1987 Mercedes Benz 560 sl

Tiny
TANKER01
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  • 1987 MERCEDES BENZ 560SL
  • V8
  • 2WD
  • 112,000 MILES
Removing the hardtop on my 1987 mercedes 560 sl. The back latch will not release completly
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Thursday, January 13th, 2011 AT 1:07 PM

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Tiny
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I have the same year/model. You will need at least 3 people to get it off. Two people holding the top, and one person engaging and releasing the latch. Keep trying till you get it off. I have had this problem in the past and the only advice I can give you is to grease the entire assembly once you get the hard top off and it should work fine from then on. Good luck
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