Technical Ritmo Cabrio soft top

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Technical Ritmo Cabrio soft top

Agip

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Where do i get a new roof/hood/soft top for my old Ritmo Cabrio?
The soft top has shrunk and is so stiff that it's hard to open and close the roof.
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Congratulations on what a lovely clean looking and stunning condition Strada.

I'm afraid I cannot offer any suggestions other than:

a) web searching
b) finding a custom hood maker who will use your old hood as a pattern to create a new bespoke one.

I can probably look up the original Fiat part number(s) but I doubt they will be no longer available from Fiat and if they then price will be a big issue.
 
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Agip

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Congratulations on what a lovely clean looking and stunning condition Strada.

I'm afraid I cannot offer any suggestions other than:

a) web searching
b) finding a custom hood maker who will use your old hood as a pattern to create a new bespoke one.

I can probably look up the original Fiat part number(s) but I doubt they will be no longer available from Fiat and if they then price will be a big issue.
Thanks :)
I have searched the web from time to time for many years but never found anyone who offers a soft top for the Ritmo.
I have met one owner in Sweden who got a hood maker make a new soft top for his Cabrio. Great result.
I drove down to Italy in 1999 during Fiat's 100 year aniversary. I visited a Fiat part store there but they did not have souch parts for the Cabrio any more.
So as you say getting parts from Fiat today may be impossible.
There must be many(?) Cabrio owners around in Europe that's struggling with their old soft top.
What have they done? Is a custom hood maker the only solution?
 
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