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Old August 28th, 2011, 11:09 PM
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Suggestions on top storage

Hello,

New to forum and new to LRD90. I currently have the top off of the Rover to enjoy the tail end of the summer months. I have my full top and windows in the garage but feel that I need a better system or place to store the top to keep it from getting damaged as well as to keep it's shape. Are there any suggestions on how to store it or aftermarket storage containers? Anyone willing to share how you store your tops, pics if you have them.

Thanks in advance,

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Old August 29th, 2011, 08:29 AM
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I can't find it now, of course, but you could do something on the same principle as this if you have room in your garage.
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Old August 29th, 2011, 08:33 AM
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I wrap the windows in felt to protect from scratching.
The top, I wrap it up like a burrito, and stuff in into my wakeboard bag, perfect fit...
Store it in my basment...

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Old August 29th, 2011, 11:16 AM
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There is a window bag that came with the Best Top that has a place to put the 3 windows ...

the top i fold then wrap with a moving blacket
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I just fold it up like it says in the manual and throw it up on a shelf.
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I've got my windows in the LR window bag somewhere...and my top is folded up, stuffed in trash bags and laying in the back of my truck. If you've got it in storage or in a basement, I'd suggest wrapping it in something airtight so the moisture doesn't cause any mold or mildew.
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Old August 30th, 2011, 10:59 AM
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Thank you for the responses. Is there a particular pattern for folding the full top up for storage? Trying to avoid any creases that will not come out and damaging the top.

Thanks again,
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You're not going to hurt the top by folding it. Fold the pieces inward that hang down behind the front door, and around the rear windows, and roll up. The only thing I try not to do (although I've been assured it does not hurt it) is fold the header bar (windshield piece) plastic over.

------ Follow up post added August 30th, 2011 11:06 AM ------

Here was an old thread of mine.

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I imagine the top as three segments and fold it into a flat shape from front to back, Then I put it under the spare bed.

The windows you want to keep from rubbing against each other as they will stick together. I have some of those hangers for pants that have the clips on them. I clip one hanger to the edge of each window and hang them vertically in the spare bedroom closet.
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