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Old 03-30-2011, 11:04 AM   #1
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anyone using the smittybuilt restraint system?

http://www.quadratec.com/products/14070_9302_07.htm

was thinking about rhino-lining the tub and getting this plus a bikini top. Does anyone have this setup?

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Old 03-30-2011, 11:23 AM   #2
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I'd go Raingler instead, I am no fan of anything imported by Smittybilt. Click on this link to see Raingler's cargo restraint system... Raingler - Jeep Wrangler

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Old 03-30-2011, 11:27 AM   #3
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I went with a moab net top. The reason. Is I can run it with the top on or off. Now I have not been able to run it without the top off yet do to the weather
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Old 03-30-2011, 11:29 AM   #4
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Love it!!! And I keep it on with the top up it's just not in the rails.
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Old 03-30-2011, 11:31 AM   #5
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You can kinda see it here
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Love it!!! And I keep it on with the top up it's just not in the rails.
Which one do you have, the Smittybilt, Raingler, or Moab? All three have been mentioned above.
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Old 03-30-2011, 11:31 AM   #7
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Sorry it's the smittybuilt
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Old 03-30-2011, 11:34 AM   #8
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I have one for my TJ and for the price I love it, of course as stated before the one downside is the fact you can't have a roof with it on. I don't know how the new jeeps work with folding the roofs back but mine I have to take it completely off for the netting to work, but we have droughts that'll last months so it's no problem for me

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Maybe the yj is different but I just pulled it out of the rails and put my soft top up around it haven't had any issues
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Old 03-30-2011, 11:36 AM   #10
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But hey "these aren't the jeeps you're looking for... Move along" haha
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Old 03-30-2011, 11:40 AM   #11
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But hey "these aren't the jeeps you're looking for... Move along" haha
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Old 03-30-2011, 12:05 PM   #13
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Soon to be putting "imperial wrangler" along the sides of the hood

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Old 03-30-2011, 12:37 PM   #14
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One thing about the moab top. Is it goes right on the role cage so. Its. Not near ur top. And its built for pets so they can't get under neath it
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with the smittybuilt would I be able to fit a bikini top?
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I dont see why not where does the back end of the bikini top connect?
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I dont see why not where does the back end of the bikini top connect?
not positive but I think it just wraps around the soundbar
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Old 03-30-2011, 01:39 PM   #18
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The c.Res just has straps around the roll bar I don't see why you also couldn't strap a bikini top on
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I used it with a bikini and currently using a safari top with it. Works fine fits fine. The hump on the roll bar is sound pods...
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Oh and here is the day I bought it with no top. If any needed to see.
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Old 03-30-2011, 05:47 PM   #22
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Do they make the smitty for the LJ?
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Do they make the smitty for the LJ?
Thinking the same thing
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I used it with a bikini and currently using a safari top with it. Works fine fits fine. The hump on the roll bar is sound pods...
Great ride. Which wheels are you running?

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Great ride. Which wheels are you running?

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Thanks! The wheels are mickey thompson classic lock. I like them a lot I believe 10" wide.
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I really like that C-res. My girlfriend and I spoke about getting one this past summer and then passed. We just happen to be at HF and saw that they carry cargo nets that stretch (kinda like a soccer goal net) and got that for a summer trip. It worked great. Cost about $25.00 and with a bit of ingenuity I could make it cover the whole rear half.
With that said, Lol! I would like to get one this summer. Or may be I'll just make it in the shop.

This is a custom made bikini top I made in the shop (i.e. garage/sewing area) I've got for sale right now. It works well and is easy to hide under the soft top.





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I used it with a bikini and currently using a safari top with it. Works fine fits fine. The hump on the roll bar is sound pods...
Thats mine plan this summer...looks great....
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Can't find one for the LJ. Looks like we are out of luck.

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