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I see this listed as optional only on Tempest,
so can I assume it was standard on Lemans &/or GTO.
Literature isn't very clear.
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That is what I've understood from both literature and cars that I have owned/known

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That's a large top and I couldn't imagine raising or lowering it by hand.

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Jeff , My 66 Tempest Custom conv't has a manual top . My 66 GTO conv't has a power top . Don

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Thanks Guy's I found the answer. (see Below)

The Tempest Series with the manual top was/is actually are well balanced and with the spring system utilized very easily lifted/lower when in proper working order.

I had a '66 Tempest Sprint that was a manual top and the only bad thing was having to get out to lift/lower it.

I was just wondering if the power top was standard on the GTO & Lemans.
When I was looking through some of my sales lit in some cases it wasn't clearly shown/listed as "STANDARD" like the Bucket seats and such.

But further digging and I found it was.
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Thanks for the info . Don

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As an aside, the manual top convertibles use a different interior side panel than the tops with power. And yes, the manual top is much easier to lift than a power top that has the rams disoconnected.

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