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Rugged Ridge

Rugged Ridge develops Jeep parts and Jeep accessories for the growing Jeep and off road enthusiast. Rugged Ridge is a division of Omix-ADA, one of the leaders for replacement and restoration Jeep parts. With this know-how and experience the Rugged Ridge pedigree is well established in the Jeep market and with the Jeep enthusiast. Rugged Ridge has designed and manufactured over 3,000 products for the Jeep market and continues to develop hundreds of additional Jeep accessories each year. Many of the recent developed Jeep accessories are patented, like the Jeep floor liners, Jeep snorkel and Jeep XHD modular bumpers. Count on Rugged Ridge to provide you with true and proven Jeep parts and accessories.

Windshield Channels

These upgraded preassembled Windshield Headers from Rugged Ridge install quickly and easily. Just attach your Brief/Island Topper and place the header channel on the top of your windshield, slide the clamps onto the supplied knobs and clamp the channel in place. The channel is now securely held in place and ready for summer wheeling. No drilling or modifications required!


Note: will work with Bestop and other aftermarket summer tops. No drill Windshield Header required for installation of Pocket Briefs/Summer Briefs and Island Toppers on all 1997- 2006 and 2007-2014 Wranglers and Unlimited. Windshield Channels are required for installation of Summer Briefs and Island Toppers on all 1976-1995 CJ/Wranglers.



Standard Features
  • -Aluminum

  • -No drilling necessary on 1997-2012 Wranglers. *Earlier models

  • -Easy to install

  • -Required for Summer Briefs and Island Toppers

WARNING: Loss of vehicle control involves risk of death or serious injury, particularly to parts of your body not restrained within vehicle. This product is intended for weather protection only and should not be relied upon to contain occupants in the event of an accident or to protect from either ground contact or falling objects. To reduce risk of accident injury:
-Always wear seat belts
-Read and follow all instructions and warnings accompanying this product, in vehicle owner’s manual and Off Road Driving Supplement.

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  1. Windshield Channel, No Drill, 97-06 Jeep Wrangler

    This is the no-drill windshield channel that is required to install summer briefs and roll bar tops on all 97-06 Jeep Wrangler (TJ). Learn More

  2. Front Windshield Header, Aluminum, 07-15 Jeep Wrangler

    This aluminum no-drill front windshield header from Rugged Ridge fits 07-15 Jeep Wrangler with summer brief tops and roll bar tops. Learn More

  3. Windshield Channel, Steel, 07-15 Jeep Wrangler (JK)

    This stamped steel windshield channel from Rugged Ridge fits 07-15 Jeep Wrangler (JK), for use with summer brief and summer tops. Learn More

  4. Windshield Channel, Drill, 76-95 Jeep CJ and Wrangler

    This windshield channel from Rugged Ridge fits 76-83 Jeep CJ5, 76-86 CJ7, 81-86 CJ8, and 87-95 Wrangler (YJ). Minor drilling required. Learn More

  5. Windshield Channel, Drill, 97-02 Jeep Wrangler (TJ)

    This windshield channel is required for the installation of summer briefs and roll bar tops on all 97-02 Jeep Wrangler (TJ). Minor drilling required. Learn More

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