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Old 04-03-2007, 03:47 PM
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dumb question...but you can run a bikini with your hard doors on, right? that's all I got...
no, you must run the top with TUBE DOORS
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Old 04-03-2007, 04:01 PM
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Default hmmm....tube doors

I could....only if they look like a dog's head.
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Old 04-03-2007, 04:10 PM
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I vote for the full softop

I have an old used pos Kayline Fastrack, and like that you can roll up the sides and basically have a BIG bikini top...

You get the idea with this pic...but it's good to keep the sun off my kiddies.
Dood.....you really need an alignment! I've never seen camber that bad before!
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so where is the cheapest place to get a decent bikini top?
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Old 04-04-2007, 11:16 PM
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New your best bet would be to google search and see who has 'em the cheapest with the least expensive shipping...Sometimes you can pick 'em up cheap off ebay from the sellers trying to break into the "home business with no inventory" deals as they have the stuff dropped shipped from the manufacturer. Haven't seen any bikini tops lately, just soft tops on ebay.

Used I would check some of the forums like IH8MUD or maybe Pirate's, or maybe someone local has one.
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New your best bet would be to google search and see who has 'em the cheapest with the least expensive shipping...Sometimes you can pick 'em up cheap off ebay from the sellers trying to break into the "home business with no inventory" deals as they have the stuff dropped shipped from the manufacturer. Haven't seen any bikini tops lately, just soft tops on ebay.

Used I would check some of the forums like IH8MUD or maybe Pirate's, or maybe someone local has one.
RMC has a few listed on their website, but no pics. I will need one hopefully this summer, too.

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Old 04-05-2007, 12:09 PM
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so where is the cheapest place to get a decent bikini top?
i got mine from 4 wheel parts

I run the bikini in the summer.. Full Doors.. i carry a tarp for when its downpours, but we are in CO, so the rain usualy dosent bother me..

I would not get the Sunroof flap deal, just another place for water to leak thru!
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Default SOR bikini tops on sale

FYI - SOR's bikini tops on "sale" (SOR and sale are an oxymoron, I know). But if some folks wanted to bundle to save on shipping, that might make things more affordable in the end.

I'm not sure what I'm wanting to do...wait out the STC situation or pull the trigger on the bikini. Thanks again corsair for the info on the windshield track differences.

Link to SOR "Sale":

http://www.sor.com/sor/special.tam
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FYI - SOR's bikini tops on "sale" (SOR and sale are an oxymoron, I know). But if some folks wanted to bundle to save on shipping, that might make things more affordable in the end.

I'm not sure what I'm wanting to do...wait out the STC situation or pull the trigger on the bikini. Thanks again corsair for the info on the windshield track differences.

Link to SOR "Sale":

http://www.sor.com/sor/special.tam

Looks like SOR is going away from rebadged Bestop bikini tops . Different material between the two. Not sure if it matters to you? I prefer the "denim" look as to the shiny vinyl look, although after they get dirty it is hard to tell the difference

Grab a bikini top...If the STC deal comes through then based on what I've read you can use the channel that 'should' come with the STC top for both. Won't fit perfect (think of a channel shapped like a "C" being used to hold an insert shapped like a "-" so you have "C-") but people on MUD say it will hold.

Of course this assumes that STC hasn't changed their windshield channel design . My "new" STC sitting in the basement is 15 months old now so I'm afraid looking at that channel would be a conclusive answer
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Old 04-05-2007, 03:25 PM
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FYI - SOR's bikini tops on "sale" (SOR and sale are an oxymoron, I know). But if some folks wanted to bundle to save on shipping, that might make things more affordable in the end.

I'm not sure what I'm wanting to do...wait out the STC situation or pull the trigger on the bikini. Thanks again corsair for the info on the windshield track differences.

Link to SOR "Sale":

http://www.sor.com/sor/special.tam
Those are pretty good prices. I think I paid $80 for my STC bikini top.
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