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Old 07-18-2010, 01:16 AM
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the softtop is terrible. anything better?

i have a besttop, and it takes 20 minutes to get on and off my yj. all the snaps, lips, buttons, zippers. is there anything better or faster? my friend's tj top just is attacked to his top frame and slides right up. what gives? im getting an emergency top, but that is just so so.

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Old 07-18-2010, 08:44 AM   #2
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Get a bestop supertop...I personally like the stock yj setup. I hate my wife's tj softop. can't take the damn thing down or up in the garage...hits the lights when you swing the header up away from the windshield. I also like the square surrounds on the doors of the yj. Better rain channels than the tj. If you get in practice, the yj top will not take long. I can get it out and folded faster and neater than our tj top...done it longer and had it longer...

The supertop is quicker and tension is tighter when the top wears. Only draw back is the doors...they are held tight sealed by spring pressure from the uppers to the top itself to keep wind noise and rain out. I got rid of mine and went back to stock...better rain/leak protection. If you get the supertop, just follow the assembly directions closely and it should be a quicker setup for all, it takes practice to get it down fast!!

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Old 07-18-2010, 11:02 PM   #3

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If you have hard doors, this top would be hard to beat. Or if you have soft uppers w/ rounded corners, you might can make them work with the top.

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Old 07-18-2010, 11:24 PM   #4
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yeah the top can be a pain so i leave it down when we wont have rain for days but you will get better and faster at it the more you do it... it doesnt get much better then bestop so your prolly gonna have to get more practice at it
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Old 07-19-2010, 12:00 AM   #5
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i just got a softopper frameless top and i absolutly love it.
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