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How to Install Rugged Ridge No Drill Windshield Channel on your 1997-2006 Wrangler

Tools Required
  • 1/2 " Wrench or Socket.
Extreme Terrain
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Parts List:

(2) 1 ¼” Hex Head Bolts

(2) 5/16” Flat Washer

(2) J-Hook Bracket

(1) Header Bar

Step one:
Place the windshield retainer assembly on top of the bulb seal located along the top of the windshield. Locate the two J-hook brackets and orient them with the hooks towards the front of the channel and the threaded inserts facing upwards as seen in (Fig.1).

Step two:
Slide the J-hook bracket onto the windshield retainers J-hook mounting base making sure to catch the hook in the windshield slot. Insert a 5/16” x 1 ¼” Hex Head Bolt and 5/16” Flat Washer into the top into J-hook bracket. Secure the bracket to the retainer base using ½” wrench. Repeat this step for the other side (Fig.2).

Safety Glasses should be worn at all times while installing this product.

NOTE: While installing the windshield retainer J-hook bracket assembly, apply
FIRM pressure towards the front of vehicle to make sure that the assembly is
installed correctly.