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post #1 of 246 (permalink) Old 04-24-2010, 12:04 AM Thread Starter
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GR8 Half Top on my LJ Rubicon

I finished putting a GR8 Half Top on my LJ and thought I would share it. All in all the entire project went pretty well. Only A few minor setbacks along the way but nothing to serious.



They have a standard and an extended version of the top which is 2 1/2" longer. This is the extended top.



One of the toughest parts was making sure to drill the holes in the correct spot to run the roll cage through. You only get one chance so you have to get it right.



The bulk head fits nice and tight. Sealed it first with camper tape and then with a urethane sealant. The factory drain holes and seat bolt holes drain the bed quickly when it rains.





Inside view of cage going through the top.


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Sweet looking rig!https://www.rubiconownersforum.com/ph...p?f=8&t=70067#
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Re: GR8 Half Top on my LJ Rubicon

I have a Gr8 top too... the standard size (they didn't have extended when I bought mine).

Looks great!! Nice work.

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That looks great!
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looks good. If mine wasn't a kid hauler i would get one

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That looks fantastic. How do you take the top off? Or does it never come off again?

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Re: GR8 Half Top on my LJ Rubicon

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That looks fantastic. How do you take the top off? Or does it never come off again?

I have tube clamps near the top that you can't see in the pictures. Two bolts at the top and the two bolts at the tub and the bars come off. Then you can remove the top and reinstall the rear tubing and you can run topless. Takes about 15 minutes max.

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Nice!

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I put a tonneau cover on it:

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Re: GR8 Half Top on my LJ Rubicon

Dayum that's nice, not just the top but the entire rig. Cool tag BTW..



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