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Old April 10th, 2014, 10:23 PM   #1
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Default Soft top for Wrangler unlimited

Hello I'm looking for opinions on soft tops for our 2004 unlimited. I've doing some reading but never had a soft top jeep so don't know what to look for ? Undecided on the style fastback or regular style ?
Are there issues with head room on the fastback style for rear seat passengers ? Are there any good places to shop for a new top ? Spring is coming !

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I bought the Best top NX Spring is coming .
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I think the fastback style looks good on the lj.
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The fastback style shouldn't affect head room in the back since the back seat is a bit closer to the front.

I would LOVE to get one of those tops but it doesn't appear that the side windows are removable like a factory top. I really wish they were because the fastback design tends to fit a lot tighter in the rear than a factory soft top. I like to remove the doors, side windows and back window and use the factory soft top as a safari-type top but anytime I go over 50mph or there are strong winds the back "legs" that attach to the rear tub corners always pop out and flap in the wind.
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The fastback style shouldn't affect head room in the back since the back seat is a bit closer to the front.

I would LOVE to get one of those tops but it doesn't appear that the side windows are removable like a factory top. I really wish they were because the fastback design tends to fit a lot tighter in the rear than a factory soft top. I like to remove the doors, side windows and back window and use the factory soft top as a safari-type top but anytime I go over 50mph or there are strong winds the back "legs" that attach to the rear tub corners always pop out and flap in the wind.

That picture above is the Rampage top not the best top.

They are removable after reading the troubles with the factory style like you said I went this way. The other good thing is the top flips back to give the open air effect without removing the rest of the top. A kid at work has lost his side panels twice blowing out.
This is what I ordered from amazon. http://www.quadratec.com/products/11116_3335_07.htm
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I bought the Best top NX Spring is coming .
excellent choice. my wife loves hers and the quality is really nice.

the top over the front seats folds back and the 3 rear panels come completely off.





3 rear panels are very easy to take off and put back on. just want to do it in warm weather
comes with door surrounds and it acts like a bikini/safari top with the rear panels off.

ordered mine from allthingsjeep (spoke with Lindsey). they price matched a better price that I found as well
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Whatever you decide, be weary of smittybilt soft tops. The fitment and quality has been very poor from my experiences.
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Nice looking jeep ! The top should be here tuesday I will get some pictures up.
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Whatever you decide, be weary of smittybilt soft tops. The fitment and quality has been very poor from my experiences.
I think most of their stuff is made over seas ?
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Nice looking jeep ! The top should be here tuesday I will get some pictures up.
thanks!

good luck with yours and hope to see some pics once it's on
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Finally a nice day out for pictures. The top fit like a glove almost too tight. The sun rider feature is nice but the sides suckered in tight like it's a vacuum ?
Very happy with it so far.

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I bought a brand new top too. The sides did the same thing. Give it time to stretch out in the sun and it'll be normal after awhile.
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Wow. I really like that!

I may have to look into it since my wife just discovered a hole in my top from some asshole flicking a cigarette butt onto my roof while it was parked in the lot.
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