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Old 09-23-2009, 02:31 PM   #1
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Folding soft top

I can't fold my soft top to save my life. It is always bunched up in the back of the tailgate. How do you guys fold yours?

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Old 09-23-2009, 02:42 PM   #2
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You will get the hang of it sooner or later. I was lucky enough to have a brother-in-law show me how to do it with his Wrangler before I even had my Wrangler.

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Old 09-23-2009, 02:53 PM   #3
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strange how he tucked the "c panel" inside the frame. I coulda sworn you were supposed to just fold it over the top.
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C panel? That the back corner panels? I don't do it that way but that's one way to fold it neatly. When I put my top down, I leave the corner panels in and just tuck everything in and hit the road.
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C panel? That the back corner panels? I don't do it that way but that's one way to fold it neatly. When I put my top down, I leave the corner panels in and just tuck everything in and hit the road.
Yup that's the one I was referring to. I guess there's some room for interpretation on how to lower the top. seems to be a few variations that are all safe.
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As long as it goes down and there is nothing flappin in the wind.
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As long as it goes down and there is nothing flappin in the wind.
Right on!
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Old 09-23-2009, 03:33 PM   #8
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At the very end of the video, is he using straps to tie each side down?
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At the very end of the video, is he using straps to tie each side down?
Maybe some kind of home made straps but I have never had the top fly up while driving.
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Old 09-23-2009, 04:19 PM   #10
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Maybe some kind of home made straps but I have never had the top fly up while driving.
+1 if anything the wind would be pushing it further down.
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Wholly crap, I bet the guy in the video irons his underwear too! Just un-latch the window clamps and drive. When you hit about 4o mph everything folds up automatically and you don't even have to get out! LOL
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Yeah I pretty much just throw mine back and go... Takes me a whole 30 seconds total. And that's with taking out the windows!
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Old 09-23-2009, 06:06 PM   #13
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I just let my top fall into place, and off I go. From watching the video, I find you are better off releasing the back corners before unlatching it from the windshield header.
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Here is a link to Jeep's video on how to work the top.
http://http://www.jeep.com/en/owners/soft_top_guide/

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Wholly crap, I bet the guy in the video irons his underwear too! Just un-latch the window clamps and drive. When you hit about 4o mph everything folds up automatically and you don't even have to get out! LOL
LOL I'd love to see that!

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