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Post  westhamwal on Sun Jun 23, 2013 9:32 pm

Can anybody please tell me how most have done their roof, this years latest photos show a grey mk3 called spike his roof is what I'm after any help gratefully received. Wal
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Post  red_leader on Sun Jun 23, 2013 9:52 pm

Hello
Spike belongs to Colin and Debbie (Woodstock) maybe they will take some photos for you.
Best wishes
Chris
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Post  Mk3rob on Sun Jun 23, 2013 10:03 pm

The skin from old garage doors makes good roofing as it has built in reinforcing.

Rt angle strips all round finishes it off

The hardest bit is sealing the windscreen edge as the water flow off the screen can seep (pour) under it.

My daughter lives over Southwold way, where are you located,
I was over there with Scamp and my folding Caravan at the start of this month.

Best of luck
Rob
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Post  westhamwal on Sun Jun 23, 2013 10:25 pm

Hi rob thanks for the info I'm going to pop out tonight and have an up and over away and have a new roof by tommorow ,Must remember to take the handle off!! I live in Clare Suffolk
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Post  GT3Rob on Sun Jul 28, 2013 9:15 am

Dont forget to have a lip over the front to prevent water ingress, say 1.5". Rubber or foam strip all round either on roof wear it touches box section or on box section, prevents draughts and leaks. Pro tek fasteners on inside rear edge to secure. Should be avaliable small enough so you dont hit your head when playing off the beaten track.
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