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Old April 17th, 2012, 10:51 AM
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Good point. It would be nice to get a 30 day review. Scary but nice.

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It's been a month - where's the rest of this review? I would have had at least 20 pics and 1,000 words on this review already if it had been sent to me! Just sayin'.
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Old April 17th, 2012, 12:28 PM
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I am waiting for the review to say that I would be in for one too. Looks good but want to know how it functions.

What about a window for the back? Would that be a possibility?

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Old April 17th, 2012, 04:19 PM
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Truck is in the shop. As soon as it is repaired I will post some pictures and details. So far I love it. Fit is perfect, works to keep sun off of the interior while allowing air in the cab. Installation time is the same as a full softtop once you get the hang of it. The wife likes that it has the feel of open air with out the wind swirling around and blowing her hair. Have not exposed it to rain to see how repellent it is. At speeds above 35mph the side windows make some noise, not from flapping but from the wind moving across the mesh. Comes with a very nice storage bag. I could see leaving the side windows in with the soft top on for some added security if pets, children or drunkards are riding in the rear. There is no indication after a month of installation that the straps are marking the cage. Material is easy to work with and it looks really cool.
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Old April 17th, 2012, 04:40 PM
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So where it meets the beltrail has remained secure even at higher speeds? Usually the weak point on the beltrail tops is just behind the B pillar (where the arrow is) and can peel back from there, as air rushes through the space between the tub sides and the fabric of the top.

How fast have you driven with it on so far?
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Old April 17th, 2012, 07:34 PM
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I have cruised at 70/75 mph and saw no signs that the top was coming off the belt rail.
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Old May 8th, 2012, 06:47 PM
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Still loving the top. No complaints! I will try and post some pictures this weekend.
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Old May 8th, 2012, 11:39 PM
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When are these going to be out and is there a price set yet?
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i would love a chance to try this top against this southern GA heat and see how it keeps the sun off while sitting still in traffic and dying of heat. I def would be glad to give weekly reviews with pictures.
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You should make a bikini/safari version of this top. Also agree on making it one piece on the top.

I'm interested, price?
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Old May 19th, 2012, 03:49 PM
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What is nice about two pieces is you can just use the drivers cover and have the rest off.
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This is getting ridiculous.
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This is getting ridiculous.
I think you are just pissed because if you got the top you would have done a better/ more informative evaluation.
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I think you are just pissed because if you got the top you would have done a better/ more informative evaluation.
Rightfully so
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Old May 20th, 2012, 07:42 AM
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Sorry about the delay.
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Couple of people suggested a Surrey Mesh Top with roll cage padding and clip bungie cords. Here it is. The top will be a 3 piece kit.

Target retail price will be under $400.00.
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Couple of people suggested a Surrey Mesh Top with roll cage padding and clip bungie cords. Here it is. The top will be a 3 piece kit.

Target retail price will be under $400.00.
Will these tops work with gutter kits?
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Old January 26th, 2013, 12:09 AM
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Yeah, I asked that in my first post and never go a definitive answer on it. I could see there being a possibility it could snag chafe on the gutter fin edges. But then I don't know because the top was sent to Peter who hasn't been back here since July when he last posted on this top. haha. Top looks cool for an "economical" solution for some people.
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