Hardtop Type: 1-Piece Removable Hardtop
Truck Model: Jeep Wrangler TJ (1997-2006)

General Safety Information:

Instructions – Safety

Your Rally Tops Hardtop will come with all the necessary parts to complete your installation. To safely lift and install this hardtop, you will need the assistance of at least one other person. The following instructions are examples of the installation. Please follow the instructions that are included with your Rally Top.

REMEMBER: It is the owner’s responsibility to insure proper installation and perform monthly maintenance checks of fasteners. Doing so will assure safe operation and long life of your upper hard doors.

Instructions – Warning

WARNING: The top on this vehicle is designed only for additional protection against the elements. Do not rely on the top to contain occupants within the vehicle or to protect against intrusion of foreign objects, nor injury during an accident. Make sure all brackets and screws are tight. Periodically check for tightness and retighten when necessary. Wear seat belts at all times.

Parts Provided:

  • 6 each – Bolt 5/16 x 18 x 1 1/4
  • 6 each – Nut 5/16 x 18
  • 6 each – Washer 5/16
  • Instruction sheet


Follow the instructions and perform the steps in the sequence given. Shortcuts to the directions may result in an unsatisfactory installation.

1. Unzip side windows and remove.

2. Unzip rear window and remove.

3. Pull back bar to disengage and remove.

4. Pull down on corners and remove.

5. Pry open side connections with screwdriver.

6. Remove side connections to door frame.

7. Disengage soft top from windshield.

8. Pull back soft top.

9. Remove bolt from soft top frame.

10. Pry off soft top frame from roll bar.

11. Remove soft top.

12. Unscrew door pins & remove frames.

13. Remove rear bar holders.

14. See pre-installation instruction sheet.

15. Do not remove end seal.

16. Install hardtop on vehicle with at least 2 people.

17. Install 6 bolts with washers using nut plates.

18. Adjust the cam locks to medium tension..

You’re Done! Enjoy!


Before you tighten down the flange bolts make sure the top is centered on the windshield. Make sure the top is equal distance in both corners.

Sit in the front seat and look up at the windshield. Make sure the windshield stop is not hug up on the molding. It should look like this.

Check to make sure the clearance between the door and the top looks like this. Too close will pinch the door seal. Too much clearance will cause air leakage.

Need more help?

Installing your Rally Top sport truck hardtop is a simple process, but we are always ready to lend expert advice.

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