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custom pop top

Anyone know of any company/anyone in the UK, who builds custom poptops?

i.e (not off the shelf ones like the reimo's which only fit certain vehicles)
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Thumbs up custom made pop top

I have a SCA (competition to Reimo) fitted to the LC75. I think both Reimo and SCA have non-pre-fitted models which need to be shaped to fit a car but SCA has for sure. It cost me E990,- and I fitted it my self. Is about a long days work and a bit unnerving to cut a hole the roof. But its nice to be able to stand up and great with sleeping, nice and cool, good ventilation. I am talking about the partial pop top type (1m x 1.25m hole) which goes straight up, not the one which cover the entire length and lifts only at the back side.

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I have a SCA (competition to Reimo) fitted to the LC75. I think both Reimo and SCA have non-pre-fitted models which need to be shaped to fit a car but SCA has for sure. It cost me E990,- and I fitted it my self. Is about a long days work and a bit unnerving to cut a hole the roof. But its nice to be able to stand up and great with sleeping, nice and cool, good ventilation. I am talking about the partial pop top type (1m x 1.25m hole) which goes straight up, not the one which cover the entire length and lifts only at the back side.

Cheers,

Noel
Thanks Noel, like you say thats pretty similar to the Reimo universal "hubdack", and a pretty similar price. I have looked into these, and they are my last option, as i need a bigger pop top, not the full length of the vehicle, but around 165 x 120.
All the universal ones from Reimo and SCA that i have seen stop at around 110 x 105 (yours must be the largest) hence wondering whether anyone knew of anybody who could make a slightly larger one. Dont suppose its that difficult, but also dont want to devalue my van by making a pigs ear of it.....
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Just a thought....

Adapting a Maggiolina roof tent might be an option...
One for sale on ebay here:
MAGGIOLINA EXTREME - Car Roof Tent on eBay, also Other Touring Travel, Touring Travel, Car Accessories, Cars, Parts Vehicles (end time 12-Jul-08 20:11:33 BST)

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