I doubt it, the locks are controlled by the cables running to the lid motor. If the motor is in/opp the lever attached to the cables wont move. Not that I have been able see at least.
Originally Posted by bmw328alan
Is there a way to jimmyrig the convertible so you can operate an automatic top manually while still being able to lock lid automatically? Plus can you lock lid manually?
E38 99' 740iL (02/07-06/12),
E36 99' 323i (07/12-Present Day)