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THE WORKSHOP (Technical posts only - please avoid going "off-topic") => Modifications & Bling => Topic started by: 72 datsun on April 15, 2012, 09:21:30 PM



Title: pop up roof tent
Post by: 72 datsun on April 15, 2012, 09:21:30 PM
where can i get a roof top tent for a tin top?? i have seen them in australia an i want to know were you can get somthing simmilar in the uk tried  uk van conversions no joy seats all gone turning brutis into campervan!!! sleeps 4!


Title: Re: pop up roof tent
Post by: V6AERAS on April 15, 2012, 10:00:55 PM
These do something similar....be it a tad expensive

http://www.lvdltd.co.uk/16226.html (http://www.lvdltd.co.uk/16226.html)

might of been easier to buy one already converted. They pop up on ebay every now & then

http://archive.caravanselecta.co.uk/toyota-lucida-estima-pop-top-cam-cs260209.aspx (http://archive.caravanselecta.co.uk/toyota-lucida-estima-pop-top-cam-cs260209.aspx)


Title: Re: pop up roof tent
Post by: noseypoke on April 16, 2012, 12:56:07 PM
Blimey the prices on those?? the engines would have to be BULLET PROOF,other wise you'll end up livin where ya break down,these are old vehicles,but the prices don't reflect that :o


Title: Re: pop up roof tent
Post by: 72 datsun on April 16, 2012, 05:21:56 PM
noseypoke my engine is!! paul inch rebulit it borded it out differant cam high tourqe at 1500rpm oil cooler off vw heat xchanger off pergeot 406 for veg 136bhp on rolling road! all for 1630 quid . this one is a keeper!


Title: Re: pop up roof tent
Post by: noseypoke on April 16, 2012, 06:32:49 PM
Was'nt talkin about your engine I was commenting on the two links that gave camper vehicle prices :o
Yours sounds like a real tarmac eater there 8)


Title: Re: pop up roof tent
Post by: 72 datsun on April 16, 2012, 07:36:56 PM
took it to kernowman and he said it was SWEET nice to see such a nice clean esti i dont carry people so i want to turn him ito a JUCY LUCY like in australia. Type in jucy and watch there vidieo/


Title: Re: pop up roof tent
Post by: Kernowman on May 03, 2012, 09:03:52 PM
Just spotted this.... how about using the roof of a BONGO.
I know I've seen one modified on an Esti somewhere.  ::)


(http://drivingpassion.merseyblogs.co.uk/mazda-bongo-friendee.jpg)


Title: Re: pop up roof tent
Post by: cods68 on May 04, 2012, 05:27:07 PM
Wow that looks quite high  ;D .... Plenty of headroom though  ;D


Title: Re: pop up roof tent
Post by: Kernowman on May 06, 2012, 12:39:00 PM
Spoke to Steve on friday when he popped round... he's sorted out a roof habitat style option.. sounds ideal.
He needs roof bars for a tin top... can anyone help ?