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Old 03-20-2013, 10:06 AM   #1
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Decision on Summer top combo

I'm looking at getting one of these summer top combos. I have a hard top and I'd like to be able to open up the jeep easier in the summer. I don't have the cash for a soft top or even the Trektop.

The Qudratec one is cheaper than the Bestop one. Do you guy think that the Quadratec combo has a lower quality material than the other or it's cheaper just because Qudratec makes it so they can sell it for less? which one would you get?


QuadraTop™ Bimini, Clearview Windstopper & Tonno Cover Combo in Black Diamond for 07-13 Jeep® Wrangler JK 2 Door - Quadratec


Bestop® Bikini, Duster & Windjammer Summer Combo for 10-13 Jeep® Wrangler JK 2 Door with Factory Soft Top - Quadratec


Thanks for the help
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Old 03-20-2013, 10:14 AM   #2
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The Bestop looks better judging by only the pictures, but the material looks the same. Again, I'm judging by just the pictures. Its only a $70 difference though. Cut out some 'crap' in your life for a few weeks... Eating out, drinking alcohol, joy riding... And that $70 is made up very quickly.

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I actually have the money for either one. If I go with the Qudartec one I can get a couple other small things I want to put on the Jeep but I don't know if the Qudratec one has the same quality that the bestop one.
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Old 03-20-2013, 03:02 PM   #4
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Well if youre on the fence I'd say get the bestop.
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Old 03-20-2013, 03:28 PM   #5
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right on, thanks for advice.
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I am also trying to decide between Quadratop and Bestop - glad to have this thread
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Old 04-11-2013, 10:41 AM   #7
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Here's some pics of besttops. It's for 07-09 and I have a '10 so the top doesn't fit to tight


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Question...whats the benefit to getting this set up versus a regular soft top? Why get the jammer, duster and bikini rather than just a softop instead? Not trying to be a smart a$$, genuinely just don't know what the draw is. Is it just looks or is it that much easier to go topless with this set up. Thanks!
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Ehh no real benefit, I have the reg soft top too. I've just always wanted one of these tops. It will be easy to take off when I want to go topless. Just a bunch of straps you undo
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Question...whats the benefit to getting this set up versus a regular soft top? Why get the jammer, duster and bikini rather than just a softop instead? Not trying to be a smart a$$, genuinely just don't know what the draw is. Is it just looks or is it that much easier to go topless with this set up. Thanks!
I want it because:
I like the looks. Kindamakes it look like a truck. With I could get the Brute, but $80k for a vehicle is more than I will spend. My first house cost that much!
I dont really need a rear seat
No matter how much I clean, the plastic windows seem to get dirty and/or scratched making my Jeep look old in comparision to a hardtop/fulldoors of the same year.
Tonneau cover hides view of things in the back and is cheaper/easier to use than say a Tuffy deck even though it lacks the abilty to fully secure items.

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Old 05-25-2016, 12:55 PM   #11
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So, no one has really answered the first question. Does anyone know the actual quality of Quad's Bikini Top versus Best's? I really want one, but I'd rather buy several things, versus just one. We all know Best makes the best tops, but Quad is a good company.
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I think it comes down to what you want it for.
The bikini tops with jammers etc are fun but not totally functional if you ride in the rain.
I hemmed and hawed over this too- I ended up going with the Bestop Trektop NX PURCHASED from Qtec.
There is no such thing as a rain free summer in upstate ny
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I have wondered this myself. I knew someone who had the Quadratec combo a few years ago and it looked ok, but the top didn't fit well and it flapped a lot. Not sure about the quality versus Bestop.

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