How does the rear wiper perfom on the soft top.

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For those with a soft top, how does the rear wiper perform?

When the rear window is dirty, is it any harder to clean than a glass rear window?

Does the rear window remain clear like glass does?
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For those with a soft top, how does the rear wiper perform?
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The wiper assembly is for the Hardtop only.

For years most vehicles did not come equipped rear wipers. Most folks that have them don’t use them now. The soft top windows in general are not as clear as glass. You will get used to it. And, best of all, is the ability to drop the top and have a great view.
 

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The wiper assembly is for the Hardtop only.

For years most vehicles did not come equipped rear wipers. Most folks that have them don’t use them now. The soft top windows in general are not as clear as glass. You will get used to it. And, best of all, is the ability to drop the top and have a great view.
How do you know most people don't use them now?
 

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I'll bite:

Seriously, this is my back (and side) soft top window cleaner:

https://www.amazon.com/Plexus-Plast...344429&sr=8-1&keywords=plexus+plastic+cleaner

Assuming the initial question was serious: we Wrangler owners....we learn to make some compromises. In exchange for a top that folds down we deal with the inconvenience of a back window that's less than clear to look through at times, sans wiper or defroster.

If necessary, we rely on our side mirrors, and now with the JL, the rear camera, which can be turned on not simply when the rig is in reverse, but on demand--I think for about 8 seconds durations.

This duration it's on, I have been told, can be modified with some of the CANBUS (e.g. Tazer JL) technology.

;)Sources report that better than CANBUS solutions is one across all vehicles that might result in the owner/operator not simply caring: CANNABIS.;)

(The above is satire. Don't operate machinery after using drugs that can affect your mental acuity.)
 

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Onservational awareness, discussions with friends and family, etc.

In fact, the majority of vehicles do not come equipped with them.
Observational awareness? Umm...ok.
 

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