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If you are talking about the latches on the sides, I found If you bring the top to the windshield and close the header latches the side latches will lock right in.
"Roads? Where we're going we don't need roads!"
'96 XJ 4.0L, AW4, lots of miles, project Jeep.
'08 JK 3.8L, NSG370, ragtop, daily driver.