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Old 04-11-2016, 11:42 AM   #1
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Convertible Windscreen Collapse Fix

Occasionally a gust of wind can collapse the windscreen. Annoying at best.

The fix: Cut two pieces of material and insert them at the hinge points. Works great! No physical alteration to windscreen necessary.
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Old 04-11-2016, 06:00 PM   #2
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VERY COOL
I drilled 1/16th" hole the hinge right at the joint and inserted lynch pins.
I would call it extremely minimally invasive
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Old 04-18-2016, 05:34 PM   #3
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Here's my Lynch-pin fix
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Old 05-29-2016, 08:12 AM   #4
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When my deflector collapsed the first time, I thought a rock hit the windshield.

Here is another solution for your consideration. A binderclip.
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Old 05-29-2016, 10:53 PM   #5
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Awesome idea


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Old 06-17-2016, 07:28 PM   #6
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Here's my Lynch-pin fix
I did this same fix about 4 years ago....works great and still going strong.
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