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Old 01-29-2009, 08:51 AM   #1
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Hoist for Top

I'm looking for any ideas on building a hoist in my garage to raise and lower my hard top. Does anyone have any suggestions?

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Old 01-29-2009, 09:12 AM   #2
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I'm sure that you could hook up a pulley system or you could check out the hoist systems in the different jeep catalogs.

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Old 01-29-2009, 09:25 AM   #3
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The pulley should be easy for you
but look at the kits to see how they attach
to hard top, I do know its a 4 point system
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Old 01-29-2009, 09:12 PM   #4
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Old 02-06-2009, 07:58 PM   #5
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this is a Lange knock-off system that i built for my TJ's hardtop.

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Old 02-06-2009, 08:00 PM   #6
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I can remember when I was young and stupid enough to remove my hard top by myself every Friday afternoon...the hoist is a much better choice.
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Old 02-09-2009, 08:07 AM   #7
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haha...yeap. i almost broke my neck once and the hardtop. after that, i said no more, and setup the hoist.

even if you don't make your own, it is still worth the $150 or so Lange wants for their system just so you can do it yourself safely, and know that your $2500 top is secure.

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