The start of this was to pull the seats and soft top from the Jeep. If we cared about the windshield, we’d have removed or covered it as well. Welding slag can make safety glass practically explode on highways. You could ask us how we know, but are pleading the fifth. After several fitments, trimming, grinding, and more fitment, we came to the conclusion that there wasn’t enough “down” on the upper part of our downtube.