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post #16 of 24 Old 05-14-2013, 05:31 PM
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Its just rain, its just water.

I think every jeep owner just needs to drive doorless / topless in a good rain storm to get over the ridiculous fear of rain.

When you are driving even in really hard rain you barely even get wet, sure when u stop you do but so what ? Its just water, bit of rain is certainly not going to damage anything.

It gets wet, leave it live with it drive it it dries.

Think motorcycle, do bikers get all worried when it rains ? Nope just keep riding, bike dries, to me the jeep is no different.


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post #17 of 24 Old 05-14-2013, 05:38 PM
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Its just rain, its just water.

I think every jeep owner just needs to drive doorless / topless in a good rain storm to get over the ridiculous fear of rain.

When you are driving even in really hard rain you barely even get wet, sure when u stop you do but so what ? Its just water, bit of rain is certainly not going to damage anything.

It gets wet, leave it live with it drive it it dries.

Think motorcycle, do bikers get all worried when it rains ? Nope just keep riding, bike dries, to me the jeep is no different.
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post #18 of 24 Old 05-15-2013, 12:38 PM
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I couldn't really go doorless through a rain storm at highway speeds, my 35's will throw whatever is on the road into my cab. I'm not worried about myself getting we, but I will have two girls riding in the back seats of my unlimited so I don't know how rain at 70mph+ will be for them... Its really not about getting wet it would be getting pelted for the back seat.

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post #19 of 24 Old 05-15-2013, 12:58 PM
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I couldn't really go doorless through a rain storm at highway speeds, my 35's will throw whatever is on the road into my cab. I'm not worried about myself getting we, but I will have two girls riding in the back seats of my unlimited so I don't know how rain at 70mph+ will be for them... Its really not about getting wet it would be getting pelted for the back seat.
That's the downside of a hardtop. Can't carry it with you to put up in a rain storm. Get a soft top, trek top, remove the hardtop when you get to your destination, accept that you may get wet.
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post #20 of 24 Old 05-15-2013, 03:01 PM
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Yeah Ive been looking into getting the offroad heros fastback soft top just need to see if I can sell my hardtop. I may tes running my front two hardtops with all four doors and the Pavement Ends emergency top on the back at 60mph. I dont see this working out too well but its worth a test. If it will run like that I may not ever get a soft top

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post #21 of 24 Old 05-15-2013, 07:01 PM
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A tarp or spend the 10min and put back on the top
Been taking them off and putting them on for seven years. Takes 5 minutes at most.





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post #22 of 24 Old 07-13-2013, 09:32 AM
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Where did you get the holder?
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post #23 of 24 Old 07-13-2013, 08:05 PM
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post #24 of 24 Old 07-15-2013, 03:26 AM
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Putting my panels on takes like 2 minutes. The longest part is walking back n forth to fetch them...

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will a 3" body lift on my XJ still keep me LCG???
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