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Old 09-24-2012, 07:00 PM   #1
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Why is my soft top uneven?

Ok the left middle support beam of my soft top frame is up higher than the right side across from it. Its hard to see in the pictures but in the first pic i drew a couple lines to help see it. Second is without the lines. As far as i can tell there are no bends in the frame. Is this normal? Kind of bothers me.


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Old 09-24-2012, 07:04 PM   #2
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Bent bow? Fabric to the velcro bunched up over the support bar? Have you not looked underneath the top to see what is uneven about it yet?

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Old 09-24-2012, 07:14 PM   #3
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I have looked but nothing seems to be bent. Not fabric either i dont think. And ive noticed you answer a lot of my questions Jerry! Thanks a bunch!
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Paid I'm correct the drivers right is higher?? If so check the part of the farm that is right above the seat and see if one side has foam on it and the other side doesn't. It's the middle part of the top, has two little plastic brackets that rest on another part of the top. Hope I'm explaining this so it makes sense.
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Old 09-24-2012, 09:03 PM   #5
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Check the bar above the roll bar. Mine did that too. I could push it up until it rested where it is suppose to but if I rolled the windows down or hit a bump it would slide over and fall a bit. I finally pushed it up and ran a ratchet strap across from one side to the other and it keeps it tight enough so it stays. Should be right above the roll bar almost even with the rear most edge of the door. Hard to explain, I can take pics tomorrow if this doesn't make sense.
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Paid I'm correct the drivers right is higher?? If so check the part of the farm that is right above the seat and see if one side has foam on it and the other side doesn't. It's the middle part of the top, has two little plastic brackets that rest on another part of the top. Hope I'm explaining this so it makes sense.
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Old 09-24-2012, 10:29 PM   #7
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Check the bar above the roll bar. Mine did that too. I could push it up until it rested where it is suppose to but if I rolled the windows down or hit a bump it would slide over and fall a bit. I finally pushed it up and ran a ratchet strap across from one side to the other and it keeps it tight enough so it stays. Should be right above the roll bar almost even with the rear most edge of the door. Hard to explain, I can take pics tomorrow if this doesn't make sense.
If you could please do put up some pics, Its a hard subject to explain clearly!
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Old 09-24-2012, 11:57 PM   #8
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I have nothing to contribute, but mine is uneven too.. I think mine is due to the fact the tub on the drivers side is 1/4-1/2 lower than the drivers due to a fun night, bad line, and couple idiot friends telling me I couldn't go down.. I got down the wall.. just did a barrel roll first.
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Just make sure you read through the typos... my big fingers and this dam iPad!! As for pictures, sorry I can't help you out there, to time consuming for me. Just look at the section above the rollbar/soundbar and see where it meets the other part of the frame and check to see if it's the same on both sides.
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The frame actually rests on itself just above/behind each seat. The part that rests on top has a half circle shape to it to cradle around the front half of the frame. If you don't put the top on correctly, it may misalign and actually be next to it and not resting on the front half of the frame. As a result, that side would look lower.

If that isn't the problem, then likely part of your frame is bent, perhaps just a bit too much, to make one side taller than the other.
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Old 09-27-2012, 03:27 PM   #12
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Thanks guys I got it fixed
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Old 09-27-2012, 04:11 PM   #13
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What was the problem ? Always good to post the solutions for others !!

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