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Old 04-12-2013, 06:45 AM
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Ive got an Raider Nomad (older model) with a busted back glass. Any ideas from the DIY'ers out there? Thinking of going with an Acrylic replacement, just somethign to keep the rain out and not look too hillbilly. See pics on my profile.
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Old 04-12-2013, 06:52 AM
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Id just use some plexi glass and silicone.
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Old 04-12-2013, 07:21 AM
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Could use pklexi glass and silicone. I would check ebay for people giving away broken toppers or your local junk yard. I know that there are a few caps at mine that are busted up and they would let the back window go separate. Whatever you do make sure to post pictures.
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Old 04-12-2013, 07:49 AM
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The age and abuse finally caught up to it. If I was going to keep using it I'd need to rebuild the driver's side where it clamps to the bed, plus catch up on the cracks that were starting to form over the rear window. The rear glass also shattered in the last week, and for what it would cost to replace that I got the tonneau shell. 4x4ing with a canopy on really beats them up, if I kept abusing it at my rate I'd probably get 6 more months out of it before I needed to scrap it (Someone a little saner might get 6 years). The shell will live on, though. I gave it away on craigslist without the rear glass and quick fist mounts, so someone who's not as hard on it as me will be able to keep it alive a while longer.
I loved the way your truck looks with the camper shell though!
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Old 04-12-2013, 07:58 AM
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I broke my Canopy, does this still count?





Edit: I'd like to put some lights in it, so I can see when I have the lid open. I'm debating back and forth about painting it white, though. If I did paint it, the sun glare would probably be worse, but it would match. I'm also thinking it would be cool to have an explorer rack on top, for bikes.

Paint it black. Maybe paint the lower part of the truck black to match. Rack would be cool on it too. I used led lights and a simple lock tight construction anheasive to secure them look in this thread above to see how it turned out it also has a link to where i purchased them
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Old 04-12-2013, 08:41 AM
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i put the camper shell back on last night! mowing season has begun! (no pics, sorry )
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Old 04-12-2013, 10:03 AM
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Hey what does everyone use for lighting?
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Old 04-12-2013, 10:05 AM
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Hey what does everyone use for lighting?
I use LED strips. They already have sticky tape on the back so you just slap them on there and run the wires. Pick them up at auto stores/walmart/online.
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Old 04-12-2013, 10:07 AM
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damn this thread has grown alot since i last checked. hope to have mine back on soon for camping trips etc. possibly with a 36in LED bar on top.
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Old 04-12-2013, 10:08 AM
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Hey what does everyone use for lighting?
i have an LED worklight with batteries & a magnet-mount that sticks to the inner bedrail lol
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Old 04-12-2013, 10:10 AM
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With the new cherokee rack should be perfect for the canoe.
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Old 04-12-2013, 10:15 AM
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here is my setup from my build thread, i used a calk gun lock tight type glue that worked well
New update, installed my new LED lights in the cap, here are some shots of it at night pitch black out daylight inside, rigged the 3rb brake light's cargo lights up to them too





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link to purchase on ebay worked well ran switch into my switchbox in cab http://www.ebay.com/itm/USA-3528-Wat...item46088a8492
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Old 04-12-2013, 01:02 PM
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With the new cherokee rack should be perfect for the canoe.
Just beware the factory crossbars suck :/

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here is my setup from my build thread, i used a calk gun lock tight type glue that worked well
New update, installed my new LED lights in the cap, here are some shots of it at night pitch black out daylight inside, rigged the 3rb brake light's cargo lights up to them too

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link to purchase on ebay worked well ran switch into my switchbox in cab http://www.ebay.com/itm/USA-3528-Wat...item46088a8492
Can you see your lights? Like the actual rope?
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Old 04-26-2013, 08:53 AM
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yea you can see them, i used an epoxy to glue them to the shell, can get a closer pic if you want but it blends in well... i love them
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Old 04-27-2013, 08:41 PM
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Who makes this Cap? What model?
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