Just curious what y'all prefer, black or Body color hard top?

Black hard top or Body color hard top?


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I voted black because it's easier to repair and I like the contrast





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I may be in the minority, but I believe the painted fenders can go very well with the black hard top.

I have owned many Jeeps since 1992, and one of the things I cannot stand is the way the unpainted fenders fade over time. My 97 TJ sport fenders look absolutely grey, almost white, no matter how much back to black I put on it.

While some are a fan of the yellow hard top, to me it just is a bit too much yellow, got to go with the contrast.

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I went black top, painted fenders.

When I go on climbing trips, we often drive through areas that have low hanging stuff to get to our camping area. I didn't want to have to worry about branches scratching the top.

I also did not want to have to worry when taking the freedom tops off. I am OK just throwing them in the back. I do not care if they get scratches from sliding around in the cargo area.

The painted fenders just happened to be what was on the one available with the options I wanted. I am also looking at ordering a set of unpainted rubicon fenders for the same reasons & more clearance.
 

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I like the black. The women in the family prefer the body colored tops. My Jeep, my top.
 

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I went for black because I like the contrast.
I got the dual top option so I wanted the look to be as similar as possible with either top. I did go with body colored fenders as I like that look better with Hella Yella.
 
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Black all day. It gets dragged across branches, we stand/sit on it, and I like the two-tone look.
 

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I may be in the minority, but I believe the painted fenders can go very well with the black hard top.

I have owned many Jeeps since 1992, and one of the things I cannot stand is the way the unpainted fenders fade over time. My 97 TJ sport fenders look absolutely grey, almost white, no matter how much back to black I put on it.

While some are a fan of the yellow hard top, to me it just is a bit too much yellow, got to go with the contrast.

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Mine looks almost identical except my wheels are the other factory version. I really like the colored fenders and black top with Hella Yella.
 

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Black top and unpainted fenders for me. Seems less painful scratching those up. And I like the contrast on a white Jeep
 

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Don't have a jeep yet, hopefully by the end of the year. Plan to go color matched fenders, with black 3 piece top.
1) I like some contrast but i also like some matching. (hence the matched fenders but black top)
2) rented a jeep in hawaii last year. it was really convenient to quickly remove the 2 pieces above the driver and passenger and just place them in the cargo area, at any point in time. Not sure I would be willing to do that if they were painted.
 

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I always like the Black, but most recently I bought off the lot and they didn't have a black top, now having a body colour Punk'n for a year, I prefer body colour with Punk'N, but a black top is fine and has it's generic advantages.

My last Wrangler was Anvil, and I still prefer the Black top with Anvil, or Black top with Green(body colour wasn't available in 2007), and always liked black going back to TJs, and YJs.
 

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What are y'all choosing? And why?
Although I think both the black and the color matching look good, I just like the look of the color matching better. I strongly considered the black top only because I figured that I wouldn’t be as concerned with the freedom panels getting scratched when taking them off, but liked the look of the color matching so much better.
 

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