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Just how good is the Premium Soft top?

I have my Hardtop for sale and I have a guy that wants to trade his premium soft top off his 14' plus $600 cash (from him)... Question is, just how good is that top?
How noisy is it compared to regular soft top? Trektop NX? (had both on my last JKU)
How hard / easy is it to keep clean? How hard to clean when dirty?
Value? Is he offering a fair deal?

Was going to sell my hardtop and get another Trektop NX but wanted to see how the "Premium" top compares...

Any personal experience is greatly appreciated...

Thanks in advance!

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It's good.
Less noise than a regular top, and much better than the NX top I replaced.
It fits better and offers more options/flexibility than the NX top I had. Plus I gain some rear storage back verses the NX top "fastback" style.
It's no harder to keep clean or to get back to clean than any other soft top I've owned.
I just paid $1500 for a new premium top.

s it fair? IDK, depends on what you think a hard top is worth.

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It's good.
Less noise than a regular top, and much better than the NX top I replaced.
It fits better and offers more options/flexibility than the NX top I had. Plus I gain some rear storage back verses the NX top "fastback" style.
It's no harder to keep clean or to get back to clean than any other soft top I've owned.
I just paid $1500 for a new premium top.

s it fair? IDK, depends on what you think a hard top is worth.
Was asking $1500 for my Hardtop. Sounds like a great deal then! Thank you!

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When I need a new soft top, I'm definitely going to go with the bestop twill replacement. I've seen a few new Jeeps with the premium soft top and it's really nice. It's heavier than the standard soft top so it should be more resistant to cuts as well. I'm thinking that you are getting a good deal for sure

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Unfortunately the deal fell through because it didn't have tinted windows
However, sold my hardtop for $1500 and bought an unused premium soft top off a 2013 10A for $750!!!
That is an extra $150 toward my build budget!

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