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    Freedom top panels

    Hey everybody,

    Had a fantastically dumb mishap with the freedom tops for my 17 JK. Called the dealer and mentally prepped my ears and mind for what I did not want to hear.

    They want just short of $900 for one side, and nearly $600 for the other side. 🤣

    Anyone ever replace their freedom panels by any way other than the dealer? I saw a wholesale mopar site and it seemed sketchy.

    Also I'm interested in a bestop. So I was also thinking of just taking that money and running a soft top. I sure as shit am not letting the dealer grab me by the balls on this one. $1500 is a joke.

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    Me thinks the dealer may have marked up those items a bit. 🤔

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    The bestop Sunrider for hardtop is another alternative that is cheaper.


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    I ordered my Jeep with a hardtop from the factory but ordered a Bestop Twill Trektop last year to run in the summer. After running the soft top I refuse to put the hardtop back on. I love the damn thing. You'd probably find the same thing out.

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    Freedom top panels

    I occasionally see freedom top panels on Craigslist. In fact there is a pair in Los Angeles now for $650.
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    Quadratec has them $510 for one and $458 for the other

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    Quote Originally Posted by fiend View Post
    I occasionally see freedom top panels on Craigslist. In fact there is a pair in Los Angeles now for $650.
    I checked my area on craigslist and no matches.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ddays View Post
    I ordered my Jeep with a hardtop from the factory but ordered a Bestop Twill Trektop last year to run in the summer. After running the soft top I refuse to put the hardtop back on. I love the damn thing. You'd probably find the same thing out.
    That might be what I have to do. Cant understand what makes these things that costly. Beneath the paint it literally looks like dry wall. It's a powdery texture. Unless Jeep sold me a dope car lined with Columbian Bam Bam. 🤷*♂️

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris1015 View Post
    That might be what I have to do. Cant understand what makes these things that costly. Beneath the paint it literally looks like dry wall. It's a powdery texture. Unless Jeep sold me a dope car lined with Columbian Bam Bam. 🤷*♂️
    That could explain the price!!!

    I kinda agree with Ddays. I have the twill and it super quite for a soft top, but as a daily driver in Michigan, the hardtop is warmer and quieter than the twill in the winter. Once mine goes to a second (third) vehicle I’ll just leave the twill on and sell the hard top.


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    Here you go Chris
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