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Old August 6th, 2013, 10:08 PM
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Question about the header bar and seal.

Seems that the bolt holes line up, but my gutter pieces are slightly in the way of the header bar sitting where it should (maybe 1/4-1/2 inch too far forward).

Looks like notching the trailing edge of the header bar a bit would fix the prob. Curious if I'm missing something.

Also, is there a gasket/seal that should go between the top of the windscreen and the header bar? Bead of silicon? Thx
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Old August 7th, 2013, 05:11 PM
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Old August 7th, 2013, 06:29 PM
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There was a rubber seal that came with my header bar. I imagine some silicone would do fine though.
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There was a rubber seal that came with my header bar. I imagine some silicone would do fine though.
Thanks. Did it require notching the header bar?
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Old August 8th, 2013, 12:30 AM
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I did not need to cut the header bar in any way (though I have a ROW bar). I've never heard of anyone having to do that. I don't have a gutter kit, though.
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I use a whole tube of sillicon to get a good seal (and avoid getting water to spill on driver and passenger when it rains). However, using too much sillicon makes the header bar hard to remove if you need to reinstall the hardtop in the winter, like me. I find that the seal & peel type of winterizing sillicon works best, but it will only last a season 4 to 6 months at best under actual driving conditions.
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I use a whole tube of sillicon to get a good seal (and avoid getting water to spill on driver and passenger when it rains). However, using too much sillicon makes the header bar hard to remove if you need to reinstall the hardtop in the winter, like me. I find that the seal & peel type of winterizing sillicon works best, but it will only last a season 4 to 6 months at best under actual driving conditions.
Ahhhh thanks. Ok I only have a soft top. Hugely helpful
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Old August 8th, 2013, 03:38 PM
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I just use foam stick on tape.usualy used to seal air conditoioners in windows to put my header bar on.

No notching required
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