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Old 06-17-2013, 07:22 PM
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Sunrider soft top for my YJ

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I love driving my Jeep, but I am not very knowledgeable. I think I just got screwed on Ebay. I was told the soft top I bought fit 95 YJ's but when I recieved it, the top attached to the windshield with snaps and my windshield has the channels. I read somewhere that the top might be a Sunrider. Can anyone explain to me if there is anyway to adapt the top to my Jeep and if they think that what the seller described was wrong?


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Old 06-18-2013, 10:31 AM   #2
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need some pics please

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Old 06-18-2013, 11:34 AM   #3
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I have been looking for a top too, I saw those where they are supposed to sell a separate tube that extends behind the back seat and the snaps were on that bar, you might be looking at the opposite side that has the windshield channel
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Thanks guys.
Here are pictures of the section where the windshield meets the top. I did call whitney twice about the possibility of an adaptor...They were clueless. Talked to a dealership and they said that it was for a CJ7, but I am not sure if they are right. And if I sell it. I don't want to do to someone else what was done to me. Right now I would either like to find the bar that adapts it or what model it fits so I can sell it with the proper info. My next step is to bring it into a dealership, but I have just had spinal fusion surgery and that will be very hard for me to carry. So if I can avoid that, great.
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Did the top come with hardware?? To me it does look like the sunrider top. Same top I have.
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No hardware. On your's, does the snap part connect to a header or the frame? You don't happen to have a picture of what your snaps connect too, do you? Because I know I need something but I have no idea what that is.

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Sunrider tops require all new hardware. There is a metal bar that the top snaps then you have clips that you have to screw in behind the visors. Hope this helps.

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Hmm... That sucks you where sold a top that makes you go on a wild goose chase just to put the damn thing on! I don't know much about the sunrider top. I only know that having OEM hardware is a pain to find and it's hard to search for the right one on Ebay. I wouldn't mind looking into a frameless top or just an extended bikini. Oh to hell with it I'll just get a hard top
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I got my top from Quadratec I think they sell the hardware and frames for around 700. It's a nice top for when the weather isn't as nice and you can just flip half of it back. But a pain to take off all the way!
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If it hasn't been long file a claim on ebay and get your money back.
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Hopefully she didn't give feedback but if not then ebay will take care of it.
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I don't really shop on eBay for Jeep parts unless its something that I know will fit my Jeep to many people on there selling Jeep stuff and know nothing about them!
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Yeah. I got screwed. I can send it back for a refund, but it will cost me $40 to return ship. Ebay coverage sucks. I usually go through Paypal. But the guy has his page set up where if you contact him about a problem it automatically files with Ebay and you can't file with both. The seller name is REATATRADINGCOMPANY, for anyone wanting to avoid being scammed on Ebay. He also has a PO box(assuming because he's trying to avoid getting beat up LOL!) and Ebay doesn't give you a return shipping label for PO boxes. They agreed that the guy lied but said they can't force him to pay return shipping. WTH?
Anyway...Now that I know what I have..Thanks to Jeepgirl94 ....I will just try and sell it. At this point, I don't trust the seller to refund me if I send it back. Thanks everyone! Let me know if anyone wants to buy a Sunrider top...CHEAP! HaHa.
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Your Welcome! Hope you are able to sell it. It is a great top for the most part! Hopefully someone will have the frame for it and in need of a new top! Did it come with all the windows as well?
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Your Welcome! Hope you are able to sell it. It is a great top for the most part! Hopefully someone will have the frame for it and in need of a new top! Did it come with all the windows as well?
Not sure how the picture got in there I didn't add any lol.
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Yeah. It has back and two side windows. The top is in great shape and the windows are very clear. So it's a shame I can't use it.
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I thought the picture was to mock me...LOL!!!
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Old 06-27-2013, 09:49 AM   #18
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Ohh also one other thing with that top is that the upper door halves have to be rounded to fit. Most yj uppers are squared.
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Figures..No wonder he lied about what it was. This is going to be tough to sell.
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I can't believe the nerve of some people! I've been screwed to many times on eBay it's sad the stuff people do to make a quick buck!
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I know. I wouldn't be able to live with myself. You have been such a big help to me today, Thanks. It's nice to see that I am not the only cool Jeep chic in the world
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Glad I was able to help

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