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tec498 08-18-2009 04:18 PM

rear window zipper
 
Hey guys. I went to put my top up today because we are going to get storms here in VA for the next few days. When i went to zip my rear window up the zipper did not catch and mesh the top and window together! after playing with it for a couple minutes i got it to start zipping but there are places along the zipper where the two sets of teeth are not meshed. Will getting a new set of zippers fix it? I was looking at this:

Jeep Zipper Sliders

Its the stock top from 2002 so I'm wondering if the pulls are maybe bad? Thanks for your help.

lilmatty5dimes 08-18-2009 06:11 PM

Hey, save ur money and do what i did. If you would have searched the topic you would have found a few. but here it is...
Quote:

Originally Posted by Duck Dodgers (Post 396312)
Over time the little metal part that pulls the two half together spreads out. Take a pair of needle nose pliers and carefully squeeze each side a bit. Test it out and continue until the zipper closes for you. That should do the trick. Try this link and scroll down to page 11 http://www.bestop.com/installation_guides/79128.pdf


tec498 08-18-2009 09:13 PM

Thanks, I'll try this tomorrow. I tried to do a search but I couldn't get anything relevant. Probably because I didn't know exactly what to search.

N39-W120 08-18-2009 09:38 PM

:rofl::rofl: Storms in VA? Freddieburg is probably as bad as us folks on the coast for unpredictable weather.... goog luck on the fix

tec498 08-18-2009 10:13 PM

Fredericksburg Weather Forecast and Conditions Virginia (22405)

Yea the top has to go up for a few days :(

N39-W120 08-18-2009 11:13 PM

Here's us a couple days ago...

Rush-hour rainfall swamped region, flooding roads | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com


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