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02-16-2012 02:03 AM
flyinion
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Originally Posted by Btwo View Post

Got these from Surprise Straps. I'm very happy with them. They match my Jeep perfect.
Nice, I just finally placed my order for the Surprise Straps tonight. One set each of front and rear soundbar straps in dark green and black.
02-15-2012 04:47 PM
suicideking Those who have the Mastercraft 3" and hard top:

Did you have to take the top off to get them on? I was just trying to install mine during lunch and couldn't get them on.

It's pouring rain, otherwise would have tried taking the top off to do it.
02-14-2012 12:57 PM
Matador Awesome, thanks.
02-14-2012 11:12 AM
Dgelb Mine is a 2011. Fits fine. Absolutely rigid.
02-14-2012 10:35 AM
Matador
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Originally Posted by Dgelb View Post
I got a pair of these from ebay. Easy to install. No cutting required. Rigid. Perfect position. Love 'em.
This looks like a good choice for me but the listing says that its for a 07-09 Jeep. Do you know if it will still work on 2012 models? what year is your Jeep? Also, how sturdy does it feel?
02-14-2012 09:45 AM
basecamper
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Originally Posted by Btwo View Post
Attachment 96993

Got these from Surprise Straps. I'm very happy with them. They match my Jeep perfect.
Very nice!! They have really cool stuff.
02-13-2012 12:11 PM
Btwo Attachment 96993

Got these from Surprise Straps. I'm very happy with them. They match my Jeep perfect.
02-13-2012 09:15 AM
Dgelb
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Originally Posted by Rooster76 View Post

While searching I found these on another forum. People seem to dig them but shipping is high.
JK-RGRIP
I got a pair of these from ebay. Easy to install. No cutting required. Rigid. Perfect position. Love 'em.
02-12-2012 11:46 PM
suicideking I just ordered a pair of the Mastercraft
02-12-2012 09:39 PM
gr8fulKID Quadratec ones are reasonably priced and ferm as they are suppose to
02-08-2012 04:59 PM
suicideking I was thinking of ordering a set of the Mastercraft. I thought when they were referring to 2" or 3" they meant the size of the handle. Apparently it's the size of the roll bar.

What size is the roll bar on a 2012?
02-05-2012 02:55 PM
JPi1 Just don't buy the smittybuilts unless you like to see people fall on their arse!
02-05-2012 02:29 PM
spinmove29
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Originally Posted by 1Topp View Post
I have these- they work great.
02-04-2012 05:02 PM
johndarke
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Originally Posted by BillyPete View Post
The para-cord front ones are perfect IMO, they attach to the visor bolt and then a strap around the bar. This puts them way forward where they are needed to grab to pull yourself in and you dont hit them on your way out.

click:
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/s-o...ml#post1943393

buy
Surprise Straps
.

After seeing the orange and black ones, I knew I had to order a pair.
Now I'm just waiting to get my JKS...
02-04-2012 03:09 PM
yomondo
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Originally Posted by New2012JEEP View Post
I am definitely not trimming the soft top door surrounds
It's just a little curved notch you have to grind or file down about 3/8" where it makes contact with the upper part of the grab handle. It won't be visible, and it won't cause any leaks.

I don't have a picture of the door surrounds, but here's a picture of the grab handles on my Jeep. You see how the top part of the grab handle protrudes out a bit. That's where it makes contact with the door surrounds.

I snapped a couple of pictures of where you have to grind or file down a notch in the soft top door surrounds for these Synergy grab handles. It's really no big deal, for those of you concerned. The notch is not visible, and does not compromise the door surround's function or structural integrity. Pictures are of the driver side door surround.



