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Unread 04-01-2004, 06:45 PM   #1
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Just ordered trail cover to use instead of soft top for summer. will it keep the cab dry? any opinions?

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Unread 04-02-2004, 06:31 AM   #2
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Which one did you buy? The Bestop one is waterproof like a soft top , but Pavement Ends claim to be weather-resistant . I am planning on getting the bestop model. Troy
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Unread 04-02-2004, 08:40 PM   #3
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I've got the Bestop Trail cover and it works great.
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Unread 04-03-2004, 02:23 PM   #4
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I have a bestop as well. It keepd the interior quite dry. I added a support pole that goes into the cup holder that "tents" the cover to keep water from pooling in the area above the seats.
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Unread 05-22-2004, 02:05 PM   #5
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Will the Bestop trail cover fit over the soft top if it is folded down? It seems like all the pictures I've seen have the soft top completely off.

Also is it easy to toss on? What does it attach to?
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Unread 05-22-2004, 08:36 PM   #6
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I just recieved my cover two days ago. I opted not to get the Bestop because I run without doors as much as I can in the summer, and the bestop model does nothing to stop water from coming into the door holes. The cover I bought is made by Rain Gear, and covers everything. It isn't the same material as the Bestop, but it is pretty nice and waterproof, and about $15 cheaper.
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Unread 05-23-2004, 12:03 PM   #7
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I just recieved my cover two days ago. I opted not to get the Bestop because I run without doors as much as I can in the summer, and the bestop model does nothing to stop water from coming into the door holes. The cover I bought is made by Rain Gear, and covers everything. It isn't the same material as the Bestop, but it is pretty nice and waterproof, and about $15 cheaper.
I REALLY like my RainGear cover...

I took the $15 I saved, and bought male/female connectors for 6 of the straps, so instead of having to thread the strap through the catch loop every time, they just click together...cut the old ones off and sewed the new ones on...BIG improvement...

The RainGear is definitely the choice if you run without doors!!

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Unread 05-24-2004, 05:33 AM   #8
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I REALLY like my RainGear cover...

I took the $15 I saved, and bought male/female connectors for 6 of the straps, so instead of having to thread the strap through the catch loop every time, they just click together...cut the old ones off and sewed the new ones on...BIG improvement...

The RainGear is definitely the choice if you run without doors!!

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I made 8 stainless steel clip brackets at work(ssshhh!) and screwed them on to my frame in all the spots the straps lead to. The way you were supposed to find spots on the jeep frame to attached those dinky little clips was the only thing I dissliked about the cover, but with my 30 min fix, all is good now.


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Unread 05-25-2004, 08:18 PM   #9
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where did you get the raingear one?
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Unread 05-26-2004, 06:06 AM   #10
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where did you get the raingear one?
Here>http://www.jeepcovers.com/
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Unread 05-26-2004, 06:27 AM   #11
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I made one outta a plastic tarp. Cut it to fit, put some snaps on it to snap in a few locations, put some grommets in it to hook bungee cords to other locations. Total cost = about 10 bucks
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