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Old 8th June 2012, 10:55   #16
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Taran, Do you have anything for the Gypsy owners? IMHO The stock hardtop of a gypsy is again quite boxy and looks cheap.

Your design is quite apt for the already boxy jeep / any offroader for that matter. It fits well with the overall design.
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We only have the original gypsy hard tops at present but if you want something else, a custom made soft top is a good option with a good heavy duty roll bar cage.
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I might reach out to you sometime later this yr, or might consider visiting since I belong to Jaipur.
Me and my friend are trying something new on his gypsy, right now its only in a paintbrush stage.
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Taran, how quick and easy is it to remove this top by the owner. I am talking of a sufficiently mechanically sound owner who knows his tools.

. Also by repeated removal and installation will the sealing of the hard top with the body be affected?

. How is it sealed with the body? Rubber beading?

. Does it require any changes to the body of the Thar?

. How is the Hardtop attached to the Body? Is it using hand operated clips or bolts etc. which would need tools?

. After the removal of the hard top would there be any projection attached to the body of the thar making it dangerous or ugly?

. Can the South African Specification Rollover bar, be installed along with this hard top?
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Any plan for a Gypsy hard top? Half or Full?

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Taran, Do you have anything for the Gypsy owners? IMHO The stock hardtop of a gypsy is again quite boxy and looks cheap.

Your design is quite apt for the already boxy jeep / any offroader for that matter. It fits well with the overall design.
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Taran, how quick and easy is it to remove this top by the owner. I am talking of a sufficiently mechanically sound owner who knows his tools.

. Also by repeated removal and installation will the sealing of the hard top with the body be affected?

. How is it sealed with the body? Rubber beading?

. Does it require any changes to the body of the Thar?

. How is the Hardtop attached to the Body? Is it using hand operated clips or bolts etc. which would need tools?

. After the removal of the hard top would there be any projection attached to the body of the thar making it dangerous or ugly?

. Can the South African Specification Rollover bar, be installed along with this hard top?
It takes about max 25 min to completely remove the hardtop and same to put it back.
Silicon is used to completely seal the hardtop. Once it is removed, it is advisable to put silicon back again. A tube of silicon is very cheap. Sponge rubber is used to completely seal the body.
No changes are required in the original body.
The hard top is basically attached using the existing holes in the thar through bolts.
The original rollbar can be retained but needs to be altered when with a hardtop.

Hope this answers all ur questions. Let me know if anyone requires any other info.
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Old 17th June 2012, 15:21   #21
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Pics of the Hardtop on a red thar would help members to get a clear picture of the hardtop and its design.
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Thanks for these pictures. Gives a much better feel of the hard top. Can you tell me how easy it is to replace the glass if on at all gets damaged. Reason for asking: a friend of mine had his rear glass smashed twice on his scorpio due to small stone pieces on the highway.
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The gas springs in page one are not assembled correctly, they need be inverted.
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Taran,

Are there any plans to make this available in Bangalore? If yes, when and where. This info will help a lot of us I guess. Thanks.
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The Hard Top can always be shipped but due to its volume usually the transportation charges are on a higher side. To make sure that it is available at the same price @ bangalore and for its fitment by us would mean a complete new unit that side which is not possible at present. Would definitely keep you updated if we do work out something in future. Until then the only option is to transport it and get it fit at a local workshop, which i may add is fairly easy as no alteration is required in vehicle body.
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Here is a potentially stupid question for you, but, undaunted by my small number of brain cells which are also very old, I will ask anyway. Will this hardtop also fit the Thar DI? I know there is a difference in windshield design that may mean a non-fit....??? What say yee?
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Not sure if it was shared earlier, but now I see Bimbra offers a few more hard top solutions for the Thar -

Rugged Hard Top (Mild Steel)
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Sharp Hard Top (MS)
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Semi Hard Top
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Looks very interesting Taran.. Will surely try and get in touch with you when time and finances permit.
Do you have any dealerships in Bangalore or anyone who can customize it like this ?
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Looks very interesting Taran.. Will surely try and get in touch with you when time and finances permit.
Do you have any dealerships in Bangalore or anyone who can customize it like this ?
Thank you. No we do not have any dealerships for Mahindra Thar products besides our original factory and workshop located in Gurgaon, Haryana but most products can be shipped to your location.
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Thank you. No we do not have any dealerships for Mahindra Thar products besides our original factory and workshop located in Gurgaon, Haryana but most products can be shipped to your location.
Thanks Taran. WIll surely touch base with you when I am visiting Delhi
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