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Yep. I found a complete soft top cage and added a Badger soft top. So in the summer we run it as a soft/no top and put the hard top on in the winter.
 

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It looks like any other soft top, except I got the tan top. I will see if I have a photo of the truck with the soft top on it (already switched back to the hard top for the winter).
 

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Is the POE hard top difficult to take off and on? I have an OEM fiberglass top on my 1994 (painted) and thinking of taking it off for hot summer months here in New England (it doesn't have A/C). I know your top is different than the Fiberglass but just wondering.

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Very nice truck BTW.
 

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Is the POE hard top difficult to take off and on? I have an OEM fiberglass top on my 1994 (painted) and thinking of taking it off for hot summer months here in New England (it doesn't have A/C). I know your top is different than the Fiberglass but just wondering.

Thanks,
Will

Very nice truck BTW.
Hard tops are not difficult to remove - just time consuming to mount and unmount. Lots of little bolts.

Be aware that you will likely need a seat belt mounting solution once you remove the sides.
 

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Thanks, the restoration has been a labor of love (and $). The top is not difficult to remove, but it will take 2 people most of an afternoon to do it. One of the most difficult parts for me is getting the roof rack and ladder off without damaging anything else. After that there are about 50 10mm nut/bolt combos to remove around the top and sides. I have both cages, so I install the soft top cage to allow the shoulder belt mounts to be reinstalled. The cage itself takes about 45 mins to assemble, the top slides right on. I would assume your fiberglass top is easier to remove than the full 3 piece hard top.
 

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Grover,

When I got the truck the engine was pretty tired, primarily due to a very worn timing set. As a result, I really don't have a reference to compare before and after the heads and cam. What I can say is the truck runs very well, and I do not have trouble keeping up with traffic accelerating out of a light or pulling 5th up a hill. It pulls strong above 2000 rpm, and revs well. Turner Engineering says the heads are good for 10-30% gains. Overall, I would not pull a good set of heads to replace them with high flows, but if you need to have them rebuilt, it should be something you look at.
 
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