Jeep CJ/Scrambler 1971-1986 Repair Guide

Roll Bar

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

The following procedures apply only to factory-installed roll bars. Aftermarket roll bars may differ significantly!

Through 1986 Models

Torx® fasteners are used.



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Fig. Fig. 1: Roll bar components, note the location of the reinforcement bars

  1. Remove the left front seat.
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  3. Remove the hardtop, or, fold the soft top back.
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  5. Tilt the right front seat forward.
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  7. Remove any carpeting.
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  9. Remove the roll bar-to-body bolts.
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  11. Using a heat gun, such as tool J-25070 or equivalent, heat the area around the mounting brackets to soften the sealer.
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  13. Align the bolt holes before installation. Use new sealer. Don't tighten any of the bolts until they all are installed and the assembly is aligned.
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