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    i was thinking about getting a halftop, any input / likes or dislikes i need someone to convince me to get one or not to.
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    You're gonna have to school me...what's a half top?
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    are you talking about the hard halftop, or the soft halftop with the toneu however you spell it cover
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    Does he mean a bikini top maybe?
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    Probably talking about the Bestop Halftop. Has the tonneau cover built in and a flip up feature over the cab. Saw one on a TJ not long ago and true to Bestop quality, it looked pretty good and tight on the Jeep.
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    If he's talking about the Bikini Safari top, I've got a nearly new Spice top for a TJ that will go cheap.
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    I am running the Gr8Tops fiberglass half-cab on my TJ and I really like it. It's basically just like a Scrambler half-cab, but a CJ8 half-cab won't fit on a TJ because of the windshield difference.
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    If he's talking about the Bestop Soft Half-top, they don't make it for any TJ after '03. I checked with Bestop at Camp Jeep last year and they don't have any plans for newer TJ's. Also, they advised me, the '03 top will not fit any '04, '05 or newer.
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    Quote Originally Posted by texascj View Post
    Probably talking about the Bestop Halftop. Has the tonneau cover built in and a flip up feature over the cab. Saw one on a TJ not long ago and true to Bestop quality, it looked pretty good and tight on the Jeep.
    yes talking about bestop halftop but i saw it wont fit, where can i find one thatll fit an 05 tj?
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    You may want to check with some of the 4X4 shops in your area and see if they know anyone, like a fabric shop, who could make one. I've been looking for one for about 3 years with no luck. I remember someone in the Blue Mountain Jeep Assoc in Pa saying there was a place up there, but for the life of me, I can't remember who or where. Good luck.
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