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Unread 12-23-2012, 12:47 AM   #16
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damn thats a good idea, mine doesnt flap...yet but i will definitely keep this in mind
It has been working great since I did it.

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Unread 12-30-2012, 12:00 PM   #17
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It has been working great since I did it.
nice job man! cool low-buck fix.
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Unread 12-30-2012, 04:08 PM   #18
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nice job man! cool low-buck fix.
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Unread 01-27-2013, 11:11 PM   #19
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Yeah, I was really afraid to do it but out ended up being just fine with no ill effects. I just made sure I took a lighter to the edge of the cut so it wouldn't Frey in the future. The ideal thing would be something that clamped around the for but I haven't looked into anything yet. Thanks
Nice idea! Was thinking you could use oval grommets fastened to where you cut into the upper door. I know I've seen the kind that fastens and shrinks outward when heated.
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Unread 01-30-2013, 03:47 PM   #20
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Nice idea! Was thinking you could use oval grommets fastened to where you cut into the upper door. I know I've seen the kind that fastens and shrinks outward when heated.
That's a good idea
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Unread 02-26-2013, 02:56 PM   #21
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I am working on a clamp idea that would be easier to install/remove, and not require cutting. Also, you installed your straps toward the front of the door, but (in my experience) it's the rear of the door top that gets pulled out the most by the wind.

Good idea though. Let's see if I can come up with anything better.
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Unread 10-11-2013, 12:47 AM   #22
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hey man your awesome been fallowing your build on jeep forum and youtube keep it up man and thanks for the idea for the full soft doors theirs not really anybody that run them anymore but i love them and its the only way man
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Unread 10-11-2013, 12:51 AM   #23
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hey man your awesome been fallowing your build on jeep forum and youtube keep it up man and thanks for the idea for the full soft doors theirs not really anybody that run them anymore but i love them and its the only way man
Thanks! Since then I've obtained new full soft doors for free and no longer have this problem.

I totally agree with you! Soft top soft doors is the only way to go! :-)
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Unread 10-11-2013, 10:17 AM   #24
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Thanks! Since then I've obtained new full soft doors for free and no longer have this problem.

I totally agree with you! Soft top soft doors is the only way to go! :-)
agreed, I don't regret getting rid of my full metals for the soft at all.
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Unread 10-14-2013, 06:33 PM   #25
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do they make replacement skins for the soft doors top and bottom?
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Unread 10-14-2013, 07:50 PM   #26
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do they make replacement skins for the soft doors top and bottom?
I don't think so. They do make steel skins for the bottom part.
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Unread 10-24-2013, 09:24 AM   #27
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here are some pics of how i made a solution to replace the upper skin of soft doors here are the pics. these windows are made for metal half doors but i found a easy way to make them fit onto the soft door frame and it works fantastic. all i had to do was add velcro to the bottom of the upper skin i used industrial velcro and i sewed it on. and it does not intact them if you want to still put them on metal half doors. the last pic is the final product and it looks way better than the original i think and i took a water hose to it and it does NOT let water in.
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Unread 10-25-2013, 12:02 PM   #28
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there is an easier way to do this not cutting the door. make a L bracket that is in the top corner of the a pillar. when the soft door close it goes in behind the bracket. easy and you do not have to undo anything to get out fast.
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