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Old 10-25-2012, 07:01 PM   #5761
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The cheap ebay kind. They suck. The light pattern is horrible. http://pages.ebay.com/motors/link/?n...d=190745317242
Dang, they look cool though, guess I'll make some custom ones

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Old 10-25-2012, 07:22 PM   #5762
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How did u do this!!! And can u post up more pics an info please
Made of plywood, and bedlined over it, ill post pics tomorrow when its daylight. I've got 30 bucks in the pair

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Old 10-25-2012, 08:49 PM   #5763
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What kind of rims are these? I have similar ones and I'm looking for a matching spare. I haven't had any luck.
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Old 10-25-2012, 09:04 PM   #5764
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Here's one! Custom Grill Inserts!!! Super cheap too...here's what it took:
1. Piece of rain gutter cage - $3.00
2. 4" zipties - $2.00
3. Black Spray paint - (had on hand so $0.00)

Of course I bought the plastic rugged ridge frames for the grill for about $50, but the mod was definitely worth it! Keeps out the leaves and looks pretty good if I can say so myself....




hey thats cool... wonder if I could just do the black screen with out the incerts,, put them behind the slots ?
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Old 10-25-2012, 09:40 PM   #5765
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Made of plywood, and bedlined over it, ill post pics tomorrow when its daylight. I've got 30 bucks in the pair
Yea that would be great would love to do this, never thought of building them, may try to draw up some stuff, jw do they actually latch to the door latch or no
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Old 10-25-2012, 09:43 PM   #5766
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Yea that would be great would love to do this, never thought of building them, may try to draw up some stuff, jw do they actually latch to the door latch or no
Velcro.
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Velcro.
pics are a must when you have time
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Old 10-25-2012, 09:50 PM   #5768
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Yea that would be great would love to do this, never thought of building them, may try to draw up some stuff, jw do they actually latch to the door latch or no
Latch they do
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Old 10-25-2012, 09:53 PM   #5769
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pics are a must when you have time
I was being a smart ass. Haha.
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:06 PM   #5770
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I was being a smart ass. Haha.
I know that. that post was supposed to be quoting the one who built those doors. I'm on my phone, and have been having some issues with this app
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:08 PM   #5771
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I know that. that post was supposed to be quoting the one who built those doors. I'm on my phone, and have been having some issues with this app
Gotta love technology...
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:16 PM   #5772
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Made some grab handles. I used straps that are used in strykers/tanks and small d-rings.
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:13 AM   #5773
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Autozone. $7 for an 8" led strip.
Lol I know! But I'm asking if you guys think it would look better laid flat on the bulb around it or what?
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:15 AM   #5774
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Lol I know! But I'm asking if you guys think it would look better laid flat on the bulb around it or what?
On the housing I would imagine would look best.
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:51 AM   #5775
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hey thats cool... wonder if I could just do the black screen with out the incerts,, put them behind the slots ?
I think you could probably rig something up like that...I have seen them shell sheets on eBay for around $35-50 in different types of mesh for a grill and they are 2x4 foot sections so would be easier to use then the rain gutter cages which come in 3 foot lengths and are maybe 6" or so wide. I'm not 100% sure how you would fasten them...but sure there is a way if you could get behind the jeep grill...guessing it would have to be removed and then who knows what else...this was a fast easy under 1 hour fix I did. And I probably didn't even need the zip ties to hold them into place but figured I would use them anyway since they are black and blend right in...
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Old 10-26-2012, 09:53 AM   #5776
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Love the grill inserts! Sell me some?
Thanks! They're easy enough to do...you'd have fun with it! I think they look better than the billet inserts and are much cheaper too!
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Homemade half doors
The latch is a just a regular gate latch. The hinges are small barn door style that I ground the head off the pin and knocked it out with a center punch. Then I beat a piece of 3/8 steel rod into the hole.
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Old 10-26-2012, 03:41 PM   #5778
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Had an old ammo can laying around, so decided to use it for some additional storage.
Installed two nutserts in the tail gate.

Drilled two holes in the ammo can and mounted to the gate.

Fits all this stuff now.
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Old 10-26-2012, 04:05 PM   #5779
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Had an old ammo can laying around, so decided to use it for some additional storage.
Installed two nutserts in the tail gate.

Drilled two holes in the ammo can and mounted to the gate.

Fits all this stuff now.
Thats awesome....
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Old 10-26-2012, 04:08 PM   #5780
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Another fun project I did with my factory front bumper.

Shortened it up a bit and changed the look a bit.




Finished product.

Had a lot of fun practicing my welding/fab skills.
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Old 10-26-2012, 04:12 PM   #5781
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Another fun project I did with my factory front bumper.

Shortened it up a bit and changed the look a bit.

Finished product.

Had a lot of fun practicing my welding/fab skills.
That is also awesome......
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Old 10-26-2012, 06:17 PM   #5782
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howdy fellow jeepers.. so i was looking up a way to get my fishing rods to the river with my jeep, but all i could find was a front bumper mounted rod holder that cost 350$... so i went my own route. i took a board, made up my own measurements, and used some metal pipe mounts i found at home depot. for about 15-20$ in supplies and paint, i created my own little pride and joy. the rods stay in there spots, even my cane pole, and didnt even move from their holders at 75 mph on the highway (i even purposely hit bumps and potholes to test it out). i have two clamps i bent out off 2 pip holders the slide onto the back door, and then i get some small bungee's and take one on each side to a taillight guard, and one from the bottom of the rod holder to the tow hitch. i love it, its one of the best things iv made for my jeep
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Damn. At first glance I thought those were antennas! Figured you were running a NASA project!



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Old 10-26-2012, 07:21 PM   #5784
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Thanks! They're easy enough to do...you'd have fun with it! I think they look better than the billet inserts and are much cheaper too!
Go to Walmart and by one of those window screens that you put in the window when it's raised and take out when you close it. $7, sand the back of the grill and use your choice of heavy duty glue. I used a marine glue. It looks awesome and stands up to wind, carwashes, etc.
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Im going to have to add pictures later but, I have spent days upon days grazing this forum and my brain is in overload of all the things I want to do to my Jeep now! So first off thank you all for the ideas. I wanted to share a few very cheap things I have done with my Jeep. I took some spent .40 casings after shooting and simply glued them to my valve stem caps. I'd seen these in magazines, but they wanted at least 10 bucks for them. I'm even cheaper then that so all I had to do was go shooting with a friend and buy some crazy glue lol. I also bought a cheap holster from Walmart, the fabric kind, and screwed it to the back of my center console. I live in AZ where we can virtually conceal and carry anywhere. The holster I carry is in the small of my back and I sweat to much with my firearm there and it is unbelievably uncomfortable. I'll add more when I think of them and post pictures!
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I've been running mine like that for about 3 months now, works great.
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Cut my flares today. Wasn't sure how to approach the side markers up front. I am not sure of the law on then in Arizona.
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Cut my flares today. Wasn't sure how to approach the side markers up front. I am not sure of the law on then in Arizona.
I've seen pics where the marker is relocated under the front of the flair, on the inner fender directly behind the stock location.
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I've seen pics where the marker is relocated under the front of the flair, on the inner fender directly behind the stock location.
That doesn't sound like a terrible idea. I just kind of jumped in without much of a plan. I appreciate the idea!
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See I would trim my fenders to be completely flat But I dont like being able to see the Inner fenders come down further...

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