Soft top comparo (OEM)?

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What exactly is the difference in the base soft top vs the premium soft top? Is the premium honestly worth the extra $600 bucks? Can you get the premium on the two doors?





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Thanks for the links. I checked them both.

Curious, can soft topped JLs be driven with the rear window pane removed, but the top and side panels still in the up position? This set up would be similar in style to how the current 4Runner is and the big Broncos and Blazers of the 80s.
 

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Thanks for the links. I checked them both.

Curious, can soft topped JLs be driven with the rear window pane removed, but the top and side panels still in the up position? This set up would be similar in style to how the current 4Runner is and the big Broncos and Blazers of the 80s.
That's a good question. I know I read that you should not drive in the Sunrider position without removing the side and rear windows. As a complete guess, I'd think removing the rear window only would be OK since the air would be able to escape through that opening. My only concern would be if the D pillars need the rear window for structural stability. But maybe leaving the rear window crossbar in place would fix that?
 

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Thanks for the links. I checked them both.

Curious, can soft topped JLs be driven with the rear window pane removed, but the top and side panels still in the up position? This set up would be similar in style to how the current 4Runner is and the big Broncos and Blazers of the 80s.
Yes it can, AFAIK
 

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The difference is in the material. The Premium version will have an acrylic material, like our Twill option. The base will have a vinyl material like our Black Diamond.
The Acrylic/Twill/Premium fabric is worth the spend if it's in your budget. You'll have a tougher material that's easier to clean, lasts longer, and offers better heat and sound insulation.
And yes you can run with just the rear window out. That's actually one of my favorite configurations!

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