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Old 10-16-2013, 10:54 AM   #1
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Taking the doors off

I bought a 2008 JKUX and noticed I don't have a tool to take the doors off. I thought it would be a simple torx bit, but I don't have torx screws at the hinges!?! Is there an aftermarket security kit for doors? I think I may be screwed here( pun not intended)

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Old 10-16-2013, 10:56 AM   #2
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Yes, there are aftermarket hinge locks. Put up a picture of what you have.

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Old 10-16-2013, 11:07 AM   #4
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they should lift right off the screws are not there
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Old 10-16-2013, 11:09 AM   #5
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they should lift right off the screws are not there
This. Although looks like they may need. Bit of wd40 should help.
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Old 10-16-2013, 11:18 AM   #6
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They may be a bit tough to get off. My back doors slide right off, but I had to use a jack with a block of wood to get the fronts off. Make sure to roll down your windows first, and if you have to use a jack go slow and try have someone there to help you catch the door when it decides to break loose.
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Old 10-16-2013, 11:23 AM   #7
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Thanks! That will have to wait for the weekend, and looking for security screws now, may as well replace them with those instead of OEM
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Old 10-16-2013, 12:09 PM   #8
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Best way to loosen the doors is to open the door fully, grab the edge of the door and "gently" rock the door/jeep (be sure not to let door swing fully out as you'll hit the cowl/fender, assuming you have disconnected). Not hard where you bend the doorpins into the hignes but enough to loosen the dirt/corrosion/whatever out of there. Once I get a little bit of play, I spray the heck out of it with WD-40. Few minutes later they should pull right out.

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