2000 wrangler bikini top question - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

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

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 04-04-2011, 06:01 PM   #1
Newb
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 2
2000 wrangler bikini top question

I have a 2000 wrangler that has both factory hard and soft tops. Both utilize the hold down clamps to attach the front end of the tops to the top of the windshield. There is no channel for the front edge to the soft top to slide into it is clamps down on the rubber weatherstripping that is glued to the top of the windshield. I bought a bikini top that needs to have the channel installed to slide the front plastic edge into. My question, if I install the windshield channel to the top of the windshield it will have to be placed where the existing rubber weatherstripping is. Am I supposed to remove that weather strip (it is attached with adhesive) before attaching the channel and won't it destroy it? If I do it appears neither of the factory tops will fit tightly when I try and use them again. Any suggestions?

b25b17 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-04-2011, 06:04 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
SilverTJMike's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Boulder,CO
Posts: 413
With the bestop bikini header you leave the weatherstripping in place.

SilverTJMike is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 04-04-2011, 06:15 PM   #3
Newb
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Posts: 2
I bought a bikini top from Rampage, are all the channels interchangeable? does it attach in front of or behind the weatherstripping?
b25b17 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may 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


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Question about Bikini Top and door surrounds rics1997 JK Tech Forum 11 01-25-2011 05:47 PM
Disc brake swap from 96-98 Grand Cherokee to 2000 wrangler with dana 44 tony81 TJ Tech Forum 3 07-23-2010 11:09 PM
Fellow Ohio Jeepers Help fick15 Ohio Jeep Forum 11 01-19-2010 10:56 PM
2008 Wrangler question Kroe JK General Discussion Forum 2 07-21-2008 09:52 AM
2008 Wrangler X 4 X 4 question Kroe JK Tech Forum 1 07-20-2008 11:33 PM



Download our Mobile App

» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:46 AM.



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