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driving up the freeway near Everett & saw a jeep with what appeared to be a custom hard top on it. it appeared as though it was some kind of a pop-up tent built into the top, much like some of the older VW's. is this a commercially manufactured product or was someone extremely busy making their own "thing"??
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It is a custom made thing. I looked into them, but too expensive for me. One of the guys on here has one, and maybe the one you seen.
 

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Someone posted one for sale in the local member marketplace. Maybe you saw the actual Jeep? I couldn’t find the post.
 

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Actually not as expensive as you thought. $8000 that will replace your hard top. A quality RTT plus a descent rack will cost you around $4000-5000, and your hardtop.
 
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My rig? There's a few other J30s in WA but they're not common.
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the solid back matches, but, if I'm not mistaken (traffic was starting to bottleneck at US2 in Everett), the jeep was a sarge green..but I could be wrong
 

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Yea, it's just a hard top. It attaches to the jeep via normal hex head bolts at factory locations. Getting it off, however, is definitely a 4 man job just because of the bulk. It weighs about 100lbs more than a normal hard top. With my rear seat delete I'm only about 45 lbs heavier than stock - negligible. No measurable effect on mileage.
 

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Yea, it's just a hard top. It attaches to the jeep via normal hex head bolts at factory locations. Getting it off, however, is definitely a 4 man job just because of the bulk. It weighs about 100lbs more than a normal hard top. With my rear seat delete I'm only about 45 lbs heavier than stock - negligible. No measurable effect on mileage.
So most hard top lifters should be able to pull it then. Pretty cool man. Thanks for the info. My only hang up on a RTT is not being able to get it into my garage or into parking garages
 
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So most hard top lifters should be able to pull it then. Pretty cool man. Thanks for the info. My only hang up on a RTT is not being able to get it into my garage or into parking garages
just researched it & it will add about 10 inches to the height of your jeep
 

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just researched it & it will add about 10 inches to the height of your jeep
It's true - I measured. Real life is about 9.2 inches added at the highest part. My rubicon is stock, so think Rubi ride height on normal stock 33s. I can pull into a standard garage without scraping.
 
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