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post #1 of 3 Old 01-02-2013, 09:56 AM Thread Starter
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Offroad Heros JKU Cargo Top Install Advice Requested

Received the top for Christmas, and decided to tackle the install over the long weekend. I live in Indiana, so the garage hovers around 50 degrees, which I am sure does not help with stretching the fabric. Space heater got it up to 60, but still having trouble getting the middle bikini top to go over the bolts on the rear roll bar. It doesn't even seem to be close. Any suggestions or tips out there?

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post #2 of 3 Old 01-02-2013, 10:07 AM
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Yes, wait till it gets warmer outside and place the top in the sun for a little while to stretch.



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post #3 of 3 Old 01-02-2013, 10:08 AM
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Wait for spring lol.


I wouldnt have a soft top up in cool weather. That's me though. If you really want you can try a hair dryer and heat gun. Heat gun carefully though

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