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Old 04-25-2013, 11:55 PM   #31
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Newbie, first jeep and it's only been about 2 weeks. How DO you get the rear window unzipped completely off? I've tried a couple of times, but was in a hurry in the dark when I did. Looks like the passenger side unzips towards the driver side, bur doesn't look like the driver side comes off the zipper.

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Old 04-26-2013, 06:42 AM   #32
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intelligence helps

Well, this morning I went at the back window again. After struggling with the rear window again for 15 minutes, I finally realized I was trying to remove the wrong side of the zipper! the zipper stays on the window, not the Jeep.

Sometimes I wonder how I am allowed to drive at all!

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Old 04-26-2013, 07:13 AM   #33
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Here are some ideas as to how and where to store windows.....http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/che...ks-215074.html
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Old 04-26-2013, 08:00 AM   #34
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I've rolled the back window up plenty of time without any issues. You just have to be careful not to pinch it when folding the whole assembly down. The side windows get stored flat under the "floormat" in the bed with a towel between them. I use a bungee on the anchors that come up through the floormat to keep things pinned down.
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Old 08-27-2013, 01:15 PM   #35
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Correct...google search is better and how I found this!

And the windows are kind of frustrating. JKWU is only a couple weeks old and we've already have issues with back window and one side window. Back window has to be because of those straps. I'll look to find a method to hold everything once taken out as noted above...... And agreed the back window is a bit of a b---- to take out.

Thanks! Great answers and help from the forum!
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Old 05-09-2014, 03:33 PM   #36
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There is a snap on a piece of plastic on some webbing over one of the cross bars and it looks like it fits on a snap on the same bar. Does anyone know what it is for?

In the pic i am at the rear passenger side. The spring assist is in the bottom left corner of the pic and you can see the strap and the other side of the snap is just above it in the pic
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Old 05-09-2014, 03:44 PM   #37
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There is a snap on a piece of plastic on some webbing over one of the cross bars and it looks like it fits on a snap on the same bar. Does anyone know what it is for?

In the pic i am at the rear passenger side. The spring assist is in the bottom left corner of the pic and you can see the strap and the other side of the snap is just above it in the pic
I'm pleased to say I know the answer to this.

That strap (one on each side) is used when removing the soft top completely from the cage. The loop is pulled over a hook on the spring assist assembly to keep the spring restrained while the top is removed.

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Old 05-09-2014, 06:34 PM   #38
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Thanks for the response.

After ALOT of searching I found this

What are these for?

and this

2013 Spring assist Soft top storage..those straps!
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Old 08-08-2014, 12:17 PM   #39
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Very helpful link. So how many people just remove the rear window and roll it up with the two others. What do you do with the rear retaining bar, just leave it in there?
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Old 08-09-2014, 06:27 AM   #40
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So what I do is unlatch the front latches and just fold it back naturally. Then go and lift up on it a little and the two parts that are folded forward should be pulled back on both sides. This gets all the cloth pulled back from above the rear seats and provides open sky to both front and back passengers. The final result is a bit of an accordion setup.
That is well stated. We knew something was wrong because the top doesn't fold as compact and it catches the wind. Once we figured that out, things are great. We have since noticed a number of people on the road, in the sunrider position, that didn't make that adjustment.
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Old 08-09-2014, 07:37 AM   #41
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Does everyone leave the back window on and rolled without any issues? I've taken my top down several times now and always took off back window because I thought I needed to. I would rather roll it and go if it's not getting scrateched bouncing around back there.
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Old 08-09-2014, 08:13 AM   #42
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How do you get it to
Lay flat when all the way down? Mine seems to be sitting up a bit. No way could I get one of those boots on it to cover it.
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Old 08-09-2014, 09:10 AM   #43
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Looks like Your folds are in the wrong place. The top one needs to be closer to the header rail so that the fabric doesn't sit on the roll bar. From there the folds will look like an accordion. Pull the folds tight on each side (while it's down) and that should solve it.
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Old 08-09-2014, 03:25 PM   #44
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Bought two of these:
Amazon.com : Velcro Velstrap 36 x 2-Inches Straps, 2 - Pack, Black (90440) : Office Products

One strap in the middle, one strap on each side covering the clamps to keep them from rattling, and one as a spare.
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Old 08-09-2014, 09:41 PM   #45
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Looks like Your folds are in the wrong place. The top one needs to be closer to the header rail so that the fabric doesn't sit on the roll bar. From there the folds will look like an accordion. Pull the folds tight on each side (while it's down) and that should solve it.
Thanks, I'll have to try again
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Old 09-01-2014, 07:07 PM   #46
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I too have the Tuffy Enclosure. I took my top down for the first time in my new JKU and it sits up too high. No way could I get one of those boot covers on. We also have a JK so I am familiar with top operation. Does anyone else have an issue with the Tuffy not allowing the top to sit lower when folded?
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Old Yesterday, 01:38 AM   #47
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I remove all 3 windows and roll them up placing them in a bag that your fold up chairs go in.
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Old Yesterday, 04:07 AM   #48
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Love this.

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I do the same.

I also bought a boot cover (Rugged Ridge ~$80) and use the velcro straps to keep the arms down.

I bought this as well. After reading about 3 main brands on here I went with the Rugged Ridge as well. Before installation I let it sit in the sun for a few hours to allow the fabric to be a tad more elastic. After a really tight fit for the first few times it fits perfectly. It is still snug, makes the entire top look less haphazard and more modern. The cover actually zips up around the top so it not only holds the top down but it also holds it up out of your trunk space. I am thrilled with the functionality and the look. I drive a 2014 JKUS.

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