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Unread 06-04-2011, 02:04 PM   #1
miff01
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Bikini Top Bubbling

I have a Bestop Safari Bikini Top for my 4 door JK. When I drive on the highway it bubbles up about 7 to 8 inches above the front seats and it sags down about 4 inches over the back seats. The bikini top is pulled tight. I believe that the aerodynamics of the front windshield is sucking the bikini top up into the air (like drafting in a race car)I

I was thinking about stitching a couple of metal bars to the bikini top from the driver door roll bar to the passenger door roll bar in order to keep it from bubbling up.

However, i am sure that others have this exact same issue and have already found a better solution. If you have, please let me know. and post pics if possible.

Thanks!

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Unread 06-04-2011, 04:23 PM   #2
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This Maybe?

http://www.jcwhitney.com/top-prop-an.../p2020976.jcwx

Or something like this.
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Unread 06-05-2011, 08:50 AM   #3
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Thanks McBrew! I'm actually trying to find a solution so where the top is almost flat. These solutions would still have the bikini top raised in the center. But I might try it anyway, if I dont hear back from others.

thx again/
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Unread 06-05-2011, 09:55 AM   #4
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Deal with it. It's a bikini top. It's only there to keep the sun off of you.
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Unread 06-05-2011, 10:43 AM   #5
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I have the mopar bikini top and mine is a four door and does the same exact thing. Doesn't bother me though its fabric its going to have slack in it
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Unread 06-05-2011, 12:33 PM   #6
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I've been running the Best Top bikini for two summers. Only time it seems to be a issue is when I'm on the interstate with no doors. FWIW, I run the bikini all summer including several trips from Tennessee to Colorado. (with the doors on of course).
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Unread 06-06-2011, 10:08 AM   #7
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Get the mesh type material it doesnt do it as bad.
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