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docj1981 05-04-2011 06:10 PM

replacement window
I just bought a 98 Wrangler and my dog decided to eat the left rear quarter window of my otherwise perfect flip top. I called a couple of places about replacement windows and was told I would have to buy a whole new top. That's crazy! Are there any other options? It's hard to believe there is no company out there making replacement parts. I believe the top is the "Flip Top" by Pavement Ends. Can anyone help a very sad jeep owner? Also I now have a dog that is free to a good home:).

blkrubi88 05-04-2011 06:20 PM

Welcome! I would check with Pavement Ends or the big catalog co. such as Quadratec, 4Wheel Parts, they sell them, but normally you have to buy all 3. Also keep a check on your local Craigslist!

docj1981 05-10-2011 09:08 PM

Thanks for the info. I will keep checking but I haven't had any luck yet. I still can't believe you can't buy replacement panels for soft tops. Might be a good business to get into.


DocLat 05-11-2011 08:37 AM

I had a side window on my soft top cut by a scumbag thief about 6 months after I bought it. The dummy should have checked the doors first, they were unlocked! My insurance company found a local place that would make a new one, but mine had the tint and the replacement would not, took the check to the local dealer and fortunately they had a replacement in stock, it was a little pricey, but it matched, and GEICO paid for it.
Later when I brought the jeep back from a overseas tour in the islands, the original top got destroyed in transit, but all the side panels were good to go, I ended up selling them on flea-bay and bought a Besttop.

Keep looking, you never know where one will turn up.

Neil F. 05-11-2011 04:01 PM

Check with Geoff from Bestop on the forum. For the OEM top you can get replacement windowns. Pavement Ends is made by Bestop but I do not know if any other windows will fit. Pavement ends is a "lower end" product. The fabric and window are thinner than most tops.

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