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Old 02-04-2014, 01:32 PM   #1
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time for a new top

I'm going to be ordering a new top for my tj within a week or so, what is a good choice that won't break the bank. Thanks for the help

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Old 02-04-2014, 03:01 PM   #2
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I got one a week ago from sierra off road and so far I love it.
It cost 350 shipped with upper doors.

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Old 02-04-2014, 03:03 PM   #3
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Depends, do you want a frameless to out just an OE style replacement?
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Old 02-04-2014, 04:04 PM   #4
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I bought a Trektop NX last year, it is a huge improvement on the stock soft top. Much easier to remove and put the windows back on and I like the sunrider feature for when you just want to get the topless feeling quickly. Not sure what the price would be like where you are and its not worth telling you what I paid seeing as theres usually a big difference in prices north of the border. Bottom line, I would buy another one again if something happened to mine.

Also I'm a big fan of the Bestop cleaner and protectant kit, worth the money in my opinion.
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Old 02-04-2014, 05:55 PM   #5
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I'm not sure on what type I want to get, I'm wanting a top that's fairly easy to take off and put back on. I have around $600 to spend
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Old 02-04-2014, 06:31 PM   #6
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Does it have a soft top now? If not I am pretty sure you will need to get a frameless with that budget.
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Old 02-04-2014, 06:57 PM   #7
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I got a Pavement Ends for mine. Can't say I would necessarily recommend it only because the side clips by the front doors don't stay put very well. Other than that it is pretty decent and definitely would fall in your price range. The side clips don't bother me too much since it is not my daily driver and usually only has the top on in the winter and it only gets out a couple times a month then.

If I had it to do over I would go frameless.
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Old 02-05-2014, 07:27 AM   #8
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I'd go with a best top! Honestly I had a pavement ends originally that failed after 3 months. Thought ok I will get the smitty bilt lasted a year tops! Just replaced that one with a Best Top.....and WOW ! What a difference over craftsmanship, sound, and looks. You won't be disappointed.

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Old 02-05-2014, 07:27 AM   #9
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i wouldnt suggest cheaping out on the top. i tried that last spring. my top busted unexpectedly so i had to order one quick. went with rampage frameless and had little over $400 in it. worst mistake i could have made. after 2 months of issues i gfinnaly spent the extra and got a bestop trektop nx and i absolutely love the top and highly reccommend it to anybody
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Old 03-21-2014, 10:39 PM   #10
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I got one a week ago from sierra off road and so far I love it.
It cost 350 shipped with upper doors.
Did you get Sailcloth or Denim? I am looking at Sierra as the price is hard to beat, but no one on here is following up on posts!!
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Old 03-22-2014, 07:29 AM   #11
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I just got my sierra off road denim spice. Not warm enough to put it on yet though, so its sitting on my kitchen table unpacked and waiting. But the fabric seems OK, the inside of it is a different color (the top is spice, inside of it is gray, strange). The windows are very thin compared to bestop. I will do a write up once its on. I needed a new top badly and got this so I can save up for a bestop without rain falling on my face. I also gat all new bows from bestop so it will be a completely new top.
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Old 03-23-2014, 01:51 PM   #12
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