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Old 02-22-2013, 09:53 AM   #1
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New Jeep Owner - need advice

I just bought an 05 Rubicon with just under 52000. It already has a 2.5" lift and tires to match. The soft top is a major pain and after reading post on here and a little research it doesnt seem to be any easier with an after market. With that being said I do want a soft top with a little more functionality so I am looking to get the Bestop Trektop NX. Dose anyone have any experience with this top? I like the fact you get both the full top, sun rider and bikini style all in one. Is there other tops out there for me to consider?

Also can anyone recommend a Jeep club in the Clear Lake Area of Houston? I have no plans of doing anything extreme with my TJ due to it will be my daily driver for the next few years but I do wanna do some trail riding.

And one last thing... any bolt on ideas to improve MPG would be awesome as well.

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Old 02-22-2013, 10:01 AM   #2
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Crawdad50, Texas4wd amd there are a few others, GOOGLE my friend. Also add me as a friend I am always game to play in the mud.

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And one last thing... any bolt on ideas to improve MPG would be awesome as well.
Short of selling it for a Prius, you're SOL... I swapped out my o2 sensors and saw a little boost in MPG, but driving habits have the biggest impact. I also don't think your sensors would be junk after 52k, mine got lazy around 120,000.
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Old 02-22-2013, 10:45 AM   #4
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Crawdad50, Texas4wd amd there are a few others, GOOGLE my friend.
I did use and just asked to see if there are ones not on Google. I always see a tone of Jeeps at Jackie's Brickhouse in Kemah and just wanted to put a feeler out there.
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Old 02-22-2013, 10:47 AM   #5
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Short of selling it for a Prius, you're SOL...
No Sir... No Prius for me. Loving the Jeep life so far!
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Just swapped my hard top for the trextop NX a few days ago. So far so good! I love the look and the functionality. I'm sure there are people on here that can give you long term experience but I love mine thus far. It comes with everything you need to install and it's relatively easy.

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