Vendors, build a removable rear window!

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Would you be interested in a removable rear window for your hardtop?

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  2. No

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  1. FunWagon

    FunWagon Active Member

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    For jeeps with a stock hardtop, it would be great to have a removable rear window, especially for the retractable top, but really any hardtop. I imagine people would be interested it such a product. There are primarily hardtops these days.

    It would be great if a vendor, Bestop maybe, made a replacement rear window for hardtops that is easily removable without tools, just like the rear side windows are on the retractable hardtop.

    Build it and they will come.
     
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  2. four low

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    I want those removeable side windows as well, for the 2 door...
     
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    Yeah I'm def in for removable side windows on the 2 door!!
     
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    They have them on the Sky one touch ... what is the reasoning for not allowing all of the hardtops the same design? Do you think it is because the normal hardtops are removable and seasonally people do remove? It has to be the rigidity I guess, still think it be a better option to be able to remove the back side windows along with the freedom panels.
     
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    Aftermarket vendor "RetroFit Off Road " is working on removeable side windows for the hardtop, maybe they'll do the rear glass too if interest is shown.
     
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    What do you guys mean when you say "removable rear windows"?

    Do you mean:

    A) Removable sides like the Sky One-Touch hardtop (and this JK 2dr hardtop):

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    B) Removable "quick release" windows like on this JK 2dr hardtop:

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    C) Windows that open, like these slider windows (not removable though):

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    D) WIndows that open even more, like the ones on some pickup caps (also not removable):

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    Removable sides like "A" are a significant modification to the hardtop and it's unlikely that they would (or could) be an aftermarket product.

    Removable windows, like "B", could be an aftermarket product, but as far as I know no vendor has announced plans for something like that for the JL/JLU.

    Retrofit Offroad is working on slider windows like "C" above for the JLU and JL, and are considering doing swing-up cargo windows like "D".

    So back to my original question - What do you guys mean when you say "removable rear windows"? A, B, C or D?
     
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    B
     
  8. Shepherd12

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    I like “B” but a “B/C” hybrid or even “B/C/D” hybrid would all be cool options.
     
  9. 00Sebby

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    I like the slider C option but would really like something that could be popped out like old minivan windows for ventilation and that could also be removed.... like the old add-on sunroof designs.
     
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