Originally Posted by mothgils
Looks great Cyrull!
Any pics of the install process showing how you mounted the top down? I have been keeping my eyes peeled locally for a top from a junkyard but no luck yet. Seeing threads like yours and shadetreevanman's give me hopes I could tackle the project myself.
I don't think Rob or I took any of those photos. Since it was a salvage we just lined up the the roof so it was centered and started plugging away screwing it down into the sheet metal. Once that was done we took the metal trim piece and lined up the holes.
After all that was done I began to liberally apply caulking on the inside of the van to seal it up. It was actually pretty straight forward, prepping actually took most of the time I think.
I know your exact feeling, this was a monumental task for me and I probably would have paid the 5K to Tufport if Rob didn't offer to help me (honestly it felt more like me assisting him lol). Shadetreevanman's thread was also a great resource and there are many more in this community.
I am happy I can finally contribute! Best of luck with your project, feel free to ask any questions here or via pm!