Originally Posted by rijosho
Pretty sure the tick fords required the "5 bar snap rail" above the door for it to secure to - it was not made to work with your gutter kit.
You'll also need an "alpine bow" between the b and c pillars. And the "tailgate bar" above the rear tailgate I believe was also applicable for use with the Tickfords. I would search Tickford in the for sale parts section here to get as many photos of one uninstalled and installed.
I have a feeling that you're going to have some difficulties fitting this top on a P&P cage as these were made to work with NAS padded cages, not P&P.
Best of luck.
Thanks for the input. I have seen a thread and haven't found it again, where someone suggested that adding a gutter kit would be an improvement to sealing a tickford at the doors, so of course having locked myself into that situation, I'm buying into it until proven wrong. May be some mod involved. Perhaps I can just add snaps to the gutter setup and make an aluminum rail. The top only cost $100 so not too much of a risk in giving it a try.
On the rail above the windshield, I have read a thread and seen pics where the ROW version doesn't curve down as far as the NAS, and the NAS type has a snap on each end. The solution suggested was that you add a snap directly on the windshield frame rather than spend $$ on an NAS rail which I see at around $500.
The PP Cage has a full size bar in place of the alpine bar. The rear loop has adjustment to pull back and add tension to the top if necessary. No idea if it's enough. It's intended to fit inside a ROW top without padding.
I guess I'll find out when I get the top in Cairo on January. I'm planning to ship the 90 back to the US next year on its 25th B-day, at which time I may have a tickford top for sale.