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Where are we buying sof tops from now???

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by chevyfumes, Jan 14, 2007.

  1. chevyfumes

    chevyfumes Court jester

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    Isn't STC shut down???
     
  2. Mr.Jimmy

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    The only place I know of is ORD. If you find any other places, I'd like to know too!
     
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    Fumes, this is the tech section.:p:
     
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    Rob, you accidentally clicked on the garage, the link you want is the next one down.
     
  5. chevyfumes

    chevyfumes Court jester

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    Copy that over....:p:
     
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    You can get tops for Blazers from Bestop They are usually selling new for $550 on Ebay
     
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    Harbor freight. They are blue and have holes in them for bungee cords.
     
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    Ira
     
  9. jekbrown

    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    just buy some bling marine-grade canvas and have the wife crank out a top for ya. :thumb: I never liked the look of the Besttop.. and a Canback is like $1000 (wtf?!?!). bah! Simple top wouldn't be tooo hard to crank out.

    j
     
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    Isn't CanBack back in business??? I heard they're doing orders now...:dunno:

    Oh never mind, I missed the last part of Jekbrown's sentence about CanBack being around $1000... my bad
     
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    jekbrown I am CK5 Premium Member GMOTM Winner Author

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    yeah, last time I heard they were just over $1k. Like $1049 or something. Call me crazy, but that seems stupid high. Its a few pieces of bent tube and a piece of canvas... and it costs more than a stock Dana 60? yeah, ok!!!

    j
     
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    73k5blazer Unplug the matrix cable from the back of your head Premium Member

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    $1,200 - Bronco, Blazer (includes side-panel windows) for the Can-back, and they don't do '69-'75 years and they don't fold all the way down.

    STC numbers are "Temporarily disconnected" now, anyone know if they were actually bought and if they plan to re-open. Last I heard some guy in Texas? Anyone?
     
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    CAN-BACK stuff is nice . They used a lot of stainless hardware and SUNBRELLA canvas but priced waaayyy out of control. Ifound a nice lady in pomona ca. I skeched out an idea and she made it for a fraction of the cost CAN-BACK wanted .... find someone in your area who makes canvas awnings for store-fronts and draw up a design ,it's not too hard.
     
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    rumor has it STC got bought and will be moving to Texas and starting productions again. That was last I heard a month ago or so.
     
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    any close up pics of how yours turned out, I am thinking of tdoing the same thing
     

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