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Old 09-01-2008, 09:32 PM   #1
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Penthouse Top : Corrugated vs Smooth

There are a number of threads and posts here that talk about the Penthouse top and talk about it (and in some cases show it) as being of a corrugated-like design with high and low spots.

Our PHT is smooth and flat, with no ridges and valleys.

Anyone else have a PHT like this?

Why the difference?
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Old 09-01-2008, 09:49 PM   #2
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I don't know much about these tops but my guess is that the one's with the ridges/valleys would be stronger.

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My thinking too, and thus the question.... why would they not all be that way?

Who has a non-ridged PHT ? (besides me???)

AND what are the application for each type?


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The top on our new SMB from Huntington is smooth. Perhaps not all locations are using the corrugated one?
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Our build was in TX, and I am pretty certain that I remember seeing the corrugated PHTs as well.

It just seems like there is more to this than I currently undertand.

We have an EB Ford. Could this be an EB vs RB thing?
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My 04 EB was built in Huntington and has corrugations.

Maybe they are changing over to smooth ones and have to use some old stock?

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Mike,

Maybe that is it. Having it smooth does eliminate the issue of a washer not seating flat to the roof due to the corrugations.

....but we are still speculating.... anyone have the real answers?

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Maybe we have to ask SMB to get the answer?

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Ours is a extended ford body made in Hungtington and is smooth/flat.
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Dick,

Was your 2006 built originally with this PHT? or was it a recent addition?
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