FUBAR'ed my soft top. Looking for a part

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Hey Guys and Gals,

I screwed up my new soft top and ruined the bar that is attached to it. I'm looking for a replacement part but I can't find soft top diagrams with part numbers anywhere. Can anyone help me find the part number for this so I can get it fixed? Many thanks in advance.

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Did you consider trying to repair it with some DIY magic? Honestly not sure if that’s a part you can buy but I’d check with Bestop.

Also, what did you do to break it?
 
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It's been my experience that Bestop won't sell you anything from the OEM tops. They politely say that while they make it for FCA, that all parts for it, including the top itself, are ordered through FCA. : - )

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Note to all noobs!

Besides the locking levers on each hinge, there is a release on the inside rear of the top. Learn from my $150 mistake and pull that release before dropping the top down all the way. that bar bends VERY easily.
 

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@Sgt Beavis

Thanks for posting to the community your advice!

Sorry to hear that but it looks like you’ll be up and running soon!

Also, for historical purposes for when people search if you could post the Part Number that’d be a good idea!
 
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68398992AA for the right side hinge.

68398993AA for the left side

 
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Well Snap. The local dealer said someone beat us to the part at the warehouse. Now have to wait until Thursday to get it.

Not a biggie in the grand scheme of things. I'll probably put my hardtop back on for now.
 

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Similar thing happened to me. Had the soft top on for the first time and flipped open the sunrider position and the garage won that battle. Bent in the exact place yours did. Waiting for the replacement hinge part as well. Good luck
 

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Similar thing happened to me. Had the soft top on for the first time and flipped open the sunrider position and the garage won that battle. Bent in the exact place yours did. Waiting for the replacement hinge part as well. Good luck
I did same thing, but crapped up my rails and everything else
 

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I did same thing, but crapped up my rails and everything else
Best I could tell was I only bent one other bracket that I straightened back in a bench vice so I'm hoping I only need the one part otherwise will need to order the rails too. Did you get everything fixed yet?
 

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Luckily I don't have room to even flip mine to sunrider position in my garage - it's small and the garage door opener would be in the way. Just have to make sure it's closed before I drive in :fingerscrossed:
 

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I can’t believe Jeep engineers haven’t gone frameless on the top yet. There is definitely enough roll bar to make it work.

Then use frameless doors so we can all have half doors. :angel:
 

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