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Bestop Sunrider for Hardtop - Black Diamond (07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK)

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    Features, Video & Details

    • Black Diamond Sailcloth Vinyl
    • Unique Flip Back Design
    • All Weather, Year Round Design
    • Easy Installation
    • Made in North America
    • For 2007-2018 Jeep Wrangler JK Models

    Review & Installation Video

    Review & Install Video

    I'm Ryan from ExtremeTerrain.com, and this is my review of the Bestop Sunrider for hard top fitting all 2007 to 2016 JKs. This is available in the twill material that you see here, and it's also available in black diamond for a few dollars less. This product is designed to replace the freedom panels on your hard top with a soft top section that acts very much like the sunrider feature on your full factory soft top. So, if you're somebody who likes to take the freedom panels out a lot to give you that open air driving feel but thinks it's a little bit cumbersome and that they're a little bit heavy, and also wants to make sure that you don't scratch and damage the freedom panels, taking them on and off all the time, this is a really nice option. You can very easily unclip the front header, flip back the sunrider feature, and all of a sudden you have the open air driving experience that you're after without all of the fuss of removing and reinstalling the freedom panels. Now, this is an expensive item, especially the twill version that you see here on the table. But, in my opinion, if you're somebody who has a hard top and doesn't want to go full soft top but wants to more easily get that open air driving experience, this is 100% the way to go. Like most things Bestop, this is a really complete product. Bestop assumes that you only have a hard top on your Jeep, and therefore includes the door surrounds, as well as all the other hardware that you need to get this attached onto your vehicle. As I said before, it comes in two different materials, the twill which is really similar to your premium factory soft top material, and a black diamond material. The twill is a higher quality material. It's heavier. It feels better. It looks better. In my opinion, it's all around a better option. However, it is going to be more expensive than the black diamond, so it does come down to your budget. As I said before, overall this is an expensive part although it is a very useful one. This top is going to install on your Jeep very easily. Of course you'll have your hard top installed, and the first step in getting this put on is to remove your freedom panels. From there you'll install the door surrounds that come with this setup. Then, you can bolt this frame onto the door surrounds. There are also a couple of clips that you'll have to install to attach the frame of your new soft top section onto your sound bar. And then it's just a matter of closing the top and securing it across the top of the windshield with these factory style clips. This setup also comes with a couple of Velcro loops to put on the frame when you do have the sunrider feature flipped back to keep things from flapping and moving around in the wind. The whole installation should only take you about an hour. You won't need any specialty tools, just a socket set, some screwdrivers and some Allen keys. Now there is one area that you'll have to make a little slit in the factory roll bar padding to be able to get all of your hardware for your new frame attached. In my opinion, that's not a big deal. Even if you were to remove this and go with a soft top or go back to your hard freedom panels, it's not something you're ever really going to notice or see, so it certainly wouldn't keep me from purchasing and installing this product. Like I've said before, Bestop products are a little bit more expensive than some of the competition, but, in my opinion, they're worth it. They make really high quality products that are going to last a good long time, and the kits are very complete. You're going to have everything you need to get this installed right in the box that it comes in. The only thing you'll need from your factory Jeep are the mushroom knobs that hold the freedom panels into the sound bar. Everything else, you're gonna have. You're not going to have to worry about ordering anything else. It all comes right in the box for you. In my opinion, even though this is an expensive piece, it's worth it. If I had a hard top on my JK, I would definitely be saving up for one of these. I'm one of those people that likes the open air driving experience. And having wrestled with the JK freedom panels a few times and, I'm ashamed to say, nicking one of them moving it around, I think this is a sound investment. If you have a hard top on your JK and you like the security, the quietness and the durability of that hard top but you want to make having the open air driving experience for the front two passengers a little bit easier than removing your hard freedom panels, this Sunrider soft top is a great addition to your hard top. While it is a little bit pricey, in my opinion, it's completely worth it for the functionality. That's my review of the Bestop Sunrider for hard top fitting all 2007 to 2016 JKs that you can find right here at ExtremeTerrain.com.

