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Old December 30th, 2012, 05:53 PM
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Need Help on a New or Used Hard Top

Hey All,

I have a 95 D90 and my original soft top has hit its limit. I have a cracked plastic passenger panel and the other two are yellow and look like hell. I bought replacements only to get a defective window and then returned them. On top of that while trying to install an old window the top ans now ripped as well. I have been toying with the idea of converting my soft top into a hard top. My overall goal is to be able to remove the hard top during the summer and but a bikini top on during that time. I have found one after market fiberglass top maker http://www.d90tops.com/newdefender90hardtops.htm
Has anyone had any dealings and installations with these folks?
Does anyone know of a better way to do this?
Looking at all options and any help is much appriciated.

Thanks,
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Old December 30th, 2012, 08:33 PM
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Go with a Badger
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Old December 30th, 2012, 11:06 PM
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I have a d-90 fiberglass top and I really like it! But it wasn't without some heartaches. Andy is a great guy to work with and I know that he hardly makes any profit from these. My top wasn't a direct bolt. I had to do a lot modifying to get it to fit, but after all was said and done Andy made it right. If you have any questions fill free to contact me.
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Old April 29th, 2013, 04:24 PM
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Do I go with Badger or Bestop? Quite the price difference...
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Old April 29th, 2013, 04:32 PM
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If you search a little, you'll see that the Badger top is by far the best top you can buy. The issue is that you'll be waiting 6-18 months for it. If you check the For Sale section there are some for sale.

Hit Search --> Advanced Search and go to town.
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Old April 29th, 2013, 04:33 PM
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Thanks for your quick help on this!
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