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post #1 of 10 Old 06-29-2017, 07:35 AM Thread Starter
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Hardtop Hoist

I have been looking for a manual hoist for my JKU hardtop. I have seen units from many manufacturers and I am looking to see what you all use if anything at all. I do not have any outside storage for my top and getting it up in the garage where I park my rig sounds good to me. I see some even come with a small winch but I do not need that.

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https://www.jkowners.com/forum/write-...top-hoist.html

Here is another thread on the forums that shows quite a bit of what folks are doing, if that helps any
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I've used one of these for years..:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

It's pretty cheap, can be operated manually or with a power drill, and has some storage on top of the rack for soft doors, or whatever...

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For my YJ (years ago) I made one with a crank winch (like you would use on a boat trailer) and rigged up a block & tackle system, lines, and hooks... total investment was about $50

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You might give this a shot. Four eye bolts screwed into joists and four tie downs. Front straps attach in the middle of rear window area and rear straps attach to upper corners of rear glass when open. Disconnect all fasteners for hard top and the lift up top at each point with one hand and pull straps with other until the desired heigth is reached. Costs under $15.

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I've used one of these for years..:



https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1



It's pretty cheap, can be operated manually or with a power drill, and has some storage on top of the rack for soft doors, or whatever...


This thing is sweet! I might try to make one first though since I already have all the pulleys and lines ...


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I've used one of these for years..:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

It's pretty cheap, can be operated manually or with a power drill, and has some storage on top of the rack for soft doors, or whatever...
My top is hanging from one of these right now. Works great, easy to remove the top by myself.

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I've used one of these for years..:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

It's pretty cheap, can be operated manually or with a power drill, and has some storage on top of the rack for soft doors, or whatever...
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My top is hanging from one of these right now. Works great, easy to remove the top by myself.
So how are you guys actually attaching it to the top? Tiedowns?

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Exactly, freedom tops on the platform and tie-down straps to hang the top underneath.
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Talking Best Jeep Hardtop Hoist

I have got some ideas from this forum.I just bought new Hoist for my jeep online from his website, i will suggest people about this Thank You... can any one tell best place to buy hoist?
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