Jeep Wrangler Forum - Reply to Topic
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > JK Jeep Wrangler Forum > JK General Discussion Forum > Problem with soft top on highway...

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Thread: Problem with soft top on highway... Reply to Thread
Title:
  
Message:
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Topic Review (Newest First)
09-24-2007 04:43 PM
toycop I'm betting that the side windows aren't properly inside the door channel. You really have to pull on the side window and wrap the plastic piece around and into the rear door channel. I learned this after driving with the flapping panels myself.
09-24-2007 01:48 PM
AustinJeff
Thanks!

I took a look at the rear/corner flap and reset it at the bottom. I took it out on the highway and it seemed to be fine. I hope it was that simple! If not, I'll probably do the weather-stripping trick. It does seem that if the back door can close more tightly on the cover, it would hold it in place and not let the wind get in there.
Thanks again.
09-24-2007 01:20 PM
snow walker Mine did this when I first bought it, turns out that the panel wasn't set properly in the groove on the back door. someone at the dealership must have played with it and did not seat the plastic rib properly in the coresponding groove. took about one minute to fix after I realized what was happening. Hope that helps.
09-24-2007 12:52 PM
thomastenn how windy was it? mine flaps about 70 but not nearly as much as my tj did. just put a little paddingon the window brace bar its hitting to take out any slack just find some 1"id tubeing insulation
09-24-2007 12:22 PM
Glocker23 That sucks. As a prospective buyer, I am interested in this as well. Is this a common thing???
09-24-2007 10:45 AM
AustinJeff
Problem with soft top on highway...

I just got a new 4-door on Friday and I LOVE IT!!!! I took it on the highway with the entire top on (soft top) and once I'd hit 50mph, the side curtain would start to flap/vibrate where it hooks in near the back door. I pulled over several times to tighten it, but it would keep flapping and eventually pull open and peel back to the zipper. Once it peeled open, it was fine, but looked like crap.

Has anyone had this problem? If so, what's the solution?

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:44 PM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC