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Old 07-25-2014, 09:04 AM   #1
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Supertop nx twill handle highway speeds?

How well does this top handle high speeds?

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Old 07-25-2014, 09:14 AM   #2
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Are we talking just the top on fully latched?

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Old 07-25-2014, 09:20 AM   #3
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Are we talking just the top on fully latched?
Yeah when it's fully on everything zipped up.
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Old 07-25-2014, 09:39 AM   #4
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Yeah when it's fully on everything zipped up.
I can't do above 40mpg without it almost blowing off
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Old 07-25-2014, 09:41 AM   #5
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I can't do above 40mpg without it almost blowing off
Is everything on when that happens?
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Old 07-25-2014, 09:42 AM   #6
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I can't do above 40mpg without it almost blowing off
maybe I missed something but when I have the sides and rear panels off and the top folded back it seems like their is to much slack
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Old 07-25-2014, 09:47 AM   #7
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maybe I missed something but when I have the sides and rear panels off and the top folded back it seems like their is to much slack
Does it seem like air is getting into the car and pushing the top up?
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Old 07-25-2014, 11:28 AM   #8
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It seals up fine. Just like any normal convertible top. I don't know what Highroller's doing, but something's very wrong if he's having that problem. With the JKU especially, if you use the sunrider feature you have to fold the top part a certain way otherwise it fills up like a parachute...I don't know if that's what's going on there, but there are tons of videos on youtube showing how to properly use the top.
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Old 07-25-2014, 11:32 AM   #9
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It seals up fine. Just like any normal convertible top. I don't know what Highroller's doing, but something's very wrong if he's having that problem. With the JKU especially, if you use the sunrider feature you have to fold the top part a certain way otherwise it fills up like a parachute...I don't know if that's what's going on there, but there are tons of videos on youtube showing how to properly use the top.
I appreciate the feedback, I'm thinking about buying this top soon.
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I can't do above 40mpg without it almost blowing off
I have had the top a couple months now and have been doing about 70 consistently on the highway with no issues. It was seen to "inflate" a bit, but that is completely normal for soft tops. I was actually very impressed with the lack of smacking and road noise. I would highly recommend it.
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I have had the top a couple months now and have been doing about 70 consistently on the highway with no issues. It was seen to "inflate" a bit, but that is completely normal for soft tops. I was actually very impressed with the lack of smacking and road noise. I would highly recommend it.
Where did you purchase your softop from?
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Old 07-25-2014, 01:05 PM   #12
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I bought and put mine on at the beginning of April. It has worked flawlessly once installed. There is a bit more wind noise compared to the HT, but nothing crazy. I can still easily hold a conversation as usual. No leaks. Really happy about that. It was the reason I bought new instead of one from Craigslist, just in case I had troubles. Looks great & very easy to clean. I was a bit worried about mud stains since it's twill instead of sailcloth. I ordered mine from Quadratech.
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Old 07-25-2014, 01:12 PM   #13
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I bought and put mine on at the beginning of April. It has worked flawlessly once installed. There is a bit more wind noise compared to the HT, but nothing crazy. I can still easily hold a conversation as usual. No leaks. Really happy about that. It was the reason I bought new instead of one from Craigslist, just in case I had troubles. Looks great & very easy to clean. I was a bit worried about mud stains since it's twill instead of sailcloth. I ordered mine from Quadratech.
I'm very glad to hear that I badly want a top especially in twill. Also thanks for the feedback.
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Old 07-25-2014, 02:27 PM   #14
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Np. This is my first topless/doorless summer & it's been fantastic.


Also note that I use the front and rear arch supports. Most people don't as far as I know. I don't know if that has anything to do w/ my lack of leaks since it keeps the top nicely arched during the deluge, but I figured it doesn't hurt. I think I'm going to run my ST this winter too, and hopefully it'll help w/ overnight snow accumulation. The last couple midwest winters have sucked & the added support is nice.
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Np. This is my first topless/doorless summer & it's been fantastic. Also note that I use the front and rear arch supports. Most people don't as far as I know. I don't know if that has anything to do w/ my lack of leaks since it keeps the top nicely arched during the deluge, but I figured it doesn't hurt. I think I'm going to run my ST this winter too, and hopefully it'll help w/ overnight snow accumulation. The last couple midwest winters have sucked & the added support is nice.
If I did end up with the top, I'm going to just use the top arches to just be safe. But glad it works.
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I've only used that arch once...I use the sunrider a lot and it's weird having that in the way. I've never had a leak. If I used the soft top during the winter I'd probably use it, though.
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I've only used that arch once...I use the sunrider a lot and it's weird having that in the way. I've never had a leak. If I used the soft top during the winter I'd probably use it, though.
Especially if it snows a lot and the arches help.
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Yeah, I live in a snow state. That info probably would've been good to include. For rain, I don't think it matters. But I'd rather avoid getting 6" of snow piled up overnight, which tends to happen, and causing sag in the roof.
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Yeah, I live in a snow state. That info probably would've been good to include. For rain, I don't think it matters. But I'd rather avoid getting 6" of snow piled up overnight, which tends to happen, and causing sag in the roof.
And sagging is bad for the top I'm guessing. I have a hardtop right now but for the next summer I might have one.
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I don't know if it's bad per se, but having all that weight isn't going to make the top fit any BETTER.
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I don't know if it's bad per se, but having all that weight isn't going to make the top fit any BETTER.
That's why when I get mine I hope it doesn't snow as much.
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Don't sweat it too much, people have been using these things for decades. Just brush the snow off...which you should do anyway because huge chunks of snow blowing off as you drive is a safety concern for the people behind you.
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Don't sweat it too much, people have been using these things for decades. Just brush the snow off...which you should do anyway because huge chunks of snow blowing off as you drive is a safety concern for the people behind you.
Running your heat in the car helps melt it too so it's easier to get it off.
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Where did you purchase your softop from?
I bought it from quadratec. I have had great customer service with them along with free shipping.
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I bought it from quadratec. I have had great customer service with them along with free shipping.
I'm probably going to buy mine there too.

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