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Old 01-31-2013, 01:55 PM   #62
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Originally Posted by TerraPhantm View Post
Are you sure about that? BMW quotes different numbers for when the top is up vs down. If the rag top can add to the stiffness, then I would think the hard top would add even more since it can't flex nearly as much
No, not certain. Where have they posted those numbers?

Certainly wouldn't get you anywhere close to coupe numbers, I'd think.

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