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Unread 11-04-2010, 07:43 AM   #1
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Fiberglass hardtop to a fiberglass body.

I'm searching for ideas on how to attach my fiberglass top to my fiberglass.

SHOW me what you did.

Thanks

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Unread 11-04-2010, 10:07 AM   #2
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this is what I am gonna go with...
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Unread 11-04-2010, 10:09 AM   #3
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Top and Body

There isn't enough of a lip to do that.

Thanks for the idea.

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I'm curious on that answer too. hopefully someone has an answer.
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Unread 11-04-2010, 08:11 PM   #5
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how much of a lip do you have??? these come in different sizes. The bottom lip is only a half inch deep on the bracket... These will work for my fiberglass tub and hardtop....

There is another style that is similar, kinda looks like a mini bar clamp. It just has a bolt instead of the bar...
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Unread 11-04-2010, 08:54 PM   #6
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paraman72, where do you buy those at?
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im going to use some threaded inserts along the top lip of the body, probably something around 1/4-20 and use flanged screws if i can a hold of them. you can get them in varied lengths/ sizes just gotta look around for them.

here is a link to a cheap kit for the tool and misc inserts
http://www.harborfreight.com/45-piec...-kit-1210.html
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There isn't enough of a lip to do that.

Thanks for the idea.

BP
Got a pic? My old AJs Kevlar/glass works fine as stock.
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Unread 03-12-2013, 02:29 AM   #9
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4WD tubs have no lip on the inside. Mine is held on with lag bolts right now. Might go with inserts later.
My fiberglass top is an old one that is open on the mounting side.
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