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Help with stuck zipper

Discussion in 'Wrangler JK (2007-2017)' started by Billy1234, Jul 22, 2017.

  1. Jul 22, 2017 at 3:57 AM
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    Billy1234

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    IMG_1276.jpg I tried a temp fix with tape lol but it didn't work. I'm tired of looking at it like this. I tried getting the corrosion off with wd40 and a wire brush but it didn't work too well. And now it's starting to rip the metal off the window where the end of the zipper is. It just wont move damn it!
     
  2. Jul 22, 2017 at 4:45 AM
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    Is your zipper stuck....I just pried mine open and actually found a guy who repairs ..shoes pants ..jacket zippers and such and put new zipper connections on...??
     
  3. Jul 22, 2017 at 4:51 AM
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    Didn't really think of that and yea it's corroded stuck. This is my fix for today lolIMG_1278.jpg@Drd88
     
  4. Jul 22, 2017 at 8:13 AM
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    Once you go naked all your problems just melt away....(thats a good line during hookups by the way). I miss my so basic YJ when it was naked all summer rain or shine. Just grabbed a towel to wipe off the vinyl seats and drain holes opened ....so simple with minimal electronics

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  5. Jul 22, 2017 at 12:38 PM
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    There is this stuff you can by that is specially for zippers by the brand "Mothers" that works wounders. I was looking at it the other day at the local parts store. They also make stuff for the soft top to clean it. You just spray it on wait a minute or five then wash off with water.
     
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  6. Jul 22, 2017 at 12:39 PM
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    Here is a good quote. "She never wears a top, she likes to get dirty, and she always lets me inside...A jeep is the perfect wife or girlfriend." LOL
     
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  7. Jul 22, 2017 at 1:25 PM
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    That is the perfect quote!
     
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  8. Jul 22, 2017 at 6:07 PM
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    Lets not forget friends with benefits...lol
     
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  9. Jul 22, 2017 at 6:18 PM
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    Agreed. I'm either in her, on top of her, under her, or playing with her. Best friend with benefits I've ever had.
     
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  10. Jul 22, 2017 at 6:18 PM
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    Nice to see you finally washer her Billy. Lol.
     
  11. Jul 23, 2017 at 2:12 AM
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    Lol well kinda. Gotta fix the window befor i wash her.
     
  12. Jul 23, 2017 at 5:22 AM
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    Fixed it!!!!!!IMG_1282.jpg
     
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  13. Jul 23, 2017 at 6:09 AM
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    Great job! What did you use or do to break down the corrosion that affected the zipper? I had some success in the past against corrosion with WD40 which has lubricant/solvent properties but might be ineffective against say somebody's milkshake spill or whatever. An old trick with zippers was wax which could help keep it lubed.
     
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  14. Jul 23, 2017 at 6:31 AM
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    Pulled iff the old zipper and now i only have 1 zipper for the back window wd40 worked a bit to help but pulled the stop off and took the old one right off
     
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  15. Jul 23, 2017 at 6:06 PM
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    Wow...good idea. Never thought about that.
     
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  16. Jul 23, 2017 at 6:26 PM
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    Man....this thread title gives me shivers......
     
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  17. Jul 23, 2017 at 6:29 PM
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    Why's that Chris? Ever had this issue? :(:rofl:
     
  18. Jul 23, 2017 at 6:30 PM
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    no......:anonymous:
     
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  19. Jul 23, 2017 at 6:37 PM
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    How come there's no pants on fire emogies. Just whatever this is:bananadead:. Lol. You sure Chris. ;)
     
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