Thanks guys, I took your advice and I was able to do it from inside the jeep, lifting up in the middle. Guess I was just surprised because I could always do my TJ top from outside the vehicle.
08 JK Unlimited X, 2" Black Diamond lift, 33's, 1.5" wheel spacers, stubby bumper mod.
98 TJ Sport, 4" Rough Country Lift, homemade discos,
35" BFG Mud Terrain T/A KM's, 4.56 gears, Detroit Truetrac
up front, factory Trac-Lok out back,Warn M8274 8000lb
winch, York OBA, rock guards, custom intake, 48" HI Lift.