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Old 07-28-2010, 03:43 PM   #1
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What is the exact type of tool/tools I need to remove my hard top and where can I get them???

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Old 07-28-2010, 04:03 PM   #2
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You need a Torx for the six bolts in the back......not sure if I remember correctly but its a 45 Torx I think plz dont quote me on that. I'm sure someone will correct me if I am wrong. And you can pick one up at a Lowes, Home Depot

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Old 07-28-2010, 04:07 PM   #3
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I actually just bought them, you need a 40 and a 50 Torx. You can get them anywhere, any auto store, Sears, even Target had them.

One of them is for the top 2 bolts and the other is for the 6 bolts in the back.
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Old 07-28-2010, 04:08 PM   #4
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Get a set, you'll need them for other things too... After you get them out, lots of folks replace the torx with wing nuts and bolts to facilitate removal/replacement in the future.
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Old 07-28-2010, 04:19 PM   #5
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I use a my craftsman 3/8 ratchet http://www.sears.com:80/shc/s/p_1015...&blockType=G19
which looks like this


with a torxt40 attachment to my ratchet

which looks like one of these




Those are not the exact model I just found them useing a quick google search but would work perfectly.
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Brigadigit what toptwo bolts are you talking about????
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Old 07-28-2010, 05:02 PM   #7
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There is 2 bolts in the middle of the JK on the top side's where the front piece and the rear piece meet.
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While we are on the topic of Trox tools... anyone know what size you need for remove doors??
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While we are on the topic of Trox tools... anyone know what size you need for remove doors??
T50 according to my experience (as well as my OM--lots of info in there).
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C~ you can use the Torx to remove the mirrors to. We got the relocation brackets. HBs Finest will be out in full force this weekend.

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C~ you can use the Torx to remove the mirrors to. We got the relocation brackets. HBs Finest will be out in full force this weekend.

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Looking forward to a nice innocent() JEEP weekend in HB with you guys.....although, I smell t-r-o-u-b-l-e.......lol
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For the 2010 JKU 4-door, it took 1 T40 for the top bolts and the rear ones.......
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I wanna go on a Jeep weekend At least Saturday since I have to work Sunday's
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I wanna go on a Jeep weekend At least Saturday since I have to work Sunday's
Come down to Huntington Beach for the US Open this saturday.

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I remember the old OP Pro back in the 80's. One year they pretty much burned everything down at the pier. I was hoping we could all get together and hit the trails. Crowds make me nervous LOL.
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I remember the old OP Pro back in the 80's. One year they pretty much burned everything down at the pier. I was hoping we could all get together and hit the trails. Crowds make me nervous LOL.
Theres a group going to the trails this weekend in Big Bear...go to the California section.
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I remember the old OP Pro back in the 80's. One year they pretty much burned everything down at the pier. I was hoping we could all get together and hit the trails. Crowds make me nervous LOL.
Ahh $hit, pop a Xanax, you will be fine! lol
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LOL . Actually my family is in the medical field so the cabinet is always stocked for emergencies.
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LOL . Actually my family is in the medical field so the cabinet is always stocked for emergencies.
Perfect, then with that tid bit-o-info you shouldn't have any problems with the crowds!!! LOL

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