Sky One-Touch Top Maintenance Care?

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NO regrets on my purchase BUT...I had a 2015 JK and when I traded it in for 2019 JL I had them take my rigid light bar off. I had to order new brackets to fit the JL..then had them custom painted. Had several other things done. When I went to pick up it was so loud! At first I thought it was the tires but once I got on the highway. It was unbearable. Guys tried several different things but nothing worked. The wind between the light bar and the soft top created this horrible noise. Ended up cutting brackets down, now I just have 4 pods....and a light bar for sale. lol





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NO regrets on my purchase BUT...I had a 2015 JK and when I traded it in for 2019 JL I had them take my rigid light bar off. I had to order new brackets to fit the JL..then had them custom painted. Had several other things done. When I went to pick up it was so loud! At first I thought it was the tires but once I got on the highway. It was unbearable. Guys tried several different things but nothing worked. The wind between the light bar and the soft top created this horrible noise. Ended up cutting brackets down, now I just have 4 pods....and a light bar for sale. lol
Strange wind effect. Did your light bar make a similar noise on your JKU?
 

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Just got my JLU with the Sky power top
Was wondering about maintenance myself
I have racks coming tomorrow for my paddle surf boards hope it all works, the front looks ok for the racks and I found a good spot in the back for the rack if I don't open the top all the way

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Hi All, sorry to revive an old thread but I believe you all are the resident experts on the sky touch.

How fast can you drive with it open on the highway?

I keep seeing the 50-60mph numbers for opening and closing but can’t find a solid number on how fast you can get with it already open.

Thanks!
 
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Hi All, sorry to revive an old thread but I believe you all are the resident experts on the sky touch.

How fast can you drive with it open on the highway?

I keep seeing the 50-60mph numbers for opening and closing but can’t find a solid number on how fast you can get with it already open.

Thanks!
I don’t believe there is a limit when the top is already open. I’ve gone 70-75 with it open with no problems. When I’m done with the wind noise I’ll slow down to <60, close the top and then cruise on. All the best -
 
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Just got my JLU with the Sky power top
Was wondering about maintenance myself
I have racks coming tomorrow for my paddle surf boards hope it all works, the front looks ok for the racks and I found a good spot in the back for the rack if I don't open the top all the way

My JLU.jpg
How did it turn out with the racks you bought? Can you send pics?

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The racks work perfect. They're a little noisy but they're super sturdy

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Nice! Looks like you can’t open the top when you’re carrying your boards, is that correct?
 

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I had a Liberty with a skyslider, it seems to be very similar to the sky one touch. I had it for 5 years, put it through automatic car washes, hand washes, etc. Never did any special cleaning or maintenance and it looked good as new after all this time.
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Nice! Looks like you can’t open the top when you’re carrying your boards, is that correct?
I could if it wasn't in the board bag. The bag flops up and down on the roof making a racket. I put a beach towel in the underside of the bag to weigh it down so it doesn't flap on the wind
 

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