    Freedom for an Affordable Price. One of the biggest mistakes you can make to your Jeep is to sacrifice your cargo space just to have some freedom top panels. You do not have to give up any cargo room when you choose the Bestop Sunrider for Hardtop. This accessory is made for your 2007-2017 JK and will provide you with the open air driving you desire. This accessory removes the need for your hardtop’s factory panels and it replaces them with a soft style bow system that allows you to open up your Jeep’s roof and experience the atmosphere around you. You will never again worry about cargo space and this product will provide you with an aggressive look.

    Soft-Top Styled Bow System. With a soft-top styled bow system, you will be able to provide yourself with the open air feel you want. The Bestop Sunrider System makes use of your factory panels and when you are ready to use the top, simply open up the bow system, which can be done from your driver's seat.

    Engineered for Performance. The Bestop Sunrider for Hardtop is engineered for performance and superior quality. This product is made from a quality sailcloth vinyl fabric and it is not only weather resistant, but mildew resistant as well. The diamond black texture provides your Jeep with an OE appearance.

    30 Minutes to Install. If you want a quick solution to open air driving, you have found it. The Bestop Sunrider for Hardtop installs in just 30 minutes and the kit comes with everything you need to install it. There are no modifications that need to be made to your ride and you will receive detailed instructions in the kit.

    Warranty. Limited Lifetime Warranty.

    Application. The Bestop Sunrider for Hardtops in Black Diamond is designed for installation on factory freedom hardtops found on all 2007 to 2017 Jeep Wrangler JK and JK Unlimited models.

    Fitment: 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Details

    MPN# 52450-35

    CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov

    What's in the Box
    • (1) Sunrider Deck Assembly
    • (2) Door Rails
    • (4) Knobs
    • (2) Brackets
    • (2) Tie Down Straps
    • Hardware
    Installation Info
    Tech Specs
    Will it fit my Wrangler?
    • JK Rubicon 2 Door - 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • JK Rubicon 4 Door - 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • JK Wrangler 2 Door - 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
    • JK Wrangler 4 Door - 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18

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        Questions & Answers (24)

        5 Top Rated Questions

        How does it hold up in a car wash? I know you’re not suppose to take your Jeep through the car wash when you have the soft top on.

        • The Bestop Sunrider for Hardtop would be just like a soft top - it may work however, it could cause damage and premature wear. We would highly recommend either hand washing your vehicle our putting the factory hard-top unit back on if you would like to go through a car wash.

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        Has anyone had problems with it leaking when it rains?

        • We have not had any reports of the Bestop Sunrider for Hardtop leaking.

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        How does it hold up on the highway or possibly on the freeway? Do highway speeds or freeway speeds make it bounce or put pressure on the connections? Basically, is there a certain speed that you shouldn't exceed with this flipped back, or would I be fine driving down the interstate at 70 mph and the top flipped back? Thanks.

        • This product mounts in a very secure manner, this product will mount through your roll bar as well as your hardtop. You should have no issues with this product at regular highway speeds.

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        Is it any issue to switch back to the factory freedom tops?

        • The Bestop Sunrider for Hardtop requires no permanent modifications to your top, allowing you to easily swap between the sunrider and your OEM Freedom Panels.

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        What is the difference with Twill's sunrider? Is this only driving noise problem? please recommend for me. or more explanation. Thanks !

        • Thank you for your question. The difference would be the fabric that the sunrider is made of. The black diamond is similar to the factory soft top fabric and has a 5 year warranty. The black twill is a darker black, more premium thicker fabric and comes with a lifetime warranty.

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        10 More Questions
        I have a JKU. What I'm not seeing is what more has to be done to pull the hard top off completely once the Sunrider is installed. I like that it can be flipped back for day to day during the week, but on nice weekends I do like to pull the entire top off. Is it as simple as unscrewing the knobs and the Sunrider will come off with the rest of the hard top, or will it make it a bit more complicated now? 1 answer
        Live in Chicago Can I leave in on all year 1 answer
        is i possible to fit this with the DV8 ranger hardtop to get rid of the bulky single front peice. 1 answer
        I have an 07 wrangler unlimited x with a soft top, is this a full top replacement? 1 answer
        Does it come in tan?? 1 answer
        So when the top is open, does it lock or latch in the open position to keep from "flapping" in the wind? 1 answer
        I have the barricade removal hard top basket, it appears to be far enough back that the Sunrider would not contact it. When open, how far does this extend behind the front of the hard top? 0 answer
        I have a white 2015 Wrangler 4 door with a hard white top. I'd like to see a picture of the white hard top with the Black Diamond Sunrider Hardtop. Sunrider canvas folded back is obvious, but how does the Black Diamond fold back/look?? Thank-you. 1 answer
        I want a best top sunrider for a 2018 wrangler 2 door JL hard top, what can I do? 1 answer
        Can I have this installed and still use a sun shade on the inside? How easy is it to open with a sun shade if it can be used together? 1 answer

