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Old March 4th, 2008, 03:31 PM
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Fiberglass is pain, it looks best in the loft in my garage.

Allstate purchased a RN top for me (insurance claim) and it is better then the original Bestop...but everything I've read points to Badger and the RN top is still difficult.

OR- tell your dog to ride up front and get over it My dane prefers the 90 to the Disco since she gets to ride shotgun. Bicyles and cement trucks beware...
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Old March 4th, 2008, 05:19 PM
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Hey don't be bad mouthing the Fiberglass. After about 12 years of driving around with the original Tickford top I bought a Fiberglass top. I actually kind of like it and I think it deadens the outside noise better than a soft top, still leaks at the door seals though. Of course if I had the cash I would have bought a Badger, and probably eventually will, but for 800-1000 bucks you can usually find a decent hard top. Someone just let one go on here for about 550 and for that price you can't beat it.

Also as far as off-roading goes you come talk to me when a nice branch just punched a hole in your brand new badger. Nice thing about cheap stuff is you don't care that much when it breaks.

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Old March 4th, 2008, 08:58 PM
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I'd take bubba on progressively longer trips, first at lower speeds, then higher. With some conditioning he should love the open air driving!

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Thank you to all of you, and Bubba thanks all of you too, especially Charles. I'll see which top I can come up with the quickest, which most likely won't be the Badger, until I get the Badger II. The surrey option seems awesome.
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Old March 5th, 2008, 11:43 AM
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Found the pic I was looking for.
ever since i saw your 90 i've been telling my wife we need to get a badger top, it looked very good, and i know my dogs would love it!

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Hey don't be bad mouthing the Fiberglass. After about 12 years of driving around with the original Tickford top I bought a Fiberglass top. I actually kind of like it and I think it deadens the outside noise better than a soft top, still leaks at the door seals though. Of course if I had the cash I would have bought a Badger, and probably eventually will, but for 800-1000 bucks you can usually find a decent hard top. Someone just let one go on here for about 550 and for that price you can't beat it.
I like the fiberglass top in the winter as well, it is quiter, and the "sky lights" make it brighter inside.
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Old March 5th, 2008, 11:50 AM
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ever since i saw your 90 i've been telling my wife we need to get a badger top, it looked very good, and i know my dogs would love it!
If I'd have bought a Badger to begin with instead of trying all the alternatives (bikini, surrey, bestop, hardtop), I'd have come out money ahead.

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Old March 5th, 2008, 11:52 AM
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I should sell the fiberglass one to finance it... I'll wait until i tear my truck apart to repaint it though!
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