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Old 08-02-2009, 12:41 PM   #11
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Has anyone just cut the roof off above the windows just before the curve starts & raised it with flat walls, a 90 degree corner & a flat top roof instead of using the existing roof? Anyone out there already done this?
You mean like this? http://trx.punknet.org/gallery2/main...2_itemId=10064 He's a member here, but I'd forgotten his nick - took me a few days to think of it.
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Old 08-02-2009, 12:55 PM   #12
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Has anyone just cut the roof off above the windows just before the curve starts & raised it with flat walls, a 90 degree corner & a flat top roof instead of using the existing roof? Anyone out there already done this?
You mean like this? http://trx.punknet.org/gallery2/main...2_itemId=10064 He's a member here, but I'd forgotten his nick - took me a few days to think of it.
YES! That is pretty much what I was talking about! I like the look of the body although I would do it a bit different, but on the mark! Thanks for posting zamfir
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Old 08-02-2009, 08:22 PM   #13
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Re: Flat top raised roof...

I'd thought about buying one of those toppers and putting it in front of my roof deck. But just replacing the entire front end with that would definitely look very cool! I really like the lines of those sloped roofs.

Ah to have the time and money (mostly the money) to do these sorts of things! There's all KINDs of things I'd think would be cool to do!

I, for one, hope you tackle this kind of conversion and post LOTS OF PICTURES :P That would be just too cool for skool!
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Old 08-04-2009, 08:54 AM   #14
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Re: Flat top raised roof...

some of the aero roofs are just fairings attached to flattop cabs, they can usually be had for a song from people that repurpose semi's minto dumptrucks and such that don't require full height aero kits. replacement roofs and aero kits are also available to add or remove sleeper boxes.
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Re: Flat top raised roof...

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Has anyone just cut the roof off above the windows just before the curve starts & raised it with flat walls, a 90 degree corner & a flat top roof instead of using the existing roof? Anyone out there already done this?
You mean like this? http://trx.punknet.org/gallery2/main...2_itemId=10064 He's a member here, but I'd forgotten his nick - took me a few days to think of it.
That would be my bus. Let me know if you have any questions...

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Old 08-04-2009, 08:40 PM   #16
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That would be my bus. Let me know if you have any questions...

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One question...wanna sell it??

No seriously, I really like what you have done with your build. The fact you can fit your Scout in the back is pretty incredible. You have quite a bit of ingenuity in your design!! I have to look thru your build photos again when I have more time...so much to learn!

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Old 08-04-2009, 11:09 PM   #17
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It looks like CAMO-MONSTER is going to attempt a roof raise with a roof off of a semi. I can't wait to see the result! It's not quite the same idea as mine, but close. I can't wait to see how he pulls it off!

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Old 08-04-2009, 11:46 PM   #18
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It looks like CAMO-MONSTER is going to attempt a roof raise with a roof off of a semi. I can't wait to see the result! It's not quite the same idea as mine, but close. I can't wait to see how he pulls it off!

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Just checked out the photos...SAWEET! Ditto...can't wait to see it!
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Old 08-10-2009, 11:00 PM   #19
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Since seeing Camo Monsters idea of using a semi roof I just had to throw something together in Photoshop... I like it!

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Now that's what I'm talkin' 'bout, Willis!!!! (Jonathan)

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