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Need the part number for the bracket thingies at the back of the tub that help hold the hard top glass, mine were never on the Jeep.


And check out my lame-o fix for the tilt lever that won't stay up, I tightened the nut so the column is locked form tilting, but the lever is toast, anybody have a better fix?


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J.
 

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snakebit said:
Need the part number for the bracket thingies at the back of the tub that help hold the hard top glass, mine were never on the Jeep.
http://i250.photobucket.com/albums/gg246/thesa
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Thanks Greg. It says soft top, does the hard top glass bottom lip seal fit in there too? I thought I saw them on hard tops too?

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snakebit said:
Thanks Greg. It says soft top, does the hard top glass bottom lip seal fit in there too? I thought I saw them on hard tops too?

J.

The soft-top window channel and the hardtop fits in this.
 

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gregert12 said:
snakebit said:
Thanks Greg. It says soft top, does the hard top glass bottom lip seal fit in there too? I thought I saw them on hard tops too?

J.

The soft-top window channel and the hardtop fits in this.
You take these off while using the hardtop.
 

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gregert12 said:
snakebit said:
Thanks Greg. It says soft top, does the hard top glass bottom lip seal fit in there too? I thought I saw them on hard tops too?

J.

The soft-top window channel and the hardtop fits in this.
You take these off while using the hardtop.
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The hardtop window rail fits in it and I have never had a problem.
 

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Red Dog Leader said:
gregert12 said:
snakebit said:
Thanks Greg. It says soft top, does the hard top glass bottom lip seal fit in there too? I thought I saw them on hard tops too?

J.

The soft-top window channel and the hardtop fits in this.
You take these off while using the hardtop.
I've always left mine on.
 

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Hmmm....I always take mine off. Mine didn't come with dual tops, but even so, I've always took them off when running my hard top.
 

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Mine had both tops when it was new. It only had the hard top when I adopted it. Brackets were on there then. I went to the hard top for one winter and left the brackets on. So, I am clueless on this one. Aren't those snaps in the OP's photo?
 

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The OEM brackets can remain with the hard top, but they are not required for the hard top. I have an aftermarket top (Besttop) and the bracket channel is narrower. It will not work with the hard top glass and I need to remove them when I put the hard top back on.
 

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we put the hartop on my GF's TJ a few months back and prior to that it had only ever had a soft top on it. the only thing we removed to install the hardtop was the door surrounds. everything else remained on the jeep.
 

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Not snaps, screws for the brackets. My buddies Rubi has 'em on with the hardtop, they look like they help support the seal on the back glass when it shut. The lip on the inside of the glass looks like it is designed for it also.

Anybody else have a loose tilt lever and secure it somehow?

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If your Jeep was originally a dual top vehicle the hard top window seal is a different shape and designed to fit over the bracket, if it was a hardtop only the seal will fit but pushes out farther, so it seals better without the bracket.
 

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Thanks for the links. Said nut on the column has been tightened for over a year so the column won't move, the lever rotates freely even if the nut is tight.

Super glue time.

J.
 
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