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How to Install a Bestop Door Surround Kit on your 1997-2006 Jeep Wrangler TJ

Tools Required
  • Basic Hand Tools Required
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Parts List



1 - Install Door Surrounds

Remove the hard top. If your vehicle has molded seals on the belt rail, remove them by pulling up on the plastic rivet.

Locate the left and right Door Surrounds. Insert the pin in the bottom of the Door Surround into the hole in the belt rail behind the door. 


2 - Install Door Surround Knobs

Press the channels along the top of the Door Surround around the horizontal sport bar, above the door opening. Insert two Knobs into the Door Surround and tighten them down.


3 - Orient Tailgate Mounts

Locate the left and right Tailgate Mounts. Place the holes in the mounts over the dimples in the vehicle body. Mark the hole locations.


4 - Drill Holes

Drill a 1/8" hole at the marked locations. Deburr the holes and seal the edges of the holes with Silicone Sealant.


5 - Install Tailgate Mounts

Install the Tailgate Mounts with two #8 x 1/2" Pan Head Washer Screws for each mount.


6 - Install Top Arch

Insert one end of the top arch in to the slot in the middle of one of the Door Surrounds. Push the other end inward to flex the bow and insert it into the slot on the other side of the vehicle.



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