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lauretto25 06-13-2012 10:54 AM

Drip Rail Bent
 
Ok, I just bought a 2005 Unlimited with a soft top and love it. However, the right front drip rail on the top seems to be bent a little causing for added flapping when I am on the highway. Any ideas on a fix? I will try to add a picture later.

blue6tj 06-13-2012 11:24 AM

Is the drip rail seated correctly? If so, then bend it back in to the proper shape.
:)

Neil F. 06-13-2012 11:24 AM

In order to tuck it in the door suround, it has to be very straight. Are you tucking it in?

lauretto25 06-14-2012 12:16 PM

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Here is the picture of the bent drip rail. I put the top down and some how it must have bent. It is a pain because it causes the top to be even more noisy than it already is...any suggestions?

Mctim35 06-14-2012 12:26 PM

I did that to mine when I first got it. I just bent it back the other way to straighten it out a bit and it's working fine 6 years later. It's still a little bent and I have to force it some when it's cooler. It's easier in the summer.

Neil F. 06-14-2012 12:30 PM

Hair dryer to warm it up and try bending it.

(with regards to noise, I have found leaving one of the drip rails uncliped on each side in the door suround causes the top to flap/thunder less)

NC10735285 06-14-2012 12:57 PM

x2 with the hair dryer

lauretto25 06-14-2012 02:28 PM

thanks guys, i will try the hair dryer.


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