Quick Answer

Do you need a frame for a soft top?

You will need the frame,windshield header,tailgate bar, and the plastic door surrounds. Craigslist would be the cheapest route to find a complete softtop for those switching to a hardtop.

Are YJ and TJ soft tops the same?

A TJ top will not fit on a YJ no way… The TJ is 2″ wider than a YJ among other differences.

Can you put a soft top on a hard top Jeep TJ?

A Jeep Wrangler Hard-Top can be converted to a soft top by completely removing all the hardtop mounting brackets and components and replacing them with soft-top specific components. The two are not interchangeable. There are advantages and disadvantages to converting to a soft top.

Do you need door surrounds for a soft top?

A soft top requires the door surrounds. The soft top has hard rubber edges that snap into grooves molded into the top &amp
rear edge of the door surrounds that surround the upper door. Without the door surrounds, the top would flop around and not seal around the door opening.

What is the factory soft top for Jeep?

Mopar is Jeep’s factory parts brand, and these soft tops have two fabric options: Sailcloth material or the thicker, softer Twill material. You will see the same fabric options also available with aftermarket soft tops.

Will TJ door surrounds fit YJ?

All TJ doors have a rounded upper rear corner. TJ uppers can be made to fit YJ lower doors, but the mounting points in the top of the YJ door will have to be modified.

Will a Jeep TJ top fit a YJ?

I have a TJ top on my YJ. It will work and seal well, it just takes a fair bit of grinding due to the angle of the windshield. Just know up front grinding fiberglass kinda sucks. If you are willing to give it a go it can work just fine.

Are TJ and YJ tubs the same?

all tj tubs are the same and will just bolt on. i was going to say the same thing about cherokee doing a yj tub swap.

How long do Jeep soft tops last?

As a rule of thumb, the average life of a Jeep soft top is 3-5 years.

How long does it take to install a Jeep soft top?

Pretty simple and straightforward install. It took me about 2 hours to install it the first time. There is a good YouTube video out there that covers it. I would echo this.

Do Jeeps come with hard and soft top?

Hardtop Jeep Wranglers come with the one style of hardtop. Sure, they may come in different colors, but that’s about it. However, soft top Jeep Wranglers have multiple options to choose from, including bikini tops, half tops, and full tops.

Who makes the JL soft top?

Mopar Soft Top Premium Twill Fabric (Black) for 2018-2022 Wrangler JL 4-Door.

Who makes the Jeep hardtop?

Smittybilt, one of the most trusted names in replacement and aftermarket parts, also makes hard tops and hard top parts for Jeeps.

Who makes Sunrider soft tops?

Mopar Complete Cable Style Sunrider Soft Top Reviews

Mopar Complete Cable style Sunrider top 28oz. fabric.

Are YJ and TJ half doors the same?

Yes the TJ windshield is slightly more angled back than the CJ/YJ windshield, but the TJ windshield frame is tapered (thicker at the bottom) so at the door jamb/front of the door the angle is the same on the YJ and the TJ.

Are all YJ hard tops the same?

Hardtops are NOT interchangeable. You need to stick to model years 1997-2006.

What year is the YJ Jeep Wrangler?

Jeep Wrangler (YJ)

Jeep Wrangler YJ
Also called Jeep YJ (Canada)
Production March 1986 – December 1995 (Canada, U.S.) 1989–2001 (Iran)
Model years 1987–1996
Assembly Toledo, Ohio, United States Brampton, Ontario, Canada (Brampton Assembly) Tehran, Iran (Pars Khodro) (Ensambladora Carabobo) Venezuela

What Jeep frames are the same?

Are Jeep Frames Interchangeable?

  • All 1987-1995 Jeep Wrangler (YJ) frames are interchangeable with each other.
  • All 1997-2002 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) frames are interchangeable with each other.
  • All 2003-2006 Jeep Wrangler (TJ) frames are interchangeable with each other.

What does Jeep Wrangler TJ stand for?

TJ stands for “True Jeep“.

What is the difference between a Jeep Wrangler TJ and YJ?

In other words, for overall comfort both on the road and even on trails, the TJ is superior. The TJ also offers more flex, making it a better option for rock crawling, while the YJ is more likely to be caught with at least one tire in the air. The TJ ran all the way through the 2006 model year.

Are Jeep soft tops good in winter?

To answer your lingering question, yes, it is completely fine to use Jeep soft tops in the winter. If you don’t have dual tops, a soft top will still be able to keep you warm during those cold months. Jeep heaters are known to be quite good, and they also heat up quickly.

Can I take a soft-top through a carwash?

The short answer is YES. Most soft-top convertibles can go through a car wash.

How do I protect my Jeep soft-top?

How do I clean and care for my soft top? – Top Talk Episode 15