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Old 08-11-2013, 10:56 AM   #1
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Soft top, on or off when off road?

I have been wheeling here lately with the top down, and cleaning the mud off of the interior is a pain. Just curious what other people do. Do you go topless and deal with the aftermath or keep the top up and save the hassle? Of course this is in the case where you know there will he a high possibility of mud.

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Old 08-11-2013, 11:45 AM   #2
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If you have AC i'd leave the top on.
I don't but I built mine so I can pretty much hose down the interior.

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Old 08-11-2013, 03:20 PM   #3
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I leave the top on mine, got tired of clean out the dust and the mud. Its great to go wheeling with the top down, so sometimes I'm still tempted.
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I usually leave the top on but most times have the doors off. Just depends on how much it's been raining here in Georgia haha
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I'll always put the doors to wheel and the top will be up and pending weather and trail conditions I'll take out the soft top windows. I don't have ac so I need some kind of air flow.
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Bikini top and doors off

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Doors on and top on in mud, trail riding topless and doorless
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Doors on and top on in mud, trail riding topless and doorless
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Nearly always have doors and roof on if there's mud. But lately been running with doors, bikini and duster - and that works OK too.
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Doorless 99% of the time.

Soft top removed.
Doors removed.
Safari top installed (duster over the back).
Will run a windjammer if it is cool.
Will run lower doors if really muddy.
Will run upper and lower doors if cold or raining.

Depending on the season, I can do the jammer/safari/duster setup for the wettest or coldest, but if I'm wheeling in the winter, the soft top is likely to be on.

I just hate the idea of my soft top rubbing against a tree (lots here in AL on tight trails). So I try to use the safari configuration most of the time.

I'm losing hair and burn easily enough that the safari makes the most sense, but I'll sometimes remove it and go totally topless Jeep configuration if it is Spring or Fall.

So basically, it depends on my mood, but I try to avoid the soft top and wheeling when possible.
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You know I think my biggest issues is that my tires stick out about an 1-1 /2" past the stock flares. If I had some wider flares I think I would be okay. Time to add them to the list!

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