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10-19-2012 05:35 PM
exavid Use a hair dryer or just stick them in place with the velcro and run the heater in the Jeep until you get things warm inside it. I just put the soft top back on after three months of running topless, sigh...
10-15-2012 07:34 PM
CMA_Rider Bring the windows inside for a couple of hours and try it again. I re-installed my soft top (had bikini and windjammer on) outside in the snow the year before last. I had to do it that way and use needle nose pliers to help me get the windows zippered.
10-15-2012 07:29 PM
BAP
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Originally Posted by jebby View Post
road trip!

key west
10-14-2012 10:40 PM
djw97tj Well...idk how this would work outside but the two times that I've been in a situation similar to this I've used a hair dryer. I'm sure it does just wonders for the windows though..
10-12-2012 02:45 PM
jebby road trip!
10-12-2012 02:43 PM
kbwwolf ^^^ This.

Or find somebody who's got a garage and a space heater. I installed my ORH soft top last winter in February, teens outside. Ran an oil heater (plug-in kind) in my garage overnight to get it good and toasty. Still a beast to get the top on, but doable.
10-12-2012 01:34 PM
Wirenuting Toss a tarp over, let her heat up and put some Vaseline or silicone on the zipper.
10-12-2012 01:33 PM
summitco
Can't get windows back on. Too cold

So we are about to get snowed on and I'm finally caving and putting the windows back on my soft top. (98 tj). I know it's hard when it's cold but now it's impossible. I almost broke the zipper on the first and the other 2 won't go.
I'm considering tarping it though this first snow and next week we may have a 50 degree day. Still may be too cold though.
Any suggestions?
(Don't have access to a friends garage)
Thanks

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