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Old 12-15-2005, 09:26 AM   #1
 
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canvas windows

Where can I get some canvas windows custom made for the buggy? I want jeep style windows with canvas outer and clear plastic inner. Want them to snap on the inside of the tube so they wont get torn when leaning against a tree or rock.

Also, where can I get the nascar type windshields custom made? They need to be formed so they fit tight for water leak prevention. I plan to stay warm and dry in this buggy. Can remove them during the summer for air flow.
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The windows would have to be done at a Canvas shop that does like custom awnings, boat covers etc. Might try some of those Marine dealers in Lewisville and see if they have any leads, I bet they do.

The windshield-I would try some glass company's. If they can't help you start calling some speed shops. I don't think it will be cheap to get whay you are wanting.



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When I needed to make a new lens cover for the headlight on that POS car of Brittni's I got a piece of lexan and used Chris's heat gun to apply heat to the lexan and bent it over a piece of large pipe and it worked great, going to do the top of my plexi for Rusty the same way to make it fit the same roll like you have at the top. Of course if you get it too hot it will bubble like a fart in the bathtub and ruin the piece lol Just a thought.
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I'll let you experiment first and then you can do mine for me.
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Check around your area for someone who makes custom skylights and replacement domes... we've got a guy here with an oven set up to heat the lexan to just about any shape he wants to make... I talked to him once about a windshield for my 56 thames and he claimed he could do it... wasn't any kind of cheap though...
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This is why I am keeping my body on the Zuki, I have a of piece of lexan for a
windshield, a bikini top, and now all I need is some soft doors.


Just get some shrink wrap and cover the buggy!
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Just get some shrink wrap and cover the buggy!
Benji, it looks like your top snaps right to the cage. Does it? Where did you get it?
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I can make you a windshield. Either out of glass or lexan. but I'm not close to you and I would need the buggy to make it fit properly
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Benji, it looks like your top snaps right to the cage. Does it? Where did you get it?
It's an old Samurai Soft top bolted to the roll cage.
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