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Need to repair or replace the soft top on my 1998 RAV4, i live in Columbus MS but bought the car in Heidelberg Germany and shipped it here last fall

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I live in manchester carnt find replacement windows for my rav4 1998 dont need complete thing just back window and drivers passenger side can any one help there zip on is there way round just to replace plasic windows

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It sounds like you may need to track a replacement through the European Toyota outlets, but try the factory here first. Wow shipping a car from Germany...maybe you can afford a factory replacement softtop. I posted some other solutions if you are on a budget or have time and effort to create a solution.

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I have a toyota rav 4 1998 and I need a replacement soft top. Anyone know where I can get one?


6 potential avenues to a solution:

1. You can check the salvage yards but they are hard to find in good shape.

2. The dealer can special order you one but it might cost a fair amount.

3. Another possiblitiy is to get an auto upholstry shop to fab or repair yours. They are specialists at this kind of thing.

4. Then scan ebay for parts or craigslist...but it takes continued effort.

5. I find that if I can locate a broken RAV4 softtop that has been kept out of the sun or covered you could buy it then turn around and sell it without the top or you could even part it out. A lot of effort but when parting you can usually make the entire cost of the purchase plus some and end up getting the soft top for free......

6. What you have is a very unique vehicle.....try finding another very popular model with similar softtops and find a repair solution such as Suzuki Sidekick which can be modified to suit your needs. Or someone that specializes in them then pay them to do your model too.

Many people with softtops end up in the same situation.

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