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Old 01-30-2008, 12:23 PM   #1
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Default Nomad Roof Repair..........

The Roof on my 55 is in Need of some serious Help, I Did a Search here for Nomad Roof Repair & Got Nothing. What would be the Best way of Repairing this Area, Has me stumped due to the Rib's that would have to be Maintained..............

Here are a Few Pics of my Problem's, Thanks for any Help.

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Old 01-30-2008, 01:08 PM   #2
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For your searches, try a more generic search, like roof repair. The resulting car may be a little different, but the theory is the same.


One option would be a complete replacement from a donor car. Other than that, here's some reading material for you:

http://www.trifive.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5205

http://www.trifive.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5609

http://www.trifive.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5652

http://www.trifive.com/forums/showthread.php?t=5959

http://www.trifive.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6486

http://www.trifive.com/forums/showthread.php?t=6649

http://www.trifive.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7096


Yes, the ribs in the roof will be a challenge, but if you can't find a donor car, they can be made.

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Old 01-30-2008, 03:16 PM   #3
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I remember seeing a complete roof for sale in eBay recently, and I think it was reasonably priced. These cars are rare, so a good replacement roof is going to be hard to find. If the roof is good, it's likely the rest of the car is decent.

I think it's going to be a challenge to fix that rust damage. A good metal man (MP&C ) could make pieces to fix it, I'm sure.
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The Roof on my 55 is in Need of some serious Help, I Did a Search here for Nomad Roof Repair & Got Nothing. What would be the Best way of Repairing this Area, Has me stumped due to the Rib's that would have to be Maintained..............

Here are a Few Pics of my Problem's, Thanks for any Help.

Rick
At one point or another, "NewMad" by SAR had some great shots of the roof repair they performed on that project. I looked, but they have condensed it, eliminating thos particular shots. You might contact them to see if they have it archived in completeness and might share it with you.

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The Roof on my 55 is in Need of some serious Help, I Did a Search here for Nomad Roof Repair & Got Nothing. What would be the Best way of Repairing this Area, Has me stumped due to the Rib's that would have to be Maintained..............

Here are a Few Pics of my Problem's, Thanks for any Help.

Rick
In the latest Nomad Post someone has a Nomad roof for sale.

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