Ford Motor Co. rolls out a fix for Thunderbird’s removable hardtop just in time for the car’s hiatus. Ford approached Decoma in July 2002 about a fix for Thunderbird’s removable hardtop. Dealers are retrofitting ’02 and ’03 models with stainless steel “scuff moldings” developed by Decoma International Inc. Ford Div. is finalizing an agreement with the auto maker’s customer service division to ensure the job qualifies as a warranty repair. Designed to prevent decklid paint ...

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