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Old 11-11-2011, 10:16 PM   #1
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Soft top strap broken. What's it for?

This strap on my soft top broke last time I re-installed the top. It runs (well, it did before it broke) along the upper rear corner on the drivers side. I honestly don't see what purpose it serves. I think I remember seeing something about using it to secure the top when you take it down, but I've never used it.

Can anyone tell me what this strap is for?


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Old 11-11-2011, 10:38 PM   #2
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Nevermind, I found my answer with a Google search: http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/nylo...ows-85266.html

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Old 11-13-2011, 12:55 PM   #3
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Mine had also pulled though the three rivits when I bought it. I actually fixed mine last weekend. I drilled out the three rivits and re-rivited it with some small rivit washers. I can tell you that it makes a huge to difference as to how the top sits - much tighter and smoother afterwards.
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Old 11-13-2011, 01:16 PM   #4
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I had to do the same thing last summer. Bought a rivet gun and did both sides.
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