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Unread 10-28-2007, 07:47 PM   #1
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hard top question

i feel almost embarrassed to ask. so i'm purchasing a hard top, having lived with a soft top and half doors all my life. will half doors (and upper windows) mesh with a hard top, or will i have to buy full steel doors?
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Unread 10-28-2007, 08:12 PM   #2
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chances are that you'll have to buy steel doors
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Unread 10-28-2007, 08:13 PM   #3
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you need the rounded uppers for hard top or full doors
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Unread 10-28-2007, 08:14 PM   #4
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Depends on your upper doors. Most hard tops have rounded corners for the upper doors, while your soft uppers probably have a more angled corner. You can probably get aftermarket uppers with rounded corners.
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Unread 10-28-2007, 10:07 PM   #5
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I struggled with this all last winter. The only real solution is full doors. There may be a fiberglass slider upper that could work but they are pricey. I used TJ uppers and the last peg sat inside the door. The first two pegs drop right in the holes. They actually sealed pretty good.
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