What YJ parts are interchangeable with CJ - JeepForum.com
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 5 Old 12-03-2009, 10:01 AM Thread Starter
quade
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Baton Rouge
Posts: 46
What YJ parts are interchangeable with CJ

I searched the forum and did not find the specific answer but it seems as if there are a lot of YJ parts that could be used on a CJ. Is there any members who have found YJ parts they have put on their CJ which seems to be a better fit?

I ask this as a "what if" type of question. I have a Bestop Supertop and need the upper portion of the windows because the plastic is in pretty bad shape, but dont want to have to buy a whole new set of doors. You can buy just the top portion of the YJ windows for less. Is it possible that these top portions of the YJ doors will fit the CJ soft bottom doors?

What, if anything, fit both YJ and CJ models?

I apologize if this is too much of a Noob question. I'm just trying to get ideas for upgrading my CJ.

Thanks

84 CJ

quade is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 5 Old 12-03-2009, 11:57 AM
starfire340
Registered User
1983 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: usa
Posts: 342
Hi Quade...I would check out the online Quadratech catalogue (or other supplier). Carefully check part number descriptions. I would also shoot off an email or call Bestop directly. I know the water(s) can get muddy real fast on fitment between CJ/YJ. I also recall in article in JP Magazine in the last year or two. Consider doing a search on their website archive as well.
starfire340 is offline  
post #3 of 5 Old 12-03-2009, 03:07 PM Thread Starter
quade
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: Baton Rouge
Posts: 46
Will do. Thanks for the reply.
quade is offline  
 
post #4 of 5 Old 12-03-2009, 03:23 PM
longboy
Registered User
2006 WK 
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Longmont, Colorado
Posts: 954
Does your CJ's softtop have rounded corners at the top of the doors? If so, make sure you get the correct door uppers, as there are 2 types for YJs.

I know that I'm running a YJ Bestop Supertop on my CJ7 tub, but I bought the whole thing at one time. It also works/fits with my CJ hard doors (rounded corner on the door). YJs that came from the factory with soft uppers had a sharp corner to the top of the door.

Pictures for reference:
vs.

2006 5.7l WK
longboy is offline  
post #5 of 5 Old 12-03-2009, 03:26 PM
longboy
Registered User
2006 WK 
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Longmont, Colorado
Posts: 954
One other thing: Make sure that the uppers you buy are designed to work with soft lower doors. The 2 I pictured above appear to only work with steel lower doors.

2006 5.7l WK
longboy is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
whats interchangeable with a cj? nattylite Jeep CJ Forum 2 09-22-2009 08:10 PM
CJ-5 and CJ-7...Interchangeable? ga_cj_girl Jeep CJ Forum 6 04-09-2008 08:31 PM
doors interchangeable? jroods Jeep CJ Forum 6 10-05-2007 08:38 AM
CJ and YJ mirrors interchangeable? Wolf359 Jeep CJ Forum 6 12-12-2005 09:08 AM
Interchangeable? msst8dawgs Jeep CJ Forum 8 07-07-2005 07:22 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome