Hardtop Type: 1-Piece Removable Hardtop
Truck Model: Kia Sportage (1998-2002)

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.


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

1. Kia Sportage with a Rally Top hardtop.

2. Unzip side windows (driver & passenger side).

3. Remove side windows (driver & passenger side).

4. Unzip rear window.

5. Remove rear window.

6. Pull down on soft top to disengage from flange

7. Do both rear corners (driver & passenger side).

8. Pull forward to disengage soft top from front flange.

9. Remove soft top totally from front flange.

10. Unscrew hoop assembly (driver & passenger side).

11. Remove soft top assembly (driver & passenger side).

12. Remove attach bolt (driver & passenger side).

13. Remove attach bolt (driver & passenger side).

14. Remove attach bolt (driver & passenger side).

15. Remove bolt under rubber (driver & passenger side).

16. Remove side flange (driver & passenger side).

17. It should look like this.

18. It should look like this.

19. Install top, then install bolt/washer (driver & passenger side).

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

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