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Bestop 5 35.71%
Rampage 5 35.71%
Softopper 3 21.43%
Rugged Ridge 1 7.14%
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Old 09-19-2012, 02:31 PM   #1
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Bowless Top poll.

These are the bowless top options in the market.

Almost pulled the trigger for the Softopper TJ02 earlier. I don't like the surrounds they come with so this options lets you use the factory style surrounds. So I'll be shopping for those also. I do love how easy it is to take on and off. Con is I hate the small windows. I

I'm debating between Rampage and Softopper right now.

Thank you for your votes!

Comments about your top, pro's and con's will also be helpful!

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Old 09-19-2012, 02:36 PM   #2
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These are the bowless top options in the market.

Almost pulled the trigger for the Softopper TJ02 earlier. I don't like the surrounds they come with so this options lets you use the factory style surrounds. So I'll be shopping for those also.

Thank you for your votes!

Comments about your top, pro's and con's will also be helpful!
i just bought the rampage bowless. so far so good. the only thing i dont like is the 2 rear corner straps are on the outside. they r black and the top is spice on my sahara. i havent taken the sides and back windows out yet. bad weather here in fl.

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Old 09-19-2012, 02:40 PM   #3
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I have the Bestop TrekTop NX and don't particularly recommend it. It is tearing, still hard to put on after a year and a half. The Drip rails rattle in the door surrounds. If I were to get another top, I would probably go with the Rampage.
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Old 09-19-2012, 03:12 PM   #4
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I just installed my new Bestop sailcloth (top of the line) on my 04.. I briefly considered a bow less top, but after a bit of research decided upon keeping my bows.. The bowed tops allow for flexing, which reduces stress on the fabric, which in turn equals a longer life span.. Just my 3 cents,,, other than that, stick with Bestoo, no brainer..
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Old 09-20-2012, 03:49 PM   #5
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Pulling the trigger on the Softopper
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Pulling the trigger on the Softopper
Let me know what you think. I have made my mind up on softopper too but still need the cash
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Old 09-20-2012, 04:22 PM   #7
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One thing to remember with a frameless top is it takes more space to store wen it's completely off the Jeep.
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Old 09-20-2012, 04:31 PM   #8
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I've got 2 jeeps with different tops. My 2000 has a Crome top and my 03 has a Rampage top. Personally, I like the frameless top better but... When it starts to rain, your topless, as there's no place to store it in the jeep.
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Damn auto spell... Frame.
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Old 09-20-2012, 05:13 PM   #10
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I bought a Softoppers soft top in Feb. of this year. I have a hard top but didn't want to have to buy a frame and a soft top. I am very satisfied with it. I haven't had any issues with at all. I did all of my research on other bow-less tops and softtoppers won. I didn't like the door surrounds either so I was able to buy some off of Craigslist that were in great condition. I friends who got the other tops. Couple of them are wanting one like mine now. I love it, one of the best buys I have made all year.
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Old 09-20-2012, 09:58 PM   #11
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I bought a Softoppers soft top in Feb. of this year. I have a hard top but didn't want to have to buy a frame and a soft top. I am very satisfied with it. I haven't had any issues with at all. I did all of my research on other bow-less tops and softtoppers won. I didn't like the door surrounds either so I was able to buy some off of Craigslist that were in great condition. I friends who got the other tops. Couple of them are wanting one like mine now. I love it, one of the best buys I have made all year.
Nice! I pulled the trigger earlier I got the one with no door surrounds I didn't like them and ordered bestop door surrounds.

I did tons of research, dont like the small windows but softopper won bc of high quality and the ease of taking it off and on. Not worried bout small windows cuz I love driving topless and just need something for those rare Texas rainy days.

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