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Old 08-06-2016, 03:36 PM   #1
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Top went up and something went crunch



This is behind the driver and the headliner is loose

Any ideas on how to fix this?
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Old 08-06-2016, 09:31 PM   #2
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Search for "bat wing". Problem is common enough there is a repair kit. Do not operate the top, or be very careful operating it, as you risk tearing the headliner.
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Old 08-07-2016, 02:42 PM   #3
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Just did mine last week. Took about an hour for the first side and 20 minutes for the 2nd. Kit was about 73.00 on ebay.
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Old 08-08-2016, 04:55 PM   #4
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Thank you all,
Bgtribble, I just ordered the same kit off ebay. thanks,

Taylor, Thanks for the info. Appreciate it.

BTW since I'm replacing them, is there any way to strengthen them before putting them in? I've seen some posts about crazy glue in the channel. What about JB weld?

is the channel the only weak point or should I put a thing layer of JB Weld accros the whole panel?

read (I never want to do this again )
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