Windshield Rest to Hood Rest - 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 11-23-2012, 10:17 PM   #1
Jeeper
 
99er's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2012
Location: Eugene, Oregon
Posts: 284
Images: 3
Windshield Rest to Hood Rest

I always like to flip my hood all the way over and rest it back on the top of the windshield. To keep from damaging anything, I usually lay an old shop apron across the top of rig for protection which is kind of a pain to do all the time.

To have a built in hood rest I removed the two windshield rests from the hood.


They twisted out easily.


I used a couple black screws I had along with a couple nylock nuts to plug the two holes.


I did some measuring to find the right spot for the new hood rest. Turns out it lines up exactly in the center of the first small oblong hole on the underside of the hood.



I drilled a 3/8 hole and dabbed a bit of paint on the exposed metal. Next, I took one of the windshield stops, lubricated the pointed end with liquid soap, and pushed and twisted a bit from the top while pulling with pliers from the bottom. It snapped in easily.



And here is how it works.


I think this is one of the few time where I did something on my Jeep where the cost was $0. And the hood looks pretty clean this way.


__________________
99 Sahara - 5 speed
12,500 lb Winch, synthetic winch line, Spyder Front Bumper, Aircraft Lights
Rancho 2.5" Suspension Lift, 1" body lift.
285/75/16 Guard Dogs, Level 8 Alloy Wheels
4.56 Gears, Dana 44 Rear, Spartan Locker in Front, Powertrax No-Slip locker in the rear
99er is offline   Quote
Old 11-23-2012, 10:54 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
Patrick H's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Northern NM
Posts: 3,136
I added a TJ hood bumper to my 67 CJ5. On my TJ, I just added two more bumpers to the front of the hood.
Patrick H is offline   Quote
Reply

Tags
hood , hood rest , windshield rest

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not 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




Download our Mobile App

» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:41 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