,117 Views
idle and rev counter issue.
Nov 6th, 2014 01:52 PM
by selma
Last post by Deeztheweez
Yesterday 04:37 PM
7 Replies, 743 Views
How to reset BMW 3 Series Sedan airbag light?
Yesterday 03:42 AM
Last post by yellowbend
Yesterday 03:42 AM
0 Replies, 159 Views
$95 @ Willow Springs raceway November 29-30, 2014
Yesterday 02:06 AM
by harvie
Last post by harvie
Yesterday 02:06 AM
0 Replies, 120 Views
Cooper S Pulley Advice
Apr 22nd, 2010 10:16 AM
by Richy92
Last post by nickcornwell88
Nov 21st, 2014 10:46 PM
16 Replies, 19,124 Views
RS56 Cooper S Power Issues?
Nov 15th, 2014 12:18 PM
Last post by Mini.mjb
Nov 21st, 2014 09:13 PM
3 Replies, 391 Views
Rear wiper cracked and broken off... what next??
Nov 21st, 2014 09:12 AM
Last post by Mini.mjb
Nov 21st, 2014 09:03 PM
4 Replies, 259 Views
Cooper s 2003 has issues !!!
Nov 18th, 2014 07:21 PM
Last post by Mini.mjb
Nov 21st, 2014 08:56 PM
9 Replies, 615 Views
Mini Mk1 MFSW - Radio controls only question
Nov 21st, 2014 08:13 PM
by lmm1986
Last post by lmm1986
Nov 21st, 2014 08:13 PM
0 Replies, 118 Views
Upcoming Holiday News
Nov 21st, 2014 02:34 PM
by CARiD
Last post by CARiD
Nov 21st, 2014 02:34 PM
0 Replies, 137 Views
More Ship Tracking
Jul 24th, 2005 11:25 PM
by nclorax
Last post by LiquidBreadMan
Nov 21st, 2014 01:52 PM
28 Replies, 23,308 Views
» Premium
» Auto Insurance
Ľ Wheel & Tire Center

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.1

All times are GMT. The time now is 05:52 AM.



Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.3.2