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Old 5th February 2010, 19:18   #61
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i met MR Lobo and his factory which is close to my home, about an hour back.He assured me that he can make hard tops for both jeeps and gypsies.he is a very senior in this industry.Any jeeper can approch him and he himself a 4x4 fan and using Izuzu 2.8 4x4.He will do even the repair job also for us.

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This is music to my ears!!! Will contact his ASAP.

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i met MR Lobo and his factory which is close to my home, about an hour back.He assured me that he can make hard tops for both jeeps and gypsies.he is a very senior in this industry.....
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This is music to my ears!!! Will contact his ASAP.

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Great. So how about a few jeepers descending at his place to check this place out? I also want a hard top from my Gypsy. I have a design in mind and would like to find out if my design can be realized in toto by him with the desired fit & finish.
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Great. So how about a few jeepers descending at his place to check this place out? I also want a hard top from my Gypsy. I have a design in mind and would like to find out if my design can be realized in toto by him with the desired fit & finish.
I called Mr.Lobo, and he is the original designer of Gypsy HT. He will send me some pictures of 540 HT by tommrow. But i am not sure if he can make custom tops as he may not have molds/dyes to do that.

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I called Mr.Lobo, and he is the original designer of Gypsy HT. He will send me some pictures of 540 HT by tommrow. But i am not sure if he can make custom tops as he may not have molds/dyes to do that.

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mmmmmm.. tricky then. In that case, I will have to show him a design that will get his creative juices flowing & get him hooked onto it .
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If enough people with gypsies can order, then it may justify the cost of him making the mould.
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Old 5th February 2010, 23:30   #66
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If enough people with gypsies can order, then it may justify the cost of him making the mould.
he he he... there aren't much "Short" Gypsys like K_S here, hope you understand the point

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Mr.Lobo sent me the pictures of HT for Gypsy and Jeep. There is no difference in Gypsy top, BUT Jeep HT is definitely a welcome change than normal Roplas HTs. I am going to order one of these, if at-least another 4 order with me. It doesn't make sens for him to make just one Top.

PS They make Fender Flares as well as shown in the picture, and Top can be any color of choice.

Now let the pictures talk.

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Hard Tops for Off Roaders.-gypsy1.jpg

Hard Tops for Off Roaders.-gypsy2.jpg

Hard Tops for Off Roaders.-gypsy3.jpg

Hard Tops for Off Roaders.-jeep1.jpg

Hard Tops for Off Roaders.-jeep2.jpg

Hard Tops for Off Roaders.-jeep3.jpg

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@sreeraj- Whats the cost for Gypsy hard top, looks good.
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sreerajunnithan: Jeep hard top looks awesome,. looks very much like jeep wangler. You must check the fit and finsh though. Looks like fiber.
It sure has killer looks.
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Sreeraj
The hard top sure looks good. What would be the cost of one of these for the Jeep?

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mmmmmm.. tricky then. In that case, I will have to show him a design that will get his creative juices flowing & get him hooked onto it .
Shan,

have u send him the design?or drop in sometime,will go there.PM ur plans

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Jeep HT is definitely a welcome change than normal Roplas HTs.
PS They make Fender Flares as well as shown in the picture, and Top can be any color of choice.
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Jeep tops are near to Wrangler tops and look excellent...! Sure it will change the looks of 540/550. Please get more pics if possible from Rear and closes as well..

Sreeraj what about the BPillar? Need to remove or can fix the top with Pillar inside? Please check dat too

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Guys,

Had met Mr Lobo yesterday. Seems to be a man who knows his stuff.
His rates seem to be really pricey.

for the hard top on the gypsy he has quoted INR 1Lakhs per vehicle and only if 4 people require the same.

I wanted to modify by adding a sunroof option which he is quoting IN 15000/-

I am planning to enquire in someother places. Any suggetions?

P:S- he is an oldy who keeps ooooon talking.


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Guys,

Had met Mr Lobo yesterday. Seems to be a man who knows his stuff.
His rates seem to be really pricey.

for the hard top on the gypsy he has quoted INR 1Lakhs per vehicle and only if 4 people require the same.
Are you sure 1 lakh for gypsy hard top. Gypsy hard top from authorized seller it will cost between 20-25k.
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Are you sure 1 lakh for gypsy hard top. Gypsy hard top from authorized seller it will cost between 20-25k.
OEM hard top only 40k and there was one old one availabe at solar for 25k.

1lakh may not be for one for sure.may e for 4

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