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Discussion in 'Early CJ-5 and CJ-6 Tech' started by gotime, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. Dec 3, 2017

    Hellion Rust covered & junky

    Eastern TN
    Dec 25, 2016
    What was once dead...[​IMG] I must now resurrect. [​IMG]

    I'm with Durk but with this necropost I would like to hear an update on your canvas top condition after your last post, some 4 years later.

    How is it holding up?

    I want the same kind of canvas top for my '68 for the same kind of reasons--classic looks, nostalgia and a lack of good feelings about Bestop's product and their ambivalent reviews. I love that black/gray color.
  2. Dec 3, 2017

    mortten Active Member

    Peninsula, Ohio
    Apr 17, 2006
    New Life Canvas was working on CJ5 patterns. Give them a call.
    Hellion likes this.
  3. Dec 3, 2017

    fhoehle Sponsor Sponsor

    Eynon, PA
    Apr 11, 2012
    I have to put in my 2 cents and agree with Tim I have a Bestop on my CJ6. I drive it and wheel it and the windows show it. I tore it and repaired it by sewing by hand. It was a pain to install and the doors needed massaging but it is a few years old now and still holding up really well. Lots of long trips on the highway and it doesn't flap much or make lots of noise. While not a perfect soft top, I don't think it was too bad for the money. I don't feel canvas would be as nice for the driving/drafts/everyday use but it does look cooler. Of course, I am looking at maybe buying a hardtop next time around for the amount of fishing,hunting and camping we do. No offense here, just throwing out my opinion.
  4. Dec 3, 2017

    47v6 junk wrecker! Sponsor

    Washington DC.
    Oct 25, 2006
    Necropost. That is all!:rofl:

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