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I found Wally World had vinyl. I bought a 6' piece of the thickest material for around $5.50. I used a gromet device and placed a line of gromets at the top portion. These were fastened using zip ties to the top portion of the bar assembly. I then measured down and placed gromets on the vertical portions. I placed the bottom gromet a little short and used a bungee with a ball to provide a little downward pull to keep it tight.



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I originally mounted my stereo in the glove box. I moved it up high and mounted my gun rack as well. I made the plywood box, cut the holes for the speakers and bought some sony speakers;

 

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Good idea!
 

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Sounds like it would make a good bed cover also for hauling stuff you dont want to get wet. I like it!!! looks great!!!
 

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Great idea. I've always used velcro, but one side or the other always comes unstuck. Velcro definitely doesn't like the wrinkle finish on mine...gromets are the way to go!!! Thanks, Mike
 

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Hey there Mike, just thought Id chime in about the velcro not liking your wrinkle finish. I also had that same problem when I did my soft door install. I found a product that I think you and many others who read this may like alot. Its an aerosol contact cement that will bond almost any thing to anything. We used to use it when I worked for a counter top manufacturer. Since then I have relied on it to fasten many things other that laminates. Its very simple to use. When I did my install on the doors, like you I found that the sticky backed velcro that they sent would'nt stick very good so I dug out my old trusty can of contact cement and went to work.
All you do is spray the back of the velcro piece you want to attach to the roll bar then spray the area on the roll bar where you want to place the velcro. I would highly recomend that you either tape off what you dont want over spray on, or you use a panel behind the object your spraying. After using this stuff you'll see what I'm talking about. But any ways spray the 2 items, LET THEM SIT SEPARATELY FOR ABOUT 3-5 MINUTES then stick the 2 glued surfaces together. Be sure you have them where you want them the FIRST time because you most likely will never get them apart . I have had real good luck with this stuff, About the only thing this stuff wont stick to has been glossy finishes and oily spots, But usually If you scuff up and clean even these surfaces this glue will adhere after proper prep. This magic stuff is found at almost any Home depot, Lowes , and the like type store. The particular brand I'm using is Wilsonart 700A spray adhesive. Its most general purpose is to adhere kitchen counter top laminates to custom built counter tops. Good luck Mike, This stuff has proven very reliable for me, hopefully you and others will have the same results. Aaron.
 

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Good idea, thanks for the info
 

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Yea, thanks Aaron. I'm sure I'll have to do something soon, because it's coming loose in several places. Nice to have several alternatives...
 

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We tried your Idea using vinyl bought at yours truly, followed your lead and it worked out great. We have made up my mind that when trailering the XP that we will roll up the vinyl so no wind damage occurs.
Thanks for another great Idea.
RSQ142
 

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I have had the vinyl back window in my ranger for over a year. Mine is held in with tape and I trailer with it in place no problem.
Joe in Tucson
 

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good idea guys you called it a window jaybey is this clear vinyl you used ?
 

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I've used a clear shower curtain from K-Mart ($2.99) with velcro - I like the idea of gromets!!
 
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