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Old 10-21-2011, 03:06 PM   #1
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JKU Soft top compatibility

I have 3 JKU hardtops. An '08, '10 and a '12. Will a soft top from an '09 fit all three years? A have a "new in the box" '10 soft top, and I'm looking for a top for the '12 (found a new in box '09 for $400 complete). Spring project. Thanks in advance.

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I have 3 JKU hardtops. An '08, '10 and a '12. Will a soft top from an '09 fit all three years? A have a "new in the box" '10 soft top, and I'm looking for a top for the '12 (found a new in box '09 for $400 complete). Spring project. Thanks in advance.
Yes

The way I understand it is -- the parts can not be interchanged but any top with fit any year ..

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Old 10-21-2011, 05:54 PM   #3
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I have to disagree. The 08 soft top has the top where you have to "unsnap" the sides of the top before you put it down. I believe that the 10 and up have to cable system and the door surrounding for them are different. Correct me if I am wrong but because the door surroundings are different it will not work?
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If you have a complete, including surounds and hardware, softtop you can put it on 07-12. You have to have the hardware specific to that tops "generation", meaning 07-10 & 11-12.
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I have to disagree. The 08 soft top has the top where you have to "unsnap" the sides of the top before you put it down. I believe that the 10 and up have to cable system and the door surrounding for them are different. Correct me if I am wrong but because the door surroundings are different it will not work?
What he said..

They may be different but will fit any year Jk--you Just can't interchange the parts.
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Old 10-21-2011, 07:43 PM   #6
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That sounds like a go. I appreciate the info. Thanks!
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Old 10-22-2011, 03:21 PM   #7
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Just picked it up, Still factory wrapped top plus the two boxes of windows and brackets, $400. Normal person on Craigslist.
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Just picked it up, Still factory wrapped top plus the two boxes of windows and brackets, $400. Normal person on Craigslist.
Awesome price. I paid $500 for a 2door in like new condition. Now they are scattered
all over CL for $300-$500

Now is the time to buy

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