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Unread 09-12-2012, 03:04 PM   #1
NH2000TJ
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TJ Hardtop Wiring adaptor

I have a 2000 Wrangler and purchased a 2003-2006 hard top. I didn't realize at the time (nor did I check while purchasing the used top....) the electrical connection/adaptor would not match.

Seeing all the posts on this topic I'm wondering what would be wrong with buying a universal wiring adaptor ($20 for a 12 pin...) or just using something similar (trailer wiring harness?)
I realize there is an adaptor for roughly $100 on Jeepsrus website, but seeing all those that have had the similar problem, I have to imagine there are a bunch of adaptors out there that have been cut off to use the adaptor.
Anyone have input or an adaptor they would part with?

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Unread 09-12-2012, 05:33 PM   #2
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I bought one of these (a bit expensive for what it is):

http://www.jeepsareus.com/p/HTW9702BS.html

There are also DIY threads on this forum that show how to swap the connector to the right one for your harness for just a few dollars in parts and your time.
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Unread 09-13-2012, 04:09 AM   #3
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You can adapt your hardtop to work with the factory plug in your Jeep easily and cheaply: http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f9/ha...years-1139347/
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