Stuck in the rain with the top down - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

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

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 05-28-2013, 04:52 PM   #1
Newb
 
Join Date: May 2013
Posts: 1
Stuck in the rain with the top down

Hello all,
First day with my new 2013 Sahara and of course the top is down. I tried to beat the dark skies. They won, I got caught in a major thunderstorm and had to struggle to put up the new top up on the side of the highway. Cloth seats which are pretty wet at the moment. Is there anything electric I should worry about or are these JK's pretty sealed up?

Safety2day is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 05-28-2013, 06:41 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
Kennyksu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: Colorado
Posts: 66
The electric is pretty good. Best thing you can do with wet electrical, don't use it until it's dry. Seats will bry pretty quickly, carpet can be a hassle. Lift it up and get a fan moving some air. Check the pull out tub under the rear mat for water (pull the plastic and check the metal tub underneath. Also check your jack area. it's a good problem to have though, you won't see a Honda Pilot with this issue

__________________
Kenny
Kennyksu is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 05-29-2013, 05:50 AM   #3
Jeeper
 
DF Jeep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Southern New Hampshire
Posts: 129
Pull all the plugs in the floor. Rugs pull out easily and hang dry. When this happened to me (completely filled cup holders) I put the top up, no windows no doors, and drove up the highway. The seats were completely dry by the time I got to work.
__________________
Defend New Hampshire
Live Free or Die
DF Jeep is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 05-29-2013, 06:18 AM   #4
_3m
Supporting Member

WF Supporting Member
 
_3m's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: pittsburgh, Pa
Posts: 2,764
I've been busted a few times by Mother Nature, as stated pull the plugs and get a good wet vac to suck up what you can from the carpet. I parked out in the Florida sun and that dried up what was left.
__________________
Life isn't about how you survive the storm, but how you dance in the rain
_3m is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may 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




» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:36 AM.



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