          Customer Reviews (40) Write a Review

          Overall Rating 4.8

          out of 5 stars

          Installation Time:Less than 1 Hour

          • Fit 4.6 4.6
          • Appearance 4.9 4.9
          • Quality 4.85 4.9
          • Bang For Your Buck 4.525 4.5



          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            June 27, 2019

            Good Quality

            Only very minor leaks on the drivers side front section and some hiccups with install but I love it and it looks great. The leaks are very hit or miss. I can take it through a car was just fine with no leakage and then get slightly rained on and have a drop hit my arm. Other than that, no issues.

            jg

            Year: 2016Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (0)

          • 4/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            June 18, 2019

            Great replacment for freedom panels

            Like other reviews you'll see there is a bit of difficulty in getting the holes cut in the cage pad cover just right, and it would have been nice if the bolts were a little longer, but once you get it in and start using it it's a dream come true. What used to be a 10min ordeal with the freedom panels is a 15sec flip up or down with the Sunrider. I'd give it a full 5 stars though if it has been engineered to still keep the full hard top easy to reove as well. You can leave the Sunrider attached to the hard top, but you have to disconnect it from the side mounts whish is where all the install drama is. If they reengineered it to make it easy to still pull the complete hard top I'd give it the full 5 stars. If you never do though and only ever pull the freedom panels this thing is a dream come true. One other thing... have been through a couple of HARD rains after installing with nary a hint of leak. Like most Bestop products it is well engineered.

            Jhend170

            Year: 2013Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (1)

          • 5/5

            June 14, 2019

            Nice !

            Love this product ! Kind of a pain installing but worth the frustration! User friendly !

            Sunrider

            Year: 2015Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (0)

          • 4/5

            May 09, 2019

            Bad design

            For the most part the product works well once on. However I have been in the construction trades for 46!years and I’m good at what i do. That being said it took me 4 hours to install and bolt down the top. The holes that line up the bolt with the fixed nut do not line up. I still have two I can’t get in without stripping the screw. I tried lining them up with a drift punch, clamps and a few other things. Needless to say this will not make well for taking this off each winter and putting it back on in the spring.

            Iggy

            Year: 2016Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (0)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            March 28, 2019

            Great

            Easy to install and the wife loves it!!! Minimal road noise and looks great too. Easy to open and close. Happy so far.

            RKR

            Year: 2014Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (0)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            December 23, 2018

            Quick and easy

            This product makes it quick and easy to have an open air experience while maintaining the hard top in the rear. Love it!!!

            MarkB

            Year: 2015Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (4)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            December 23, 2018

            Half top

            Love this option for a winter top. I can easily open it on warmer days (I live in the South), without having to take the time and effort to take off the freedom panels.

            AllysonH

            Year: 2017Submodel: Rubicon

            Helpful (5)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            November 01, 2018

            Sunrider top

            Takes some time to put on. Love using it. Screws show up, so I have to put them back. I have a leak somewhere where the hardtop meets the sunrider on passenger side. Love it though. Snow weather???

            CharleneM

            Year: 2013Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (5)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            September 20, 2018

            LOVING THIS!

            I never want to take it off! Not one leak. Soooooo convenient!

            ddmcauliffe

            Year: 2018Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (5)

          • 5/5

            September 20, 2018

            sun any time

            well made , easy to use . bang for the buck ,one hand operation

            JuanG

            Year: 2011Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (4)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            September 08, 2018

            best top

            love it very easy to open, no leaks, fast to secure back down

            SharonW

            Year: 2017Submodel: Rubicon

            Helpful (4)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            August 31, 2018

            Best of both worlds

            In the Texas summer, you want shade in the day and beautiful sunsets in the evenings. The Bestop lets you have both. And if it starts to rain, flip it back up at a stop light. Overall, it improved the way we enjoy our jeep. Highly recommend.

