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07-25-2014 09:59 PM
Mudslidex
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Originally Posted by EPM81 View Post
I like those seat covers. What brand are they and what did they run you if you don't mind my asking?
They're Smittybilt $69.00 for the pair at Quadratec. I really like them, they have lots of storage and fit well.

Smittybilt 56601 - Smittybilt Katch-All Front Seat Covers in Black for 76-11 JeepĀ® Seats - Quadratec
07-25-2014 07:15 PM
EPM81
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Originally Posted by Mudslidex View Post
I just did my interior as well. I just took out parts of the dash that were easy to remove. The rest I just kept in and taped up with Newspaper. I left the Spice color and painted other parts Black for a Black and Tan look. I did pull out the seats so I can paint the floor Tan as well. I left the side interior tub Black for contrast:
I like those seat covers. What brand are they and what did they run you if you don't mind my asking?
07-25-2014 06:50 PM
PCoyne Probably not going to add any color. But just re-do the interior make it look "new". Any suggestions of the doors for the charcoal black interior. I know about the bumper spray for the plastic. Would that work also for the doors? Also does the dupli-color interior paint hold up? Thanks!!!
07-25-2014 02:31 PM
Justin0624 The door panels can be kinda tricky to paint so i would suggest painting them middle first then put Saran Wrap and tape in the middle and paint the outside.
07-25-2014 01:40 PM
Mudslidex I just did my interior as well. I just took out parts of the dash that were easy to remove. The rest I just kept in and taped up with Newspaper. I left the Spice color and painted other parts Black for a Black and Tan look. I did pull out the seats so I can paint the floor Tan as well. I left the side interior tub Black for contrast:




07-25-2014 01:06 PM
McAnally
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Originally Posted by Justin0624 View Post
Any suggestions on the paint smell in the jeep?
Take the top off and let it air out.
07-25-2014 01:03 PM
Justin0624 Any suggestions on the paint smell in the jeep?
07-24-2014 10:21 PM
Justin0624
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Originally Posted by McAnally View Post
Just leave it out a bit so you don't have to worry about rubbing off the paint.
alright thanks!!
07-24-2014 10:09 PM
McAnally Just leave it out a bit so you don't have to worry about rubbing off the paint.
07-24-2014 09:52 PM
Justin0624
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Originally Posted by McAnally View Post
Just some newspaper or something should work. Saranwrap maybe kind of a pita. I just put my grab handle back in when I did everything else.
yea i already have everything else in except grab handles and door panels. Trying to get everythig done by the weekend. Newspaper is a good idea i was just thinking Saran Wrap could wrap around the whole thing and it would stay down better
07-24-2014 09:49 PM
McAnally
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Originally Posted by Justin0624 View Post
should i leave it out of the jeep until it cures? And also my painters tape was crap so i was thinkin using a different tape on the parts with the lining and Saran wrapping all the middle section so the overspray doesnt get on it? Good idea or bad? Haha
Just some newspaper or something should work. Saranwrap maybe kind of a pita.

I just put my grab handle back in when I did everything else.
07-24-2014 09:37 PM
Justin0624
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Originally Posted by McAnally View Post
I just used painters tape and some plastic part of a plastic drop cloth to cover the rest. The passenger grab handle will be sticky for a long time. I don't remember how long it took but it didn't cure fast.
should i leave it out of the jeep until it cures? And also my painters tape was crap so i was thinkin using a different tape on the parts with the lining and Saran wrapping all the middle section so the overspray doesnt get on it? Good idea or bad? Haha
07-24-2014 09:28 PM
McAnally
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Originally Posted by Justin0624 View Post
I was wondering what yall used to tape off the doors because i used painters tape and when i painted the middle the overspray in the air got on the black top and bottom so now i have to resort the black. Also my passenger grab handle feels sticky for some reason. None of the other parts are like that, any suggestions?
I just used painters tape and some plastic part of a plastic drop cloth to cover the rest.

