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Today 07:28 AM
Khatton This may attract some heckling considering the burly rugged demeanor that is Jeep but if you're more of a mall crawler or just like your Jeep smelling good, here goes.

Favorite cologne or perfume? For a cologne/perfume air freshener, get cotton balls or just small pieces of cloth. Go to "aromacenter.com" and order your favorite cologne. Dab the oils on the cotton balls/cloths and hide them around your Jeep. Don't over do it though unless you want your jeep smelling like a French whore house. Then you'll have to get her naked to air it out (oh noooooo, the horror).
Their scents are exactly the same as any cologne I've ever had, and it's about 15% of the cost of what the actual cologne is. Sort of a nice thing to do, especially if you sweat in the jeep and it bakes in the sun or you're trying to just spruce it up because you feel like being fancy and smelling good. Same can be done with essential oils too if you want something more woodsy (pepper black, sandalwood etc.)
Yesterday 11:18 PM
Lumberjack_MC
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Originally Posted by DurdenSoapInc View Post

not really man, as you saw, put them on today and they definitely are not a suitable replacement for actual side mirrors, you are able to see the lanes on each side of you but I'd be extra careful on Lane changes... I really just put them on so if Police happen to pull me over, I can play dumb and say I thought they were OK.
What he said...
Yesterday 10:04 PM
DurdenSoapInc
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Originally Posted by roberthleeii View Post
Ok for all of you with the little blind spot mirrors on your vents are they actually useable?
not really man, as you saw, put them on today and they definitely are not a suitable replacement for actual side mirrors, you are able to see the lanes on each side of you but I'd be extra careful on Lane changes... I really just put them on so if Police happen to pull me over, I can play dumb and say I thought they were OK.
Yesterday 09:59 PM
DurdenSoapInc
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Originally Posted by Razer View Post

Maybe a stupid question, but did you actually line the part of the lock face that folds in when you insert the key? I'd worry that it would come off and get in to the lock mechanism?

Also assume you used blue tape to tape everything off, did you have to use an exacto knife to trim around the emblems etc..?
I didn't line the keyhole... Never use it anyway but will just toothpick it out if I ever need to.

I just used regular green masking tape and newspapers to mask the area off...

Don't use an exact...the Plastidip pulls right off the paint around the emblem, and if you pull away from the emblem properly it will separate at the space between the body and the emblem

YOUTUBE IT!
Yesterday 09:35 PM
Razer
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Originally Posted by DurdenSoapInc View Post
Spray Bombed the Muffler with Rustoleum High Heat

PlastiDip'd Jeep Logo, Trail Badge, Door Keylocks

Ploy-filled Roll Bar & Sub cavities

Mirror'd up the Vents

Garage Door Opener in Roll Bar


Maybe a stupid question, but did you actually line the part of the lock face that folds in when you insert the key? I'd worry that it would come off and get in to the lock mechanism?

Also assume you used blue tape to tape everything off, did you have to use an exacto knife to trim around the emblems etc..?
Yesterday 09:22 PM
roberthleeii Ok for all of you with the little blind spot mirrors on your vents are they actually useable?
Yesterday 07:56 PM
DurdenSoapInc
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Originally Posted by Mr_Gigglz View Post
It's plasti dip. Look up the other threads. You don't have to remove anything
Yesterday 07:54 PM
DurdenSoapInc
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Originally Posted by al2ride View Post
That plastidip looks really good. Did you remove the logos and then reinstalled? Did you have to scuff them up first? I've already painted the ugly chrome antenna black and also the muffler but would like to get the rest black.
No bro, no removing, scuffing etc...just YouTube "PlastDip Jeep Logo", there are a few good vids...
Yesterday 07:20 PM
Mr_Gigglz
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Originally Posted by al2ride View Post
That plastidip looks really good. Did you remove the logos and then reinstalled? Did you have to scuff them up first? I've already painted the ugly chrome antenna black and also the muffler but would like to get the rest black.
It's plasti dip. Look up the other threads. You don't have to remove anything
Yesterday 04:55 PM
Patman2305
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Originally Posted by MTH View Post
Pretty grille mod like rics1997. You can see it here among others. About $8.
I know what I'm doing this weekend!!!
Yesterday 04:40 PM
al2ride
Quote:
Originally Posted by DurdenSoapInc View Post
Spray Bombed the Muffler with Rustoleum High Heat

PlastiDip'd Jeep Logo, Trail Badge, Door Keylocks

Ploy-filled Roll Bar & Sub cavities

Mirror'd up the Vents

Garage Door Opener in Roll Bar

That plastidip looks really good. Did you remove the logos and then reinstalled? Did you have to scuff them up first? I've already painted the ugly chrome antenna black and also the muffler but would like to get the rest black.
Yesterday 04:10 PM
DurdenSoapInc
Cheap Mods done today...

Spray Bombed the Muffler with Rustoleum High Heat

PlastiDip'd Jeep Logo, Trail Badge, Door Keylocks

Ploy-filled Roll Bar & Sub cavities

Mirror'd up the Vents

Garage Door Opener in Roll Bar

Yesterday 03:57 PM
Toasty Dafuqs going on here?
Yesterday 02:40 PM
chinfoo_ Sweg
Yesterday 11:30 AM
doufus1
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Originally Posted by light97 View Post
esp kill switch!
what?
Yesterday 11:10 AM
Bent jeep It gets confusing these days because the federal government likes to think it owns the world.
Yesterday 10:55 AM
Mr_Gigglz
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Originally Posted by Bent jeep View Post
Ummm you have that backwards chief. The states are an independent body and the federal government can't supersede state law. It's called the supremacy law and it's article VI of the us constitution.

