|02-16-2011 11:56 AM|
|02-16-2011 11:53 AM|
WHOA That is awesome! Never have to worry about what you can't see at night under the Jeep again.
|02-16-2011 11:27 AM|
|02-16-2011 11:20 AM|
The good part is that the guy threw in this massive steel bar that he welded to bold the thing down and make it somewhat thief proof. The point is that I love it .
|02-15-2011 03:05 PM|
i ended just getting a box made by a friend, didnt really cost me anything. i saw a probox for a jeep on craigslist, it was a little out of my pricerange but i know those are solid boxes
|02-15-2011 03:05 PM|
Train horns... so when someone cuts in front of you the horn doesn't sound like a dying goat and you get their attention. In all seriousness take off the milk jugs, maybe some all-terrain tires and some cheap side mirrors that mount in the door posts so you can take the doors off. Then just enjoy it. No need to massively modify it, if the need doesn't call for it. The best part about owning a Jeep is customizability. Build something you'll be happy with and keep waving to fellow Jeepers .
|02-15-2011 02:38 PM|
If you're going for subs, you have to be willing to give up the space. A good box is essential. I lucked out and got a Thunderform 2x10" box cheap off of Craigslist.
Thunderform Series JWTJ97 | Jeep - Wrangler TJ 1997-2006 | MTX Audio
It points the subs down and is contoured exactly to the trunk, with grooves for the rear seat brackets slide through when it folds and even a little curved space for the soft top to sit on.
But if you type "sub box jeep" into craigslist you should find lots of people selling little boxes they made...
|02-07-2011 11:35 PM|
|senoJeoJ||lift, tires, lockers, winch, armor. the important stuff.|
|02-07-2011 11:11 PM|
Remove the end caps on the bumper is a freebee. Another is to cut it down on the ends. Shows some more tire which always looks good on a jeep and again gives it a old school cj look and tough too. Tinted windows for the soft top and tint the front windows. Thats always a cheaper easier thing to do that makes a big difference. The sound system like you've mentioned. But don't get a sub first. Music is nothing with out clarity. Get some good speakers a head unit and if you can swing it a amp to power the speakers. Trust me you'll enjoy that more then a sub. Another option other then rims thats cheap and takes some time and work is refinishing the wheels. I used duplicolor wheel coating on mine. And its holding up and looks great. Personally I went with graphite for the color to give it a good look. I'm also using that same paint on the grill (got the idea from the jk mountain editions). Check out my jeep profile to see what the wheels look like and see what I have for a sound system. Trust me the sound system is LOUD and extremely clear. It also still gives some good bass from the 6x9's in the back. If you have questions regarding the wheel coating or sound system shoot me a pm. I'd be glad to give some pointers.
|02-07-2011 11:06 PM|
|02-07-2011 10:59 PM|
|6spdx||what are good looking tires that are relatively cheap and doesnt need a lift to fit em?|
|02-07-2011 10:46 PM|
|02-07-2011 10:41 PM|
awesome ideas. just bought my first jeep recently too. thanks for showing me the craigers. they look awesome and 50 bucks aint bad.
|02-07-2011 10:25 PM|
|02-07-2011 10:06 PM|
#1 Please dont call it a car....you are a proud owner of a Jeep!
#2 My best suggestion is a set of mirror relocation brackets or motorcycle mirrors so you can take the doors off come spring....besides that save as much as you can for gas $ because you will be doing a hell of a lot of driving!
|02-07-2011 10:02 PM|
|Missoulatj||Fliping the sunvisors so that the warning stickers dont show|
|02-07-2011 09:57 PM|
It really depends on your budget. But aftermarket speakers/head unit should def be towards the top of your list. (i practically blew the speakers in my soundbar)
Tires... only if you need them, I'd opt more for an exhaust and intake.
|02-07-2011 09:54 PM|
I suggest saving the money from the woofer and putting it toward new speakers. I wanted to put a sub in mine at first but I realized there is no room to put one and that if I have the top down the chances that someone will steal it are greater or it might rain, ruining it. What I ended up doing was replacing the blown factory sub in my console with a $20 one I found online. It's good enough for me :P besides audiophiles don't buy jeeps, too much wind noise.
As far as other mods, take off the milk jugs, repaint your fender flares black (if they're faded. My 04 flares were so I imagine yours are), new wheels (cragar soft 8 is a very popular wheel - $49 a pop), and possibly new more aggressive tires.
|02-07-2011 09:44 PM|
|nnataliepalenn||Thank you guys, well thanks to the ones that helped..... i love my jeep, and im gonna make it the way i feel comfortable driving it!|
|02-07-2011 09:28 PM|
Fog lamps and some wheels and tires are definitely good ideas! They make a huge difference! Check the for sale section here on the forum and your local craigslist...there are always tons of good deals on CL...wish I had more money to take advantage of them!!
Edit: Very well put Phil!
|02-07-2011 09:24 PM|
|02-07-2011 07:57 PM|
|Dylanjwhall||rip the carpet, bedline it, put on a snorkel, and go tackle so big puddles!|
|02-07-2011 07:48 PM|
Yeah....nice headlights maybe some wheels and tires.... I would skip the woofer.
High quality speakers in the soundbar and dash make a huge difference - -skip the spacehog woofers
|02-07-2011 07:36 PM|
|02-07-2011 07:26 PM|
|02-07-2011 07:20 PM|
Well...IMO one of the least expensive and most worthwhile things you can do is upgrade the lighting, i.e. halogen headlamps and fog lights, if you don't already have some. Perhaps driving lights? The stock headlamps are very week on our wranglers. If you do any night driving, you'll be thankful of the upgrades. I know I am. It was one of the first things I did.
|02-07-2011 07:12 PM|
|Phil05LJ||Well if your getting new speakers, get a new head unit if you haven't already. Also, a set of rims, preferable black would change the looks greatly and set the Jeep off from looking stock. With that said, add a nice set of all terrain tires 30x9.50 or 31x10.50 and you'll have a head turner!|
|02-07-2011 07:05 PM|
|02-07-2011 07:04 PM|
|coolbreeze||Save your money and wait for a man, but be careful. He'll want to take the top off, raise the bottom, and spin the tires, without a real plan for your Jeeps future|
|02-07-2011 06:37 PM|
Cool ideas for my wrangler?
I've got 4 months to fix my baby up before I go out on my own! I'm on a budget, but I wanna have my dream car lookin' good
I already know I'm getting subwoofers, and new dash speakers! But other than that everything is what was originally on it. Help!