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Another Soft Top Thread

Discussion in '40- & 55-Series Tech' started by burnt03, Mar 16, 2004.

  1. burnt03

    burnt03

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    Couple questions about the Bestop Supertop....

    1) For the guys that have bought them, where'd you get them? (best prices, etc)

    2) I'm probably heading up north next year, to a place where it got to about -50 celcius (about -16 F I think...). How will these things hold up to that sort of weather?

    3) How do they fit in w/ stock hard doors? Are they relatively rain/snow resistant?

    Thanks in advance
     
  2. Poser

    Poser Oh...Durka Durka Durka. s-Moderator Supporting Vendor

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    Most that have posted up about these tops in the many previous threads have commented about them not keeping the water/moisture out, from around the doors...

    Why do you not want to put on a hard top, especially if you are going to a colder climate?
     
  3. burnt03

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    I didn't notice any bad press on the supertop, more on the tigertop. But I should probably search again :D

    I have a hardtop, but quite frankly, it has seen better days. Last winter I was getting a fair bit of snow inside from where it shoudl join to the windshield frame. And the rear looks like it's been rear ended (or smoked a pole) and it's rusted pretty bad
     
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    i have used a bestop softtop since 1989 on my daily driver . i've had no problems with my top i lived in Whistler B.C. Canada for 5 years . and quite often hit -30c even used a scraper on the windows not often though . i never had a problem with the snow . one day though the snow was quite wet and had stretched the roof so far that when i jumped in, it almost broke my neck . i have since then installed a full roll cage .which helped support the roof and snow . the only other problem was one day it was quite sunny so i took the roof of for a cool ride . needless to say the roof shrunk so much i couldn't stretch it enough to get it back on . had to take the top inside for the night to warm it up . i still use the same top .to this day i'm not sure what type of bestop it is . tiger or etc.?

    Jake
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  5. Frederik

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    Judging the snaps, I think it is a Tigertop, Supertop has the rail-attach.
     
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    -50*C ??? That's -58*F. I'd say layer four hard tops and some foam.
     
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    Romer fatherofdaughterofromer Moderator

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    Sounds like you have ruled out the Kayline top. Just curious why. I am getting ready to buy and I am leaning towards the kayline.