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Old 09-01-2010, 03:04 PM   #1
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Soft top help needed!

Does anybody have a recommendation on how to easily put the soft top on in cooler weather? Mine is difficult to latch down when the top is cool. I want to keep the top down thru the fall, but the cooler mornings make that not so much fun!

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Put it back on it the afternoon/eve, not the AM. Hook, but don't latch the windshield clamps and over the doors, hook the back corners, clamp the windshield, zip in your windows.

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When you start to lift your top from the rear, pull all of the bows up as high as you can, they should be at about the center of the top. Attach the front and then lower the rear bow back down and attach your sail panels.
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When you start to lift your top from the rear, pull all of the bows up as high as you can, they should be at about the center of the top. Attach the front and then lower the rear bow back down and attach your sail panels.
Just to clarify:
There is no "must-do" order. Mix it up and see if it helps. This suggestion from JDsDream is good: connect at the windshield first, then you can push down on the top of the back corners enough to get them connected.

The engineer that helps me with installs almost always does it this way, by pushing down on the back corner, he "compresses" that bow enough to create some slack and then connects the rear corners.
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Thx for all the suggestions, guys! Hooking the front latches worked for me.
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Old 09-02-2010, 05:30 AM   #6
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