Mopar Jeep JL Cab Cover sucks with soft top

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The cab cover states it will fit with the soft top folded down. I tackled it for about 30 minutes and this is the best I could come up with. Maybe it fits fine without any top on, but with my premium soft top folded down, there's just not enough material to cover the gaps. If I pull any harder, it's going to tear. Any suggestions? I haven't been impressed by the Mopar accessories so far. Their $150 Molle bags, though look cool, are cheap material compared to other molle bags I purchased from Amazon. This thing is probably going back.
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Good Morning. IMO, this is really meant for folks like me with only a hard top and no garage. If I take my hard top off, i need something like this to protect my Jeep from the elements.

Hopefully the aftermarket will get its act together soon and offer a soft top that is affordable. For me, this cover is the only option I have if I want to go topless for a weekend.
 
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Good Morning. IMO, this is really meant for folks like me with only a hard top and no garage. If I take my hard top off, i need something like this to protect my Jeep from the elements.

Hopefully the aftermarket will get its act together soon and offer a soft top that is affordable. For me, this cover is the only option I have if I want to go topless for a weekend.
I have a soft top only with no garage. I bought this so I could just throw it on instead of putting the doors and windows back on in case of rain. What ticks me off is that is specifically says it’ll work with a soft top installed. Looks like a no go. Boo Mopar.
 

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Hmmm...since it's new, maybe it needs to sit in the sun and heat to "loosen up" a bit. I believe that BesTops recommends that you should lay out their tops in the sun for a bit prior to installing them so they will stretch a little easier during the install process.
 
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Hmmm...since it's new, maybe it needs to sit in the sun and heat to "loosen up" a bit. I believe that BesTops recommends that you should lay out their tops in the sun for a bit prior to installing them so they will stretch a little easier during the install process.
I thought so too but it’s a tent-like material and really has no stretch.
 

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I was so excited to buy this a few months ago and had the same problem, it sucks. The first time I thought it would be ok in a position like you have shown but the folded soft top filled with probably five gallons of water that I literally pumped out. I now use it with the soft top in safari mode, put it over the soft top and cover the open doors, just leaves the back open.

I keep waiting on Rain Gear but they don't even answer messages anymore.
 

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I wish I saw this thread before I bought. I'm having the same issue. I put a small tarp under for the night. I'm thinking I'm going to need to get a full cover unfortunately there's no way this material can stretch that much .
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I checked with @Quadratec chat support and it isn't made to be used with the soft top installed.
 
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