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post #1 of 7 Old 07-23-2010, 12:54 AM Thread Starter
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Removing soft top smart? water tight? ideas?!?

I want to remove my soft-top permanently I think. Can anybody tell me how weather tight things like bikini tops, and dusters are? I am just looking for some alternatives to the factory top that occasionally leaks anyways... thanks!

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Can anybody tell me how weather tight things like bikini tops, and dusters are?
They're not.
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Think of a bikini as an umbrella. They will keep you dry as long as the rain is coming straight down. As soon as the wind moves it just a tad bit to the side everything that isn't 1 foot directly under the center of it will get wet
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Think of a bikini as an umbrella. They will keep you dry as long as the rain is coming straight down. As soon as the wind moves it just a tad bit to the side everything that isn't 1 foot directly under the center of it will get wet
My besttop bikini when attached to the the door surrounds actually keeps out most water even during a hard sideways rain. The only place I have had a problem is toward the windshield where the bikini is a little loose, I get a drop or two when strait down but nothing but more than a mist when driving.

The duster will keep most water out of the rear area, but the fabric around the roll bars will be out in the open. Can't say for the windjammer though, mine was just ordered.
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My besttop bikini when attached to the the door surrounds actually keeps out most water even during a hard sideways rain. The only place I have had a problem is toward the windshield where the bikini is a little loose, I get a drop or two when strait down but nothing but more than a mist when driving.
Same here. I drove through a Florida monsoon and while I was moving no water came through the cracks. Water will drip where Jordon describes when its sitting still though, but its not bad.

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