Anyone tried to modify a factory soft top to work on a raptor?

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Anyone have any input. The bestop trektop is a no go. It is a permanent replace t. Lots of brackets and seals that neet to be stuck on. No way to put the hardtop back on if you want. So im thinkin with a little modification to the top bracketry, the factory top will work. Any thoughts?
 

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Just as caution, the Raptor specific additional B and C Pillar braces are to Not be removed or modified including the outside plastic trim on the braces according to the owners manual.
 
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Yep. Got it. Was talkin about modifying the soft top brackets to fit around what is there already.
 

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Just as caution, the Raptor specific additional B and C Pillar braces are to Not be removed or modified including the outside plastic trim on the braces according to the owners manual.
Whoops. I took the two bolts out of mine on the driver side rear bracket and mounted a fire extinguisher. I did put them right back where they were, but with dealerships these days you never know. Ha.
 

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Whoops. I took the two bolts out of mine on the driver side rear bracket and mounted a fire extinguisher. I did put them right back where they were, but with dealerships these days you never know. Ha.
Those braces are doing a lot of work to stiffen the body by 50%, there is probably a torque spec on them that's not available to us yet.
 

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