This thread; maybe helpful: 2004 VW Convertible top problem
I have a 2004 VW beetle 1.8 turbo convertible. The top would not fully go down and I read that if you pushed up on one corner of it on one of the forums that it may help. Well I did and I guess I did it to much, the flap piece broke and so did that little shock connected to it. So now the top...