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Old 02-01-2015, 09:42 PM
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Hello everyone,

When I put the soft top down, should I be completely removing the rear window or should I just roll it up and secure it w/the elastic straps?

I use the straps when I only use the sun rider but should I be taking the window out when lowering the whole top? I've looked it up online and I've had both sides say their way was the best way.

Thanks for your help!

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Old 02-01-2015, 10:10 PM   #2
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Removing the back window completely is what I've seen to be recommended as best. Rolling it can lead to scratches where it rubs on itself. You can try to roll a microfiber blanket or a towel in the middle to keep it from touching itself, but removing seems to be the only guaranteed way to make sure it is safe.

My goal is to keep my windows scratch free for as long as possible, so I go out of my way to do everything I can to protect them.

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Old 02-01-2015, 10:51 PM
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Hi Starbrite,

Thanks for the quick reply. It's too late for my rear window as its already scratched and scuffed after only three months grrrr but from now on I will remove it completely.

Thanks again and btw, I love the Celticon, you guys did a great job w/it.

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Hi Starbrite,

Thanks for the quick reply. It's too late for my rear window as its already scratched and scuffed after only three months grrrr but from now on I will remove it completely.

Thanks again and btw, I love the Celticon, you guys did a great job w/it.

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Thank you very much!

Glad I could help. If you're interested, Amazon sells the Novus Plastic Polishing kit which is a three step system of polishes that helps take scratches out. Maybe that would help fix up your window? I got a kit for Christmas, just in case, but haven't tried it yet. But several guys on here have used it and they swear by it.
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In a ideal world you'd want to remove completely ever time. I was lazy and just rolled it up and rarely took it out. Taking it out makes the rest of the top sit better when dropping the whole thing though, and easier to put back up without the weight of the rolled up window fighting against you.
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my salesaman showed me how to roll it up before I drove off the lot. You would think I would've learned about NOT doing that from the hours I spent on this forum, but alas after less than a month before realizing not to roll and ride I've got 2 pretty good scratches going up and down on each side.
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Man, that , BareBones! Maybe the Novus would work?

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