Soft Top - Broken Strap
Hey all. A few weeks ago I noticed the driver rear corner of my soft-top seemed to have more give in it than normal. I looked over everything real closely and saw that the driver side strap that connects the rear bar to the middle bar (sorry, don't know the names for all this) had come free of one of the rivets in the front. Basically the rivet was still there, but the strap had pulled free. Well.....of course as luck would have it, went to put the top back up yesterday and the strap broke free of the remaining rivet. So now the strap is completely disconnected from the middle bar.
Any way to fix this? Can I drill out the rivets and redo it somehow? Is that what holds them in, rivets?
Should I just take it to the dealer if its not an easy fix. I hate to leave it like that for too long and start straining other parts of the top since that seems to provide some strength between the bars.
04 TJ Sport, lt. khaki,
2" spacers, Rancho shocks, 32x11.5's, Black steelies