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Cutting of the roof ?
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Posted: Wed Jan 16, 2008 06:06 PM
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I was wondering from some of the guys on here that have done this if you have any pics of how you finished the tops of where the pilars where and does the sheet metal end up being sharp? My wife wants to cut the top off but I was worried about having open holes where the pilars where and our kids getting cut on the sheet metal. any pics would help alot plus maybe some side views to get an idea of where to cut !! thanks

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I wanted desperately to do this, but everyone on here (plus my wife) talked me out of it. I still love the idea though. Bajawarrior is a paint/body guy and can give you some tips.

I still may cut a big hole in the roof and make a faux ragtop out of it someday...


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Post Post subject: Re: Cutting of the roof ?
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Why don't you guys just admit, you want a rail. You baja guys with your cushy seats, windows and doors, man I am jealous


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This is my poor mans rail haha!!
Plus topless bajas looks way cooler then a roll cage runnin threw the dunes. She said she feels clusterfobic in the car. We are gonna just do a sheetmetal square roof on the cage just like a rail haha

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If yuo want a topless car, jmaesr6168 will be geting rid of his body after he transfers the parts over to the one with a roof. He got tired of his not having a roof too.


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Ive been thinking about chopping my top off, probably doing it this weekend hopfully it comes out ok.

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looks good, did you leave part of the door pillar attached

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THAT WOULD BE THIS ONE WITH A NICE SNAP ON COVER FOR THE BACK THAT BAJAWARRIOR MADE. MAKES IT LOOK LIKE A 2 SEATER, WITH A SNAP ON BIKINI TOP THAT GOES OVER THE ROLL BARS TO KEEP THE SUN OFF YOUR HEAD!!


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JUST THE FRON,T OF THE WING WINDOW, NEXT TO THE WINDSHIELD, THIS BODY WILL BE READY TO SELL SOON INCLUDES PAN, BJ BEAM,ROLL BAR ,ECT


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how much will you be asking I might be interested

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Post Post subject: Re: Cutting of the roof ?
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DON,T KNOW,,, LOOKING FOR A FRONT BAJA KIT SO I CAN LEAVE THE ONE PCS FRON,T ON IT,, IT HAS THE TILT FRONT BUMPER SO THE FRONT TILTS,,I,D LIKT TO LEAVE AS MUCH AS POS ON THE BODY,, I,M BUILDING A 63 BAJA RIGHT NOW SO SOME THINGS ARE GOING ON IT MOTOR& TRANS RIMS ECT,,GOT A LINKPIN FOR MY NEW ONE THAT WHY I,M LEAVING THE BJ BEAM,,,IT JUST DEPENDS WHAT LEFT ON IT,,


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Post Post subject: Re: Cutting of the roof ?
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How did you do the "lip" that goes around on the top of the body and it looks like you filled the holes that would have been where the door pilars where. How did you do that?

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SHEET METAL WAS MIG,D IN,,


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