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post #1 of 10 Old 01-28-2011, 03:23 PM Thread Starter
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soft top replacement windows

Do any companies other than jeep make a replacement rear soft window that fits into the stock soft top?

Mine broke and my insurance company is paying for it but i have to go to the appraiser, i dont want the appraiser to price out a best top rear window when that doesnt fit. The stock rear window replacement from the dealer is $285.


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post #2 of 10 Old 01-28-2011, 03:55 PM
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Bestop windows do fit the factory top, however you have to buy them in a 3 piece set. Unless you call Bestop directly and convince them to send you just one window.

Even so, the Bestop 3 piece kit is usually around $180 which is cheaper than the discounted price for an OE rear wondow.

Bestop makes the windows for factory Jeep tops.
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Bestop is the OEM Jeep top manufacturer and windows run about $275 for all three rear windows.Other companies make cheap replacements.I've got khaki tinted factory sailcloth windows cheap for anyone who needs them.
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Even so, the Bestop 3 piece kit is usually around $180 which is cheaper than the discounted price for an OE rear wondow.
Where for $180?
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Where for $180?
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post #6 of 10 Old 01-28-2011, 05:37 PM
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That was last time I was looking which was probably 3-5 years ago.

I see they are around $220 now.

They used to be $159.99 at one time.

I thought saying $180 would cover me.
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post #7 of 10 Old 01-29-2011, 06:40 AM
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I picked up a NIB Bestop set of tinted windows on ebay for 180 shipped from a private seller. The average price is 180-230 or so on ebay. I'd been watching for a while. Example: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eB...K%3AMEWAX%3AIT
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I have found Bestop replacement tinted window for the 02 and older TJs as well as for the 07 and newer JK's, but I can't seem to find the tinted replacements for the factory top for an 05 TJ. Anyone have any links to where you found them at? I would like to get some tinted windows, but don't want to purchase an entire new top.
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post #9 of 10 Old 01-29-2011, 11:38 AM
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http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/03-06...Q5fAccessories

Quadratec, JC Whitney and a lot of other Jeep vendors sell Bestop replacement windows.
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post #10 of 10 Old 01-31-2011, 10:54 AM
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If you need to replace factory top windows, make sure you get the replacement windows for a Replace-a-Top. That's the top we sell in the aftermarket that is like the factory top (minus the hardware).

We sell as a product the three-window replacement kit. You can get that at any retailer that carries Bestop.
We sell directly any replacement part you need, so you can call 800-845-3567 to buy directly. SOME of our retailers sell these replacement parts. They'll be a bit cheaper, and faster, so a phone call to Quad, JCW or 4wd might be worthwhile.

(that's just Bestop info, there are other companies out there selling replacement windows.)

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