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Can anyone shed some light on what years they did 'open air' Lupo's and what engines they came with and what colours they are available in?

Or just a link to where I can find out. I can't seem to find anything!!

EDIT Am I right in thinking its an option on all Lupos except GTi's and therefore they could be any colour/trim/spec (except GTi)?? Think I've answered my own question!!

Cheers in advance

Daz

Edited by Daz Smith

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Yes i think your right. It was an option on every model, pretty neat option too! :shades:

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yup it is ive seen open airs in all formats sport, 1.4, and 1.0

the open air sport was amazing... i want it so bad

possible retrofit?

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Ive been looking for a 1.4s Openair for a while :(

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Ive been looking for a 1.4s Openair for a while :(

Not happy with your 1.0? :huh:

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Not happy with your 1.0? :huh:

I think its just time to move on. I love having the roof down in the summer but need to upgrade...

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Does anyone know if an open air roof can be retro-fitted quite easily?

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it can be done .. but not easily

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As I imagined!!! Just wouldnt mind some up-top ventilation :P

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open airs awesome in summer,

however it makes a lot if noise in the ran.

there is also a fair amount of road noise / wind noise

Does anyone know if an open air roof can be retro-fitted quite easily?

not easily but yes.

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not easily but yes.

So what would make it difficult?

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why would you want to do it? you cant put it back if you dont like it and why put a massive hole over your head? the weakest part of the vehicle above your head! i really dont get it

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I just reckon it would be awesome. I dont even have a sunroof in my car, I see your point though chris. With my car's boat-like handling, it wouldnt take much to put it on the roof :P

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lol

i've never been a fan of sunroofs.... the almeras got one and it handles a lot worse than your arosa! its got one of those carpeted covers i keep close to pretend to myself im safe :lol:

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Would it actually have a detrimental effect on the handling though? You haven't been in my Arosa, the handling isnt that great!

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i'd imagine it would change for the better, take the weight out of the roof would lower the C of G but then again if you need to put loads of metal in to strengthen it its gonna make it worse

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I didnt think it'd make that much difference. Yeah it'd benefit from having lack of metal in the roof, but then I'd have to whack gert rails and motor in there. Maybe I'll just utilise the windows :P

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windows FTW

sunroofs are only for hen nights in pink limos tbh

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I'm sure there are companies that can put in sunroofs as a retro fit, no reason why I couldn't be done on a Lupo really.

I'm sure a relative of mine had a roof like the open air ones in a Lupo fitted to her Corsa, that was years back though.

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the company is called 'webasto'...they do all kind and they're pretty freakin cool in my eyes.

I'd say my soft top is pretty cool and it still handles sweet thanks to the strengthening bars down sides and at back...plus a front upper strut brace. It's not a Lupo though...

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I'm a girl so I'm allowed. :)

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Nope, I dont get much motorway noise!

Ive had my roof out and down to the bare cutout. I had a quick look if it was possible for a retro fit and it would be easy. Just a bit of jigsaw and bending work. Then just wire up the motor and your away! :shades:

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just buy a stick on sunroof

if anyone does do the retrofit it would be interesting if they weighed what comes out and what goes back on to compare methinks

can't be a world apart

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