I didn't pay that much attention in history. I knew it was one way or the other
Yesterday 10:51 AM
Bent jeep
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Originally Posted by Mr_Gigglz View Post
The state can not have any laws that directly contradict any federal law. Sounds like someone was just yanking your chain. It is without a doubt only 1 mirror, a lot of motorcycles come equipped with only one.

But I agree. It is a pain in the rear to merge onto the highway with only a rear view and no sides
Ummm you have that backwards chief. The states are an independent body and the federal government can't supersede state law, even though the jerk offs think they can.

It's called the supremacy law and it's article VI of the us constitution.

Edit:
I THINK it's article 6. Might want to look it up, I can't remember off the top of my head.
Yesterday 10:04 AM
Mr_Gigglz
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Originally Posted by roberthleeii View Post
My understanding is that it is a federal law that requires two rearview mirrors, but to enforce it you would have to have some sort of federal law enforcement officer to actually ticket you if your state does not require two mirrors. Your state or local officers would have to call someone else in just to give you a little mirror ticket. Highly unlikely to happen. I don't know if this is exactly true I read it on here somewhere but can't find the thread now. All that said I am going to get some quick release mirrors because I hate not having the rearward visibility especially backing up and parking.
The state can not have any laws that directly contradict any federal law. Sounds like someone was just yanking your chain. It is without a doubt only 1 mirror, a lot of motorcycles come equipped with only one.

But I agree. It is a pain in the rear to merge onto the highway with only a rear view and no sides
Yesterday 09:55 AM
roberthleeii My understanding is that it is a federal law that requires two rearview mirrors, but to enforce it you would have to have some sort of federal law enforcement officer to actually ticket you if your state does not require two mirrors. Your state or local officers would have to call someone else in just to give you a little mirror ticket. Highly unlikely to happen. I don't know if this is exactly true I read it on here somewhere but can't find the thread now.

All that said I am going to get some quick release mirrors because I hate not having the rearward visibility especially backing up and parking.
Yesterday 09:45 AM
Mr_Gigglz
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Originally Posted by al2ride View Post
Hey, wait a minute. You are in my State. I was under the impression that OH required two rear facing mirrors. I was going to install the vent mirrors, but someone mentioned that I would not be legal. Should have done the research myself before buying a quick release mirror....well, it's nice to have the driver's side one anyway.
Ohio says you only need one rearward facing mirror with an unobstructed view. (The center rear view mirror).
Yesterday 09:06 AM
al2ride
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Originally Posted by Mr_Gigglz View Post
In my state we only need 1 mirror (rear view) and it's more an inconvenience not having side mirrors
Hey, wait a minute. You are in my State. I was under the impression that OH required two rear facing mirrors. I was going to install the vent mirrors, but someone mentioned that I would not be legal. Should have done the research myself before buying a quick release mirror....well, it's nice to have the driver's side one anyway.
Yesterday 08:56 AM
Mr_Gigglz
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Originally Posted by al2ride View Post
I wonder how hard it would be to convince the LEO that you actually have side mirrors.
In my state we only need 1 mirror (rear view) and it's more an inconvenience not having side mirrors
Yesterday 06:19 AM
al2ride I wonder how hard it would be to convince the LEO that you actually have side mirrors.
07-20-2014 11:45 PM
RAMM241
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Originally Posted by wrangler5kids View Post
Brilliant idea, where did you get those mirrors?
Got them from Autozone. They are the anti-glare. I used them tonight and they work pretty good. If they fall off I will use my 3M double sided super tape.
07-20-2014 10:40 PM
moscoeb
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Originally Posted by The General View Post
I did that. Mine lasted about a week before they fell off. The adhesive needs to be increased with something stronger like crazy glue ect.
I used Velcro so I can take them off and on if I want to.
07-20-2014 10:04 PM
The General
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Originally Posted by RAMM241 View Post
Installed my $3.50 mirrors for when I drive naked. Works pretty good.
I did that. Mine lasted about a week before they fell off. The adhesive needs to be increased with something stronger like crazy glue ect.
07-20-2014 09:02 PM
jdwKY
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Originally Posted by jdthai View Post
Here's an updated link:
Dual Hard Top and Soft Top Fast Remove Screws Fit Jeep Wrangler JK 2007 to 2014 | eBay

I love these. Originally bought them for my '07 sport, transferred them to my '11 Sahara and have kept them for my '14 Rubi. Makes top removal super easy & tool-free.
Cool Tech carries these for $20 too.
07-20-2014 09:00 PM
Espo78 I bought the 3" versions, peeled off the outer trim/backing and trimmed with a dremel to get the most mirror possible. They do work really well actually.

07-20-2014 08:51 PM
jdwKY
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Originally Posted by wrangler5kids View Post
Brilliant idea, where did you get those mirrors?

You can get them at any auto parts store or walmart.
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