Cheap or Even Free Things For Your Jeep - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ 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 01-16-2011, 06:35 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
JeepNamedTJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Ohio
Posts: 226
Cheap or Even Free Things For Your Jeep

I been doing some cosmetic things to my Jeep and I was wondering if you know any free or cheap things. New shift knobs, synthetic oil, dash board hula girls? What kind of cheap or free things can you do?

JeepNamedTJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-16-2011, 06:46 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
04-Rubi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Alabama
Posts: 167
Stickers are pretty much the only thing you can get for free.

04-Rubi is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-16-2011, 07:04 PM   #3
Jeeper

WF Supporting Member
 
Jp90Talon's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: CT
Posts: 3,137
Flip the sun visors so that the decals are hidden when raised.
__________________
Jp90Talon is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-16-2011, 07:10 PM   #4
Jeeper
 
KawiTJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: PA
Posts: 717
theres several threads on this...but I havnt seen them in a while. Flipping the rearview mirror, removing bumper ends, lining the tub...
__________________
KawiTJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-16-2011, 07:16 PM   #5
Jeeper
 
ReconBubba6's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: Florida
Posts: 376
Make your own quick disconnects...All you need is:
2 - 7/16" x 2 1/2" clevis pins
2 - Cotter pins
4 - 7/16" Grade 5 or better washers
T-55 Torx bit and 3/4 wrench
__________________
2003 Jeep Wrangler TJ
2012 Jeep Wrangler
ReconBubba6 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-16-2011, 07:45 PM   #6
Wheelin' and Dealin'

WF Supporting Member
 
OsageJeep's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Osage, Arkansas
Posts: 1,515
Images: 2
Send a message via Skype™ to OsageJeep
cheapest Jeep mod I can think of is to have a spare key to your best friends Jeep
__________________
I love my country, I love my guns, I love my family, I love the way it is now, and anybody that tries to change it has to come through me, that should be all of our attitudes, cause this is America
OsageJeep is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-16-2011, 08:10 PM   #7
Jeeper
 
JeepNamedTJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Ohio
Posts: 226
Yeah I'm looking for cheap things as an unemployed High School Student
JeepNamedTJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-16-2011, 08:23 PM   #8
Jeeper
 
composto86's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Houston
Posts: 171
Quote:
Originally Posted by JeepNamedTJ
Yeah I'm looking for cheap things as an unemployed High School Student
Removing the milk jugs like he said up there
composto86 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-16-2011, 08:29 PM   #9
Jeeper
 
Mr_RPM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Howell Michigan
Posts: 784
cut the exhaust. lol =P jk
Mr_RPM is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-16-2011, 08:31 PM   #10
Marine Jeeper

WF Supporting Member
 
tysalem's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Virginia Beach
Posts: 5,399
If you like the outdoors, I would suggest getting a rock knob shifter(if your jeep is a stick). I've had mine for a few months now and love it. If your not a fan of the actual rock shift knobs, they have many others to choose from. Just adds a little more "you" to your jeep.
tysalem is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-16-2011, 08:42 PM   #11
Jeeper

WF Supporting Member
 
6InARowMakesItGo's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: right behind you
Posts: 1,863
hi beams with fog lights, taking off side steps, painting flares.
__________________
2003 Rubicon, 4.0L, 5SPD, Custom 4.75" lift, 33" MT Baja Claws
1999 SE, 2.5L, 5SPD, sold it
PM me for wheeling in and around Northern Illinois
6InARowMakesItGo is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-16-2011, 09:11 PM   #12
Jeeper
 
ej_fireman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Posts: 322
Getting as much gear inside ur jeep from stuff u already have ex small shovel strap knife hammer pliers wrench flash light .... What ever tools for ur purpose!!! Oh n extra boots or shoes for the mud
__________________
oooo
[Jeep]
OlllllllO
ej_fireman is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-16-2011, 09:41 PM   #13
Jeeper
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Philadelphia
Posts: 443
Send a message via AIM to mannyssj13
Quote:
Originally Posted by 6inarowmakesitgo View Post
hi beams with fog lights, taking off side steps, painting flares.
Yes! the hi beams with the fog lights is a easy mod! takes a couple minutes and comes in handy!

mannyssj13 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-16-2011, 09:43 PM   #14
Jeeper
 
Mr_RPM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Howell Michigan
Posts: 784
Quote:
Originally Posted by ej_fireman View Post
Getting as much gear inside ur jeep from stuff u already have ex small shovel strap knife hammer pliers wrench flash light .... What ever tools for ur purpose!!! Oh n extra boots or shoes for the mud
haha I made a thread about this in the open forum section.

going shopping tomorrow. hahaha
Mr_RPM is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-16-2011, 10:49 PM   #15
Jeeper
 
monkeee2002's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Western Idaho
Posts: 1,468
Quote:
Originally Posted by composto86 View Post
Removing the milk jugs like he said up there
AND paint your headlight bezels (the chrome-looking plastic rings)
The bezels and the jugs were my first two mods. HUGE improvement in appearance, and all it costs is a little time & a can of spraypaint.( if you don't already have some black paint.)

Quote:
Originally Posted by ej_fireman View Post
Getting as much gear inside ur jeep from stuff u already have ex small shovel strap knife hammer pliers wrench flash light .... What ever tools for ur purpose!!! Oh n extra boots or shoes for the mud
If you plan to off-road much the shovel is a must-have! (and an axe, if you wheel in the woods).
And if you plan to wheel in the mud, I second the "spare shoes".
__________________
" ... Nobody said it was a good plan. It's like somebody went through an actual strategy and replaced every instance of the word 'tactical' with 'balls out.' ... "

monkeee2002 is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-17-2011, 09:20 AM   #16
Jeeper
 
JeepNamedTJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Ohio
Posts: 226
first i need to buy me some fog lights
JeepNamedTJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-17-2011, 10:16 AM   #17
Jeeper
 
JeepNamedTJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Ohio
Posts: 226
But I did just take off the front milk jugs. I don't think I'll paint the headlight ring because I like the black with chrome idea
JeepNamedTJ is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-17-2011, 10:23 AM   #18
Jeeper
 
perkalator's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: kennewick
Posts: 157
If you can run a grinder and drill you can make your own rocker panel guards out of 1/8 or 1/4" sheet metal. Go to you local machine shop and they will ussually sell end cuts cheap. I was able to get two pieces cut to go from the bottom of the tub to the bottom of the door for 20 bucks. I cut the ends to match the pocket flares and attached them to the tub with counter sunk bolts. I painted them with spray can bedliner so they would match the texture on my smittybuilt rock sliders. I paid a total of 30 bucks and 3 hours labor
__________________
2' budget boost wanting to grow up
4" on 33 x12.50
perkalator is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-17-2011, 10:30 AM   #19
Jeeper
 
JeepNamedTJ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Ohio
Posts: 226
yeah thats what I'm thinking. After I do some fender rust repair/replace I'm think diamond plate armor and fender tops

JeepNamedTJ 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


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Jeep Jokes jeeptales Off-Topic 39 07-24-2013 01:14 AM
Got some free oil changes from Jeep! jkaufman_95 TJ General Discussion Forum 2 12-16-2010 11:22 AM
Things to check on a used 2000 jeep, 88k miles! gotpepsi TJ General Discussion Forum 15 12-04-2010 01:14 AM
Cheap jeep project(Lift questions!) Sobo YJ General Discussion Forum 8 03-22-2010 04:44 PM
cheap things to do tbk125 TJ General Discussion Forum 28 11-26-2009 09:25 AM



» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:35 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