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Tonycrd 08-10-2012 05:43 AM

Spiderwebshade turns into chinese torture
 
I'm not really that tall...6,2.

Driving topless the spiderwebshade starts flapping a little and hits me on the top of my head..constantly. Tap..tap..tap...tap..driving me nuts.

Anyone with the same problem.... found a solution?

I was thinking about adding a ratchet strap in the centre so it would sit a little higher up.

Jason1348 08-10-2012 06:19 AM

Wear a hard hat never feel it any more

Tjrunner 08-10-2012 06:22 AM

I'm 5'9 so id have to leave the seat to hit mine :whistling:.... but the ratchet strap might work, are the spiderballs in good shape?

Tonycrd 08-10-2012 06:25 AM

Yeah, it's like 3 weeks old.

Hard hat..LOL

Kentuckytj 08-10-2012 06:31 AM

Have you seen the extra supports they make for the soft tops. It is a arch support that goes between the windshield and the roll bar. It run side to side. I saw one guy on here make his own out of PVC pipe. I think he took a T coupling big enough to cut the back off of. This fit around the roll bar padding. He then reduced the diameter of the connection down to half or inch PVC and cut the support bar long enough to make a arch before connecting into another T on the other roll bar. I saw a picture in the fun creative mod thread. I don't remember what page. Might try it.

Tonycrd 08-10-2012 06:36 AM

Hmm..I'll look into it, thanks.

WarBoomer 08-10-2012 07:42 AM

Did you get ultamesh or trail mesh? I have an ultramesh and i have zero flapping on my 05 and this is my second summer to use it.

It should be pretty tight once you have it on there...like i have to pull mine using the spider bungees pretty signifcantly to stretch it.

I am also 6'2

scwalls 08-10-2012 08:16 AM

Interesting... Never heard of it flapping around like that, supposed to be quite tight. Mine is and never have that sort of issue... and I'm 6'3''.

Take it off and strap it back on? (less than helpful advice)

cphilip 08-10-2012 08:53 AM

Its possible you have that section installed wrong. Perhaps even 90 degrees rotated. Or you have the rear section up front and visa versa... double check your install. It shouldn't flap.

bryantom 08-10-2012 09:20 AM

I agree with everyone else, check your install mine doesn't flap at all except the very back edge. Your not driving from the rear seat are your?

tbensor 08-10-2012 09:38 AM

someone zip tied it on with good results

JeepinDave 08-10-2012 09:57 AM

I would say try spacing out the bungee "spider balls" differently. I know I had to play with the spacing on my roll cage/ windshield before everything was tight.

d1rtygh3ttok1d 08-10-2012 10:25 AM

you can always lean back real far like a gangster...just sayin..

Wheelerbob 08-10-2012 12:01 PM

I'm 6'4 and I don't have a problem ( it's very close but does not touch ), mine is also 2 years old and does not flap at all on side roads and only a little at 70 on the highway.

swkenobi 08-10-2012 12:04 PM

6'2 with no issues at all since installing mine even at 70-75 mph. It stays on full time now even with the hard top on. Love it!

s14sh3r 08-10-2012 12:18 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JeepinDave (Post 2671372)
I would say try spacing out the bungee "spider balls" differently. I know I had to play with the spacing on my roll cage/ windshield before everything was tight.

Yeah, you gotta play with the balls.

jeepwayoflife 08-10-2012 12:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by s14sh3r

Yeah, you gotta play with the balls.

:rofl:

MR.CLIFFORD 08-10-2012 12:37 PM

Did you recalculate your top to work in your Spain time zone?

jeepwayoflife 08-10-2012 12:39 PM

Dang we got some jokers on here! :thumb:

JerkyBoy 08-10-2012 12:52 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by s14sh3r (Post 2671793)
Yeah, you gotta play with the balls.

LOL! Choked on my beer!!


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