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Old 08-10-2009, 01:55 PM   #1
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window zipper problem

I was unzipping my windows when the thread came apart on one of my back-side windows. I tried to zip it back up but the teeth kept stopping the zipper from moving forward.

So... how do i get my window off my jeep. The zipper is currently holding the window on by less than an inch of zipper still zipped.

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Old 08-10-2009, 08:39 PM   #2
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Can you post a pic?

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my guess is vice grips and muscle but i can say more with a pic.
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my guess is vice grips and muscle but i can say more with a pic.
Yeah that always works for me! try a little bar soap in between the teeth too it helps loosen it up.
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WD-40 will work too. I spray my zippers with that every once in a while to keep them moving easily.
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Old 08-11-2009, 01:24 PM   #6
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A little bar soap always does the trick. I would have to sometimes un latch the top from the windshield to take the tension off of the top, zip up the window then re latch.
Hope this helps!
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Old 08-11-2009, 06:07 PM   #7
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Here's Some Advice!!!

Take his advice it worked for me made it will do the same...
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Over time the little metal part that pulls the two half together spreads out. Take a pair of needle nose pliers and carefully squeeze each side a bit. Test it out and continue until the zipper closes for you. That should do the trick. Try this link and scroll down to page 11 http://www.bestop.com/installation_guides/79128.pdf

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