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Vinyl Tops ? #754938
December 15th 2019 4:18 pm
December 15th 2019 4:18 pm
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Years back some vans had vinyl tops installed. Just on the roof, not the sides like a landau option. Just inquiring if anyone has done this recently? regards, ccccccc in SW Michigan

Re: Vinyl Tops ? [Re: ccccccc] #754946
December 16th 2019 9:01 am
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Sounds like a great way to speed up your roof rusting out if it ever sees any sort of moisture. I would pass personally. Maybe paint it with a textured matte paint to replicate the look instead?

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Re: Vinyl Tops ? [Re: ccccccc] #754966
December 16th 2019 7:07 pm
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Tuner, Great idea on the paint vs. vinyl top. Regards, ccccccc in SW Michigan.

Re: Vinyl Tops ? [Re: ccccccc] #755286
December 28th 2019 9:17 pm
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I was planning on bed liner for mine.

Re: Vinyl Tops ? [Re: ccccccc] #755292
December 28th 2019 10:58 pm
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+1 on the roof rot. There are a few in the local junkyards and one a friend of mine used to roll back in the 80s is now sitting in another guys parts stash. All have horribly rotten roofs. I think they look neat, but require way too much upkeep.


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Re: Vinyl Tops ? [Re: ccccccc] #755299
December 29th 2019 7:14 am
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I never did like them.


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Re: Vinyl Tops ? [Re: ccccccc] #755308
December 29th 2019 10:16 am
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I sorta liked the look but knew about the rot factor, my brother and I worked at a trim shop in 1984 and installed tops on cars, it is a piece of of vinyl with a fuzzy backing just perfect to trap moisture.


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