Your post is a testament on how rewarding these cars can be by having an awesome tech like Dan and making your Viper ownership a whole lot more enjoyable. Good luck with your next Viper ownership!
Anyone near Cedar Park, Austin Tx, area that is an experienced Viper mechanic.
I have a really nice Viper owner that needs help with his Viper regarding the radio and accessory power. It seems to keep cutting on/off and he's driving on a loooong trip tomorrow.
Any help asap would be...
Not sure what type of composite but it needs to be heated quite a bit to soften it up to bend. Make sure you don't put any pressure on either end of the side rails... they will break.
You are very welcome and I wish you the best of luck!
I've done several of them- depending on the year you may (or may not) have to extend the factory crankshaft position sensor wire. You can extend your factory harness, just not the sensor wire.
Should be straight forward.
Unfortunately, you cannot reinforce the older tops- it will bend at another area that has not been supported. I was already doing this 20+ years ago. You can however, straighten the warped top. We used to use a jig to perform this procedure by heating the warped top and...
Unfortunately, this is inherent of the Soft Tops back in 1994. The composite was too soft and the rails and other related components would bend or bow. They were NOT designed to stay on the car and must be removed and folded immediately after use.
They are no longer available. But here's what you can do; Just use any standard name brand relay. You only need a 4 prong, NOT a 5 prong. The center prong is unused.
Just trim pin #86 with a wire stripper to match the small prong on the old relay. You're Done! It's that simple...