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Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-25-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
While I personally am not pleased with the...

While I personally am not pleased with the quality (and some design choices) of the doors, I will say this about Bestop: Their customer service, in the end, is upstanding.

They worked with me on...
Forum: JK Pics Forum 06-21-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,623
Posted By USMCmike
That one isn't mine, nope.

That one isn't mine, nope.
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-21-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
I have stopped communicating with them. It ended...

I have stopped communicating with them. It ended when they asked to take the next step with me getting tools and working with them to fix "My Unique Fitment" issue.

I just don't care enough to...
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-21-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
Same was happening to me on the rear passenger...

Same was happening to me on the rear passenger door. The plastic also wore down and now doesn't catch. I was going to file it, but it took care of itself.
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-21-2019, 08:25 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
Pleased to hear your story. Welcome to the forum...

Pleased to hear your story. Welcome to the forum then, it is a good source of info.

I LOVE the doors too. I just hate the quality - or more, I am disappointed in the approach Bestop took making...
Forum: JK Pics Forum 06-20-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 8,623
Posted By USMCmike
Nice Rig! Served on a MarDet on USS Long...

Nice Rig!

Served on a MarDet on USS Long Beach (CGN-9) for a couple battle groups with the Danger Ranger. Few years earlier during Op Nimble Archer and Earnest Will. Desert Storm I was back in...
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-20-2019, 06:16 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
You must LOVE these doors to join the forum and...

You must LOVE these doors to join the forum and make a FIRST post with the express and specific purpose to say while they have issues and cost $3000 for 4 - "Go For It". Sorry mate, I smell a shill....
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-20-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
Back doors don't fit great, but better than...

Back doors don't fit great, but better than front. They leak a bit as well. They also have gasket leaks on the panels. Their screws are also rusting. I think the main difference is it a smaller...
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-19-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
In my discussions with Bestop, I got the...

In my discussions with Bestop, I got the impression my only option was to work with them to fix the issue(s) and then if we can't fix them, they would ship me a new door(s). [The problem is there...
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-18-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
So I remain unimpressed. These things leak all...

So I remain unimpressed. These things leak all over the place. They leak at the top, on the inside, and even (and especially) at the "core" panel gasket. As I said when I first got them, why...
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-14-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
Good news is they DO stay locked and cannot be...

Good news is they DO stay locked and cannot be opened from inside when locked.
Forum: JK Pics Forum 06-14-2019, 07:13 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 51,153
Posted By USMCmike
Looks great! What's the actual diameter of those...

Looks great! What's the actual diameter of those tires when on your rig, if you measured?
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-10-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
I loosened the hinges and moved it all up and...

I loosened the hinges and moved it all up and wiggled it. All it did then was hit at the front top section of the door well. Tilting it was even worse.

I may take the door to the grinding...
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-10-2019, 07:34 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
Well after spending about 2 hours taking apart...

Well after spending about 2 hours taking apart the doors (Front Driver and Passenger) and looking at the hinges, the door gaps, the latches etc, I finally came to realize; either my front driver...
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-10-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
Did you get the lowers only or lowers and uppers?

Did you get the lowers only or lowers and uppers?
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-07-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
I've been in contact with CS at Bestop. Two...

I've been in contact with CS at Bestop. Two folks in fact. So far they have been very receptive to feedback.

They are putting out a tips and tricks document next week.
They are working out...
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-07-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
Rubiman, how does the lower part of your doors...

Rubiman, how does the lower part of your doors look, beneath the latch as compared to above the latch? Is it flush the whole way down?
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-07-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
Tomorrow I will take the exact same pictures and...

Tomorrow I will take the exact same pictures and see how they look.
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-07-2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
The do look great! Your seals are a lot more...

The do look great! Your seals are a lot more smooth and tucked in than mine. The issue is clearly the Bestop lowers don't work as well with the OEM uppers. Glad they work for you.

I may look...
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-07-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
I'm not angry in the least and I'm not sending...

I'm not angry in the least and I'm not sending them back. I am disappointed, but I knew what I was doing when I went for a pre-order at this price point. I'm informing others as to what my...
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-07-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
I'll add one more observation. The powder-coat...

I'll add one more observation. The powder-coat they used on the lowers is very gritty. Too gritty. All of the other black powder coats on my jeep have a lightly rough surface. These doors are so...
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-07-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
You're reply illiustrates my point. My comments...

You're reply illiustrates my point. My comments are facts based on the actually product I have and purchased. Your opinion of the facts is just that. There is a difference. The thread is indeed...
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-07-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
It seems warped. It's warped on the vertices of...

It seems warped. It's warped on the vertices of the door from top to bottom. Is short it sticks out further on the bottom than the top. The hinge adjustments won't fix that. The latch can't be...
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-07-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
Hey bud, we're all Jeepers here...and we're the...

Hey bud, we're all Jeepers here...and we're the CUSTOMER. I actually PAID for the doors so I can tell you what I'm seeing. Further I offered to test them and they said they would not send some to...
Forum: Bestop, Inc. 06-07-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 19,955
Posted By USMCmike
You are so right. Within one week, they were...

You are so right. Within one week, they were already full of stuff. Likewise when they get wet, (on the inside - small leaks - or drips when opening in the rain) water pools on the inside of those...
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