Cutting and adding a poptop to a solid roof?

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type21f
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Re: Cutting and adding a poptop to a solid roof?

Post by type21f » Thu Jul 05, 2012 6:20 pm

No metal roof strengthening bows but they do have wooden ones fitted on some westy models?
For the wood panelled headlining...?

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For my gentlux pop top opening i fitted a bow at the rear where there was not one!
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Re: Cutting and adding a poptop to a solid roof?

Post by boyden » Mon Jul 09, 2012 12:01 am

If you do fancy converting to a pop top, I've an SO42 roof for my bus that I'll be turning back into a tintop - I'll put the hatch opening to one side for you if you like, the lip is in perfect condition, and would sort out your location problems (removing quite a large section, so just line up the curve).

Or just cut your roof off and do a straight swap :P :P :P
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Re: Cutting and adding a poptop to a solid roof?

Post by chunkynichols » Tue Jul 08, 2014 7:41 pm

Thinking of a pop top on my bus. Did all of you source bay window pop tops. Do they have to be modified much to suit?

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