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Unread 04-03-2008, 02:33 PM   #1
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soft top?? new england??

when do most people in new england trade hard top for soft top, im getting ancy with weather creeping near 60's to have access to top off? so when do you guys make the switch

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Unread 04-03-2008, 02:36 PM   #2
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Well this past fall I never got around to putting my hardtop back on, so I've been running the soft top all winter... And it wasn't bad at all actually. I'd switch whenever you start feeling the urge to take the top of personally.
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Unread 04-03-2008, 02:50 PM   #3
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Topless for Summer !

YES! when winter passes the topless look is in, and the hardtop is stored until next year. I personally just replaced my hardtop with a Bestop Sunrider top (Folding Sunroof Option), and I take off the steel doors which are replaced with the Bestop Half Doors (Hard Version), using soft uppers with rolling plastic windows.

Although it is still winter up here (Vermont), I plan to change my top this Sunday! I will post pictures of the results as soon as it is done.

GO FOR IT, TOPLESS SUMMERS ARE GREAT

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Unread 04-03-2008, 03:28 PM   #4
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im probably just gonna take the top off near the end of the month considering that we have been having crap weather up in ct (sunny and cold 1 day, warm and rainy the next). but i dont have a softop, so im just gonna say you could go with the soft top now if u feel.
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Unread 04-03-2008, 03:32 PM   #5
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Soft top now

When I had the YJ, I usually had the soft top on end of march/beginning of april
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Unread 04-03-2008, 03:47 PM   #6
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I run Soft top all year round, But today IT CAME off and will be off until snow hits and then I will put it back on but for now when it rains i have a safari Bikini for the rainy days
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Unread 04-03-2008, 04:53 PM   #7
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GO FOR IT, TOPLESS SUPPERS ARE GREAT
Right up there with topless breakfast and lunch!
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Unread 04-03-2008, 05:00 PM   #8
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The top came off last weekend.
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Unread 04-03-2008, 05:05 PM   #9
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top in the summer?

Hmmmm,

a top in the summer??? thats a neat idea......

These past two years, as soon as the warmer weather (thats 65 in Massachusetts), my hardtop comes off, rugs come out, the half doors go on, and I run like that all summer/fall, well only up until I'm seeing my breath while I'm driving to work. I keep my bikini under my front seat just incase it starts to rain, theres a towel under there also to wipe the water off the seats....I've been rained on several times driving too/from where ever... I live /work in the same town so its not that bad....
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Unread 04-03-2008, 05:59 PM   #10
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i might go soft top tonight, nice to be able to go topless when those 60' days come
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Unread 04-03-2008, 06:00 PM   #11
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I plan on putting my soft top on this weekend.
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Unread 04-03-2008, 06:22 PM   #12
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I actually sold my hard top and hard doors a month ago
said goodbye to these

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and use the money to buy these winch and bumpers
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The jeeps not a DD so the winter without a hard tops not a problem
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Unread 04-03-2008, 09:29 PM   #13
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My soft top got put on last weekend and the hardtop is stored till next fall. The soft doors go on in May or anytime the weather warms up and the rain is less frequent.....
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Unread 04-04-2008, 07:11 AM   #14
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I don't have a hard top, so I went soft-top all winter ( and central Maine had a hard, cold winter). It's no big deal.
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Unread 04-04-2008, 06:38 PM   #15
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its on ftw
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