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buckscrape 03-16-2009 06:25 AM

Step by Step Video of Soft Top Install
 
:redface:Anyone have a link to a good video of the soft top install, tried to install yesterday (Sunday) and having difficulty with rear window install so swing out door shuts correctly to seal. Thanks!

alligatorpeng 03-16-2009 07:56 AM

you can find plenty of those on Youtube..

jcf 03-16-2009 10:41 AM

There are instructions in your manual, just in case you didn't realise :banghead:

buckscrape 03-16-2009 11:23 AM

Found this on the Jeep site, thanks!:redface:

My Jeep: 2008 Jeep Wrangler Soft Top Guide

scottrock 03-16-2009 11:54 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by buckscrape (Post 339629)
:redface:Anyone have a link to a good video of the soft top install, tried to install yesterday (Sunday) and having difficulty with rear window install so swing out door shuts correctly to seal. Thanks!


Try taking the bar out (from the bottom of the rear window) and flip it around. :cool:

Oh~ also check the plastic pieces that clip onto either side of the body tub and the ends of the bar slip into. It's easy to get them criss-crossed and they'll keep the bar from fitting properly.

jk'n 03-16-2009 06:54 PM

My initial install from out of the box took a long time and the pictures in the instructions helped very little. I ended up playing around with it until I got all the pieces in the right places by the process of elimination. If I remember correctly, it took a little bit of a stretch to get the rear window and rear top pieces to lock in. It got easier as the top heated in the mid day sun and relaxed a bit.

none1 06-21-2009 08:35 AM

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Originally Posted by jcf (Post 339737)
There are instructions in your manual, just in case you didn't realise :banghead:

DUH, maybe you could try to be more helpful. The instructions in the Jeep manual are completely not helpful. My manual does NOT show the upper arms clicking into the recieveron the top of the jeep. My manual does NOT show which way the rear bar should slide into the rear window ... and on and on.

The OP asked a simple question. Go read the manual, when the manual is bad, is not helpful.

none1 06-21-2009 08:52 AM

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Originally Posted by alligatorpeng (Post 339641)
you can find plenty of those on Youtube..

/sigh - more flip non answers ......

searching for "jeep JK soft top install" only brings up the one by jeep, which is NOT an install, but a how to put the top up and down.

There were a few more videos, but none showed how to install the side panels into the door frame, or how the bar on the rear window attaches.

Meshee 04-16-2010 10:52 PM

yah.. not easy putting those on. realized.. on the yj that you have to have the two bars down on the side.. oie. Makes it much easier. Hard tops are som much easier.. drive underneath it. and lower it down.. and screw in.

grantdoug 03-23-2012 12:08 PM

The Bestop installation youtubes aren't too bad..

Bestop TJ Supertop Installation - YouTube

Wrong Way Hal 03-23-2012 07:25 PM

Thanks for the video link.

Although it was filmed for a TJ, the process should/hopefully be similar for a JK. I did notice that the parts for the TJ in the video and what I'm looking at on the floor of my garage of all the parts of my just received JK Supertop NX, there appears to be quite a difference between the two.

NJRubicon 03-23-2012 08:56 PM

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Originally Posted by n6hal
Thanks for the video link.

Although it was filmed for a TJ, the process should/hopefully be similar for a JK. I did notice that the parts for the TJ in the video and what I'm looking at on the floor of my garage of all the parts of my just received JK Supertop NX, there appears to be quite a difference between the two.

Hey could you let us know how the install goes? That's the top I decided on, but haven't ordered it yet. Did u get a decent price on it? Best I've seen is $770. Thanks

Wrong Way Hal 03-23-2012 09:12 PM

I'll be happy to post my results on getting the top on. It will be a week or so. Unfortunately, the top arrived with a broken bow, most likely from shipping. I think I paid $8 something for the top. Are you sure the $770 is for a Supertop NX or a Trektop NX? I think there is about a $100 difference between the two. $770 would be great for a Supertop NX.

LANCEV 05-04-2012 09:46 PM

trying to find a video how to install the soft top since the manual isnt that crash hot on instructions. ta

Sylverion 11-27-2012 03:29 PM

This is an old topic, but having just bought my own Jeep, I've been searching around for a good video on this topic. My jeep has the dual top and I couldn't find anything saying what all the soft top parts were for or how to install them properly (the "manual" leaves a lot to be desired). This video:

2012 Jeep Wrangler JK Soft top Install Quick Dual Top Group - YouTube

helped some.

Blastek 11-27-2012 03:37 PM

There's a PDF in here that may help. http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/dua...ll-170708.html

Sylverion 11-27-2012 03:50 PM

Awesome instructions! thank you!

Lane24 05-11-2013 10:05 PM

Best instructions for the initial install !! Thanks so much. Between the video and the pdf link, it was a breeze.

troy b 05-11-2013 10:27 PM

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipsK9OzPdx4&sns=em

Great video here, it is taking it down but also has a put up video.

seanmcva 09-06-2013 12:25 PM

This one is for me! Jeep JK Power Soft Top - YouTube


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