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Ute Canopy Thread

Unread post by Deans4by » November 21st, 2010, 1:36 pm

Lets see your canopies and setups post them here.
Who cares what 4wd you have just get out and use it.
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Re: Ute Canopy Thread

Unread post by rolly82 » November 21st, 2010, 5:22 pm

Let me start-

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there is mounting points in each corner of the frame so i can have a roof rack
installed at a later stage if i want one.
all the cage doors are fully lockable and the whole thing can be taken off in
just a few minutes if need be.

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Re: Ute Canopy Thread

Unread post by 4x4lux » November 22nd, 2010, 9:29 pm

no pics at moment but im fabricating a old box trailer frame to suit 97 lux then have canvas covering it much the same as yours but instead of vents it has 3 x zppers much the standard really ..... all this and im now selling car (scratch my head ) 2.8d killin me lookin 4 a 3lt turbo anyhow thats all lol

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Re: Ute Canopy Thread

Unread post by ERASER » November 22nd, 2010, 10:13 pm

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Re: Ute Canopy Thread

Unread post by stretch4x4 » November 22nd, 2010, 10:16 pm

Just got the biggest urge to drive to the middle of nowhere.
Thanks a lot eraser grr :o
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Re: Ute Canopy Thread

Unread post by ERASER » November 22nd, 2010, 10:20 pm

stretch4x4 wrote:Just got the biggest urge to drive to the middle of nowhere.
Thanks a lot eraser grr :o
Your welcome ;)

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Re: Ute Canopy Thread

Unread post by stretch4x4 » November 22nd, 2010, 10:22 pm

Gotta love the campfire and being in the middle of nowhere with just a couple of people :)
First pic especially reminds me of trips.
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Re: Ute Canopy Thread

Unread post by ERASER » November 22nd, 2010, 10:34 pm

Thats the Hilux's main role, travelling. I have a double bed set up in the canopy with the fridge and other camping goodies. We regularly just throw a bit of shopping in the fridge and take off, just the wife and I. There's something so peaceful about being out the middle of nowhere just watching the camp fire.

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Re: Ute Canopy Thread

Unread post by stretch4x4 » November 22nd, 2010, 10:44 pm

So true, working on getting the cruiser to that stage slowly. Will be awesome when I get it to that stage :)
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Re: Ute Canopy Thread

Unread post by HEM19X » November 23rd, 2010, 7:40 pm

Hi,

Here's the BT50, almost completed, still to wire in the rear camera's.

Since the pics, I have added a surround for the fridge & a drawer.
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Re: Ute Canopy Thread

Unread post by stretch4x4 » December 10th, 2010, 4:36 pm

That is very shmick. Aluminium? I am hoping to do something like that next year.
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Re: Ute Canopy Thread

Unread post by fyffy » January 11th, 2011, 6:32 pm

bolting a spare tire to my canopy??
its only going to a 31 but i find its very heavy just to bolt strait on what kind of frame could i build or would some supports from top to bottom inside be ok any ideas anyone
some pictures of anyone who has done this to there car would be good?
this is my canopy not the best shot will try get a better one

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Re: Ute Canopy Thread

Unread post by BigMike65 » January 26th, 2011, 11:18 am

I've just not long had this ARB Canopy fitted.Now to build draws in the back and a fridge slide.
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Re: Ute Canopy Thread

Unread post by Deans4by » January 26th, 2011, 6:36 pm

Sweet looking Triton BigMike :thumb: Love the little additions on the bullbar :D
Who cares what 4wd you have just get out and use it.
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Re: Ute Canopy Thread

Unread post by Norm » February 1st, 2011, 9:42 pm

Here's a couple of my Canopy
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Built it for touring purposes

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