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Old 12-16-2009, 06:55 PM
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Chopping roof

Hey,

I'm chopping the roof on my truck.
Does anyone know where i can get glass made after i'm done the chop?
in canada or USA?


Thanks Jesse.

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What kind of truck is it? Have you started the chop?

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reguardless of what vehichle your chopping, it's always advisable to have the glass before the chop.
many a chop has gone bad becuase of lack of glass to fit the window openings after the fact.
flat glass is no problem, but anything curved you should have the glass first
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reguardless of what vehichle your chopping, it's always advisable to have the glass before the chop.
many a chop has gone bad becuase of lack of glass to fit the window openings after the fact.
flat glass is no problem, but anything curved you should have the glass first
That is exactly what I was getting at.

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no i haven't started the chop yet,
my trucks parked and barried under 2 feet of snow haha.

but i am wanting to do the chop.
but i think i'm gonna body drop it first to see how much head room i have in the cab and what not before the roof gets chopped.
and i have a 96 chevy silverado.

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Old 12-17-2009, 05:20 PM
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Ok, here you go, only the windshield can be cut. The rest of the glass is tempered and not cutable.

As Ogre pointed out, you MUST cut your windshield before you cut the top so you can make the top fit the cut glass. You can't change the shape of the glass, but you can the top, understand?

The side and back glass can be done by using glass from another car, using flat glass and modifying the door to use it, or making them out of lexan or plexiglass.

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after you get all the glass, buy another roof and 2 door frames.
do this before you even start.
i won't tell you not to do it, this whole website is about doing this stuff,
but if your not experienced at this kind of stuff, don't.

do the body drop first, if you still have a drivable truck; then chop it.
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and tell ogre to use spell check
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yea i was planning on buying a whole other truck for the body
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Thats a clean truck, I also have a 96 chevy. Too bad i had to take it to mexico
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