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Today 06:07 PM
Marcwakefield22 Maybe it's engine noise coming through the speakers due to faulty wiring? Ha
Today 11:03 AM
Kiel2100
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Originally Posted by echo2 View Post

After I changed mine.....the dash seemed to rattle like crazy.....I put some quilt batten behind the speakers to absorb rearward vibration....it helped considerably at higher volumes.

But if it just started.....it may be kaput.....
Maybe something has just shifted or loosened up (crossing my fingers)! I'll have to look when I get some downtime.
Yesterday 12:11 PM
echo2
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Originally Posted by Kiel2100 View Post
That's what I was worried to hear. Haha I assumed that's prob what it was but wanted to hear some other ideas. Oh well better sound I guess.
After I changed mine.....the dash seemed to rattle like crazy.....I put some quilt batten behind the speakers to absorb rearward vibration....it helped considerably at higher volumes.

But if it just started.....it may be kaput.....
Yesterday 10:57 AM
Kiel2100
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Originally Posted by wwch99tj View Post

Check your speakers, might be time to upgrade...
That's what I was worried to hear. Haha I assumed that's prob what it was but wanted to hear some other ideas. Oh well better sound I guess.
Yesterday 10:53 AM
wwch99tj
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Originally Posted by Kiel2100 View Post
Just a question because of all the knowledge in this thread.

Has anyone ever gotten a rumbling sound behind their dash when their radio is on? It seems to only really happen when the song has some bass really coming in. And when I turn down my bass ( which is only about 2/3 of the way up to begin with) it doesn't really happen. This started happening this week.

Any feedback or ideas are appreciated. Also I have the stock system in their if that makes a difference.
Check your speakers, might be time to upgrade...
Yesterday 09:38 AM
Kiel2100 Just a question because of all the knowledge in this thread.

Has anyone ever gotten a rumbling sound behind their dash when their radio is on? It seems to only really happen when the song has some bass really coming in. And when I turn down my bass ( which is only about 2/3 of the way up to begin with) it doesn't really happen. This started happening this week.

Any feedback or ideas are appreciated. Also I have the stock system in their if that makes a difference.
Yesterday 06:16 AM
cajunhillbilly Here's what I found. I haven't tried any of this yet. Copied from another site.

Turn seatbelt chime OFF COMPLETELY!!!


1. turn the ignition switch to the OFF position, and buckle your seat belt while sitting in the drivers seat.
2. turn the ignition key to the ACCESSORY/RUN position (engine does not need to be running), and wait for the seat belt warning light to turn off.
3. unbuckle and then re-buckle your seat belt at least three times within 10 seconds, ending with theseat belt buckled. then start the jeep.
4. turn the ignition key to the OFF position. A single chime will sound to signify that you have successfully completed the programming.

Next time you start the jeep, you’ll hear the initial fasten seat belt chimes, but the continuous chiming reminder will be turned off. the light in the dash will remain on, though.

Turn ESP OFF COMPLETELY
1. Turn jeep on
2. Set to 4hi
3. Set parking brake
4. Make sure steering wheel is centered
5. Turn wheel to the right, 180 degrees, JEEP logo should be upside down at this point - hold ESP off button for 7 seconds, you may hear a chime at 5 seconds(and ESP OFF may show up on the speedo), but keep holding for 7 seconds!!!!
6. Turn wheel back to center then left 180 degrees, JEEP logo should be upside down at this point - hold ESP off button for 7 seconds, again, hold for 7 seconds!!!
7. Turn back to center, and hold ESP for 7 seconds.
8. Turn Jeep off

Autolock Doors At 15 MPH

1. Open the driver door, sit in the driver seat, and close the driver door.
2. Turn the ignition switch to the RUN position (without starting the vehicle) and then back to OFF. Repeat this step three additional times (for a total of four key ON/OFF cycles).
3. Within 10 seconds of switching the ignition switch to the OFF position for the last time (at the end of the fourth cycle in the above step), press the driver interior door lock switch to LOCK.
4. A single chime will be heard to verify that the customer programmable toggle of the rolling door locks was successfully completed.
Steps 2 and 3 must be completed within 10 seconds.

