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Old 01-12-2014, 09:10 PM   #1
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Smile buying new soft top for my lj need help

so i have a 2006 lj i need recommendations on the soft top replacement. bestop? oem? rampage? i like the oem function just dont want to drop all that cash into it (if its the best then i probably will) i need a bow kit and top. any info helps. was thinking of bestop super top nx? good or not? please help.

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Bestop replace a top, only way to go.

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x2 on Bestop

I replaced mine with the Bestop Sailcloth. Warmer, cooler, and less road noise.

I believe they are offering $50.00 rebate.

I got mine from Quadratec, good price, free shipping.
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so the bestop supertop nx is good?
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so the bestop supertop nx is good?
Anything bestop is great quality, pick whatever you like. You won't be disappointed.
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so the bestop supertop nx is good?
NX Trek top looks great on an LJ!
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When I have the funds for a soft top it will be between the trektop NX and Supertop NX. Bestop makes great products in my opinion.
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So bestop on here and I asked on jeepforum.com and the all say bestop is terrible and should just do oem
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I could be wrong so dont beat me up too bad...... but didnt bestop make the oem soft tops??
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So bestop on here and I asked on jeepforum.com and the all say bestop is terrible and should just do oem
I think most dont like how much they cost and use that as their motivation to down them. I have the Trek NX on my LJ and am super happy with it and the quality of the material.
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You can piece together a fresh, almost new OEM top for a couple hundred dollars off Craigslist and Ebay. My LJ came with the bows and the center top, but no side or rear curtains or door surrounds. I took my time and got them all off ebay for $200 ($100 for windows, $100 for door surrounds). The windows were like new and the door surrounds were new. I think the OEM top is tightest and looks the best:
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I need a bow kit as well
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So bestop on here and I asked on jeepforum.com and the all say bestop is terrible and should just do oem
bestop makes OEM.
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NX Trek top looks great on an LJ!
Bestop Trektop is the only way to go I think for a LJ... makes it look amazing and aggressive!!!!
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I think most dont like how much they cost and use that as their motivation to down them. I have the Trek NX on my LJ and am super happy with it and the quality of the material.
Nah, I'm on my 2nd Trektop (regular not NX)& waiting on my 2nd replacement. Luckily I spent the extra money for the three year warranty. The first one I got lasted just under a year before the rear window stitching let go, the second one has issues with crooked seams, seams that weren't stitched properly, my tailgate always grabs the little flap on the back window which lets water in when it rains....And it doesn't even fit over the door surrounds very well (adjusted them every way too). So needless to say I'm not very impressed with Bestop, they do honor their warranties though.
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How do you purchase their warranty
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Nah, I'm on my 2nd Trektop (regular not NX)& waiting on my 2nd replacement. Luckily I spent the extra money for the three year warranty. The first one I got lasted just under a year before the rear window stitching let go, the second one has issues with crooked seams, seams that weren't stitched properly, my tailgate always grabs the little flap on the back window which lets water in when it rains....And it doesn't even fit over the door surrounds very well (adjusted them every way too). So needless to say I'm not very impressed with Bestop, they do honor their warranties though.
Which site did you go to? As well as which sites do you all recomend?
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Old 01-18-2014, 11:40 PM   #20
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Go to amazon and type in bestop sail cloth top.

Find color you like.

Purchase said soft top.

Fill out warranty information for the top

If anything happen to the top for two years that was a manufacturers defect, you get a new one and you ship them back your old one.

Drink a beer and celebrate the smell of a new top.
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I have a brand new black LJ sailcloth bestop sitting in a box. No frame or windows, just the skin. Just an option, i only needed the windows. $200 takes it
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Love the look of the trek top nx, but word of advise, always let the windows sit in the sun for a whole before installing or putting back on so they can stretch because it fits REALLY tight, if in a jam and there's no sun I hit each window with a blow dryer before putting them back on!

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