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Yesterday 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?
Yesterday 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
Yesterday 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.
04-07-2014 08:56 PM
Brit Nick
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Originally Posted by Turbostixxx View Post
what happens if you need to use your spare? How do the lights disconnect?
They are on a quick electrical disconnect.

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Originally Posted by Turbostixxx View Post
gotcha, what lights did you use if you don't mind me asking?
I got them from autozone 3/4" fit quite snugly. Just held in with the rubber grommet
04-07-2014 07:12 PM
Turbostixxx
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Originally Posted by johnmbeard View Post
They are installed with a rubber grommet.
gotcha, what lights did you use if you don't mind me asking?
04-07-2014 06:40 PM
johnmbeard
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Originally Posted by Turbostixxx View Post
what happens if you need to use your spare? How do the lights disconnect?
They are installed with a rubber grommet.
04-07-2014 05:58 PM
Turbostixxx
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Originally Posted by Brit Nick View Post
I didn't use Eagle eyes, but same theory. Chive on !
what happens if you need to use your spare? How do the lights disconnect?
04-07-2014 05:31 PM
Rude Dog
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Originally Posted by Brit Nick View Post
I didn't use Eagle eyes, but same theory.

Chive on !
Isn't a chive a type of onion? A leetle esplain'n here Lucy..
04-07-2014 12:46 PM
Brit Nick I didn't use Eagle eyes, but same theory.



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Chive on !
04-07-2014 11:50 AM
BlueSheepDog 2X 3W LED Eagle Eye Red Light Daytime Running DRL Tail Backup Light Car Motor US | eBay

You may find them cheaper, but I just wanted to use a US seller. They are built into a threaded aluminum housing w/ nut. Install was pretty simple-- stick it through your rim, add a washer if need be and reinstall the nut. If you reach up under your tub on the rear passenger, you can find where the connection is for the tail gate. I just cut this wire and spliced into it. Took all of 20 min. I originally planned to add disconnects to the wiring, to allow me to easily remove the spare... ran short for time, so I'll probably do this the next time I do a rotation. Let me know if you have any questions and ill post pictures if need be.
04-07-2014 11:08 AM
lambsb
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Originally Posted by agillies217 View Post

Nice. What'd you use? How'd you do it?
X2. I've been thinking kinda the same thing but using 2 round backup and one round brake light in a delta pattern. What did you use?
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