Loose Fiberglass Upper doors - Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > General Jeep Discussions > General Jeep Discussion

Join Wrangler Forum Today

Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 08-13-2011, 02:29 PM
Thread Starter
Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 1
Sil.D is on a distinguished road
Loose Fiberglass Upper doors

I have a '91 Wrangler White with the factory renegade package and original grey "Renegade" striping with Grey Hardtop and matching fiberglass upper doors with the sliders. It looks great however, does not fit tight and as you speed up, they suck open at the tops and rear even more. I tried bending the mounting rods but didn't do much. The weather striping is good, the upper doors just do not fit tight in the opening. Any suggestions would be appreciated.

If I go to full doors, I lose the original renegade half doors that are mint including decals.
Sil.D is offline   Quote
Old 02-06-2012, 09:16 PM   #2
Carlton80's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 84
Carlton80 is on a distinguished road
I have a 98 with the same problem, first you need to make sure your hard top is situated well, after that you need to go to the hardware store pick up some lag bolts, I think I got 3/8s make sure there threaded all the way to the top. Pull all the pins in your lower doors; most of the time there broken. Go to the area in home depot or Lowes that has furniture hardware, there you should find a piece designed for holding casters it’s a small rind with 3/8ths threading going down throw the middle of it you will need 6 of these. After getting that go get some self tapping steel screws and some metal strips about 1 inch wide by 12 inches long they can be found in the roofing area. Make a hole in the metal strips large enough for the furniture piece to go through. I super glued it to the top so it wouldn’t move the furniture piece should have a lip on the top with tiny hole for finishing nails. After making my bracket I cut off the extra metal so I had a 3 by 1 rectangle with my hole in the middle. After making 6 of those take your inner door panels off and mount all 6 of your new mounts to the top of your doors, screw them in ,replace the panels, cut the lag bolts down about 2 inches, get some washers and put your top back on using the new lag bolts. The whole thing should cost less than 20 bucks and your doors will not move any more.
Carlton80 is offline   Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Need hardware to bolt down used upper hard doors on 97 TJ wmphipps TJ General Discussion Forum 1 06-09-2011 12:31 PM
Need upper half doors 95 YJ tnjeeprider Classifieds Archive 6 02-27-2011 07:09 AM
Fiberglass full doors fireman_033 YJ General Discussion Forum 15 03-11-2010 07:46 AM
Besttop hard upper doors bozz YJ General Discussion Forum 1 01-02-2008 08:17 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:43 AM.

User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.

Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC
« Back

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner