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Old 07-31-2014, 12:11 AM   #1
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Question JK Soft Top suggestions.

Hey guys. I currently have a hard top on my 2-D JK and was looking at getting a soft top to install on my Jeep. Any suggestions on brands or types?

I was looking online at the Bestop and ideally would like to get the Black Twill Supertop NX however the price tag is way too high for me. I was also looking at the Bestop Black Twill Trektop NX, although I'm not 100% sold on the look but like the price tag a lot more. Anyone have the Trektop that likes it or wish they had a different top?

Any suggestions on other brands other than Bestop that may be cheaper or better quality?

Also, anyone have any suggestions about side mirrors? I was wanting to take the doors off because its been so nice out but that would leave me w/o side mirrors. There is a relocation side mirror pack for about $60 but after reading the reviews I wasn't completely sold because the passenger side mirror is rendered useless after putting the doors back on.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks guys.

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Old 07-31-2014, 08:44 AM   #2
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I have the Bestop Trextop NX & love it! You can run it a bunch of different ways....without the back window, without all windows as a bikini top, as a sunrider or just take it all off
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Old 07-31-2014, 09:36 AM   #3
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Check out the first couple of pages of the Soft Top HELP!! thread. Most of your questions should be answered there.

You may be able to craigslist a used or new OEM premium top. I got mine from a local craigslister for $700 plus some throw ins. OEM premium and Supertop NX twill are essentially the same.

There a several options for mirrors; full relocation, brackets w/ mirrors on the windshield post, and door hinge mounted. I use harley mirrors that are mounted in the top door hinge. Cannot see the pass side one but my head swivels pretty well so who cares. Easy peasy.
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Old 07-31-2014, 09:41 AM   #4
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And the little circular blind spot mirrors on the outside AC vents works pretty well and covers the mirror requirement in some areas.
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Old 08-02-2014, 11:57 PM   #5
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I ordered a Rugged Ridge mirror relocation kit from northridge 4x4. Can't wait to get it.
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Old 08-03-2014, 12:45 AM   #6
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supertop nx is great. 3 years no problems. Well one but bestop took care of it no questions asked.
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Old 08-03-2014, 08:21 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by chopperbobby View Post
supertop nx is great. 3 years no problems. Well one but bestop took care of it no questions asked.
Did you have the sail cloth or twill?

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2 door jk , side mirrors , soft top

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