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post #1 of 4 Old 12-05-2011, 07:49 AM Thread Starter
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TJ Bikini - Channel necessary?

I'm looking to get the Bestop Safari top for my g/f's 97 Wrangler. Alot of the reviews talk about needing to get the windshield channel as well. I'm curious if anyone knows how "required" this is. We don't have a hard top, and the soft cover we have for the jeep already uses a windshield channel... would this work with the Bestop, or do you need to purchase that as well no matter what?

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post #2 of 4 Old 12-05-2011, 07:53 AM
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i had to buy a channel for mine but if u already have on i don't see why u would need another one


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post #3 of 4 Old 12-05-2011, 07:56 AM Thread Starter
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i had to buy a channel for mine but if u already have on i don't see why u would need another one
That's what I'm thinking as well. Didn't know if the channel was any different for some reason... are all channels created equal? I just know that we do have a channel on it, like I said, our current full cover soft top uses it...
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post #4 of 4 Old 12-05-2011, 09:12 AM
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You should not need it. I use my stock soft top hardware without the back pieces.
But, if you want to buy one I will sell mine for $25.00 shipped.
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