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Old 03-09-2012, 01:49 PM   #1
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hardtop to soft top

Hey everyone, I'm looking to tap into the knowledge of all you experienced Wrangler owners out there. I bought an '08 Wrangler Unlimited last May...I'M LOVIN IT! But, it only came with a hard top which I like, but I've been thinking about a soft top for the summer. Does anyone know of a softop option that allows you to bounce between hard and soft tops easily without taking off all the softop hardware? My thought right now is just to use a Safari Bikini, but that doesn't cover everything or everyone if we get caught in a rain storm when traveling. Thanks for your help!!

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I run with a soft top year 'round but it is my understanding it's one or the other, hard or soft. Even with the soft top, some times I like it down all the way or put on a bikini top just to keep the sun off when it get really hot (100+).
If run just the hard top you are worried about getting caught in the rain with it off, you can always get an emergency top, they run $120 - $180.


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Soft top hardware takes 3 minutes to remove/ install... 4 bolts on the rollbar brackets and it's done.
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Welcome and enjoy the forum! I switch between both tops my self.
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I like that idea, and the cost but they say they don't work well with hard top models, that they need the soft top rails for the install. Not sure if that is just CYA on there part or if really works fine.

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