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Old 01-11-2011, 08:03 PM   #1
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Hard Top? Soft Top?... Which Accessories Will I Need?

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Old 01-11-2011, 08:16 PM   #2
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Wait, what? "Accessories"?

It all depends on your situation. What do you want out of your jeep? Are you going to offroad a lot, use it as a daily driver, or both? Are you planning on modifying it a lot? What model Wrangler are you looking at?? What do you want out of it?

The tops are both nice. Lots of folks do both, lots do one or the other.

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Old 01-11-2011, 08:16 PM   #3
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Hard tops nice less noise pain to take off kinda not terrible but soft top is much easier to do and you can do it anywhere hard top you have to leave somewhere


I guess thats what you were looking for?
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Old 01-11-2011, 08:19 PM   #4
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All depends on where you live to !!

My jeep lives in the desert, so I'll never have a soft-top, hardtop is indepensible !

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Old 01-11-2011, 08:43 PM   #5
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Hard tops are for people who are old, weak, and feeble. Soft tops are where it's at!
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Old 01-11-2011, 08:51 PM   #6
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Crap. I haul tools in mine. That's why I have a hardtop.
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Old 01-11-2011, 08:54 PM   #7
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Crap. I haul tools in mine. That's why I have a hardtop.
That's cool. It's just this thing JIMBO and I have. Whatever one has, the other has to be better, doesn't matter what it is. All in fun.
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That's cool. It's just this thing JIMBO and I have. Whatever one has, the other has to be better, doesn't matter what it is. All in fun.
I'm not even going to comment on this-

Far beit from me to suffer the outrage-oops wrong subject-

You couldn't pay me to post-

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Old 01-11-2011, 09:19 PM   #9
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I've already caught that vibe.

but i have to say that Jimbox seems to trounce you.

Gun on visor? check.
Stirrup for entry? check.
big ass nut and bolt for tire support? check.

Couple of guys I'd like to trail with? and maybe have a few beers with? check.
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Old 01-11-2011, 09:22 PM   #10
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I've already caught that vibe.

but i have to say that Jimbox seems to trounce you.

Gun on visor? check.
Stirrup for entry? check.
big ass nut and bolt for tire support? check.

Couple of guys I'd like to trail with? and maybe have a few beers with? check.
Auto vs. manual is pretty much all I got.
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Heh Heh, it'd be great, especially since you both have those short wheel base "apprentice" JK's


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I've already caught that vibe.

but i have to say that Jimbox seems to trounce you.

Gun on visor? check.
Stirrup for entry? check.
big ass nut and bolt for tire support? check.

Couple of guys I'd like to trail with? and maybe have a few beers with? check.
I'd be glad to tag along to "save your ass" !!

Just kidding you know, but there ain't much chance of us all getting together, man we're all over this here main land !!

Kewl idea though !!

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I hate the heat and like the ability to hear everyone in my jeep when taking a road trip... so I got a hard top. It's more secure, easier to maintain, etc. Then again I don't take it off much either due to the size and lack of storage for it. I take the freedom top end off all the time though.

I've had a soft top LJ and now I have a hardtop LK and I would pick the hard top hands down. The windows don't have zippers or crack and wear down as fast either.

If you prefer topless a lot... go soft. If you want a nice secure top most the time... go hard.
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Hard tops are for people who are old, weak, and feeble. Soft tops are where it's at!
Or the summers the temps are 110F+ and you have children that often travel with you and prefer to keep them cool and safe... along with yourself. I'm a winter person... is rather be topless in 20 or lower than topless in the summer where its hard to cool down.

It was 29 this morning and I drove my jeep to work with the freedom top off, all Windows down and wearing a t-shirt. That, to me would be topless weather... and those days are as rare as a four leaf clover... :/
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Heh Heh, it'd be great, especially since you both have those short wheel base "apprentice" JK's
That would be the the JK Short versus the JK oversize.

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I'd be glad to tag along to "save your ass" !!
I spent a year in Iceland with a 2wd van. This is a piece of cake. I'm sure you could teach me some Jeeping tools, though.

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Just kidding you know, but there ain't much chance of us all getting together, man we're all over this here main land !!!!
Never know. I have Jeep friends out that way that you might know. Small world.

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Kewl idea though !!
Yes it is.

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