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Old 08-31-2017, 07:51 AM   #51
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Yep, Rick, your van just works man! It's the colors and the top and everything about it. Not to change the subject here but I've been on the fence about ordering some nerf bars/steps for my GIGANTIC fresh MGmetalworks converted van. I like those N-Fabs you have. I think I'll go for those.
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Old 08-31-2017, 08:36 AM   #52
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Thanks, glad to have helped you out there, Eric....
The n-fabs have held up relatively well, haven't whacked them on rocks while 4wheeling in Moab like I did the Carr hoop steps as they don't hang down as far which is good, def not rock rails though as they attach to the pinch weld. The only thing is getting used to the smaller footprint of the step for getting in/out. The Aluminess ones look nice too, but would imagine they are at a higher price point.



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Old 08-31-2017, 09:06 AM   #53
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Ray's old white Quadvan EB has a tall CCV top now. New owner is a member here, but damned if I remember his name.. it looks good, but BIG!
theres one just a few houses down from my inlaws. ive stopped and talked with him a couple of times, really nice guy. the thing is huge inside, but for me the top is just too big visually. refs colormatch with the green, roofrack, awning etc all help hide the bulk. when its white it is literally a billboard, lol. every once and a while I see ours and think the top is way too big, then we drive by dans and I feel appropriately sized again
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Old 09-01-2017, 10:33 AM   #54
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.... that wasted space above the driver/pass seats is what steered me right to ccv. ....
I thought the unmolested roof above the driver and passenger seats was deliberate by SMB in order to maintain additional roof structure and rigidity, especially in the event of an accident. Can't vouch if that's true or just folklore, but it makes sense to me.


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Old 09-01-2017, 10:45 AM   #55
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I thought the unmolested roof above the driver and passenger seats was deliberate by SMB in order to maintain additional roof structure and rigidity, especially in the event of an accident. Can't vouch if that's true or just folklore, but it makes sense to me.


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Yes, but CCV doesn't molest it.. they just extend the top over it so it's usable space.
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I thought the unmolested roof above the driver and passenger seats was deliberate by SMB in order to maintain additional roof structure and rigidity, especially in the event of an accident. Can't vouch if that's true or just folklore, but it makes sense to me.


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It's not bothered on a CCV van either, or at least I've never seen one cut forward of the B pillar. It's usually just a shelf up there. Mine made a handy child's bunk.
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