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Attention all 73-75 owners with soft tops

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by YtseJam, Sep 15, 2004.

  1. YtseJam

    YtseJam 1/2 ton status

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    I have a 75 K5. I'll post pix soon. Rust free original beauty on 35"s. I have the factory hard top but it is pretty whooped. I also have a Best top soft top and I hate it. I had a skyler soft top for my 84 k5 but this one is fully removable as you already know. So my question is, Who makes the best soft top for 73 -75's? I hate mine so bad. It has snap rails and two frame tubes to prop the top. There are gaps between the window tops and sides, the windshield and the tailgate. This is a surefire way to ruin my blazer if I let it go like this through rain and snow. So I appreciate your honest opinions on your soft tops. Thanks!
     
  2. beater74

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    i have a STC fast trac on my 74 and it's okay not great but okay. linky
     
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    i believe canback is the cream of the crop, definately more $ but very nice
     
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    i believe canback is the cream of the crop, definately more $ but very nice

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    IIRC Canback doesn't/or didn' make them for the 73-75 , I think they start witht he 76
     
  5. dremu

    dremu Officious Thread Derailer Premium Member

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    I had the Kayline soft top (now STC) for my '74, the top without the snaps or FastTrac or whatever they call it. It didn't fit for squat and required immense amounts of drilling. I was fairly dissatisfied with it.

    I'm going full topless now, and garaging the thing when it rains ... might use a bikini top when it's really sunny.

    -- A
     
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    i put the STC fasttrack on my 73 and i love it, it was graeat i folowed the instruction's and it fit great!!
     
  7. YtseJam

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    Thanks for the replies. Here is the truck, I'd like to see any pix you all have of your soft tops. I'll post pix of the soft top and why I hate it later.
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    IMHO, The only way you are going to get a soft top that seals 100% (if it's even possible on a K5)is to have one custom made to fit. Be prepared to spend some serious coin. The aftermarket ones at $500-700 are generic, they fit so-so- Just have to deal with it.
     

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