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Available Tops for Scrambler

cdc123

New member
City
Orange
State
CA
I'm trying to put together a list with photos of all the available tops that were available for the 8, 1/2 cab and full top.

Please add any information you may have and let me know if the info I have posted is wrong.

#1 Factory Half Top
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#2 Soft Half Cab (DB Top)
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#3 Half Cab Soft Top (Whitco)
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#4 Half Cab Hard Top (Alaska/Postal)
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#5 Full Top (Brand ?)


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#6 Full Hard Top (ACME)
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#7 Full Hard Top (Brand ?)
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#8 Full Hard Top (Rally Top) currently available
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#9 Full Hard Top (Brand ?)
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#10 Full Hard Top (Brand ?)
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#11 Full Hard Top Alaska/Postal/Overlander/World Cab
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#12 Full Soft Top (1st Gen Kayline?)
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#13 Full Soft Top (Witco)?
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#14 Full soft Top (Bestop Tiger)
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#15 Full Soft Top (2nd Gen Kayline ?)
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#16 Full Soft Top (3rd Gen Kayline)
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#17 Full soft Top (Bestop Super Top) current production
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barrys

Scrambler Junkie
Lifetime Member
City
East Norriton
State
PA
#10 is now closed AJ's that was out of Jersey Shore, PA. That was my Jeep
 

OGRES

Ramblin' Wreck
BENEFACTOR
Gold Member
Lifetime Member
City
Suwanee
State
GA
Dualmatic was the precursor to the Bestop Tiger Top. I am not sure when it was made or if it was different, I just know it exists...because I have one.

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walkerhoundvm

Just trying to stay upright
Lifetime Member
City
Cave Creek
State
AZ
There was a top made by grizzly - couple old posts but the photos got lost after the server changeover several years ago.




I have never heard of the postal half top, can anyone else confirm that?

STC also made some soft tops (their website was even active up until a few years ago). If I remember right, they carried on after kayline went bust. BD may have used their patterns when they picked things up 10yrs ago.

 

Chamba

Not obsessed: focused.
Member
SOA Member
City
Vero Beach
State
FL
That's cool OGRES. Bestop hasn't been in Longmont in years. They are in Louisville now, but they went to Broomfield for a while. They started in Boulder, but I reckon they moved to Longmont in the mid-to-late 70s. I can't recall when they moved out of Longmont but it had to be in the mid 80s.
 
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walkerhoundvm

Just trying to stay upright
Lifetime Member
City
Cave Creek
State
AZ
#9 Appears to be a Grizzly Top

Is there a way to edit the original post?
At the bottom of your post, next to "report" there's a little down arrow. One of the options there should be "edit." If it's not there, it may be because you're a basic level member.
 

Scramblin Man

Beyond help
Lifetime Member
City
Woodway
State
Tx
#9 is either a Grizzly or a Classic - they were essentially identical on the side but could be distinguished by the rear lift gate. Grizzly looked like an OEM CJ7 lift gate and Classic had a smaller window - (believe they made 2 different rear window sizes). Grizzly was a 1 piece shell top and Classic was a 2 piece (had an inner liner). I have owned both and still have the Grizzly.


#7 may be a Grizzly top
 
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AK-RWC

Legacy Registered User
Gold Member
SOA Member
City
south central
State
AK
#4 is a custom one-off. There was no factory half-cab for the postal. An owner cut down a postal World Cab to make that one.

As to other tops, Whitco also made a factory half-cab for full hard doors.
 

barrys

Scrambler Junkie
Lifetime Member
City
East Norriton
State
PA
As to other tops, Whitco also made a factory half-cab for full hard doors
Here are some pictures of the parts for this setup. You can see the bag has a pocket for the trim pieces for the top part of the full doors as seen in the 2nd picture.
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