I was liking it until I saw the clean side view. The two back windows just donít look right. What I mean is that now that the hard top is painted the same bright color as the rest of the Jeep, the back two tinted windows look way too huge. Just doesnít seem right. Iím sure there are others that will absolutely love the look. Perhaps when you get the sliders, lift and tires on Iíll change my mind. Be sure to post pics when itís done.
What did they charge you to paint the top? Did they sand off the "ripple" in the factory top finish or just use a high build primer?
I've been thinking about having mine painted to reduce some of the Florida radiant heat coming through the thing.
I think yours looks nice
'09 JK Unlimited X. Yellar. Hard Top, S-Package Factory rear locker and front sway bar disconnect. 3.73's which will have to go shortly. 4" rancho lift with 35" BFG KM2's, AEV Snorkle, FlashPak
I'm normally not a fan of painted hard tops but that looks pretty slick. I like how the top is black.
2003 Patriot Blue Wrangler SE - RCX 2.5" Kit on 31x10.5 Firestone M/Ts and stock the rest of the way.
2007 Flame Red Wrangler Unlimited X - Skyjacker 4" Kit on 35x12.5 Cooper Discovery STT(My Build Details)
Thanks for the compliments, I am pleased with the results and receive many compliments while driving. I didn't think the full painted top would go well with the black fenders, and I have always liked the "floating roof" idea. The teraflex sliders finished it with a near factory clean look matching up well with the fenders. I wanted something that has not been done and yep, everything was sanded smooth plus a build-up primer. On a practical side I wont be worrying about a scratched roof and the overhead shot looks great.
Plans include the lift, tires, a custom roof rack, the iPad mount, and a custom snorkel. Keep an eye out for slightly different mods..