New Source for tops and soft cabs

MikeT

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I found this by going down the rabbit hole in an internet search. This guy makes half cabs and fulll soft cabs for Cj2, 3 A, 3b, and custom tops.
I emailed him to discuss his willingness to adapt a design to Roxor specs and he is very interested. He makes tops out of Sunbrella and canvas.
He has a gallery of the different tops on his website.

I have no affiliation with him but let him know you are checking him out for a Roxor so we can get him to be a regular supplier. Im going to get one when my checking account gets better!

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Collin S.

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This is awesome. I’m in the process of working with my boat Bimini guy to create a custom bikini top that extends over the back since I have the 2 seat ropes but I have a back seat. I want it to attach to the front roll bar and use a single bow in the back like a boat Bimini, then come down and attach to the rear corners. This guy you found does essentially what I’m looking for.
 

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Love the summer tops. It would be easy to make an aluminum arch for the roll bar to square the back off. Had a sail boat set up sorta like that.

Please keep us updated. I’m ready to order mine.
 
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Tokarev

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Wow. Pretty neat.

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Blackmouth

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I just received a reply to him. Look's like the group needs to come up with a general consensus on design and add on. With a few pre orders we can go from there.
See below:

Jeffrey Petrowich <jpet@classicjeeptops.com>
10:26 AM (2 hours ago)
to me







Hi Sean,

I make tops for CJ5. I can make a top for most anything so long as I am supplied with dimensions. I do not have bows or door hardware. I have been contacted by several Roxor owners about making a top. I can do them given dimensions but most people want something different and I do not make much money doing custom one-up tops. I do not belong to a Roxor forum, but I’m guessing someone must have posted my information on one since I have been getting so many emails.

If you are tied into the Roxor community, perhaps you guys can discuss it and agree on a cookie cutter design that I can manufacture. I can even make some bows if I can do them in production. Maybe something like a bestop? Maybe you guys want something more vintage looking? IDK but If we can come up with a design that I can sell to several, I can make a little money and you guys can save a lot of money. I’m a friend to the Jeep community and I don’t need to get rich off fellow Jeepers. Thanks for considering my services.

At your service

jpet
 

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I'd say a couple top options. Summer top for both 2 and 4 person ROPS as well as an enclosed cab/cargo area.

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Blackmouth

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I'd say a couple top options. Summer top for both 2 and 4 person ROPS as well as an enclosed cab/cargo area.

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I told him to join the team to see our responses and make some fun happen.
 
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It's cool he got back to you, but I agree with him that everyone wants something different. Coming up with a design that will please most of the folks will be like herding cats. There will have to be a lot more Roxor's out there before there is anything mass produced in the aftermarket area that won't cost a bunch. Hopefully the Roxor sticks around, like they say they are going to, and in a few years we will see more stuff available.
 
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I vote summer top. It’s summer time here 300 days of the year.
I vote fully covered. . lol. Just having fun.

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Togo

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We had snow 5 years ago. Lol 70+ degrees the week before and after.
 

Togo

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I found this by going down the rabbit hole in an internet search. This guy makes half cabs and fulll soft cabs for Cj2, 3 A, 3b, and custom tops.
I emailed him to discuss his willingness to adapt a design to Roxor specs and he is very interested. He makes tops out of Sunbrella and canvas.
He has a gallery of the different tops on his website.

I have no affiliation with him but let him know you are checking him out for a Roxor so we can get him to be a regular supplier. Im going to get one when my checking account gets better!

classicjeeptops.com
There are two roxor dealerships just south of him
ATVs and More
(35.9 mi)
1307 W Main St Salem, IL 62881-3801 US

and

Car Corral

(46.2 mi)
620 McCawley Ave Flora, IL 62839-0075 US
Phone: 618-662-2641
 

SMF

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I just received a reply to him. Look's like the group needs to come up with a general consensus on design and add on. With a few pre orders we can go from there.
See below:

Jeffrey Petrowich <jpet@classicjeeptops.com>
10:26 AM (2 hours ago)
to me







Hi Sean,

I make tops for CJ5. I can make a top for most anything so long as I am supplied with dimensions. I do not have bows or door hardware. I have been contacted by several Roxor owners about making a top. I can do them given dimensions but most people want something different and I do not make much money doing custom one-up tops. I do not belong to a Roxor forum, but I’m guessing someone must have posted my information on one since I have been getting so many emails.

If you are tied into the Roxor community, perhaps you guys can discuss it and agree on a cookie cutter design that I can manufacture. I can even make some bows if I can do them in production. Maybe something like a bestop? Maybe you guys want something more vintage looking? IDK but If we can come up with a design that I can sell to several, I can make a little money and you guys can save a lot of money. I’m a friend to the Jeep community and I don’t need to get rich off fellow Jeepers. Thanks for considering my services.

At your service

jpet
How difficult can it possibly be for Roxor to offer an acceptable soft top/cab? If the design is ugly and the zippers don't last, the answer is, very difficult to impossible. High end clothiers figured out a long time ago that the fastest way to lose customers is to save money on cheap zippers. Sticking it to loyal customers is near-sighted business. Maybe it's MANA that should be contacting JPET, because this fellow's products appear to have both a proven track record and look good.
 
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