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Old 06-13-2007, 10:51 AM   #1
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Soft Top ?

OK...I just got my 05 and I need some advice.
The top goes up an down easy...except for getting those two buckles(behind the sun visors on the windshield) to snap on.
I get them almost there...but the last little bit before I get them snapped about kills me.
Are there any tricks to getting those things buckled or am I just a big pansy and need to hit the weights?
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Old 06-13-2007, 11:04 AM   #2
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Normal as far as I know, Mine is like that also. I haven't found any tricks except sitting in the Jeep and bracing against the seats while pushing forward and down with the clamps ready to slide in the hole.

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Some tops are like that, some arent. nothin you can do

Try this though: With the rear quarter sail panel UNHOOKED, put tbe clip in the windshield. Now hook in the quarters and the rest of the top, then clamp down the windshield hooks. makes it a little easier
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Old 06-13-2007, 11:36 AM   #4
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Some tops are like that, some arent. nothin you can do

Try this though: With the rear quarter sail panel UNHOOKED, put tbe clip in the windshield. Now hook in the quarters and the rest of the top, then clamp down the windshield hooks. makes it a little easier

yep, that's how I do it
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Old 06-13-2007, 12:00 PM   #5
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Thanks!
If everyone has the same problem I'm fine with it...if it's just me then I worry.
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Old 06-13-2007, 12:09 PM   #6
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go to the gym man if nothing else itll help you pull the winch cable out to
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http://www.links4jeeps.com/writeups/softtop/ I know that's for lowering, but some of the info might help.

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