TJ Hardtop Wiring adaptor - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Wrangler Forums > TJ Wrangler Technical Forum > TJ Hardtop Wiring adaptor

Introducing MONSTALINER™ UV Permanent DIY Roll On Bed LineToxic Brakes - 3000 PSI Braided Stainless Steel Brake LineCess Recovery Gear Snatch Tow Strap OffRoad @ ROCKRIDGE4WD

Reply
Unread 09-12-2012, 03:04 PM   #1
NH2000TJ
Registered User
2000 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: Concord, NH
Posts: 2
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?

NH2000TJ is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-12-2012, 05:33 PM   #2
dscabra
Registered User
2005 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Colorado
Posts: 345
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.
dscabra is offline   Reply With Quote
Unread 09-13-2012, 04:09 AM   #3
jscherb
Web Wheeler
2006 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Elmira, NY
Posts: 8,094
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/
__________________
.
"Whether you think you can do something or you think you can't, you are right" - Henry Ford

Visit my Jeep Projects site for info on my custom Jeep projects:
  • Retro Wrangler pickup
  • Gaucho CJ pickup
  • Safari Cab custom modular hardtop
  • Fiberglass Jeep-tub trailer kit
  • CJ Grille Conversion Kit for the TJ/LJ
  • Fiberglass Military Replica Trailer Kit
jscherb is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Suggested Threads





Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.