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Old 02-14-2012, 10:25 AM   #1
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Soft Top Recommendations for 2012 JK Sport

Guys I would appreciate some advice on a soft top for the summer. I purchased a 2012 JK Sport with a Hard Top in October. I am looking forward to the summer and plan to build a pulley system for the garage for removing the hard top, I will use this for daily removal but I am also interested in possibly purchasing a soft top for longer period of times. Would like recommendations on tops that are not super expensive and can be installed/uninstalled easily. Would probably use the soft top when vacationing at the beach for a few weeks during the summer. Thanks for any advice.

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Old 02-14-2012, 10:34 AM   #2
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Pick up a new or gently used original off of Craigslist. Bang-for-the-buck can't be beat with an OEM top.

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Old 02-14-2012, 10:38 AM   #3
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Been checking on Craigslist, but have not had any luck so far.
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Old 02-14-2012, 10:40 AM   #4
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Old 02-14-2012, 11:43 AM   #5
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Really like my Trektop NX. It's downfalls, is that it is harder to go completely topless like a OEM or Supertop and the side windows are harder to store but it has benefits too of a Safari top with sunrider feature and not bulky in rear when down. I don't usually have rear passengers so it is a great fit for me since in the summer I just run the safari and just flip up the sunrider when i want to let the sun in. The looks are a plus too.

I think need will dictate which you prefer

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Old 02-14-2012, 12:53 PM   #6
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Great info, and thanks a bunch for the pics. It looks like the Trektop NX takes away headroom form the backseat passengers in a 2 door JK, which is what I have. How bad is it?
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Old 02-20-2012, 07:42 AM   #7
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How long does it take with the Trektop NX to go from "top on" to "top down" or from "top down" to "top on".
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Old 02-20-2012, 08:12 AM   #8
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I LIKE THE razor back loom of that trek!

There is a guy in eastern iowa from CL that is selling a 2008 jk 2 DOOR soft top for $400 , never used.

I think im picking up a best top nx todah for $810 shipped. Maybe better sincd its Obama Day!!!!
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Old 02-20-2012, 08:20 AM   #9
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hey rl, where you at. i have a soft top i never used, still in the boxes that came with my 2007. if you're nearby.....a couple of hours drive from southern maryland, might be able to help you out.

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Old 02-20-2012, 08:23 AM   #10
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I am in Sweet Home Alabama, but i could possibly arrange shipping, how much?
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Old 02-20-2012, 09:13 AM   #11
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Trek Top NX

I'm definitely leaning toward the Trek Top NX. Though I've had visions of running with the top completely off, I think I can get on board with the idea of keeping the bikini section of it on 90% of the time and use the sunrider feature. Maybe on the weekends, I'll take the whole thing off and just leave everything in my garage.

Here's the only question I need answered before I pull the trigger. Can I store the side and back windows in my Jeep when I have them off, and if so, what is the best way to do it? I'm running a 2 door.
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Old 02-20-2012, 10:35 AM   #12
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rl, here is a guy in tuscaloosa with one for sale at $450.

jeep soft top - $450

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jeep soft top fits 2007 to 2010 4 door jeep wrangler black with tinted windows and the sunrider feature I have all hardware so it is ready to go $450 obo

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another in huntsville that looks like a good deal

Jeep Wrangler Soft Top - $100 (Huntsville)

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This is a used Jeep Wrangler factory 2 door soft top from a 2009 model. It is a top for a Wrangler with metal doors. Included are all the pieces (Top, 2 Side inserts, Rear insert, Door molding). The color is dark khaki.

• Location: Huntsville
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thought these might be easier.

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