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Old 09-27-2007, 11:37 AM   #1
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A good, Easy-to-use soft top

I'm sure many of you can relate. I have a '95 yj, 4cyl, manual. I still have the original soft top, but man is it a pain to put up when it starts raining. I'm wondering if anyone out there has found an aftermarket roof that makes the process easier. Any advice?

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Old 09-27-2007, 01:23 PM   #2
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Ive heard that besttop with their hardware makes it easier like a tj so its more convertable like.....just a guess.But im lookin to get a new top so im interested as well

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Old 09-27-2007, 01:26 PM   #3
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I have looked at Besttop too. I'm definately interested, but would like to either see one in person, or have someone tell me how they think it compares to the stock top.
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Old 09-27-2007, 02:08 PM   #4
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I don't see how a top that doesn't have the front track, door jamb snaps and is as tight fitting as the factory top or a Bestop replacement top would properly seal at highway speeds in the rain.

Just replaced my OEM top with a Bestop Sailcloth replacment. PIA to do the first install. But now that it's on I am fully pleased with the quality of the top. Should last another 13 years!
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Old 09-27-2007, 02:12 PM   #5
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WHiteyj DOes the bestop snap on top of the doors like it does from the factory?
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Exact match for the factory setup. Snaps on top of the door frames, snaps to the two hoops, etc.
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Cool i was thinkin about getting the sail cloth with superdoors.....
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yeha i have a besttop it works great i don't mind it its a lil hard to put up but alot better then my old pos soft top
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Is the putting up and taking down easier though? Or is it the same process? I understand the product is better quality and it's quieter, but I'm looking for quick up-and-down.
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It's exactly the same process as putting up and down your factory top, unless the Bestop product you're refering to is the Supertop. These are different, but since I just have the standard Replace-a-top, I really don't know how the Supertop works.
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WHiteyj DOes the bestop snap on top of the doors like it does from the factory?
Not positive, but I think Bestop makes Jeeps factory soft tops.
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i know on later tj's they put the sail cloth otherwise they dont and i didnt know if the replacea top was like the supertop which is what i was refering to.

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