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equ1nox 09-30-2012 06:30 AM

Drop Top Protection ??
Hi All,

Been a long time but im back as an E46 nut, yes I went a long time without as I sold my previous 330CD Sport but I just picked up my nice new 320CD Sport Cabrio M-Tech last friday.

My question is as this is my first ever drop top naturally I want to be able to keep it in tip top condition. Now seeing as I live in the UK where its notoriously bad for wet/damp conditions I want to protect the roof as best as I can.

I have bought a top half cover to use when the bad weather arrives but want to get some recomendations for sealant/protection to keep the roof immaculate anyway. I have come accross turtle wax, autoglym, and 303 which appears to be used for marine/boat canvas roofs but so far looks great for water not prenetrating it, which in your opinion is the best/easiest to apply and provides the best water resistance/sealing?

Any advice would be greatly appreciated, apologies if this has been asked before as I did do a search in the forum but could not find a thread similar in question.

EQ :excited:

mtnbound 09-30-2012 10:54 AM

Ragg Topp or 303.

johnrando 10-01-2012 11:21 AM

+1 on both, heard nothing but good things about them. I used 303 and liked it.

jbehr99 10-01-2012 08:19 PM

I use 303 on mine as well and it has done a good job, I would recommend it. If you do get 303, buy the cleaner as well from 303 to prep the ragtop before you seal it with the repellant.

bimmernut3 10-01-2012 08:57 PM

here's the stuff I use...RENOVO

equ1nox 10-03-2012 12:48 PM

Cheers for the reply guys, much appreciated, I bought a cover at least for now and am hoping to get a hard top with winter coming. I think so far I like the 303 seen Renovo on youtube looks ok too.

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