The passenger grab handle will be sticky for a long time. I don't remember how long it took but it didn't cure fast.
07-24-2014 09:24 PM
Justin0624 I was wondering what yall used to tape off the doors because i used painters tape and when i painted the middle the overspray in the air got on the black top and bottom so now i have to resort the black. Also my passenger grab handle feels sticky for some reason. None of the other parts are like that, any suggestions?
07-23-2014 01:34 PM
McAnally Just realized I didn't post pictures of mine when it was finished.
07-23-2014 12:05 PM
Justin0624
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Originally Posted by Dragonii View Post
Oh. Pull the rubbery cup holder piece out and you'll find a bolt. Then take the rubber bottom out of the cup holder on the back and you'll find more bolts. Once those are all out it should lift off.
thanks a lot!
07-23-2014 03:44 AM
Jasoncwrd Or just rip it out like I did from frustration with air bag cover
07-22-2014 11:12 PM
Dragonii
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Originally Posted by Justin0624 View Post
like all the plastic around where you shift gears. I know there is probably already a forum with this info somewhere
Oh. Pull the rubbery cup holder piece out and you'll find a bolt. Then take the rubber bottom out of the cup holder on the back and you'll find more bolts. Once those are all out it should lift off.
07-22-2014 11:04 PM
Justin0624
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Originally Posted by Dragonii View Post
The boot?
like all the plastic around where you shift gears. I know there is probably already a forum with this info somewhere
07-22-2014 10:51 PM
Dragonii The boot?
07-22-2014 10:31 PM
Justin0624 I finally got the dash off! It was the two bolts on the inside top of the airbag that wouldnt let the dash come out but i finally got it. Hopefully putting it back together wont take near as long. Where can i find a forum that shows how to take the boot off?
07-22-2014 10:03 PM
Dragonii The long strip at the bottom of the windshield just pops off. Start at one end, use a flat object to pry up on it gently. Then work your way to the other end.

Piece above glove box where the grab handle is.... two 10mm nuts on the back side. Deep socket and a finger ratchet (Harbor Freight has em for like $5) works great but you'll need a combination wrench to break them loose.


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07-22-2014 09:31 PM
Jasoncwrd Take a pic of the part your talking about. And for the air bag cover there are two bolts inside of it that take a lot of sweat, cursing and pure luck to get too. And a lot of bending of wrist and fingers
07-22-2014 08:32 PM
Justin0624 How do you take the airbag cover out?
07-22-2014 11:52 AM
Justin0624
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Originally Posted by McAnally View Post
Pretty sure that's what I was explaining how to remove. A picture of the panel may help. I'm not familiar with where it is tan on your jeep.
okay youre probably explaining it. I'll have to try it out this afternoon when i get off
07-22-2014 10:56 AM
McAnally
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Originally Posted by Justin0624 View Post
Im talking about the very top of the dash where its tan on my jeep. There are defrost vents and all that
Pretty sure that's what I was explaining how to remove. A picture of the panel may help. I'm not familiar with where it is tan on your jeep.
07-22-2014 10:50 AM
Justin0624
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Originally Posted by Jasoncwrd View Post
Yea I think he is. Kinda confused on it. I found it easier to disassemble the whole dash. Well everything besides the airbag cover. That was a pain
Im talking about the very top of the dash where its tan on my jeep. There are defrost vents and all that
07-22-2014 08:48 AM
McAnally
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Originally Posted by Jasoncwrd View Post
Yea I think he is. Kinda confused on it. I found it easier to disassemble the whole dash. Well everything besides the airbag cover. That was a pain
Lol the airbag cover took as long as the rest of the dash
07-22-2014 01:31 AM
Jasoncwrd Yea I think he is. Kinda confused on it. I found it easier to disassemble the whole dash. Well everything besides the airbag cover. That was a pain
07-21-2014 11:29 PM
McAnally
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Originally Posted by Justin0624 View Post
okay thanks! Im talking about the area at the top of the glove box where there is defrost vents all the way across the width of the window.
Are you taking about the long thin panel that runs next to the windshield? If so just slide a flathead near the corner towards the front of the dash and gently pry it up. Then slide your fingers across the front. It will pop right up. I'm sure you can look up a how to on changing your head unit and there will be pictures too.
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