Simple installation for anyone.
Hey, what's up, guys? I'm Ryan from ExtremeTerrain. And today, I'm here with the Bestop Safari Bikini Top cable-style with windshield channel in black diamond fitting your 2010 to 2018 two-door JK. This is gonna be for the Jeep owner that's looking for a quick and easy-installing top to provide some protection without the need to put the top back on. Now, this top is going to cover the front and rear, protecting you, your passengers, and your interior from the elements, while providing plenty of fresh air. This is made of durable vinyl in a black diamond finish, and it is designed to stretch and fit your Jeep perfectly. Now, this comes with a preinstalled header channel and is a direct bolt-on, so there's no drilling required, and it stays tight with spring assist. This unique top comes with everything needed to install and Bestop even offers it in different colors, so you can match your Jeep. So door surrounds are required to fit this perfectly on your Jeep, whether they're aftermarket or OEM. However, this top is reasonably priced, as far as these tops go, at around $180. And of course, with Bestop, you're getting a great product that is gonna last you for years. As far as install goes, I am gonna give this a one out of three wrenches on the difficulty meter, since you can install this in about an hour using basic hand tools. Now, with that being said, let's hop into our install. We're gonna begin this installation with our top down. Since we already have our top removed, we're gonna start with this front bolt on our soundbar. We're gonna use a 10-millimeter wrench to remove that and install this strap. So we're gonna take our spring retention strap and we're going to install our bolt up through there, and then we'll just reinstall our bolt. Once you have that in, you can tighten it up with a 10-millimeter socket. So next, we're gonna take our J-Hook strap. We're gonna install this into the buckle in the center of our Bikini Top. So we're gonna go through the back of our buckle like, and then down through the front. You're gonna do the same thing for that other side. So next, we're gonna take this top and center it on the vehicle, so we can attach our header channel. This header channel is going to hang over the front windshield channel, since we're gonna bolt it to our footman loops. You have two threaded holes in your header channel. What we're gonna do is we're gonna take this knob with a threaded screw-on, and we're gonna use this bracket to go through this footman loop into this header channel. So there's a V in this. We're gonna place this up through the V, and this is going to sit right in there. So we're going to pull this down and on top, and then screw that in. So after you get the header installed, the next thing we're gonna do is make sure that this is in the proper position. Now, there is a cable inside of here. If you have the OEM, the original door surrounds, you will want to drape this on the outside. If you have aftermarket ones, you'll want to drape this on the inside. So you wanna make sure that that is in the proper position. Now, we're going to attach these buckles to the spring. So we're going to get this spring out of this little pocket here. Then, we're gonna take this buckle, and we're gonna hook this end onto there. This end is then gonna go through this strap, and this is what's gonna pull that tight. So for this buckle, we're gonna go through the back slot of the buckle and then through the front, and that way we'll be able to tighten this up just like that. So while we're on this side, we're gonna go ahead and get these other two buckles in. Now, this strap is going to go down, around behind this soundbar, and then back up through this buckle. Same thing, we're gonna go through the back slot, and then down through the front slot. So we're gonna do the same thing for this back one. And we're gonna leave them relatively loose for now, until we get the other side on. Dig that spring out, attach our end onto there. So all the way at the back of the top, we're gonna install these rear straps. Now, these straps keep tension and keep the whole thing pulled back so it's tight. So we're gonna go down on the inside and then up to the buckle, through the backside of the buckle, and then down through the front. Same thing goes for the other side. Down on the inside of the roll bar, underneath the seat belt, and then back through the buckle. So last but not least, we're gonna do the center straps. And these J-Hooks are gonna go around the back of the soundbar, and then hook into the holes in the center roll bar. So that's gonna wrap up my review and install. For more videos like this, check us out at extremeterrain.com.
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Full Strapless Bikini for Your Jeep. When you want to enjoy that open-air feel as you travel throughout the city, turn to the Bestop Safari Bikini Top w/ Windshield Channel. This top is a full, strapless bikini top for your Jeep and will help keep you protected from the elements, but allow you to enjoy fresh air at the same time. This top is unique because the header comes already installed for you. This top will provide you with the OE look and style you want to maintain.
Color Match Option. The Bestop Safari Bikini Top w/ Windshield Channel features a color match option that allows you to make sure your new top will match the exterior of your Jeep. Bestop is committed to superior products and you will love all of the features of this top from its longevity to its feel.
Color Matched. One of the nice things about the Bestop Safari Bikini Top w/ Windshield Channel is that it can be color matched to your Jeep’s exterior. This top is made from some of the best materials on the market. You will find that the header comes already installed on this piece. The top is made from a vinyl that is designed to stretch and fit your Jeep perfectly.
Windshield Channel Provided. Unlike some other products, the Bestop Safari Bikini Top w/ Windshield Channel comes with all of the hardware you need to include the windshield channel. The header comes already installed so you should expect installation to take about an hour, but it is considered simple.
Warranty. 1-Year Limited Warranty.
Note: Factory style door surrounds required for proper fitment.
Fitment: 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 Details
CA Residents: WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
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