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Old 11-22-2013, 07:58 AM   #1
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Soft top fit off on one side

My premium soft top does not fit the same on both sides. On one side the top material does not come all the way down to the bottom of the header above the door. I dont see any way to adjust it. Any ideas?

PS Have mentioned this twice to the dealer and they have blown it off

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Old 11-22-2013, 08:22 AM   #2
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How about some pictures? When showing it to the dealer did you compare it to others on his lot?

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Old 11-22-2013, 08:34 AM   #3
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Mine did the same - It will stretch with time. Sometime when it is warm you can stretch it a bit.
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Old 11-22-2013, 08:47 AM   #4
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How about some pictures? When showing it to the dealer did you compare it to others on his lot?
Most of the ones on the lot fit the same on both sides. Will post pictures later. Thanks.
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Here is a picture. Notice that the top material does not come down to the bottom of the header.
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Old 11-22-2013, 09:06 AM   #6
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Looke like it wasn't installed properly. Definitely a dealer issue. It may be fine now, but could cause issues down the road. Do not accept their excuses.
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Old 11-22-2013, 09:12 AM   #7
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Is it a two door? On the two doors, if the sunrider clip isn't secured, it can cause the edge to come up like that, and it's an easy thing to miss.
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Is it a two door? On the two doors, if the sunrider clip isn't secured, it can cause the edge to come up like that, and it's an easy thing to miss.
Yes it is a two door. What is the sunrider clip? Is that the plastic tube that slides over frame hinge or the buttons on the side that you push in to release the top? Thanks.
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Old 11-22-2013, 10:03 AM   #9
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Yes it is a two door. What is the sunrider clip? Is that the plastic tube that slides over frame hinge or the buttons on the side that you push in to release the top? Thanks.
Its a clip between the roll bar and the door sill, to the rear of those sliders. Its a clip you have to undo in order to flip back the sunrider option on the two doors. Give me a minute, and I'll run outside and take a picture of it. It secures the roof down to the frame when the top is up.

Edit- just reread your message, and must have missed part of what you wrote. Clearly you already know what I was talking about Yes, it's the button that you push in. Hope that fixes it for you! If it's not clipped in, there will be some play in the clip. If it's secured, there will be resistance when you push on it.
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Is it a two door? On the two doors, if the sunrider clip isn't secured, it can cause the edge to come up like that, and it's an easy thing to miss.
That is not his issue. You can clearly see from his picture that his header is securely clamped, yet the material is back from the edge of the header. It has nothing to do with the sunrider clips.
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A lot of times when you take them off (or even flip them back) the material gets bound up and simply pulls to one side. Just try flipping it back and then putting it back up, and be conscious of making sure you do it properly. I work at a dealership and have had this topic come up a few times and its easily fixed.
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A lot of times when you take them off (or even flip them back) the material gets bound up and simply pulls to one side. Just try flipping it back and then putting it back up, and be conscious of making sure you do it properly. I work at a dealership and have had this topic come up a few times and its easily fixed.

X2. My 2dr did this all the time until it got stretched out. Also, make sure the release pins are secured and the sleeves are in place correctly before flipping the sunrider down and latching it. The sleeves being out a little will cause this, too.
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A lot of times when you take them off (or even flip them back) the material gets bound up and simply pulls to one side. Just try flipping it back and then putting it back up, and be conscious of making sure you do it properly. I work at a dealership and have had this topic come up a few times and its easily fixed.
Sound good. Thanks.
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X2. My 2dr did this all the time until it got stretched out. Also, make sure the release pins are secured and the sleeves are in place correctly before flipping the sunrider down and latching it. The sleeves being out a little will cause this, too.
Will give that a try. Thanks.

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