Bestop Softop rear window removal - JeepForum.com
Search  
Sign Up   Today's Posts
User: Pass: Remember?
Advertise Here
Jeep Home Jeep Forum Jeep Classifieds Jeep Registry JeepSpace Jeep Reviews Jeep Gallery Jeep Clubs Jeep Groups Jeep Videos Jeep Events Jeep Articles
Go Back JeepForum.com > Models > Jeep Wrangler Forums > TJ Wrangler Technical Forum > Bestop Softop rear window removal

Engo LED Flush Mount Lights *PAIR* Flood or Spot 1,600 LumYukon Ultimate 35 axle kit for c/clip axles with Yukon ZipRockridge 4WD IS Taking Zone Offroad Suspension Lift Kits

Reply
Unread 07-17-2010, 09:33 AM   #1
jmiera
Registered User
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Thornton, Colorado
Posts: 79
Bestop Softop rear window removal

So i have a question...Does anyone know how to take out the back window of the softop...thanks im having a brain fart

jmiera is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-17-2010, 09:59 AM   #2
JCWJEEP
Registered User
2010 JK Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: LaSalle, IL
Posts: 379
Unzip it from right to left, pull the zipper off of the track at the bottom left corner. Pull the bottom of the window, straight out from the body of the vehicle to remove the tailgate bar out of the brackets. The window should now be completely free of the vehicle. Now you can either remove the tailgate bar by sliding it to the side or you can leave it in.
__________________
JC Whitney Jeep Team
JCWJEEP is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-17-2010, 10:54 AM   #3
jmiera
Registered User
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Thornton, Colorado
Posts: 79
cool thanks man...is it the same process putting it back on ? ...seems like would be a headache...i will try it here shortly and let you know my results
jmiera is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-17-2010, 10:56 AM   #4
jmiera
Registered User
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Thornton, Colorado
Posts: 79
also it has 2 zippers...
jmiera is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-17-2010, 11:19 AM   #5
nikeo02
Registered User
2003 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Mount Holly, NJ
Posts: 116
Mine has 3 zippers. Two up each side, and one on the top.
nikeo02 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-17-2010, 11:35 AM   #6
Lastshot
Registered User
2005 LJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Westchester, NY
Posts: 865
Quote:
Originally Posted by jmiera View Post
also it has 2 zippers...
They both stay on the softop itself, but you can pull away the window.

The reason for 2 zippers is so you can unzip both sides to the top, and then roll up the rear window. There is 2 straps on the softop that hold the rolled up window on.
__________________
{Project "New Start" -'05 LJ build }~{SOLD '98 TJ -"Blue Steel"}
{You know you drive a TJ when....}
Quote:
gily25 Says...
Issues only become problems when you don't have the tools or time to fix it.
Mike318 Says...
I like my 4.0L like I like my ****... stroked and blown. :duhrock:
Lastshot is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-17-2010, 06:15 PM   #7
jmiera
Registered User
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Thornton, Colorado
Posts: 79
last shot.... i got that.....but i want to tke out the window completely..there doesnt seem to be a way to do it
jmiera is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-17-2010, 06:29 PM   #8
nikeo02
Registered User
2003 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Mount Holly, NJ
Posts: 116
If it is a bestop, you unzip the 3 zippers completely, and it comes out! Thats it. Its not a complicated part.
nikeo02 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-17-2010, 07:14 PM   #9
jmiera
Registered User
2000 XJ Cherokee 
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Thornton, Colorado
Posts: 79
its a bestop but there is only 2 zippers ...again TWO (2) zippers !!
jmiera is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-18-2010, 02:42 AM   #10
TeeJay00
Registered User
2000 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: Kuwait
Posts: 1,545
Quote:
Originally Posted by jmiera View Post
its a bestop but there is only 2 zippers ...again TWO (2) zippers !!
Show us a picture of it !!!
TeeJay00 is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-18-2010, 06:05 AM   #11
JerseyDoug
Can I go home now?
2006 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: South Jersey
Posts: 346
Quote:
Originally Posted by jmiera View Post
So i have a question...Does anyone know how to take out the back window of the softop...thanks im having a brain fart
Yes........
JerseyDoug is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Unread 07-18-2010, 06:12 AM   #12
JerseyDoug
Can I go home now?
2006 TJ Wrangler 
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: South Jersey
Posts: 346
Quote:
Originally Posted by jmiera View Post
its a bestop but there is only 2 zippers ...again TWO (2) zippers !!
We got it. Two zippers. One zipper track. Pull the right-most zipper along the zipper track until it meets the left-most zipper at the bottom left corner of the window. Then, hold down both zippers with your left hand while pulling the zipper track out of the zippers with your right.
JerseyDoug is offline   Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply

Tags
bestop , rear , removal , remove , removing , soft top , softtop

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.
Note: All free e-mails have been banned due to mis-use. (Yahoo, Gmail, Hotmail, etc.)
Don't have a non-free e-mail address? Click here for a solution: Manual Account Creation
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.


Thread Tools


Suggested Threads





Jeep, Wrangler, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee, and other models are copyrighted and trademarked to Jeep/Chrysler Corporation. JeepForum.com is not in any way associated with Jeep or the Chrysler Corp.