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Unread 01-13-2014, 04:12 PM   #1
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Bestop and frame I.D.

I'm trying to figure-out if I have a factory frame and which bestop I have. Is there an easy way? I have trouble putting pictures on this site, but I'll try later. This pic is of the piece at the back of the door.

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Unread 01-13-2014, 05:22 PM   #2
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That picture looks like a Bestop Supertop and frame. Not factory.
http://www.bestop.com/component/prod...w=product&id=2
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Unread 01-13-2014, 05:27 PM   #3
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Looks like a Bestop for factory style hardware to me. The supertop frame is round section tubing at the doors and the fabric wraps around with velcro. Are the door corners Square? If they are then you have YJ factory style frame hardware. Check the link SLO Ken posted.
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Unread 01-13-2014, 05:35 PM   #4
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Looks like a Bestop for factory style hardware to me. The supertop frame is round section tubing at the doors and the fabric wraps around with velcro. Are the door corners Square? If they are then you have YJ factory style frame hardware. Check the link SLO Ken posted.
Look at step 16 in the attached Supertop installation guide for 76-83 CJ5's. It sure looks like the OP's photo to me...
http://www.bestop.com/images/install...ides/51597.pdf

edit: The round section tubing and velcro fastener you are thinking of are on the CJ7 model Supertop with soft doors. OP has a CJ5
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Unread 01-13-2014, 05:36 PM   #5
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Thats why I posted that pic, that piece really threw me. The top piece above the window slides to connect to the top of the windshield frame.
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Unread 01-13-2014, 05:39 PM   #6
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It's a super top. Thanks guys!
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Unread 01-13-2014, 05:42 PM   #7
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Good catch! I have a disease that makes me think all jeeps are CJ-7's!
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Unread 01-13-2014, 05:55 PM   #8
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Does anybody sell new factory style hardware?
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