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Unread 10-14-2014, 03:03 PM   #1
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Frameless soft top in winter

I am in the market for a new soft top, and have been looking at the frameless soft tops. I run a soft top year round and was just wondering how they held up in snow? I'm in Massachusetts so we do get a good amount of snow.

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Unread 10-14-2014, 09:03 PM   #2
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Plenty of guys I know have them, No issues
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Unread 10-14-2014, 09:05 PM   #3
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Illinois winter, after winter, and my Rampage is still going strong.
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Unread 10-14-2014, 09:11 PM   #4
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Last winter, after 3 years, the rear window on my Rampage top split in two places one morning when it was -12*.
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Unread 10-14-2014, 09:13 PM   #5
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No problems with my Softopper last winter, winter before that was relatively mild.

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Unread 10-15-2014, 07:11 AM   #6
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I'm in MA as well. Rampage top held up great for the couple years I ran it (year round) and still would be if I didn't wreck the top being a little careless while wheelin' and rip the top. Its just more of a pain to get the rear windows to zip when its freezing out, but other than that it was great.
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Unread 10-15-2014, 09:57 AM   #7
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I'm in MA as well. Rampage top held up great for the couple years I ran it (year round) and still would be if I didn't wreck the top being a little careless while wheelin' and rip the top. Its just more of a pain to get the rear windows to zip when its freezing out, but other than that it was great.
It doesn't even have to be freezing out to make the rear window a pain, in fact once it's below 60 my rear window pretty much stays closed, unless I've been running the heat for a real long time, and only need to open it for a minute or so.

This will be my 4th winter with my Rampage.


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Unread 10-15-2014, 11:09 AM   #8
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Thanks guys looks like frameless top it is
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Unread 10-15-2014, 11:26 AM   #9
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It doesn't even have to be freezing out to make the rear window a pain, in fact once it's below 60 my rear window pretty much stays closed, unless I've been running the heat for a real long time, and only need to open it for a minute or so.
I hear ya, but mine really started to become decently easy after the first year. Windows were on and off all the time up to around Turkey day or so and never really had an issue getting them to zip back up unless it was really cold and the windows were stiff.
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