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Old 10-14-2010, 05:30 PM   #1
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Default E30 Convertible top problem

Hello. I just purchased two 1989 BMW E30 Convertibles. I noticed when I close the door the top window closes on the edge of the top. Are these like other convertibles when you shut the door the window edges up by itself? Does mine suppose to do that and I have a bad relay or something? Please educate on this because I'm new to the E30 325i convertible tops. Thanks in advance!
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Old 10-15-2010, 10:01 PM   #2
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You can adjust your windows; take off the door cards. Don't recall the exact bolt locations, but there are two that will adjust the parallel and vertical fit.
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Old 10-19-2010, 02:17 PM   #3
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dont remove the door cards,
all cabrios have small holes (round plastic covers) inside the plastic pockets. and they lead to the philips screw that can adjust the window.

trick is to look into the open hole while lowering/ raising the window. its got to be about half way up/down to get the screw lined up. after that, release the tension of said screw, lower window mm by mm and re-tighten.

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to add.
your windows are basic up/down by switch alone, not like the e36s auto raise. if they're not aligned now they will stay that way until you adjust them
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Old 10-19-2010, 04:46 PM   #4
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Where are they located exactly? Pics would be great guys!
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Old 10-19-2010, 06:01 PM   #5
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there is only 1 circular plug in your front door panel.
its larger than a silver dollar, and pulls right out/ snaps back in.
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Old 10-19-2010, 07:02 PM   #6
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So thats what that plug is for. Great cause i need to do the same.
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