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post #1 of 9 Old 04-22-2013, 02:40 PM Thread Starter
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Soft Top Boot? Useful or waste of money?

I finally got my hard top off and my new Supertop NX installed. I've only had it down a couple of times so far (cold snap in Kansas), but I'm curious as to what the general feeling on the soft-top boot is. I keep my back seat out of the Jeep if that makes any difference. I'm thinking about getting one, but I'd also like to learn from other's experiences on whether it's just a waste of money.


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post #2 of 9 Old 04-22-2013, 02:44 PM
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I've never seen a need for it

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post #3 of 9 Old 04-22-2013, 03:03 PM
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No real need for it unless you like the super clean look it gives. It will eliminate the top flapping in the wind if you don't tuck it away properly, but other than that, I see it as mostly cosmetic. After I installed a Tuffy Security Deck I couldn't even use it anymore.
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I keep a length of Velcro around each roll bar, which double as wraps for the bows when the top is down. Keeps the top from playing "spinnaker"! I have the Tuffy enclosure, too...

I think those "boots" are a total waste, but thats just me............

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post #5 of 9 Old 04-22-2013, 07:18 PM
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I like mine. It keeps the top from flapping on the freeway and looks good. It also keeps the dust off it. I usually fold my top down at the beginning of spring and don't put it back up until late fall. If it rains I drive my truck. I got mine on ebay for $60. I wouldn't pay more than that though.
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post #6 of 9 Old 04-22-2013, 09:45 PM Thread Starter
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I keep a length of Velcro around each roll bar, which double as wraps for the bows when the top is down. Keeps the top from playing "spinnaker"! I have the Tuffy enclosure, too...

I think those "boots" are a total waste, but thats just me............
I like the Velcro idea.

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post #7 of 9 Old 04-23-2013, 05:19 AM
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I like mine. It keeps the top from flapping on the freeway and looks good. It also keeps the dust off it. I usually fold my top down at the beginning of spring and don't put it back up until late fall. If it rains I drive my truck. I got mine on ebay for $60. I wouldn't pay more than that though.
Just got one. Haven't used it yet but will soon. Good quality I think... I believe it's choice, not necessity...
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post #8 of 9 Old 04-23-2013, 09:51 AM
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I've never had a problem with SNX flapping on the interstate, and I'm not a slow driver.

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post #9 of 9 Old 04-23-2013, 10:35 AM
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Used straps from REI to keep it from flapping. I had a boot and tried acouple times to install it before I gave up. Was too much of a PITA.
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