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A question for those of you that have a hard top.....
How hard is it to remove? Can this be done relatively quickly and easily?


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Long road trip to Canada every year and I would like to be able to remove it for trailering and fuel mileage, and yet put it back on once up there.
 

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4 clamps hold the roof in place. Pull down on it by hand and it push open and that's it. Takes about 2 minutes
 

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4 clamps hold the roof in place. Pull down on it by hand and it push open and that's it. Takes about 2 minutes
2 minutes to take it all down isn't too bad. Thanks for posting that picture.

@Farmer how are you hauling the Pioneer around, in the bed of a truck?
 

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@Farmer how are you hauling the Pioneer around, in the bed of a truck?
The 1st trip to Canada was on a buddy's 7x14 atv trailer. Nice but heavy and wide. I have an old popup camper frame that I plan to re-purpose for next year. Around home it goes on a car hauler type trailer.
 

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Does anyone know how much height the roof adds? Only got about 3/4 in clearance on the garage door.
 

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The 1st trip to Canada was on a buddy's 7x14 atv trailer. Nice but heavy and wide. I have an old popup camper frame that I plan to re-purpose for next year. Around home it goes on a car hauler type trailer.
Nice. Did you guys do a straight trip to canada or did you stop off at places on the way? Did you do anything to prevent people from stealing the ATV?
 

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Does anyone know how much height the roof adds? Only got about 3/4 in clearance on the garage door.
Dick, I can measure the height on it tomorrow and let you know.
 

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Dick,

The hardtop adds about 7 3/4 " over the crossbar behind the seats. That isn't the highest part of the roll cage, but by my guesstimate I'd say 3-4 inches taller than the highest point of the roll cage which is on the sides.

If you only have 3/4 inch, there is no way it's going to fit.
 

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Dick,

The hardtop adds about 7 3/4 " over the crossbar behind the seats. That isn't the highest part of the roll cage, but by my guesstimate I'd say 3-4 inches taller than the highest point of the roll cage which is on the sides.

If you only have 3/4 inch, there is no way it's going to fit.
Thanks Moose, I did not expect that much difference. I wonder how anyone gets them in their garage.

Sorry Farmer if I interrupted your thread, my question was on the same subject is why I asked it here. I am not up on the proper etiquette of these forums yet, just tell me if I do something wrong. Nice machine by the way, i was going to get the 2 seater but none were available. They look shorter.
 

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Thanks Moose, I did not expect that much difference.

I wonder how anyone gets them in their garage.

Sorry Farmer if I interrupted your thread, my question was on the same subject is why I asked it here. I am not up on the proper etiquette of these forums yet, just tell me if I do something wrong. Nice machine by the way, i was going to get the 2 seater but none were available. They look shorter.
At least you asked ahead of time unlike myself. I had a new shed built and went right out and got myself a hard top. My 9 year old said dad, that isn't going to fit in the shed now. I never thought of it adding height. It cleared by about 3/4"...hahahaha
 

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Thanks Moose, I did not expect that much difference. I wonder how anyone gets them in their garage.

Sorry Farmer if I interrupted your thread, my question was on the same subject is why I asked it here. I am not up on the proper etiquette of these forums yet, just tell me if I do something wrong. Nice machine by the way, i was going to get the 2 seater but none were available. They look shorter.
Dick,

Here is a photo. You can see how the middle of the poly raises drastically.

I have to unhook my garage door from the opener and wedge the door up to get mine in the garage
 

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Thanks Rich450es,

I can't get my iPad to post a large pic in a thread. It won't cut in paste. Or it's possible that I am still semi iPad illiterate
 
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