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Unread 05-12-2007, 04:25 PM   #16
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hahahahah, i just read this thread, i think the first 7 responses were great....i was starting to feel bad for this guy though hahah

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Unread 05-09-2013, 05:59 PM   #17
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My wife is thinking of selling her 2012 because of this issue I have made sure the top is on right but we still get sheets of water off the top when the door opens,any real fixes or ideas thanks
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Unread 05-09-2013, 07:32 PM   #18
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You need something like this: http://www.quadratec.com/products/11020_0402_PG.htm
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Unread 05-09-2013, 07:39 PM   #19
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Just put a lot more air in the driver side tires. No charge for this advice.
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Unread 05-09-2013, 09:43 PM   #20
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The jeep is completely unsafe, there is no hope for it and should be junked before someone gets hurt or even worse wet! I would be happy to dispose of it for you and would even pay you 300.00 for your troubles! Let me know when you would like me to pick it up!!!
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Unread 05-10-2013, 12:42 AM   #21
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Use your hand to swipe away the water. Maybe wear a bag over your head.
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Unread 05-10-2013, 07:44 AM   #22
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I plan on installing some hydraulic jacks on my front axle. When I park I will engage the jack, thereby lifting the front of the Jeep up about one foot higher than the rear. I think this should fix the water drainage when opening door problem. Look for me to be selling these in the near future for only $1,299 shipped.
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Unread 05-10-2013, 08:14 AM   #23
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Why not use a squeegee to wipe the water off? The California Water Blade may be a good option.
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Unread 05-10-2013, 10:57 AM   #24
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Why not use a squeegee to wipe the water off? The California Water Blade may be a good option.
It sits in the channel above the door, not on the roof itself.
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Unread 05-11-2013, 08:36 PM   #25
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Step 1: Grasp door handle
Step 2: Lean to the right
Step 3: Open door

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Unread 05-11-2013, 11:28 PM   #26
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When I park at an angle i don't get the stream of water however the rain comes in then anyway and soaks the driver seat nicely. 6 of one half a dozen of another.
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Unread 05-12-2013, 06:12 PM   #27
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You can put your hands (if you don't mind getting them wet/dirty) on the top corner and push hard twice. This actually rocks the Jeep, and that water drains off. Seriously.

Or, don't stand inside the doorway when you first open it. That way, you won't get wet.
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Unread 05-12-2013, 09:14 PM   #28
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OP, now that you've suffered through all of the "humor" from these guys, I found this link posted in another forum. It appears that Jeep may have new weather stripping to solve your problem:

http://www.autofixlist.com/autoFixList.do

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2007-2010 (JK) Jeep Wrangler
Concern: Water leak from the top of the front doors. Water is from rain/carwash.
Cause: The door seal weatherstrips (attached to the doors) were not ideally designed and need to be replaced. Revised parts are available.
Resolution: Replace both door weatherstrips. They are very easy to replace.
Details: The Jeep Wrangler top system (softtop and Freedom Top equipped) is designed to repel normal rain and carwashing only. Do not expect it to seal against high pressure water.
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Unread 05-13-2013, 01:27 PM   #29
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A serious response

I found shoving a plastic water (or whatever) bottle between the top of door surround and the soft top (right where the stream occurs) will redirect the rain water elsewhere. I just leave a bottle up there all the time (except when the top is down, duh) its like having another cup holder.

Actually, anything that fits in there and pushes up on the soft top will work.

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