Softopper question

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by Williebeaman, Sep 6, 2019.

  1. Williebeaman

    Williebeaman Registered Member Premium Member

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    so im thinking about getting a soft top instead of putting my hard top back on once the weather gets real cold (not that it’s ever so bad here in Texas). And was wondering if I did go with the soft topper do I still need the weather seals? My truck currently doesn’t have any as they were all dry rotted and fell apart the first time I took off my top a few months ago. Also anyone got some pictures of their soft top?
     
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    HankScorpio Customize everything Premium Member

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    The softopper comes with a new seal for the back of the cab and the rails have a foam seal under them. The factory seals are not needed for the softopper kit. I really like mine and do not plan on going back to a hardtop since I also did the truck tailgate conversion. Last winter here in Wyoming I was fine with the softopper but the truck is not a daily driver. I think in your climate you will be just fine.
     
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    imiceman44 Hoarder extraordinaire Premium Member

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    Agree
     
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    Williebeaman Registered Member Premium Member

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    Awesome that’s what I wanted to hear!!
     
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    Williebeaman Registered Member Premium Member

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    Now I just gotta save up the cash!
     
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    HankScorpio Customize everything Premium Member

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    Its worth the $. I was a bit worried but when the top showed up I realized why it costs $900. Real nice quality with top notch materials.
     
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    Williebeaman Registered Member Premium Member

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    Did y’all sell your hard top? I was thinking about selling mine to offset the cost as they seem easy to find if I ever want another one again. I got the truck to have the top down all the time so I don’t see myself ever needing it again.
     
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    I did, I dont drive my K5 in the winter alot but the times I have theres been no issue with heat retention so I really have no reason to go back to the hard top
     
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    imiceman44 Hoarder extraordinaire Premium Member

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    Here you can't sell them, sometimes you need to beg someone to take them, then when you need one, suddenly people want a fortune for them.
    The only time I sold one it had sliding windows and I sold it cheap with the doors and the cab upper part for someone to replace it.
     

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