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post #1 of 9 Old 04-16-2013, 01:29 PM Thread Starter
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removable hard top

So has anybody ever done of seen a cherokee with a removable hard top from just behind the front seats? I am thinking I would like to do somthing like that with my 79 cheif. If anybody has any pics or thoughts on this i would love to hear/see them

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post #2 of 9 Old 04-16-2013, 01:57 PM
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Mine looked really cool until the tree fell on it. I bought it with the top already cut off.

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post #3 of 9 Old 04-16-2013, 08:33 PM
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I'd like to make my 4 door a soft top, need to get with one of the boat canvas places down. I was thinking that if I can make the upper door window frames fold like the little jeep soft top ones, that would take care of one of the problems. It's still just a thought
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post #4 of 9 Old 04-17-2013, 12:44 AM
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well - same toughts here too for long time. Only i have 2door 74Cherokee so no problems with rear doors...
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post #5 of 9 Old 04-17-2013, 06:21 AM
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another thought is these "frameless" soft tops for the little jeeps. They attach to the whindsheild frame and the roll bar. Now I would not do a soft top for our rigs without a full roll bar set up, so there is another thought. Man, don't get me going, I need to finish up the current project first, stroker 4.7. (I would like to keep my roof rack so an external cage is another option)
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post #6 of 9 Old 04-17-2013, 06:32 AM
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found a 4 door soft top one, would like to know how they attached to the windsheild and how well it seals to the door tops?
http://www.fsjnetwork.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=698
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post #7 of 9 Old 04-17-2013, 07:09 AM
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another thought is these "frameless" soft tops for the little jeeps. They attach to the whindsheild frame and the roll bar. Now I would not do a soft top for our rigs without a full roll bar set up, so there is another thought. Man, don't get me going, I need to finish up the current project first, stroker 4.7. (I would like to keep my roof rack so an external cage is another option)
Are you talking about the Bikini tops for CJ's, YJ's, and TJ's ? If so, these don't seal anywhere except the windshield.

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1979 J20
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No, there is actually frameless soft tops, you can tell because the rear slopes down a bit.
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post #9 of 9 Old 04-17-2013, 08:08 AM
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I'm guessing this would be for a TJ or a JK, never seen or heard of one for a cj/yj. They would still need to use the plastic around the door for sealing.

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