I must say, the newer generation is much better. (Mesh bikini) A friend of mine bought one for a 2 door right when the JK came out in '07. I just got one a couple months ago. The header bar is much improved.
And Yes, I had the forethought to let that sucker sit in the sun before I put it on for the first time. Could not imagine any other way. It's very snug and doesn't flap around.
Traded the TJ for a JK. - 2door