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Old 03-19-2012, 09:46 AM   #1
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body armor trail doors

Any one have them? What do you think of them? Can I get some pics? If you have a red 2dr thAt would be rly nice...THANKS

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Any one have them? What do you think of them? Can I get some pics? If you have a red 2dr thAt would be rly nice...THANKS
I put mine on over a week ago, then added the Safari Straps a few days later, when the winds died down a little.












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I just told my wife that I am calling dibs on a grand of tax return monies -- and adding the sail window and back/slant/rear window portion of the safari straps, as well as the rear body armor doors to my (still on order) gecko JKU.

Being in AZ, I want some cover directly over the driver and passangers, but don't mind no doors for the front.

After looking at your pics -- I def' love the look.

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I just told my wife that I am calling dibs on a grand of tax return monies -- and adding the sail window and back/slant/rear window portion of the safari straps, as well as the rear body armor doors to my (still on order) gecko JKU.

Being in AZ, I want some cover directly over the driver and passangers, but don't mind no doors for the front.

After looking at your pics -- I def' love the look.

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Yeah, I got em mainly for use with the horde of nieces/nephews I've got...but I've been dying to put em on all winter, and once I did I really liked em and decided to leave em.
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I put mine on over a week ago, then added the Safari Straps a few days later, when the winds died down a little.








Dude....your jeep is sick....very nice
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KBWWOLF,

What mirrors do you have on your Body Armor doors? If not relocated stock mirrors, do you like them? Vibrate? Large enough?

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What mirrors do you have on your Body Armor doors? If not relocated stock mirrors, do you like them? Vibrate? Large enough?

Tks.
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I have just the rear doors on my Jeep. They are sorta hard to see in this picture:

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Can I get a pic of the latch to open the door
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Dude....your jeep is sick....very nice
Thanks man.

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KBWWOLF,

What mirrors do you have on your Body Armor doors? If not relocated stock mirrors, do you like them? Vibrate? Large enough?
4fit's right...see link below. Use the part # and order em off Amazon; they're about $50 cheaper.

They do vibrate, and the coverage on em isn't great (they're WYSIWYG, not "Images closer than they appear." I bought a pair of the round convex stick-on mirrors for the outside edge of the mirrors, which helps a lot.

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Can I get a pic of the latch to open the door
Indeed you can.

Front-facing view of latch. Fully adjustable...just slide up or down to fit the latch to the door hook, and bolt er down.
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Rear-facing view of latch, and how you open it.
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Indeed you can.

Front-facing view of latch. Fully adjustable...just slide up or down to fit the latch to the door hook, and bolt er down.

Rear-facing view of latch, and how you open it.
You my friend convinced me on getting a set how do u. Think they'll look on a red 2dr
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You my friend convinced me on getting a set how do u. Think they'll look on a red 2dr
I think they'd look awesome, as is.

But if you really wanted em to stand out, you could take off the straps, paint the doors red, and put the straps back on.

Check out the profile of WF member jpi1...he's got some tube doors (different kind) that he painted yellow to match his Jeep. Looks great.
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THANKS kbwwolf and 4fit, and everyone else for the pics, info and links.

My soft top and Body Armor doors will hopefully arrive this week. I just ordered the Body Armor mirrors.

Enjoy.
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Ok here is probably a stupid question. Is it possible to add some type of window to these doors. Or some sort of emergency cover that will help keep a sudden rain storm out?
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Ok here is probably a stupid question. Is it possible to add some type of window to these doors. Or some sort of emergency cover that will help keep a sudden rain storm out?
Not that I can think of...if you look closely at the first two photos in post #2, you'll see why. There's really no way to support something like that at the top.

Only way to stay dry with those doors on would be a complete rain cover, but you couldn't drive with that; you'd have to park and cover up.
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Do you have to switch out the body armor mirrors with the stock mirrors when you put your stock doors back? Or can you keep the body armor mirrors?

Or do you have to remove the mirrors anyway to change the doors so it's a non-issue when you switch doors...?

Sorry I don't have a jeep yet, working on my first build just wondering how much hassle it is to switch doors.

