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Old 08-02-2017, 11:46 AM   #1
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Astradome repair ideas...help please..63' Overlander

OK so the previous owner apparently had some issues with the Astradome. He chose to cover with sheet metal and screw down with self tapping screws. From the inside it looks like he cut the flanges off at their base to make it as flat as possible.
My ideas are .......
1. Remove sheet metal patch... fix/fill holes from screws and then put a large Lexan Skylight over the original opening. Would of course not look stock which is a downside.
2. Remove sheet metal patch... possible put a larger Aluminum patch around original hole and create a new flange for original type Astradome cover.
Any thoughts or ideas appreciated...
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Old 08-02-2017, 02:59 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by Endl View Post
Would of course not look stock which is a downside.
What's already there doesn't look stock, either. No net loss in my opinion.

Besides, retaining the stock appearance only matters if you're doing a restoration to factory original. But if all you want is a return to functionality, almost anything has to be an improvement over what you've got. I say go for it!
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