Soft top header bar from an 08 - Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > JK Jeep Wrangler Forum > JK General Discussion Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today

Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on
Old 06-03-2013, 11:01 AM   #1
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 30
Soft top header bar from an 08

So I have a 2013 jk and I bought a factory top off an 08. Everything seemed great until the first rain came and I got some water through the front of the top. Upon doing some research I've come across that the header bar on these tops are plastic and often bend, which mine definitely is. I've seen many people have had their plastic bar replaced with a metal one by the dealership. Is something I should pursue or have I missed that window to get one?


Oh and I've had my jeep for a few months now and absolutely love it. Glad I finally got my first one.

2013BilletJK is offline   Quote
Old 06-03-2013, 11:50 AM   #2
Blastek's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Portland, OR
Posts: 2,424
does the 08 header bar not interfere with the footman's loop behind your rear view mirror? It may be pushing the header up and opening a spot for water to get in.

2012 Deep Cherry Red JKU Sport S - Tickastar, 6 speed, 3.73, Dual Tops
Blastek is offline   Quote
Old 06-03-2013, 11:53 AM   #3
Join Date: Apr 2013
Posts: 30
I don't think it did. I took a pretty good look around when I was trying to troubleshoot. Maybe ill put the soft top back on again to check, had to take it off for the rain yesterday..
2013BilletJK is offline   Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Download our Mobile App

» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:23 PM.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC. is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC