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Old 01-11-2009, 10:13 AM   #1
Scooby Newbie
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2003 Baja Sport
SilverStone Metallic

Default ARE Cap Removal/Reinstallation Question

I have had my ARE cap now for a few months and removed it twice. I never have been able to get it to seal water tight between the back window of the main cabin and the front of the ARE cap. When I purchased the cap, they installed it by stretching a 2" x 4" across the inside lip and using ratchet tiedowns hooked to the bed tiedown rings to ratchet it down. When I tried this, I broke my 2x4 (as they did with theirs on the first try). Is there a secret to get the cap to reseat properly to seal tightly against the roof of the main vehicle?
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Old 01-28-2009, 06:18 PM   #2
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Dunno, mine slips right on and off... pinching my fingers constantly in the process.

I bought mine used and don't have any foam if that makes a difference.
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