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03-03-2012 10:57 AM
BigMikeVP Do the Dew!
03-03-2012 10:27 AM
PittJeep
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Originally Posted by denisbaldwin
I'm in Clearwater (like 20 minutes from you) and I leave my Jeep open all the time. I keep a towel in my Tuffy center console and when I first go out in the morning give it a quick wipe down (seats, windshield in and out, mirrors) and I'm good to go.
This is what I've started to do as well, I've always got a couple of towels tucked under the seat just in case. Definitely have the top off today!
03-03-2012 10:25 AM
denisbaldwin I'm in Clearwater (like 20 minutes from you) and I leave my Jeep open all the time. I keep a towel in my Tuffy center console and when I first go out in the morning give it a quick wipe down (seats, windshield in and out, mirrors) and I'm good to go.
03-03-2012 10:17 AM
Drock1979 Dude it's a jeep! I guess you could be a fairly new owner and just don't want to hurt it, and there is the possibility that you are part of the expanded jeep universe thanks to the jk and it's refined features but what happened to the rugged nature of both jeep and jeeper? Dew!? Who cares if you or the jeep are damp, speed up to allow the wind to dry you faster, if the temp is above freezing then the top becomes optional, doors are only on if you can't leave them somewhere safe. if your worried about safety but on some body armor. But guys it's a JEEP this thing has been shot at, driven through rivers, up mountains, bled in, and came back for more. I tend to respect the fact that my jeep is made to be like no other vehicle and enjoy it plus if it rains while you have to top down it does a good job of cleaning up the insides. Lol. Bottom line no the top being left down overnight won't hurt it, it's built tough, I can't however vouch for the constitution of the owner! Happy jeepin!
03-03-2012 09:51 AM
tdbohannon
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Originally Posted by cavsvet74

Yep, some time this summer spring will show up.
Ha! I had to put my doors back on last night because its "only" going to be 67 (without a cloud in the sky!) today and my wife says it's too cold for her and the kids!
03-03-2012 08:34 AM
cavsvet74
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Originally Posted by Woofer71 View Post
Some day spring will come to Chicago
Yep, some time this summer spring will show up.
03-03-2012 08:12 AM
Woofer71 Topples is the way to go with a Jeep. And I hate anyone who is where its sunny and above 60° )) Some day spring will come to Chicago
03-03-2012 06:55 AM
LilYeller
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Originally Posted by carl d View Post
I just tilt the seats forward over night. Then set them up right in the morning and the seat area is dry. This woeks for Dew not rain.
So easy and simple, nice idea.
03-03-2012 06:54 AM
GoldenSahara00 Or keep two trash bags with you. Make god seat covers.
03-03-2012 04:54 AM
RUBINOT I just tilt the seats forward over night. Then set them up right in the morning and the seat area is dry. This woeks for Dew not rain.
03-02-2012 02:36 PM
ranjr
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Originally Posted by GoldenSahara00
It didn't taste anything like mountain dew though,
Those liars!!
03-02-2012 01:55 PM
GoldenSahara00 The only thing is it might cause some mildew or whatever to start in your seats and the stuffing will start to fall apart. After alot of this. Ask me how I know. not really a big deal though. youll just get little flakes (at least with a TJ)

I live in the mountains, and one morning I got the idea to try and taste some of the dew off of the inside of the jeep. It didn't taste anything like mountain dew though, so I wouldn't try that. just carry a towel.
03-02-2012 01:53 PM
PittJeep
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Originally Posted by N39-W120

Rub it in why don't you!
Oh I will it's 88 and sunny here today!
03-02-2012 01:45 PM
ranjr Excellent, I'll have to pick one up.
03-02-2012 11:25 AM
tdbohannon
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Originally Posted by ranjr View Post
Do these covers have provisions for mirrors?
I slip mine behind the mirror and it works just fine. Where it doesn't work as well as it could is in the rear (unless I'm missing something). The cover has clips on the edge that connect where the rear sail flaps connect (in the channels) but without the top COMPLETELY removed, I'm not sure how it could stretch. This doesn't change the functionality at all as the straps are long enough to reach under the tailgate.

It's a nice cover and certainly easier and quicker than putting the top back up. I put in on before going to bed and remove it / put it back in the garage when I leave in the morning.

I have my doors off now and it still works just as well. My wife's Touareg is always tying up the garage and with my hard top and doors in there, there's no room for my jeep!
03-02-2012 10:28 AM
ShoreWrangler This is why I love my garage
03-02-2012 10:09 AM
N39-W120
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Originally Posted by PittJeep View Post
Oh and sorry for, once again, reminding everyone that there are still warm places out there this time of year haha
Rub it in why don't you!
03-02-2012 10:08 AM
MnMario125 I had the tarp of an old pop up tent in my shed and put it on overnight last night. Fit like a glove. I still put a towel over my seat and the dash in case it rains and it starts to leak.
03-02-2012 10:07 AM
daggo66 I've only ever used mine with the doors off, but you could always turn the mirrors in.
03-02-2012 10:00 AM
ranjr Do these covers have provisions for mirrors?
03-02-2012 08:53 AM
newIIjeeps
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Originally Posted by kjeeper10 View Post
I hate dew

$100 cab cover

I am looking at the cab cover from BesTops. I don't worry about the Dew so much, but I live in east TN and thunderstorms come from out of no where here in the summer and I want something quick to put on, just in case!
01-20-2012 08:37 PM
daggo66
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Originally Posted by Terryhinsb
I have a hard top and live near the beach which means marine layer over night all summer, so I'm thinking about something like this:

also:
The Bestop trail cover is great. I used mine every night before I had a garage. It's much easier and quicker than putting the soft top up and doors back on.
01-20-2012 06:49 PM
LilYeller I leave mine off all the time in south florida. As far as hurting anything, dont think so, since the dew will form on the exposed surfaces. Not enough will get into the electronics to really do any harm. You will have a wet seat tho so theres that problem, I have waterproof seat covers and a chamois handy at all times. As far as my experiences go, no worries! enjoy
01-20-2012 06:44 PM
CMA_Rider Just throw a large towel over the front portion of the cab, it will keep the dew off everything important, if you are worried.
01-20-2012 06:37 PM
1CrzyCelt
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Originally Posted by Terryhinsb View Post
I have a hard top and live near the beach which means marine layer over night all summer, so I'm thinking about something like this:



also:

I was thinking the same thing....'cept 5 degrees lower today.
01-20-2012 06:35 PM
kbwwolf
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Originally Posted by PittJeep View Post
Your jeep sounds like it has quite the appetite!
It's hungry, yes.

Small edible things would do well to flee.
01-20-2012 06:29 PM
Terryhinsb I have a hard top and live near the beach which means marine layer over night all summer, so I'm thinking about something like this:



also:

01-20-2012 05:51 PM
PittJeep
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Originally Posted by kbwwolf

And pollen will feed it.
Your jeep sounds like it has quite the appetite!
01-20-2012 05:40 PM
kbwwolf
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Originally Posted by kbwwolf View Post
Dew will slake a Jeep's natural thirst.
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Originally Posted by Eaglektd View Post
The biggest issue I've had leaving my top down overnight was in the summer, there was a nice new yellow color on everything from all the pollen falling into it.
And pollen will feed it.
01-20-2012 05:34 PM
Eaglektd The biggest issue I've had leaving my top down overnight was in the summer, there was a nice new yellow color on everything from all the pollen falling into it. Now I'll just throw up the top and clamp it at the windshield but leave everything else detached. Takes 30 seconds and saves me from having to wipe all the pollen out.
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