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I bought a used 2004 BMW convertible. Do I need to water proof the top??

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Debbie Lee, President at Professional Car Care Rose Greene, you can add protectant to your top if you like but they are made for the weather and outside elements. Debbie Lee

Jennifer  Justice- Haley, Body Shop Owner/Operator at Co-Owner of Elite Collision Service, Inc Rose, Covertible tops are made to withstand the elements, specifically water. Any attempts at trying to alter the fabric may accelerate premature deterioration. I*ve seen aging rubber seals cause leaks much earlier that a fabric top! Enjoy your new ride!! Jennifer

Amanda Wetherill Holmes, Parts and Service Director and Vice President of Operations at Devon Hill BMW Rose, If you are going to keep the car outside all the time then I would say yes. If you are going to keep the car in a garage then I would say no, it is not necessary. Cheers, Amanda Devon Hill BMW

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