NOTE: When toggling the rolling door locks (customer programmable), the toggle that happens will be from the last state of the rolling door locks. If the rolling door locks were enabled, after the toggle process, they will now be disabled and vice versa. There is no telltale to inform you of which state the rolling door locks are in.
Yesterday 06:09 AM
cajunhillbilly
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Originally Posted by Flynnstone View Post
Look up the actual sequence online and you can turn the chime off. It involves clicking and unclicking your seatbelt a few times while the car is off. The light will still come on. I did it the second week I had my jk. Totally with the two minutes.
Thx I'll try that 2

I still want 2 keep all other functions of the chime, lights and keys etc.
04-15-2014 10:22 PM
MyRed88
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Originally Posted by Flynnstone View Post
Look up the actual sequence online and you can turn the chime off. It involves clicking and unclicking your seatbelt a few times while the car is off. The light will still come on. I did it the second week I had my jk. Totally with the two minutes.
you mean jeep right?
04-15-2014 09:43 PM
mayer906
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Originally Posted by Flynnstone View Post
Look up the actual sequence online and you can turn the chime off. It involves clicking and unclicking your seatbelt a few times while the car is off. The light will still come on. I did it the second week I had my jk. Totally with the two minutes.
if anyone find the links please post it
04-15-2014 08:44 PM
Flynnstone
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Originally Posted by cajunhillbilly View Post
Not necessary a fun mod but it is cheap. I don't like the seat belt chime. I always wear my seat belt when driving, but around my property or going yard sailing it can be a nusense. I didn't want to twist a screwdriver around in the chime like I used to do to them before computers. Went to a junkyard, got one out of a mini-van that fit. Tied it to the brake. The guy just gave it to me.
Look up the actual sequence online and you can turn the chime off. It involves clicking and unclicking your seatbelt a few times while the car is off. The light will still come on. I did it the second week I had my jk. Totally with the two minutes.
04-14-2014 05:41 PM
BardoFett
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Originally Posted by dabolt55 View Post
Not really a mod, but more for aesthetics. Got rid of those ugly hood bumpers to a mud tire look...
Now THAT'S cool!! Haha...great mod...I just spray-painted mine red...
04-14-2014 05:32 PM
cajunhillbilly Not necessary a fun mod but it is cheap. I don't like the seat belt chime. I always wear my seat belt when driving, but around my property or going yard sailing it can be a nusense. I didn't want to twist a screwdriver around in the chime like I used to do to them before computers. Went to a junkyard, got one out of a mini-van that fit. Tied it to the brake. The guy just gave it to me.
04-13-2014 05:29 PM
Hardermods
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Originally Posted by dabolt55 View Post
Not really a mod, but more for aesthetics. Got rid of those ugly hood bumpers to a mud tire look...
I might have to steal this!
04-13-2014 04:49 PM
GingerTJ



Too many creative mods to list
04-13-2014 12:32 PM
dabolt55 Not really a mod, but more for aesthetics. Got rid of those ugly hood bumpers to a mud tire look...
04-12-2014 01:08 PM
Coyote58
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Originally Posted by mayer906 View Post
what do you use to stop it from spinning and damaging the paint?
I took a grinder to the head of the bolt, and then on the side up against the tub, I added a thick rubber patch so it doesn't scratch the paint
04-12-2014 09:43 AM
kdilly
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Originally Posted by 98tjteen View Post
How did you make them and what lights did you use. I'm thinking of getting some.
I used led strips like this one here:
http://www.ebay.com/itm/221242479044?redirect=mobile

Comes in a roll of about 16 feet which turned out to be just enough for one long one down each side and one in the front and back.

I wired them through a relay into a SPDT switch from OTRATTW and made one throw for on and the other to come on when the doors open as courtesy lights.
Stole the idea from a guy on the grand Cherokee forum. Heres the link to his write up.
http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f67/o...ights-1243906/

If you have any questions let me know
04-11-2014 11:00 AM
98tjteen
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Originally Posted by kdilly View Post
Diy rock lights.... About 40 bucks including wiring
How did you make them and what lights did you use. I'm thinking of getting some.
04-11-2014 09:32 AM
muddy05tj
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Originally Posted by kdilly View Post
Diy rock lights.... About 40 bucks including wiring
Nice!! Mine should be here today hopefully
04-10-2014 08:46 PM
kdilly Diy rock lights.... About 40 bucks including wiring
04-10-2014 03:49 PM
JS1990 Para cord/kayak handle grips. Easy and fun!
04-08-2014 11:06 AM
Kiel2100
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Originally Posted by Kiel2100 View Post

If you do not have an old pair of pegs/don't want to spend money on pegs, I have also seen people use PVC piping (and paint it to make it not look like PVC ) to do it with an eye bolt and then connecting that to whatever size bolt goes into the door opening and putting a nut to hold it there so it will not move when pressure is applied, which is the cheapest and creative way. I will look for the exact write up on how to do today and get back on exactly how to do it. (This is how I plan to do it) And these are the 2 ways I see easiest (bike peg and PVC) unless you have the knowledge and tools to make a single piece of metal bent to how you wish (which is the other way I have seen it made).
Here's a bunch of pics from earlier on this forum page...these are just screenshots I took when I found these!


