Broken Roof on T25 High Top Club Joker

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Broken Roof on T25 High Top Club Joker

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ImageImageImageI just broke the roof of my hightop club joker 1990. The front bit has been ripped up and I think its probably beyond repair. Does anyone know of a company that supplies replacement hightop or can repair?
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Broken Roof on T25 High Top Club Joker

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Hilda wrote:I just broke the roof of my hightop club joker 1990. The front bit has been ripped up and I think its probably beyond repair. Does anyone know of a company that supplies replacement hightop or can repair?
You might be able to get it repaired, but it sounds like yours is probably too damaged for that.

If you want to retain the high top then I suspect that you’ll probably need to be on the lookout for a roof cut from a van that has succumbed to other issues. Maybe try contacting Mick at NWVW to let him know you are on the lookout. If you do get a roof cut, then I would suggest that you swap the fibreglass roof over, rather than cutting the old top off and reattaching the replacement. These high tops can suffer from serious corrosion at the gutter under the fibreglass, and so it would be good in there at the same time to sort this out.

If you fancy trying a pop top instead, then there are kits and at least one fitter out there who could probably do this for you.

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Take a picture and post it up so we can see the damage.
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Hi,
Only just seen your post.
This might help       www.camperinterior.co.uk/html/vw_camper_van_roofs.html
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They do come up used, put a wanted add up here, Facebook etc, high tops aren’t quite as desirable to most as pop tops , where are you based ?

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Ouch! Looks bad.
Probably repairable, but cheaper to replace. As said, OE do pop up in UK and they are some currently for sale in Germany https://www.ebay-kleinanzeigen.de/s-t3- ... ochdach/k0
or if the OE look is not important, you can buy a new Reimo hightop too.
https://www.reimo.com/en/camper-van-con ... ite?c=1046
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Just seen your photos - I don't think that's going to be easily repaired because of the extent of the damage, and that you should probably start sending out enquiries to find a replacement. If I were you I would set aside some extra budget for work to tackle the corrosion you will inevitably find above the gutter when you strip the existing roof off.
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Methinks that you are all talking to empty air, op hasn't logged on since 24/11. :lol:
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Hilda wrote: 22 Nov 2020, 14:35 Image

So what was the height of the barrier.. :?:

Answers on a postcard.. :)

Cordialement,

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sarran1955 wrote: 17 Dec 2020, 19:06
Hilda wrote: 22 Nov 2020, 14:35 Image

So what was the height of the barrier.. :?:

Answers on a postcard.. :)

Cordialement,

:ok


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It is annoying when you try to help someone and they do not have the decency to return and read the replies. :roll:

Oldiebut goodie wrote: 17 Dec 2020, 16:27 Methinks that you are all talking to empty air, op hasn't logged on since 24/11. :lol:
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R0B wrote: 17 Dec 2020, 21:50 It is annoying when you try to help someone and they do not have the decency to return and read the replies. :roll:

Oldiebut goodie wrote: 17 Dec 2020, 16:27 Methinks that you are all talking to empty air, op hasn't logged on since 24/11. :lol:

I agree. It is very annoying. Yet we are living during uncertain times. The Big C has a new meaning!
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Looks expensive. 
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