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Old 05-09-2013, 01:15 PM   #151
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You guys must be doing something wrong. Its a 2 minute job to take the whole thing off and maybe 5 minutes to put it all back together. And thats only if Im messing around, if theres a thunderstorm coming, I can probably get the full thing back on in 3 minutes.

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Old 05-09-2013, 01:55 PM   #152
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You guys must be doing something wrong. Its a 2 minute job to take the whole thing off and maybe 5 minutes to put it all back together. And thats only if Im messing around, if theres a thunderstorm coming, I can probably get the full thing back on in 3 minutes.
We're talking initial install.

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Old 05-09-2013, 07:39 PM   #153
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I hated the initial install and the instructions sucked. Then one piece was made wrong but Tim fixed it fast and helped me thru a couple install questions as well.

Now I could not be happier and I get so many compliments and the off/on now is a 5 minute deal.
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Old 05-09-2013, 08:46 PM   #154
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Thanks for clarifying where the straps for me. Anyone willing to take a picture for me to truly understand how they attach to the side bar? I'm guess this is exactly why my top is moving more than it should on the highway. Still love the top....

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I hated the initial install and the instructions sucked. Then one piece was made wrong but Tim fixed it fast and helped me thru a couple install questions as well.

Now I could not be happier and I get so many compliments and the off/on now is a 5 minute deal.
What wheels are those? Sorry, off topic. Looks great.
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You guys must be doing something wrong. Its a 2 minute job to take the whole thing off and maybe 5 minutes to put it all back together. And thats only if Im messing around, if theres a thunderstorm coming, I can probably get the full thing back on in 3 minutes.
That is good to hear. I was getting nervous while waiting for mine. But I can put up with a 3 hour installation time if on and off is less than 10 minutes later!
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What wheels are those? Sorry, off topic. Looks great.
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Old 05-10-2013, 11:40 AM   #158
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I am in the process of installing mine right now and I was wonder where on the roll bar are the 4 bolts you have to replace that are to high?
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I am in the process of installing mine right now and I was wonder where on the roll bar are the 4 bolts you have to replace that are to high?
They are on the top of the back roll bar. You have to unzip the cover. Hope this helps c
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Old 05-10-2013, 03:16 PM   #160
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Thanks I found them. Another thing - I called Tim but he didnt answer so I left a message. I got everything put on and done but on the rear doors the flaps that go around the door posts that you had to install arent staying in place. So basically when I open the door they come undone. Anybody have this problem.

It took me 4 hours to install everything. I think if there were better directions I would have got it done in 2. But in the 3 hours I took a couple breaks. Now I am grilling food and enjoying a beer on my day off from work!
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Thanks I found them. Another thing - I called Tim but he didnt answer so I left a message. I got everything put on and done but on the rear doors the flaps that go around the door posts that you had to install arent staying in place. So basically when I open the door they come undone. Anybody have this problem.

It took me 4 hours to install everything. I think if there were better directions I would have got it done in 2. But in the 3 hours I took a couple breaks. Now I am grilling food and enjoying a beer on my day off from work!
Are you going all the way around the post? It has to get tucked in like the rear window on the tailgate bar.
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Old 05-10-2013, 06:25 PM   #162
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Are you going all the way around the post? It has to get tucked in like the rear window on the tailgate bar.
Thanks that was the issue. Another thing - I try and bring the zippers all the way down but since its so tight they keep going back up a little bit. I would say there is about a half an inch gap after they go back up. You experience this at all
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Thanks that was the issue. Another thing - I try and bring the zippers all the way down but since its so tight they keep going back up a little bit. I would say there is about a half an inch gap after they go back up. You experience this at all
Yep. I've had it on for a couple of days and its still like that. I'm sure eventually it will zipper all the way. It prob just needs time to stretch out.
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Old 05-10-2013, 08:14 PM   #164
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Yep. I've had it on for a couple of days and its still like that. I'm sure eventually it will zipper all the way. It prob just needs time to stretch out.
Thanks for your help. I just took some pliers and was able to pull it all the way down and it stayed.