            WAM

            Year: 2018Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (7)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            August 28, 2018

            So convinient

            Love this top. So much more convinient than the stock panels. Easy to install, easy to use.

            GenesisD

            Year: 2008Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (6)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            August 16, 2018

            Best topSun top

            Just awesome , easy to Install and easy to use. Largest sun roof ever Use

            LouisF

            Year: 2016Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (5)

          • 4/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            August 15, 2018

            Great top!

            Sunrider top arrived within a few days. Bestop claims it should take about an hour to install. Took my husband and I 2 1/2 hrs. Had issues with screws lining up and not threading through in two spots. Very frustrating. Once it was installed it’s a great addition to our Jeep. Very easy to open and close depending on weather conditions. Much easier than constantly removing and installing the freedom panels. Happy with our purchase so far.

            GabriellaY

            Year: 2017Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (6)

          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Less than 1 Hour

            August 13, 2018

            Sunrider

            This is an awesome Cover does not leak in the rain and it's easy to open and close with no problem I have a convertible in this cover is a lot easier

            IrvingW

            Year: 2018Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (5)

          • 5/5

            August 09, 2018

            If I can do it....so can you

            I’m in love! As a woman who wants to get it done as soon as it comes in I can tell you I did it. It was very easy to do and it works.

            DanielleT

            Year: 2018Submodel: Wrangler

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          • 5/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            August 01, 2018

            Super Easy

            We did have a few issues with the screws during installation but was able to get through it, but it took more like two hours not one. Once installed it is super easy to use and I can pop it open and closed with one arm. It did leak when I went through the car wash the other day so I need to look at that more. But overall wonderful product and worth the money.

            Whitney

            Year: 2017Submodel: Wrangler

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          • 4/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            July 25, 2018

            Nice....

            The installation on my 4 door took a little longer. Your have to cut your padding around the bars and that makes it a lot harder to line up screws, which I was missing one, but I was told they are sending me it. Looks great and SO much better than removing my freedom tops all the time. We haven't had a major rain storm and I haven't taken it through the car wash yet, but so far I am extremely happy with product, just a little disappointed in the install, however I would definitely recommend!!!

            CarynW

            Year: 2014Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (5)

          • 4/5

            Installation Time: Afternoon

            July 24, 2018

            Love it today, but yesterday.......

            I've had 5 Jeeps since 1989 and this was my first hardtop on my 2016 JK. So naturally I've been missing the "quick" open air of the soft top but I do like the security of items in the back, quick access to load stuff in the back and minimal road noise of the hardtop. So I chose the Sunrider as a good mix of soft/hard top that would fit my needs. So today as I rode to work in 70 degree clear sunny weather I absolutely loved it!!! Exactly what I've been looking for!! But last evening....I was having my doubts. First the package was heavily damaged to where I could see all of the parts inside the box but luckily they were all still in there. Instructions were ok, but you do need to watch a youtube segment to get a good feel for the process. The passenger side went on with no problem within about 10 minutes. I'm thinking this is a breeze and all those complaining about short screws and misalignment were just whiney babys. Then I go to the drivers side......and 45 minutes later I'm still struggling to align and set the knob screw into the bracket and thru the roll cage..! I don't know why that side was so difficult but it like to have made me return the top to Bestop out of frustration. But finally got it aligned and got it secure. One advice here is to get an extra set of hands/eyes to help you if you can...and a little patience. I was doing this alone and it can be done alone,,,but two would be better. So 1 hr and 55 mins to complete the install. Checked for water leaks and found one very small drip on the passenger back that has a small crease in the insulation that I can't smooth out. So I'll wait to see what rain does and then will adjust if necessary. My intent was to change it out during the winter months but I'll have to really think about that when the time comes due to the difficulty I had on the install. But overall, if the leak doesn't get bad,,,,I'm glad I made the purchase.

            JimH

            Year: 2016Submodel: Wrangler

            Helpful (7)

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