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    Choosing A Soft Top

    There are so many soft tops on the market. We're a little overwhelmed on what to get or not get. We have decided we want one with a frame and we don't want the slanted back. What are the pros/cons to some of them? We also are in Colorado so we want one with the most insulation possible.
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    Quote Originally Posted by WJCO View Post
    There are so many soft tops on the market. We're a little overwhelmed on what to get or not get. We have decided we want one with a frame and we don't want the slanted back. What are the pros/cons to some of them? We also are in Colorado so we want one with the most insulation possible.
    me personally with what ur looking for would just go straight for premium oem top. best of the best...
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    WJCO asking JK questions! I like it!

    I'd also think about noise. Some are considerably more noisy than others. I've heard good things about sail cloth in that regard but never personally owned one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WJCO View Post
    There are so many soft tops on the market. We're a little overwhelmed on what to get or not get. We have decided we want one with a frame and we don't want the slanted back. What are the pros/cons to some of them? We also are in Colorado so we want one with the most insulation possible.
    I've used both the premium twill and regular factory soft top, and since you want more insulation, I highly recommend the premium. Its a thicker and heavy material that also retains is "blackness" unlike the black diamond. Its going to cost you more, I lucked out and found mine for $600, most of them I see on CL are $1000.

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    The slant tops are nice. Might want to reconsider. Zippers are straight where the factory rear window zipper curves around leading to it getting binded, and misaligned leading to it getting fucked up.
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    My recommendation would definitely be an OEM Premium soft top.

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    I didn't know you could put soft tops on WJs? Or did you cut your top off?

    Like others have mentioned, I would go with either the OEM premium soft top or the twill top from Bestop in either the regular version or the trek top nx version if I did decide on a slant back top.

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    Another vote for the OEM premium top.

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    Thank you guys. Sounds like the premium soft top is the way to go. So is the Premium QuadraTop much less quality as opposed to Mopar? Obviously we only want to do this once, and do it right.

    Quote Originally Posted by catahoula View Post
    The slant tops are nice. Might want to reconsider. Zippers are straight where the factory rear window zipper curves around leading to it getting binded, and misaligned leading to it getting fucked up.
    I love the look of the slanted top, but my wife never has. I tried talking her into it with no luck. And it's her Jeep.
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    You actually lose a lot more room than you think with the slanted top.
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