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Old 07-07-2013, 02:53 PM   #1
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OK... What did I do wrong.... (TJ hardtop dolly)

I just finshed the framework of my hardtop dolly going off instructions I found on Wrangler Forum. It went pretty smoothly (in fact my 2 year old son had fun helping me!), but when I just tested it out I found that the hard top is resting on the hinges for the back glass. Is this the way it should be? I thought it should rest on the top itself. What do you guys think? I was thinking longer sides (maybe 33" instead of 30"?) but I know a lot of people have built the same or similar dolly. Any help would be much appreciated!

*I apologize for the upside down photos, I'm currently trying to figure out why they are posting this way... They are upright on my phone and computer.....*
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Old 07-07-2013, 03:02 PM   #2
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Get a pic from a little further back. I would just throw some extension pieces on where you need them.

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Old 07-07-2013, 03:12 PM   #3
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I just took a piece of 2x4 and screwed it on its edge to the board where you have your's stacked up. It fits perfectly and the balance it very good. I have it on the outside edge of frame so it clears the hinges and the wiper arm.
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I know when I built mine, my blocks were more toward the corners and up towards the top more. I also covered the blocks with a piece of pretty thick carpet to protect it. I think you would be smart to extend the sides like you said. I'd take a pic for you, but it's been tarped and sealed for the summer.
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Can you not move the 2 blocks out a bit, lets say, just next to the hinges ??
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Thats how mine sits.



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I just took a piece of 2x4 and screwed it on its edge to the board where you have your's stacked up. It fits perfectly and the balance it very good. I have it on the outside edge of frame so it clears the hinges and the wiper arm.
Any chance I could get a picture of that?
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Can you not move the 2 blocks out a bit, lets say, just next to the hinges ??
I'll look at it again when I get home. But I'm pretty sure the blocks will hit the glass.

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