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Convertible Tops & Accessories

1973 thru 1979 Volkswagen Thing, Kubelwagen, Mehrweckwagen, Safari & Trekker (Type 181&182) Convertible Tops & Accessories

Convertible Tops & Accessories:1973 thru 1979 Volkswagen Thing, Kubelwagen, Mehrweckwagen, Safari & Trekker (Type 181&182)

Factory style Convertible Top with Plastic window. Original style Black grommets installed at rear. Original metal bar at rear must be reused to install top. Top fits both Left & Right hand drive models.

This convertible top for the Volkswagen Thing, Kubelwagen, Mehrweckwagen, Safari & Trekker (Type 181/182) fits the 1973, 74, 75, 76, 77, 78 and 1979 model years.

  • All the seams are heat-sealed from the outside, and stitched and heat-sealed from the inside. All convertible top materials are mildew & mold resistant, and UV treated for color fastness. The plastic windows are DOT rated heavy 40 gage vinyl; safe, durable plastic that enhances the quality of this convertible top. No sewing is required - all you need is to install your new convertible top and you will be ready to go!

Convertible Top and Side Curtain Options - 6 year warranty

We only offer the Convertible Top cover with rear Plastic window (No Side Curtains). Top is made by Robbins Auto Tops, Robbins brand is used by professionals, and is known for quality workmanship & precision tailored craftsmanship. The convertible top you buy will be great fit for your car. Other colors can be ordered, please inquire.

Click on any color swatch or picture below to see a bigger version. Convertible Top With
Rear Plastic Window Only
(No Side Curtains)
::Pinpoint Haartz Black Vinyl # 1042 Black Haartz Pinpoint Vinyl $417.00  
::Pinpoint Haartz White Vinyl # 1006 White Haartz Pinpoint Vinyl $417.00  
::Pinpoint Haartz Dark Tan Vinyl # 2091 Tan Haartz Pinpoint Vinyl $417.00  
::Pinpoint Haartz Buckskin Vinyl # 1012 Buckskin Haartz Pinpoint Vinyl $417.00  
::Stayfast Haartz Black Cloth # 848 Black Haartz Stayfast Cloth $696.00  
::Stayfast Haartz Tan Cloth # 2799 Tan Haartz Stayfast Cloth $696.00  
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