I saw you installed yours on 5/7 - did you try taking it off yet and putting it back on? Just curious if it went on smooth w/o any problems.
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Thanks for your help. I just took some pliers and was able to pull it all the way down and it stayed.

I saw you installed yours on 5/7 - did you try taking it off yet and putting it back on? Just curious if it went on smooth w/o any problems.
No I have not taken it off yet. Suppose to be nice next week will do it then. Hopefully it will be easy to take off put back on.
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Old 05-12-2013, 01:51 PM   #166
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So I've had my top on for a week and it is a great top but I have decided that I am going to sell it. The biggest issue and really the only issue I have with this top it that it's a PITA to get into the back with the bar. My jeep is a DD and I frequently use my trunk to put stuff in it. If anyone is interested in it PM me. This top is brand new. Like I said I've have it on my jeep for only a week. I would prefer local pick up only. PM me I interested. Thanks.
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Old 05-16-2013, 05:43 PM   #167
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Just put on the "Cargo-Top" part of my "Multi-Top"

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Old 05-30-2013, 12:27 AM   #168
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If the weather gods in Wisconsin don't let me do the install this weekend I might lose my mind. You heard it here first.
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Old 05-30-2013, 03:32 AM   #169
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Aarghh! My first top shipped over a week ago. Still haven't received it. Figured customs and US holidays ate it so far. Just got a call today saying second top shipped! Now just have to convince myself to chill for a couple of more weeks. Oh Canada!
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Does the metal bar in the rear piece of the top (not the window) go behind the screws that stick out or does just the fabric tuck behind it? With just the fabric it seems like it would possibly tear. Almost done with this.
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Does the metal bar in the rear piece of the top (not the window) go behind the screws that stick out or does just the fabric tuck behind it? With just the fabric it seems like it would possibly tear. Almost done with this.
Nevermind. Doh.
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Old 06-01-2013, 11:09 PM   #172
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So the whole process of hard top off, doors off, racking and storing top and doors, quick ride naked, fastback installed and bestop soft doors installed took about 6 hours and a case of beer with the help of one buddy. We weren't rushing and had a few moments of confusion. After we finished I almost immediately got stuck in some major downpour and the only leak was Due to a door not the top. So far I love the look. No issues with sound on neighborhood streets. Tomorrow I will test out the highway. Glad to be done and drinking more beer.



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Old 06-01-2013, 11:11 PM   #173
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Nevermind. Doh.
The instructions are terrible. I had so many "D'oh" moments. Once you have it figured out, it is actually a very simple, elegant install. First time was a bit frustrating, but I can now take it on and off in minutes. I hope you are as happy with it as I am in the end.
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Old 06-03-2013, 03:14 PM   #174
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So the whole process of hard top off, doors off, racking and storing top and doors, quick ride naked, fastback installed and bestop soft doors installed took about 6 hours and a case of beer with the help of one buddy. We weren't rushing and had a few moments of confusion. After we finished I almost immediately got stuck in some major downpour and the only leak was Due to a door not the top. So far I love the look. No issues with sound on neighborhood streets. Tomorrow I will test out the highway. Glad to be done and drinking more beer.
Your Jeep looks sweet with the soft doors and ORH top.
Did you try it on the highway yet?
I'm considering soft doors but I'm on the fence.
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Old 06-05-2013, 08:32 PM   #175
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The weather went back to crap so all my recent driving has been with top an soft doors on. From what I can tell the top is not as loud as some of these recent reviews report. Im pretty happy with it. The doors are flapping like crazy but the way I see it they are there for emergency purposes only. Unfortunately the weather is creating too many "emergency" days for my liking. I also think they would be much quieter with just the lower half but I don't have any proof of that yet.
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So can all of the pieces be rolled up and carried along for the ride?
I imagine having all of the top pieces and some two-piece soft doors all stashed in the back in case of rain.
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So can all of the pieces be rolled up and carried along for the ride?
I imagine having all of the top pieces and some two-piece soft doors all stashed in the back in case of rain.
Yes.
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Just put on the "Cargo-Top" part of my "Multi-Top"

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Old 07-05-2013, 10:21 AM   #179
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That is awesome and makes this top worth the money and far superior to the Trektop NX!

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