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Old 01-26-2017, 09:16 PM   #21
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REF that top definitely looks better on your van than mine. Do you mind me asking how much that top ran you?
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Old 01-27-2017, 09:03 AM   #22
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That looks awesome. I think I've made up my mind.
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Old 01-27-2017, 07:13 PM   #23
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The top or the rack? Assume it's close to the price of yours. The CCV tops are all the same core prices plus goodies like vent fan and install.


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Sorry, ha, ha, yes I know how much the top costs. Brain fart, I meant how much did the rack cost.
Also, is it mounted to the inside unistrut using the same bolts that mount the unistrut to the top, e.g. does it use the same bolts, or did you drill additional bolt holes from the rack, through the top, and down into the inside unistrut.
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Old 02-03-2017, 11:18 AM   #25
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Hi-Top all the way! Love my CCV top.
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Old 06-13-2017, 10:24 PM   #26
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I had Derek build an aluminum rack with sides and expanded metal flooring over cross members. I am able to walk around up there as well as house the solar panel. The mounting is much more stout than an Aluminess on a SMB top. Mine is bolted through the top into the metal track used by the lift, which in turn carries the load over a stronger, larger area. At first I was not too keen on the high top after only seeing it on a white van, but changed my mind after considering the storage potential and the extra head room when the top is down, plus at the time the mid top was not available and he was phasing out the low top, we're still happy with our choice and would do it again.

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Very nice build... what size tires do you have on there?

Also, are those nfab boards?

Thanks in advance,

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Thanks. Yes, nfab. Running 315's now after installing CCV's adjustable torque arms and moving the axle forward. I had boulder off road do some more stuff to get better clearance and get things back in proper alignment, they moved the axel farther forward, installed a new larger sway bar with end links on a custom bracket and a new forward mounted bracket for the track bar to clear the diff housing. Boulder off road also builds longer fixed length arms but I had already gotten the adj ones from Derek, which are pretty burley. It certainly took some time to finally get it dialed in to where it is today and wasn't cheap, but it's by far a better driving and handling Quigley than it once was, Deavers and Agile's rip kit complete the suspension mods.


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I'm glad this thread popped back up.

REF, would you mind posting some more pictures of your rack? Our install date is coming up quick, and I really need to make up my mind about a rack.

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Ref, thanks, really great looking build, love to see some interior pics...

Derek is finishing up a build for me now.. will share pics once completed...I went for high top.. so the top can be down and still functional camper...

I have no roof rack, I don't want one, just solar, Ac and fan up there..
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Hey, sorry for the delay, was overwhelmed by all the packing and things needing to get done when heading out on the road for 6+ weeks....all done!.....well at least as done as they're gonna get, left yesterday eve. got as far as as a Wally World truck lot at the Nebraska border
Anyway, the rack uses different bolts than the fiberglass to secure it, but they also go through into the unistrut or track guide channel of the lift mechanism to carry the load, making it pretty stout....some pics







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