01-27-2012 04:16 PM
HoosierJK
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Originally Posted by daggo66 View Post
I have Raingler grab handles. www.raingler.com
The price was good and I like how the entire wrap around is a cuff as opposed to straps. This is a stronger method IMO.
I also am very pleased with the Raingler's. I don't feel like they will give out under heavy load either.
01-27-2012 03:51 PM
Btwo I just ordered a set a 4 grab handles from Surprise Straps - "reflective black with a white accent stripe" -- Super nice Guy to deal with....
01-27-2012 12:30 PM
EAD Offroad
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Originally Posted by New2012JEEP View Post
I will buy these then, send you a pm?
I'll send you one.
01-27-2012 10:41 AM
basecamper
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Originally Posted by Red Sector A View Post
Just had these made by Surprise Straps, can't wait to receive them
They make some nice stuff I look forward to the install picks
01-27-2012 10:12 AM
Red Sector A Just had these made by Surprise Straps, can't wait to receive them
01-27-2012 09:29 AM
yomondo
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Originally Posted by New2012JEEP View Post
I am definitely not trimming the soft top door surrounds
It's just a little curved notch you have to grind or file down about 3/8" where it makes contact with the upper part of the grab handle. It won't be visible, and it won't cause any leaks.

I don't have a picture of the door surrounds, but here's a picture of the grab handles on my Jeep. You see how the top part of the grab handle protrudes out a bit. That's where it makes contact with the door surrounds.

01-27-2012 08:20 AM
shell
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Originally Posted by OH9JK

Those grab handles must be good....there is a bicycle hanging from it!
Lol....I never noticed that
01-27-2012 07:37 AM
OH9JK
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Originally Posted by shell

per daggo's suggestion, I went with the Rainglers. I use the driver side everyday to get into my Jeep. Supports my weight and hasn't shifted or come off.
Those grab handles must be good....there is a bicycle hanging from it!
01-27-2012 12:02 AM
joe002 I have Off Road Trail Tools grab handles. I like the full size and like how the handle sits up against the roll bar which keeps it out of my field of view and keeps me from scraping my head on it when getting i the Jeep.
01-26-2012 10:46 PM
shell
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Originally Posted by daggo66 View Post
I have Raingler grab handles. www.raingler.com
The price was good and I like how the entire wrap around is a cuff as opposed to straps. This is a stronger method IMO.
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Originally Posted by Michigunman View Post
On our TJ's my daughter has the Rainglers and I have some unknown brand. I would highly recommend the Rainglers as well. I will likely replace mine with Raingler at some point as I don't really trust them as much when actually using them to support some of my weight.
per daggo's suggestion, I went with the Rainglers. I use the driver side everyday to get into my Jeep. Supports my weight and hasn't shifted or come off.
01-26-2012 10:38 PM
desertgoose These Quadratec handles were my first mod after I bought the jeep. They were low cost, comfortable and push up close to the rollbar when you want to. I don't use them much since I got my sliders but may use them more after I install my lift next weekend.

Attachment 93050

Only negative is I wish I could mount closer to windshield, but the pillar trim and freedom top alignment pin keep it there.
01-26-2012 09:54 PM
vacca foeda How'd you make the dog bone handles? I want a pair!
01-26-2012 04:56 PM
New2012JEEP I was thinking of using tennis or bike handle wrap on Synergy ones. I see metal clamps on the ebay ones, that scares me, ha.

And I am definitely not trimming the soft top door surrounds, maybe ebay ones it is.
01-26-2012 04:19 PM
Rooster76
Why I brought up the leak thing

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Originally Posted by New2012JEEP View Post
Thanks! I am seriously considering these. I am used to trucks that have the pillar handles, so these are as good as it gets for the Jeep I guess.

I read the instructions. I could not see what I could possibly cut that could cause leak issues, did you see anything? I also have soft top, could the bracket on rollbar cut soft top?
I think when I first saw this type of bolt on handle in a post someone said that it interfered with the soft top door surrounds, or they had to trim them some. I'm not sure if it was this type or not. If not it was about the same. Honestly I think it would probably be worth the risk being these look really nice. I did some digging but cannot find that post.

While searching I found these on another forum. People seem to dig them but shipping is high.
JK-RGRIP
01-26-2012 01:23 PM
yomondo
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Originally Posted by New2012JEEP View Post
plastic though right? not metal?
Affirmative.
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