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Old 10-30-2010, 07:23 AM   #1
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loose top sliders

I have the top sliders on my doors and they are pretty loose. Do i need to replace the pin holders or can i bend the wire pins like i've read being done for reg soft door tops? I can probably push the top out easily 1/2" and it doesn't look like the rubber seal seals all that well. the other day(very windy out) was watching the drivers side flap in/out like crazy-normally not that bad but still loose in my opinion.

my thoughts are putting them down on a moving blanket(outside dn) sliding a pipe on the pin and pulling up-just don't want to break em-is this safe to do?

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Bend 'em. They won't break. Make it so it's almost too hard to close the door. You want a nice tight fit, and it will loosen over time.

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thanks-fab/fitter/welder by trade and from some of what i see called welding, about the only work i trust is my own.

since i know who you work for-another question. I live in northern illinois and it gets rather cold in these parts and the older i get, the less i like the cold. heater in the TJ seems to work fine but hasn't really gotten to winter yet. looking at a windjammer to help keep me warm when the snow flys-have you heard of ppl doing this and/or do you think it would help?

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thanks-fab/fitter/welder by trade and from some of what i see called welding, about the only work i trust is my own.

since i know who you work for-another question. I live in northern illinois and it gets rather cold in these parts and the older i get, the less i like the cold. heater in the TJ seems to work fine but hasn't really gotten to winter yet. looking at a windjammer to help keep me warm when the snow flys-have you heard of ppl doing this and/or do you think it would help?

thanks again
A windjammer inside your soft top?

I wouldn't think it would do enough to make a difference.

The Wrap-Around windjammer fits much tighter, and might help. You should call 800-845-3567 to make sure you can use it and a soft top at same time. I would think you could.

But I still don't think it would make a huge difference.
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Old 10-30-2010, 10:46 PM   #5
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maybe i got the wrong name but that's what the ppl on ebay/amazon call em-the panel that seperates the front and rear seats. this would be in a hard top to keep more of the heat in the front. usually just me going to work (1 1/2 hr 1 way) and it does get cold up here on the Il/Wi boarder. I know it won't be an air tight seal but think it would help to keep the heat up by me-maybe roll up beach towels/blanket and fill the space between the roll bar and HT that it won't cover.
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