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Old 01-26-2010, 02:53 PM   #1
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Question Typical rear window zipper problems

My 06 Wrangler rear window zipper is a real pain to deal with. To the extent that I don't remove it which limits access to the rear area. I would like an alternative to the current system. Has anyone come up with a solution that offers easy installation and accessability to the rear compartment. Hinges? Velcro? I saw one neatly rolled up with straps...however, it didn't appear to have the global zippered edge. Any suggestions other than repair or replacement with the sameO, sameO... Cheers to all!

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Old 01-26-2010, 03:04 PM   #2
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Well I used to roll up the back and mine was zippered (there were 2 straps to roll it up in the back).
I had some zipper problems (zipper getting stuck) and such, and took mine to a clothing upholstery shop, and they fixed my whole door zipper for $15 I think (in Phoenix). It sounds odd taking your door into a clothing upholstery store, but for that price and the work they did, I was very happy with the outcome.
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Old 01-26-2010, 04:38 PM   #3
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Im not sure what problem you are having, but try surf board wax ( sex wax) or somthing similar, could help make the zipper move easier!
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