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post #1 of 16 Old 08-17-2009, 08:51 AM Thread Starter
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Had my Spiderweb bikini top for 2 months now...

I've had this Spiderweb top for a couple of months and I really like it. It makes a huge difference in the interior temperature in the Texas heat. I really enjoy running without doors more now that I don't feel like I'm being cooked alive in the August heat.

I took it wheelin this weekend. I left the doors on for this trip. I was hoping hit some mud and play. The drought took all the mud, though. The top encountered several low hanging branches on some trails that looked like they were really for ATVs instead of jeeps. The dead branches were pretty "jagged" looking. No rips or snags in the material!

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post #2 of 16 Old 08-17-2009, 09:09 AM
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I have had mine for quite a while now too and it is a great top. I have been caught in a couple rain storms driving home in the jeep and it keeps some of the rain out when I am moving.

It is an awesome top
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where was that? Spring Creek, BVOR, Barnwell, other?

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where was that? Spring Creek, BVOR, Barnwell, other?
That's a little place outside Rockdale, TX called Tire Trax. I wouldn't recommend it. I don't have anybody to wheel with so it worked well for me. I just wanted to try out my lockers and practice going up and down some steep grades. I had fun, but I've seen your videos and stuff. You would be bored to tears! It's really mainly an ATV place with some jumps and a couple of rough looking gullies.

I met the guy that runs Round Rock Jeeps which is near Austin. They go out to Long Ranch and have fun. He said he would invite me next time they go. I'm hoping to learn how to wheel by going with some Austin people. For now, it's driving up and down gullies in the home town for me.

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Bored? Not me! If I have it in 4wd, I'm not bored

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post #6 of 16 Old 08-17-2009, 10:59 AM
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Maybe I'm missing something here. What is the point if you have a soft top? Looks to me like it takes longer to put up/ take down this bikini than it does to just flip the top up and down (less than 4 min for me).

That and the soft top will keep rain out.

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post #7 of 16 Old 08-17-2009, 11:02 AM
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it is mesh so it keeps the sun out but you still get that open feeling. It just installs and stays on all the time. When my softop is on the spiderweb top is still on. So you don't have to do anything with it.

It is a great top!
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post #8 of 16 Old 08-17-2009, 11:02 AM
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Maybe I'm missing something here. What is the point if you have a soft top? Looks to me like it takes longer to put up/ take down this bikini than it does to just flip the top up and down (less than 4 min for me).

That and the soft top will keep rain out.
It's a mesh top...keeps the heat down while running topless. I've got one, it's great.

Edit: you can also put the soft top/hard top up with this attached too...fit's underneath.

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Ah, okay. Got it. Thanks.

Can't see the "mesh" effect too well in the pictures.

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post #10 of 16 Old 08-17-2009, 12:08 PM Thread Starter
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Most of the time, I run without doors and the top is hanging in the garage. I was hoping to get into the mud Saturday so I had it all on there. However, there was no mud. Central Texas looks like a bale of hay right now. The holes in the mesh are pretty small. It does look almost solid unless you sit in the jeep and look up.

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Just ordered one today. Glad to see this post and that its holding up well.

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Can you please post some pix of how you attached it to the front? I have to much slack and it is hard to latch the softop while the sipderweb is on? What am i doing wrong?
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Can you please post some pix of how you attached it to the front? I have to much slack and it is hard to latch the softop while the sipderweb is on? What am i doing wrong?
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post #14 of 16 Old 06-04-2010, 06:13 PM
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Does this cut down on wind noise at all? I'd like to pick one up!
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post #15 of 16 Old 06-04-2010, 06:37 PM
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I have it on my 2dr Sahara and it is very nice. It also stays on when the hard top is on, and acts as a bit of a liner. My only complaint is that the back passengers need to duck a bit as the top tapers down a bit low. But then again if I really cared about the back passengers I would have gotten a 4dr...

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