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MarkWVU02 04-28-2013 10:51 AM

Broken Zipper
Broke the zipper pull on my rear window now I can't put it in. Anyone know a place in northern NJ that sells replacements? I'm in Lyndhurst. Thanks for the help in advance.

Surfinglbi23 04-29-2013 03:41 PM

Try a boat shop. I had mine repaired in the past by a boat upholstery repair shop near the beach.

MarkWVU02 04-29-2013 04:50 PM

Going to try to have the zipper replaced at a shop. For the time being I ordered one of those repair kits. Figures I break it and today it's raining. Do you remember what it cost you and which shop did it?

boomer_95 06-01-2013 02:50 PM

i broke mine just today trying to fix it.... how much did the shop charge you to put a new one on?

Sinister6 06-01-2013 02:59 PM

CHeck out the following they worked great on my Jeep. You can replace them yourself... Zipper Resucue Slider ~ YKK #10 Coil Long Pull with 2 Heads- Jeep Slider ~ BLACK (1 Slider / Pack): Arts, Crafts & Sewing

boomer_95 06-01-2013 03:21 PM

just ordered thanks :thumb: is there a specific way to put them on? or do they just slid on like normal?
thanks again

Sinister6 06-01-2013 10:13 PM

I had one that just slide on. And another I had to use a dremmel to grind a little (button) off so I could get the slider to come off. I just sewed a small stopper on it to keep slider on, pretty easy.

MarkWVU02 06-04-2013 10:13 AM

Sorry haven't signed on in a bit, been super busy. I wound up ordering new sliders from They arrived and took me about 15 minutes to install. After installing them my zipper works like new. Now there's no need to find a whole replacement zipper although I found the full zippers for the jeep here in case someone needs them.

boomer_95 06-04-2013 12:22 PM

ok thanks.. sliders should be here i in a few days hopefully, i wanna take the top off!

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