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    ok so i have almost put my besttop supertop that came with my jeep on a couple of times only to find out im missing something. whats the deal with the windshield channel with this thing? i know on the regular top it was attached to the fabric. do i have to have a certain kind of channel for this or what? maybe its just me but it seems like a poor design. why cant all tops have a universal channel that attaches to the fabric so you dont have to worry about that PITA plastic to tuck in?
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    nothin huh?
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    No idea, maybe it helps them to keep the price lower on the top and still force you to buy that extra piece.

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    Quote Originally Posted by miljeep View Post
    No idea, maybe it helps them to keep the price lower on the top and still force you to buy that extra piece.
    yeah, i guess its like the military, simple would make too much sense. haha, guess i'll be calling besttop
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    its all about the $ if they made the tops attach the same then you wouldn't have to spend more money on the attachment

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    I have a supertop and there is a channel that needs to be put on the windshield and then the top slides in the channel. If that makes sense?

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    Quote Originally Posted by terrydaktal View Post
    I have a supertop and there is a channel that needs to be put on the windshield and then the top slides in the channel. If that makes sense?
    so when you take the top down does the channel come down with the top or do you have to take the top out of the channel? and what channel do you have?
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    Quote Originally Posted by terrydaktal View Post
    I have a supertop and there is a channel that needs to be put on the windshield and then the top slides in the channel. If that makes sense?
    I have the same top. The channel stays on my windshield and I pop the top onto it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cjack350 View Post
    I have the same top. The channel stays on my windshield and I pop the top onto it.
    how difficult is that to deal with? sounds like more trouble than its worth.
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    Quote Originally Posted by afjeep View Post
    how difficult is that to deal with? sounds like more trouble than its worth.
    I was actually really surprised at how easy it was.
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