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Old 12-19-2012, 03:12 PM
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Hello Jeep fans, I finally joined the ranks of those enjoying the life that is Jeep.

I'm hoping someone can help me with this peice of trivia to which I've had no luck. I recently purchased a 2000 Wrangler from a private owner who said he had a 2pc hardtop to go along with my puchase albeit for a little extra cash. Now that I've gotten around to putting it on, I notice it doesn't look like any other top I've ever seen. I've searched and searched and still can't find one similar. Can anyone help me identify this top so that I can list it correctly when I sell it. I would rather have the OEM style if you're wondering. Attatched is a couple of pics. Thanks in advance for any help.
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Hello and welcome as for the top that looks like a bestop two piece hard top i may be wrong but it looks like theirs

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Old 12-19-2012, 03:56 PM   #3
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Bestop (now Keystone), Rallytop, Bulldawg and Steelhorse (no longer in business) made 2 piece tops.
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Old 12-19-2012, 04:03 PM   #4
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Bestop (now Keystone), Rallytop, Bulldawg and Steelhorse (no longer in business) made 2 piece tops.
Bestop is now known as Keystone?
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i've checked all the manufacturers you guys have mentioned, but none have one like mine. My hardtop tapers up really high in the back and the rear glass is not as wide as the OEM's and other replacement manufacturers. I've looked at ebay and craigslist as well trying to find an older model of replacement tops trying to find one similar but no luck. The mounting hole closest to the rear doesn't even come close to lining up with the one in the body. There is no manufacturer plate or label that I can find. Also, the upper doors have two clasps similar to the windshield clasps. They are located on each lower corner of the door, but I have nowhere to latch them to. In Quadratec's catalog, they have an upper door that looks like mine and states that it fits an 87-95 made by bestop. Problem is the hardtop for those years don't look like mine either. This has become increasingly frustrating. Thanks to all who have replied previously.
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Its not besttop or keystone. Looks like bulldawg sliders. I have bestop for 99 it's not so aquare.

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Hows the fit on the windshield. In the pic it doesnt look like it rolls over the winshield correctly. Like its short
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Old 12-20-2012, 05:08 AM   #9
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Bestop is now known as Keystone?
Bestop no longer makes hardtops. They sold the molds to Keystone.

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Hows the fit on the windshield. In the pic it doesnt look like it rolls over the winshield correctly. Like its short
I agree. Check out some other TJ's with hard tops and compare your front seal. I think you my have a top for a YJ.
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Old 12-20-2012, 05:36 AM   #11
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I agree. Check out some other TJ's with hard tops and compare your front seal. I think you my have a top for a YJ.
That is what I was thinking as well. With some shaving, etc a YJ top can be made to fit a TJ perfectly.

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