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Today 12:07 AM
Mr_Gigglz
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Originally Posted by Bent jeep View Post
I can't do the mirror flip thing. For some reason it won't tilt up high enough for me to see out of it.
Flip the high beam switch. I hate to break it to you but every Jk has the exact same rear view.
Yesterday 01:29 PM
Espo78 Easier and you can move it from car to car as well. Works perfectly for my needs. You can even record traffic in front of you very well with the phone in the mount.
Yesterday 01:26 PM
roberthleeii
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Originally Posted by Espo78 View Post
Not the best...and obviously my phone can't be in it since I use it to take a pic lol

Nice! Not as clean as the other mount but far easier.
Yesterday 01:21 PM
JusticeMgmt
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Originally Posted by Espo78 View Post
Not the best...and obviously my phone can't be in it since I use it to take a pic lol


I like that too... Thanks for link, going to check into one for the wife.
Yesterday 01:19 PM
JusticeMgmt
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Originally Posted by Espo78 View Post
I use a Mountek mount for my phone...it fits in the CD player slot that no one ever uses anymore. Puts the phone in the perfect viewing spot and I have an aux cord wrapped around it plugged into the aux port for my music. Works perfectly.

Mountek nGroove Grip Universal CD Slot Mount for Smartphones and GPS Devices

Damn, did not know those existed. Yeah a pic would be nice. That might be option for wife's Jetta.
Yesterday 01:17 PM
Espo78 Not the best...and obviously my phone can't be in it since I use it to take a pic lol

Yesterday 12:57 PM
roberthleeii
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Originally Posted by Espo78 View Post
I use a Mountek mount for my phone...it fits in the CD player slot that no one ever uses anymore. Puts the phone in the perfect viewing spot and I have an aux cord wrapped around it plugged into the aux port for my music. Works perfectly.

Mountek nGroove Grip Universal CD Slot Mount for Smartphones and GPS Devices
Do you have a picture? I am interested to see what that looks like.
Yesterday 12:31 PM
Espo78 I use a Mountek mount for my phone...it fits in the CD player slot that no one ever uses anymore. Puts the phone in the perfect viewing spot and I have an aux cord wrapped around it plugged into the aux port for my music. Works perfectly.

Mountek nGroove Grip Universal CD Slot Mount for Smartphones and GPS Devices
Yesterday 12:07 PM
roberthleeii
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Originally Posted by JusticeMgmt View Post
(Reposting in this thread from Last JK Mod thread because it's certainly applicable.....probably less than $15 bucks and have a sturdy phone mount)

Problem:

I know I'm not the only one who is constantly missing phone calls or text message when riding topless or naked because of wind noise so I had two choices:
  • Put the top and/or doors back on (Not happening !)
  • Make the iphone visable and audible while driving.
Solution:
I purchased a universal dash mount ( $7.29 Shipped) through Amazon.
  • Modified the mounting bracket by removing most of the length of the back half so it fits inside the dash without sticking out too far.
  • Pulled front plate from dash, section surrounding the radio, and attached bracket to side of console with (2) screws. This thing is secure as hell and does not move when loading or unloading phone.
  • Using an additional belt clip for my particular iPhone case, used grinder to remove belt clip from back of holder. Polished it for cleaner look.
  • Attached it to bracket by counter sinking with flat head screws (so not to interfer with the phone with clipping in)
So now as I get in i simply place the phone in the clip. It's alwasy visible when a call or text comes through. You can also hear it most ot the time but
depends on speed and wind conditions. But I have NOT missed a call or text since.


(Note: make sure your phone can be turned 180║ and still fit back in the clip.
If not, you'll need one that is 'reversible' like that )
That's awesome!! I am going to have to do that.
Yesterday 11:51 AM
JusticeMgmt
Inexpensive iPhone Mount

(Reposting in this thread from Last JK Mod thread because it's certainly applicable.....probably less than $15 bucks and have a sturdy phone mount)

Problem:

I know I'm not the only one who is constantly missing phone calls or text message when riding topless or naked because of wind noise so I had two choices:
  • Put the top and/or doors back on (Not happening !)
  • Make the iphone visable and audible while driving.
Solution:
I purchased a universal dash mount ( $7.29 Shipped) through Amazon.
  • Modified the mounting bracket by removing most of the length of the back half so it fits inside the dash without sticking out too far.
  • Pulled front plate from dash, section surrounding the radio, and attached bracket to side of console with (2) screws. This thing is secure as hell and does not move when loading or unloading phone.
  • Using an additional belt clip for my particular iPhone case, used grinder to remove belt clip from back of holder. Polished it for cleaner look.
  • Attached it to bracket by counter sinking with flat head screws (so not to interfer with the phone with clipping in)
So now as I get in i simply place the phone in the clip. It's alwasy visible when a call or text comes through. You can also hear it most ot the time but
depends on speed and wind conditions. But I have NOT missed a call or text since.


(Note: make sure your phone can be turned 180║ and still fit back in the clip.
If not, you'll need one that is 'reversible' like that )
Yesterday 11:28 AM
Bent jeep I can't do the mirror flip thing. For some reason it won't tilt up high enough for me to see out of it.
Yesterday 10:21 AM
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07-31-2014 02:46 PM
KamikazeKLR
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Originally Posted by jdwKY View Post
I didn't think mirror flip would for me either but it does! Showed it to my wife and she just rolled her eyes. Jeep geek, ha.
Oh. My. God.

I get the same thing but I am said 'wife'. my BF gives me the rolly eyes all the time for doing all this free labour!

