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Old 09-12-2013, 06:13 PM   #26
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Re: Blazer half cabs

Im thinking 200 is bit on high side, but as you say, better then 400
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Old 09-12-2013, 06:14 PM   #27
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That would be me. I'm having a hard time finding someone to produce 2 or 3 at a time for a reasonable price. The way it looks now I would have to sell them for 1500 each.
I don't see that being unreasonable if the quality is on par with what Jaros looks like. Is that a real number? Would it be textured or gelled at that? I assume the molds are smooth and the texture is an after the fact thing.

...and is it doable in carbon and if so how much more would that be?
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Old 09-12-2013, 06:14 PM   #28
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Re: Blazer half cabs

I think some carbon fiber is in order here....

Actually I would like a full top in CF....
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Old 09-12-2013, 06:22 PM   #29
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I don't see that being unreasonable if the quality is on par with what Jaros looks like. Is that a real number? Would it be textured or gelled at that? I assume the molds are smooth and the texture is an after the fact thing.

...and is it doable in carbon and if so how much more would that be?
Actually, i agree with you, not unreasonable price at all. The product is not out there in any shape or form. Just a very limited market, but with limited production numbers, that shouldnt be a problem. Shipping is the biggest cost, building a pallet and all
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Old 09-12-2013, 08:17 PM   #30
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The tops made from the molds I bought from Jurassic-1 weight about 75lbs. The paper work that came with the molds said "should be 60-65lbs finished" but I would say 75lbs is closer. These are the same molds used by Glasstite, Creative Products, Elite Custom Products, and Minnesota Truck Products.
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If the price would be in the $500 range I would buy one tomorrow.
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Old 09-12-2013, 08:46 PM   #32
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Old 09-13-2013, 01:52 PM   #33
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I would buy a lot at that price. I gave 1000.00 for one last year with out the back wall the guy says materials are more now so would be higher if he made any more.
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I would buy a lot at that price. I gave 1000.00 for one last year with out the back wall the guy says materials are more now so would be higher if he made any more.
This is probably close to what the market can handle. I've seen a few change hands at this price, including used ones. It's also not that much more than what a soft top costs nowadays, which I would consider a competing product for a lot of people.
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Old 09-13-2013, 06:18 PM   #35
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This is probably close to what the market can handle. I've seen a few change hands at this price, including used ones. It's also not that much more than what a soft top costs nowadays, which I would consider a competing product for a lot of people.
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But, on the comfort level of 40 year old heating system, i would prefer a 1/2 top that i only have to heat a smaller space
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Old 09-15-2013, 06:53 PM   #36
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I don't need the heat down here in southeast Texas, but half cabs definitely have a cool look.
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Ill agree with you on the 'cool factor', makes it much easier for an ol man to have the wind in his hair (what little i have left), plus my wifey digs convertibles
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Old 09-17-2013, 10:49 AM   #38
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Found mine in the junkyard for 20 bucks. Truck was gone and I walked I've the end of it and was like no that can't be what I think it is. Lol. I sold it a couple years ago for 200. The guy had been looking for about 10 years for one. Weighed about 140 pounds. I carried it on my back out of the yard I pulled it from.
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Old 09-17-2013, 04:44 PM   #39
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I would buy a lot at that price. I gave 1000.00 for one last year with out the back wall the guy says materials are more now so would be higher if he made any more.
Yes I made your top (have you got it installed yet-how about pictures)
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yea there's really no way someone can make stuff like the 69-72 tops for a $500.00 dollar bill, the materials have jumped way up--doubling each of the last two yrs. I have to charge $550 for the 76-91 custom cab back panels alone, and do the other pieces as add ons. i can crank out a few before it gets too cool--by early novenmber its too late.
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Old 09-17-2013, 05:17 PM   #40
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One can always dream of a low cost option, but I think if a high quality lightweight half cab were available, you could sell them. Even at a much higher price.
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Old 09-17-2013, 05:48 PM   #41
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No Truckeez I have not installed the top yet i think I will before winter when I do I will post pics. I still have not built the wall for it either and may have to move my roll bar back hopefully in a couple of weeks can install.
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Old 09-17-2013, 08:09 PM   #42
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Old 09-18-2013, 05:22 PM   #43
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You are not the only one, I would be interested as well. I have been looking for one for about 4 months now with no luck.
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Old 09-19-2013, 10:21 AM   #44
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The top that is shown on the dog boxes could be the one I bought from truckeez looks identical .
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Old 09-19-2013, 10:26 AM   #45
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The top that is shown on the dog boxes could be the one I bought from truckeez looks identical .
I am interested to see it on your truck. Are you going to leave it black or paint to match your truck?
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Old 09-20-2013, 07:41 AM   #47
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The same kinda top for the 2nd gen blazers is a grand from us body source,But they are not known for making the best fitting stuff either.
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SKORPIOSKORPIO / I am going to have my blazer wrapped so thinking of white. The top is kinda a dark dark blue looking right now.
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