GU Y61 Rear Windows Mod?

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Re: GU Y61 Rear Windows Mod?

Post by Grant » 28 Sep 2011 10:17

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Re: GU Y61 Rear Windows Mod?

Post by Ross » 28 Sep 2011 20:59

Thanks Grant!

Those are some very useful pics. I can see that the idea is easier to implement on a GQ, but I`m sure it should still be possible on a GU.

I have missed the boat now to get this done before my Namibia trip in a few weeks time, but I still think this would be a worthwhile mod, and am definitely going to try and get something implemented before too long.


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Re: GU Y61 Rear Windows Mod?

Post by DawidT » 28 Jul 2017 11:56

Hi Guys,

This is an old post, but anyone who did it on a GU? :think: I would like to do mine.

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Re: GU Y61 Rear Windows Mod?

Post by JoshJ » 01 Aug 2017 17:53

Me to so please share :lol:
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Re: GU Y61 Rear Windows Mod?

Post by hugejp » 01 Aug 2017 18:12

I would also be keen!

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Re: GU Y61 Rear Windows Mod?

Post by GaryD » 23 Sep 2017 20:53

Hi guys.

I am also keen to try something similar and have been looking at options for a while now. I like the idea of the steel "window" in your pics, particularly for security and durability etc. I am building a drawer system that will be quite tall and a lot of the useful space between the drawer and the back window (over the wheel arches) will not be well used. The plan is to fit a box on the inside similar to that found on an RSI type canopy that would mean the back of the vehicle could not be accessed from th side and I could store a fair amount of things that could be. The "box" could also be sealed to avoid ingress of dust and water from the outside. Perfect for a bush shower setup, kitchen or tool cupboard.



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Re: GU Y61 Rear Windows Mod?

Post by Kagiso II » 24 Sep 2017 13:13

If Charlie Duckitt is willing to .. I saw what he did on SKILPAD .. and it is wayyyy batter than anything I have laid eyes on yet ..
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Re: GU Y61 Rear Windows Mod?

Post by davidvdm » 24 Sep 2017 18:15

I know mine is not a Patrol, but I'm following this thread for some ideas. My van has back windows that can never be replaced if broken, so I may as well start looking at a replacement that can also be functional.
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Re: GU Y61 Rear Windows Mod?

Post by IanT » 26 Sep 2017 15:28

Hi Guys, was speaking to one of my reps and she showed me some photos of what her hubby has done re replacement bumpers front (+-R13000) and replacement rear bumpers with double swing away wheel carriers (+- R9000) looks impressive, he only does cruisers at the moment but is keen to have a look at doing Patrols as well, I will speak to him and see if he would be able to do the window mod as well

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Re: GU Y61 Rear Windows Mod?

Post by Wilkie » 26 Sep 2017 16:03

Mmmmm guys I think that the G463 M/Benz gullwing windows is the same size and shape as the GU Patrol....
When i have both cars with me next week I will make templates and match to see if it fits :think: :think:

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