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Today 03:44 AM
Jasoncwrd Or just rip it out like I did from frustration with air bag cover
Yesterday 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.
Yesterday 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
Yesterday 10:51 PM
Dragonii The boot?
Yesterday 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?
Yesterday 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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Yesterday 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
Yesterday 08:32 PM
Justin0624 How do you take the airbag cover out?
Yesterday 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
Yesterday 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.
Yesterday 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
Yesterday 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
Yesterday 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.
07-21-2014 10:56 PM
Justin0624
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Originally Posted by Dragonii View Post
All the needed info should be there if you just start from the begining. As for the other piece, please be a little more specific.
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.
07-21-2014 10:25 PM
Dragonii
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Originally Posted by Justin0624 View Post
Okay im so lost, im tryin to paint it but i have no idea how to take the door panels off? I saw the picture of the window crank but im not sure how that works. And also how do you get the top around the defrost and window? Thanks in advance!
Use something the wedge between the crank handle and door panel to make a small gap. You'll see a small metal ring clip in there. Grad it with some needle nose or a wire coathanger hook and pull it loose. The handle will then come off. Remove all the screws that you can find in the panel and then use a pry tool to pop it loose. It is held on with those black snaps that I pictured back in the begining of the thread. All the needed info should be there if you just start from the begining.

As for the other piece, please be a little more specific.
07-21-2014 09:54 PM
Justin0624
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Originally Posted by Jasoncwrd View Post
I couldn't either. I taped and painted
thats probably not a good idea for a newbie like me, dont want to mess up the interior permanently
07-21-2014 09:33 PM
Jasoncwrd
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Originally Posted by Justin0624 View Post
Okay im so lost, im tryin to paint it but i have no idea how to take the door panels off? I saw the picture of the window crank but im not sure how that works. And also how do you get the top around the defrost and window? Thanks in advance!
I couldn't either. I taped and painted
07-21-2014 09:00 PM
Justin0624 Okay im so lost, im tryin to paint it but i have no idea how to take the door panels off? I saw the picture of the window crank but im not sure how that works. And also how do you get the top around the defrost and window? Thanks in advance!
07-20-2014 04:20 PM
Dragonii I second the Bestop seat covers. Water proof and they are tough.
First covers I bought were neoprene. After 9 months they had snags in them and turned from black and red to grey and pink. So I bought the Bestop covers. Still black (you can easily apply protectant just like you do a soft top) and as waterproof as they can come. My dogs walk on them, nieces and nephews walk on them, hell, I stand on them with wet dirty boots.... they clean up with some water and a brush and look brand new.
07-20-2014 01:32 AM
PCoyne I WANT TO DO THIS so bad to my girl Shelby. I just put the red stickers emblems on and oh this makes me so excited
07-19-2014 09:28 PM
SolarColumbia
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Originally Posted by Jasoncwrd View Post
What about some waterproof ones for a 98 TJ?

Search Results - Quadratec

Her you go.
07-19-2014 02:41 AM
Jasoncwrd What about some waterproof ones for a 98 TJ?
07-18-2014 12:23 AM
SolarColumbia
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Originally Posted by mac Airt View Post
I feel like the reason neoprene is so appealing is because they are the only seat covers that actually offer a variety of colors. I'm having trouble just finding some plain black non-neoprene covers (that won't completely break the bank), and an even harder time trying to find anything that has some green in it. But every time I consider giving in to the neoprene, I hear LilYeller's voice in the back of my head yelling at me.
Bestop has vinyl seat covers, black.

Bestop 29228-35 - Bestop High Back Front Seat Covers in Black Diamond for 03-06 Jeep® Wrangler TJ & Unlimited - Quadratec
07-17-2014 09:13 PM
Nvhunter
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Originally Posted by EPM81 View Post
That looks awesome. I've been thinking about doing this since I've had my Jeep just can't find the right orange. I've got the '05 in impact orange and would like to get a close match. Any help or direction to the right store/site would be appreciated.
Try looking up touch up direct online. That's where I got my paint. It matched really good with my orange.
07-17-2014 06:00 PM
EPM81
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Originally Posted by Nvhunter View Post
A lot of people on here I've seen use duplicolor. I guess I had a unique color that I had a hard time finding until I found touch up direct. For parts I had 3 cans of paint (used 2 1/2) 1 can of plastic primer (1 coat) be safe with 2 cans of matte clear coat (2-3 coats). 1 dish sponge, dawn dish soap. I used 80 grit(use a less aggressive grit) sand paper until I saw scuff marks then did primer and then 3-4 heavy coats of paint and then 2 light coats of clear and then 1 heavy coat of clear to finish. Mine turned out awesome!
That looks awesome. I've been thinking about doing this since I've had my Jeep just can't find the right orange. I've got the '05 in impact orange and would like to get a close match. Any help or direction to the right store/site would be appreciated.
05-24-2014 07:19 AM
ebilek231 Attachment 1134730

I love the texture of gravel guard or bed liner so used it to paint a couple panels looks pretty sweet I think
05-23-2014 11:26 PM
Junky_One
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Originally Posted by THE BIG SITT View Post
Any input on an interior color I could use on my yellow jeep other than yellow? I think that would be just a little too much.
Make a wasp out of it.... Some stripes and a kickass stinger.
05-23-2014 11:17 PM
JPetru82
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Originally Posted by THE BIG SITT View Post
Any input on an interior color I could use on my yellow jeep other than yellow? I think that would be just a little too much.
id say black, with yellow accents. seen some pretty sick jeeps like that.
05-23-2014 07:43 AM
THE BIG SITT Any input on an interior color I could use on my yellow jeep other than yellow? I think that would be just a little too much.
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