If your vehicle has a factory hard top or soft-top, you need to purchase a Quick Detach Header Retainer to keep your bikini top on. If you're previously purchased a Supertop, then you already have this part.
This item is absolutely required when installing the Bikini top. There should have been an ordering option for complete Bikini top kit with this piece included. I understand that when I replace the top in the future I will only need to buy the Bikini top as this piece will be perfectly serviceable for the next top.
Great product - two bolts to tighten and you are done. Much better than trying to drill holes and use screws.
I have a 89 yj, will the channel for the soft work with this,or do you have to remove and will the channel work with the soft top, OE from 2008? Thanks, Craig
Asked by Just Craig from Roanoke Rapids, NC on
Hi Just Craig, This Bestop Windshield Channel in Black is for the soft tops and bikini tops used on Jeeps through the '95 models, it can't be used on an '08 model. Thank you for your inquiry.
Answered by Jim G Ext 4806 from Roanoke Rapids, NC on
Will this quick detach windshield header also work with your safari style top? Also why do I need this product if I already had a softop on my 1998 wrangler?
Asked by Berville Badger from Berville, MI on
Hi Berville Badger, This Bestop Quick Detach Windshield Header in Black is designed to attach the Safari and shorter bikini tops to the Jeep TJ windshield frame, it's a unique channel for these tops that is different than the header that holds on an OEM top. Thank you for your inquiry.
Answered by Jim G Ext 4806 from Berville, MI on
Will this Bestop header work with the Smittybilt Extended Top Bikini?
Asked by Byron from on
Hello Byron, Yes, this header channel will fit the Smittybilt Extended Top. Thank you.
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