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Lowering The JK Windshield: The Comprehensive Guide

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Old 03-29-2016, 02:17 PM
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We spent about half a day taking the windshield down (and off) a 2016 Willy's Wrangler. Here's what the process looks like, what the Jeep's like to drive naked, how to put it all back together, and a quick leak test after the re-assembly!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUY12zT21kY
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Default Nice video!!

Its a lot of work to take it down/Off. I'v got too many aftermarket parts to fold it down, but I could just take it off like you guys did. Nice video I'm sure you have inspired someone to flip it down.
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That guy has no clue. The jeep looks pretty cool without the windshield though.
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That guy has no clue. The jeep looks pretty cool without the windshield though.
lol... I know I can take the top down and doors off way faster.. Also can someone please show him how to properly fold the top so it looks neat instead of a unmade bed.
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that dude is clueless lol....
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Too much work to wind up with bugs in your teeth. I'm fine with doors and top off. So people just have to push the limits
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This is mine a few days after purchase in 2007. It was the first and last time the windshield went down. We've done plenty of off-roading and plenty of mods added since (both the kids and Jeep have grown), but never the need to have the windshield down again. Mine didn't re-bolt back at the same angle, so band of white primer shows on inside --- lower your windshield, but honestly, its not worth the hastle.

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This is mine a few days after purchase in 2007. It was the first and last time the windshield went down. We've done plenty of off-roading and plenty of mods added since (both the kids and Jeep have grown), but never the need to have the windshield down again. Mine didn't re-bolt back at the same angle, so band of white primer shows on inside --- lower your windshield, but honestly, its not worth the hastle.

hrm... doesn't look as cool on a 4DR either....
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Originally Posted by westchester View Post
This is mine a few days after purchase in 2007. It was the first and last time the windshield went down. We've done plenty of off-roading and plenty of mods added since (both the kids and Jeep have grown), but never the need to have the windshield down again. Mine didn't re-bolt back at the same angle, so band of white primer shows on inside --- lower your windshield, but honestly, its not worth the hastle.
Did you have to take the front portion of the rollbar off? I've never seen that before. My buddy took his windshield down and said his seals didn't line up right afterwards. Another leaking spot.
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He may not have a clue, but I admire his can-do attitude!!

Me, I would never make an instructional video about something I've never done before myself.
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