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Something I found with a simple search (jeep foot pegs) that you can buy...^ (should be the last picture)



http://www.instructables.com/id/Jeep...s/all/?lang=de
Lastly (for this post) this is a pretty good write up on how to construct these! (^) Again some PVC pipe would bring the price of the pegs used in this down. Author said around 25 bucks his way and most of that goes for the pegs, a little PVC gets that price to probably be around $10 (which is my goal for when I make these) good luck!
Whatever way you choose be it bike peg or PVC, if you really are afraid of the actual peg your foot will be on moving I'd tighten it will all the force you have but if you are still afraid of it moving I'd imagine you can stuff foam or (fine) wood shavings inside which may prevent the peg from moving because to move it would need to move whatever is stuffed (very tightly) inside. I have no experience nor have I heard of someone doing this but in my head it should help keep everything from moving at all if that becomes a problem for you. (I do not plan on doing this, I plan to just tighten the heck outta the bolds, but in case anyone is really worried about this happening) Just adding to the creativeness and cheapness of this simple mod!
04-08-2014 09:28 AM
echo2 Foot rest.....fire truck step.....

I'm making a internal plate washer for the inside.

04-08-2014 08:31 AM
The Lucky One
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Originally Posted by Kiel2100 View Post

If you do not have an old pair of pegs/don't want to spend money on pegs, I have also seen people use PVC piping (and paint it to make it not look like PVC ) to do it with an eye bolt and then connecting that to whatever size bolt goes into the door opening and putting a nut to hold it there so it will not move when pressure is applied, which is the cheapest and creative way. I will look for the exact write up on how to do today and get back on exactly how to do it. (This is how I plan to do it) And these are the 2 ways I see easiest (bike peg and PVC) unless you have the knowledge and tools to make a single piece of metal bent to how you wish (which is the other way I have seen it made).
When you get a write up I'd like a PM if you don't mind, that's pretty nice.
04-08-2014 08:30 AM
The Lucky One I have threaded my dogs leash through it's handle and around the roll bar several times that hangs there permanently, but only takes seconds to reinstall if I'm out and about with my dog and need the leash. His harness hooks to it no problem and it keeps him safely in my jeep. I also have the pet net to keep him in the rear and not into my area while I'm driving. I'd trust it with MY life if I had to be strapped in. Cheap, easy, fast, and you probably already have it.
04-08-2014 08:28 AM
Kiel2100
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Originally Posted by The Lucky One View Post

I actually like that, I often leave my foot on the outside step bar, I'm just concerned about my leg in case of a side impact.
If you do not have an old pair of pegs/don't want to spend money on pegs, I have also seen people use PVC piping (and paint it to make it not look like PVC ) to do it with an eye bolt and then connecting that to whatever size bolt goes into the door opening and putting a nut to hold it there so it will not move when pressure is applied, which is the cheapest and creative way. I will look for the exact write up on how to do today and get back on exactly how to do it. (This is how I plan to do it) And these are the 2 ways I see easiest (bike peg and PVC) unless you have the knowledge and tools to make a single piece of metal bent to how you wish (which is the other way I have seen it made).
04-08-2014 08:24 AM
mayer906
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Originally Posted by Coyote58 View Post
I got some old BMX pegs and made a couple foot rests
what do you use to stop it from spinning and damaging the paint?
04-08-2014 08:20 AM
The Lucky One
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Originally Posted by Coyote58 View Post
I got some old BMX pegs and made a couple foot rests
I actually like that, I often leave my foot on the outside step bar, I'm just concerned about my leg in case of a side impact.
04-07-2014 08:58 PM
Brit Nick
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Originally Posted by Rude Dog View Post
Isn't a chive a type of onion? A leetle esplain'n here Lucy..
TheChive.com its a pretty cool website.
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