Is there a video on how to completely remove the soft top?

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Youtube is filled with videos on removing the panels and putting the top down but what about actually dismounting the soft top from the Jeep?





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That's pretty much it.
It can be done solo, but it's like wrestling an octopus to get the top off or back in place. Infinitely easier with a helper.
 

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It can be done solo, but it's like wrestling an octopus to get the top off or back in place.
This is true.

If you still have the soft top cover, put it on the top while it's folded back and it's much easier to handle when actually lifting it off the Jeep.
 

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Note from experience: Make sure you lock it in folded down position on each side!! If not, when you pull it off the frame, the springs will rotate the mechanism and pinch your fingers between the tube supports.

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As mentioned above, lock the mechanism and add a couple of straps around the roof material and frame arms to keep it from opening up as you lift it off. Buy a couple of long arm brackets to hang it on the garage wall.
 

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Note from experience: Make sure you lock it in folded down position on each side!! If not, when you pull it off the frame, the springs will rotate the mechanism and pinch your fingers between the tube supports.
Agreed! My wife got her JLU in May of '18. I built a wood cart for the hard top and we put the soft top on the next day, no issues. When my son and I removed it in the fall we forgot to wrap the protective cover around it and forgot to lock the latch mechanism. What a disaster!

Spring and fall of 2019 was much smoother with install and removal LOL.
 

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