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how to install soft top on 2000 wrangler

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how to install soft top on 2000 wrangler
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Jeep
Expert:  Chris replied 6 years ago.

Hello and welcome to just answer Jeep. Here is the removal and installation procedures for the soft top on your 2000 Wrangler. I hope this information is helpful, and let me know if you need more assistance with this,

 

Chris

 

SOFT TOP

REMOVAL

  1. Disengage the retainers attaching the rear window to the body.
  2. Remove rear window, unzipping from right to left.
  3. Disengage J-straps at soft top rear corners Soft Top J-Straps
  4. Unzip quarter windows, disengage J-strap and remove quarter windows.
  5. Starting at the rear of the upper door opening frame and working forward, disengage driprail retainers attaching the soft top to the door opening frame.
  6. Unlatch top at windshield frame.
  7. Lower the top to the rearward position.
  8. Remove the screws attaching the roof bows to the pivot bracket Roof Bow Removal
  9. Lift up bows at pivot bracket to disengage from pivot bracket.
  10. Remove the top Soft Top

INSTALLATION

  1. Position the top on the vehicle.
  2. Install the screws attaching the roof bows to the pivot bracket. (The front bow is attached to the pivot bracket on the upper outward location)
  3. Raise the top.
  4. Position latch in windshield frame.
  5. Install the quarter windows.
  6. Working from front to rear, engage the J-straps attaching the quarter window to the body.
  7. Install rear window.
  8. Engage driprail retainers above door opening frame.
  9. Working from front to rear, engage J-straps at soft top rear corners.
  10. Engage the retainers attaching the rear window to the body.
  11. Close latch at windshield frame.

1 - SOFT TOP CORNER J-STRAP
2 - QUARTER PANEL

 

 

1 - SPORT BAR
2 - REAR ROOF BOW
3 - SIDE ROOF BOW

 

 

1 - HALF DOOR WINDOW
2 - DOOR OPENING FRAME
3 - QUARTER WINDOW
4 - SOFT TOP
5 - ROOF BOW
6 - LATCH REINFORCEMENT

 

 

 

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