Oh and KBWwolf would you mind telling me the name of the rims you have? They're awesome!
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Love them!
Looks bad ass.....do they rattle? A lot/little? I installed mine last week and they're driving me insane, it feels like a 1968 old car with all the rattling around.
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Looks bad ass.....do they rattle? A lot/little? I installed mine last week and they're driving me insane, it feels like a 1968 old car with all the rattling around.
Over hard bumps they can a little, but not bad. I do have one that's worse than the others? I love them for my kids riding, plus they look bad ass and really give the jeep an awesome look compared to no doors alone!
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Mine rattled a lot also. I fixed it by adjusting this thing:

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Whatever it's called. Don't remember if I had to slide it in or out. It's a shame too, since I have to readjust it when I put the regular doors back on.

If someone has a better way to adjust/get rid of the rattles, I'd sure like to hear it.

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Mine rattled a lot also. I fixed it by adjusting this thing:

Whatever it's called. Don't remember if I had to slide it in or out. It's a shame too, since I have to readjust it when I put the regular doors back on.

If someone has a better way to adjust/get rid of the rattles, I'd sure like to hear it.

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Do you have to switch out the body armor mirrors with the stock mirrors when you put your stock doors back? Or can you keep the body armor mirrors?

Or do you have to remove the mirrors anyway to change the doors so it's a non-issue when you switch doors...?
The mirrors on my Body Armor doors are bolted onto the doors themselves. So all I do is remove the hard doors and install the Body Armor doors, and I'm ready to roll.

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Sorry I don't have a jeep yet, working on my first build just wondering how much hassle it is to switch doors.
This is how it works:

*Roll down all hard door windows (makes it easier to lift off doors).
*Remove bolts from hard door hinge pins.
*Unplug wiring harness to doors.
*Remove door strap and lift off door...careful here, especially if you're outside on a windy day. The wind can catch your door and swing it into the cowl and dent it. I take the limiting strap off last and lift the door off right away, but I've got a garage to work in so it's not that risky. Also, first time you take off the doors, dab a little white lithium grease onto the hinge pins for easier removal/install in the future.
*Drop-in Body Armor doors and attach limiting straps.
*Tighten nuts to hinge pin screws.

Probably takes me 30-40 minutes from drive-in to drive-out, but once I make the swap I leave it for the summer.

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Oh and KBWwolf would you mind telling me the name of the rims you have? They're awesome!
They are ATX Ledge (teflon) wheels in 16x8.

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Looks bad ass.....do they rattle? A lot/little? I installed mine last week and they're driving me insane, it feels like a 1968 old car with all the rattling around.
Mine rattle some, usually over bigger bumps. Not too bad...although, like WesterM3, I had one door that seemed to rattle a lot more than the others, right at the latch. I put some gaffer's tape on the latch and that took care of it; when I went back to full doors in the fall, I just peeled the tape off.

I will say this: if a little rattling bugs you, just go doorless.
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Awesome reply thanks a ton!
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Man, you guys have some great looking jeeps - even better with these doors!!

My front BA doors just arrived today. I must say that I am a bit apprehensive at first glance. It looks like these doors might have been returned to QT by a previous owner. The box was held closed by two pieces of plastic strapping but the staples were pretty much opened. Also, the webbing is already installed, as well as the retaining strap chrome loops. There are also some traces of blue paint on the door latch side of the drivers door. As far as I can tell, all the hardware is intact, even if the little baggies were held closed with scotch tape. Maybe that's just how it comes from Body Armor.

Unfortunately, I cannot install them tonight, but I will try tomorrow. I really want these doors to work because i love the way they look. I've seen so many mixed reviews on various forums about these, so I can only hope that I will be able to give a good review soon! Trying to keep my anxiety at bay in the meantime.....
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I have read on a few other forums that wrapping some adhesive Velcro tape around the door latch it will stop the rattle and saves having to readdust the latch.
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Or some electrical tape is another option.

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I have read on a few other forums that wrapping some adhesive Velcro tape around the door latch it will stop the rattle and saves having to readdust the latch.
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Or some electrical tape is another option.
+1

That's what I did. Helps a lot, not 100% but pretty close to no rattles.

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