I don't think he'll let me spend money on a stubby antenna so I think I'll plasti-dip mine when I get let off the leash to do the wheels
07-31-2014 02:36 PM
roberthleeii
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Originally Posted by Hodg View Post
hahahaha. What a joke. Why do they even bother putting that long dangly antenna on there in the first place then?
Same reason the cell phone companies use to put one on their cell phones even though some were not even connected. It makes the customers feel better.
07-31-2014 01:27 PM
Toasty
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Originally Posted by Hodg View Post

hahahaha. What a joke. Why do they even bother putting that long dangly antenna on there in the first place then?
No idea... I've heard of it making a difference for others way out in the boondocks but I live in the city so... that may make some sense. Don't matter for me either way. I'm either on sat radio or aux
07-31-2014 12:52 PM
Hodg
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Originally Posted by Toasty View Post
I had the stubby antenna and it worked just fine. No difference in reception. Then when I installed my snorkel, I had to remove it because the antenna base was too thick to fit in the groove provided on the side of the snorkel. So I've been riding around with no antenna at all for the last few months and I still get perfect am/fm reception, believe it or not : /
hahahaha. What a joke. Why do they even bother putting that long dangly antenna on there in the first place then?
07-31-2014 10:08 AM
Toasty
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Originally Posted by Hodg View Post
The mirror flip works fine for me too with the auto dimming. Its actually incredible how much better you can see out the back and out the front with it flipped up.

I also installed an AntennaX 13" off-road stubby antenna, install was really easy (all of 5 minutes) but I want to test it out for a little longer before I comment on sound and reception.
I had the stubby antenna and it worked just fine. No difference in reception. Then when I installed my snorkel, I had to remove it because the antenna base was too thick to fit in the groove provided on the side of the snorkel. So I've been riding around with no antenna at all for the last few months and I still get perfect am/fm reception, believe it or not : /
07-31-2014 08:35 AM
jdwKY
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Originally Posted by Hodg View Post
The mirror flip works fine for me too with the auto dimming. Its actually incredible how much better you can see out the back and out the front with it flipped up. I also installed an AntennaX 13" off-road stubby antenna, install was really easy (all of 5 minutes) but I want to test it out for a little longer before I comment on sound and reception.
I didn't think mirror flip would for me either but it does! Showed it to my wife and she just rolled her eyes. Jeep geek, ha.
07-31-2014 07:08 AM
Hodg The mirror flip works fine for me too with the auto dimming. Its actually incredible how much better you can see out the back and out the front with it flipped up.


I also installed an AntennaX 13" off-road stubby antenna, install was really easy (all of 5 minutes) but I want to test it out for a little longer before I comment on sound and reception.
07-30-2014 12:57 AM
GroovyGeek
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Originally Posted by e23nk1 View Post
Has anyone tried the rear view mirror flip thing with the auto dimming rear view mirror?...still work?
Thanks in advance.
works fine for me
07-29-2014 08:27 PM
Khatton
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Originally Posted by jdthai View Post
What kind of cleaner? Does it leave any residue?
I used Meguiars. I bombed the hell out of my seats so it did leave some for about 30 minutes but it all soaked in after that and now the seats are shiny and muuuch softer.
07-29-2014 08:24 PM
jdthai What kind of cleaner? Does it leave any residue?
07-29-2014 08:11 PM
Khatton 15$ not really a mod though but I discovered it while cleaning the Jeep after this past weekend's off-roading adventure. If you have never cleaned or conditioned the leather seats in your Jeep if you have them, it's a huge difference. They come from the dealer extremely dry and ashy so I ended up using up half a bottle of cleaner/conditioner and the seats are like a night and day difference.
07-28-2014 02:57 PM
jdwKY
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Originally Posted by GroovyGeek View Post
Funny, I did the exact same thing today, goingwwith the free version for the momen. NNot sure how well this will work though, it just buzzed me for rain 6 miles away when it is nothing but blue skies outside. Took the sensitivitydown to medium, what do you run yours at, medium or low?
I just switched from high to medium. It was too sensitive here too. It works great for the most part though.
07-28-2014 02:54 PM
Espo78 Just downloaded the app. It rains almost daily here in the summer..figure it's worth a shot.
07-28-2014 02:04 PM
GroovyGeek
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Originally Posted by jdwKY View Post
Not really a mod but it's cheap and jeep related- I've been using an iPhone app called RainAlarm for a while now, works awesome. Setup your perimeter and it alerts me anytime there is rain coming. Has saved the jeep from getting rained on several times!
Funny, I did the exact same thing today, goingwwith the free version for the momen. NNot sure how well this will work though, it just buzzed me for rain 6 miles away when it is nothing but blue skies outside. Took the sensitivitydown to medium, what do you run yours at, medium or low?
07-28-2014 01:59 PM
moscoeb 30 seconds with a Dremel, just cut the lip off the size of the clip and the belt clip slides right over.
07-27-2014 05:00 PM
sleeze
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Originally Posted by Gord P View Post

It's what you did. It wasn't two things.
Gotcha
07-27-2014 03:35 PM
jwilson2598
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Originally Posted by membrain View Post
I like! But need more info on materials and process, please.
I agree.
07-27-2014 12:36 PM
NYJETS
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Originally Posted by lee indy View Post
my mirror solution. works better than the 60 dollar ones i ordered from q tec. makes sure your state only req the one mirror or this doesnt count.
Thats what I did. When riding with doors on I just flip them around on the inside so u dont see them. Cheap and they work.
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