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I personally think it's weird to just take the doors off and leave the hard top on but with the nice weather I want to take them off but have no one to help me with the hard top. What do you guys think about having the hard top on with the doors off haha
 

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I got an electric winch I had installed in my garage so I can get the hard top off or put it back on by myself. But honestly, it's still kind of a pain. By the time you mess around with the seat-belt like straps, getting them tightened around it in the right spots and removing them again -- not to mention getting the Jeep parked directly under the hoist ... It's faster to just have a helper and you grab each side and lift the thing off or back on.
 

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I'm not saying that I should, but I can install and remove my fiberglass cap on my shortbed Silverado by myself. My back does not like it at all, but I can do it.
 

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I sometimes run doorless with the hardtop on, it creates more wind turbulence and cross winds inside the cab because the hardtop scoops up the wind. I've also removed my hardtop by myself. It's extremely awkward size and shape to handle alone, the last time I did it I almost dropped it and I decided after that I would only do that if I have no other choice.
 

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remove all bolts and front clips, open rear window, slide top back a foot or so, get under it and lift. it doesnt weigh that much, just awkward as can be.

much easier to do with a second set of hands

It's also going to be unbalanced due to the weight of the back glass, it's doable but not ideal...or fun!
 

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If the weather is good enough to remove the doors then its time to switch to the soft top, then you can go topless as well
 

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I use to two kayak ratchet straps and hoist my top off.
 
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