Originally Posted by YHSublime
I makes me wonder if my top is made to fold back. I don't have the windshield retainers, and I don't have any clips in the back. My top essentially looks like the supertop by bestop, sans clips (and it buttons to the bow.)
I want to say this without it sounding rude or condescending. Because I know they're confusing, and I truly do appreciate your support. So here goes:
Stop thinking so much*. Turn your brain off. Go play with your Jeep top. You won't hurt it.
- Take out back window and side windows.
- Disconnect the windshield header.
- Undo the plastic "canards" or "tabs" that hold the top unto the body.
- Fold the top back.
There are tricks and techniques to folding it neatly. But they're not strictly necessary, and you can figure them out yourself with some experimentation.
You can read this (last page) for some official instructions.
*I did this years ago. It gets easier.