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Old 09-22-2012, 01:03 AM   #61
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Heres my $9 Quick discos:
(2) 7/16x3 clevis pins, 2 hitch pins, and 4 washers. got all the stuff from lowes If I were to do anything more to this setup I would weld the washer on the end but its not necessary.


I have had this setup for about 6 months and no rust or excessive wear and tear on the pins or washers, this is my DD and I do alot of around town driving.
Clever thinking. I like that.

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Old 10-28-2014, 10:54 PM   #62
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Wow, Two years since someone posted on this thread. Well, I did a new "Home Depot" mod. With supplies I purchased from Home Depot I made a set of custom designed rock crawling fenders.... used steel plumbing pipe, steel plate, and welding wire from home depot.

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Old 10-28-2014, 11:53 PM   #63
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New trail doors...

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Old 10-29-2014, 12:18 AM   #64
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Now why didn't I think of that mister ed? lol. I forgot to post pics of the fenders. Here we go...



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Old 11-04-2014, 06:36 PM   #65
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Old 11-04-2014, 08:21 PM   #66
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When I had a hard top, I replaced the stock bolts with eye bolts. It makes for good tie down points.
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Old 11-04-2014, 08:27 PM   #67
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Old 11-04-2014, 08:32 PM   #68
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Stole this from one of my other posts:

So many of us with hardtops have worn out liftgate shocks that don't hold up the window any more or the shocks are really weak. Or the wind catch the window and wham...ouch!

Here is a very inexpensive hack that works to keep the rear window up so it quits crashing down on your noggin.

Cut a 3/4"ID PVC to 10 3/4" (11" might work, but measure what you need). Install it over the liftgate arm. When you open the back window all the way, the PVC will fall into place and lock the window up.

To lower the window, just move the PVC so it slides down the shock body. (pic #2)
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Old 11-04-2014, 10:35 PM   #69
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I planned to make a light bar for my front bumper using an 18" stainless steel handy cap hand rail. I was going to cut off the eschions off and weld a couple of flanges on each end. I figured I would have less than 20 bucks including paint. My wife told me it was a little to redneck and to just order one.

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Old 11-05-2014, 06:58 AM   #70
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Na he just built himself a Morgan
Lol! I hope they used pt!!
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Old 11-10-2014, 08:22 PM   #71
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Contrary to folklore, Morgan's do not have wooden frames. They are steel. The body sheet metal is attached to a wooden framework the same as American cars through the mid 30's.
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Old 11-10-2014, 08:47 PM   #72
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Contrary to folklore, Morgan's do not have wooden frames. They are steel. The body sheet metal is attached to a wooden framework the same as American cars through the mid 30's.
And the sheet metal is all hand formed. Buying replacement parts for one is a nightmare because of that reason. Parts off of one car will almost certainly not fit.
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Old 11-14-2014, 11:32 AM   #73
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My Jeep is loaded with these mods
Most are posted in this thread http://www.wranglerforum.com/f5/chea...ds-102868.html but I will post up some here also

Heres my $9 Quick discos:
(2) 7/16x3 clevis pins, 2 hitch pins, and 4 washers. got all the stuff from lowes If I were to do anything more to this setup I would weld the washer on the end but its not necessary.




I have had this setup for about 6 months and no rust or excessive wear and tear on the pins or washers, this is my DD and I do alot of around town driving.
The hole on my TJ is a 1/2 hole, so I noticed a little more rattle than I wanted. I changed the sleeve inside the bushing to one that came with my shocks that allowed me to go up to a 1/2 clevis pin. I then put the clevis pin through the mount and bushing and trimmed the sleeve down to a perfect fit for the hitch pin. Snug, no rattle, perfect.

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