Convertible top problems and center console latch

It was a really nice morning and I had some time so I messed with the Jeepster a bit today.  I decided to look into the first two bows on the convertible top.  As you can see above they are no longer attached to the top.   The staples you see poking through are part of the problem.  Those are in a folded over flap in the top and are supposed to be firmly held in some sort of soft material in the top of the bow.  Obviously that is not happening.

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Replaced the glovebox

So I dragged the original glove box into the house and did some triage on it.   Plan A was to use classic redneck engineering techniques to fix the old box.  In other words duct tape.  However this box is in rough shape.  The front edge that goes against the dash is all torn up.  Half the seams are either torn or very fragile.  And it still has bits of mouse poop in it.  While I am sure I could make it work I am equally sure I will not be happy with the result.

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