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Today 03:19 PM
Ndig29
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Originally Posted by cfd335 View Post
Those are nice! Do they come on in reverse or did you use a switch?
i wired up a switch next to my transfer case.. I actually got the lights at walmart and used 20lb mounting tape on frame to hold them in place.. I cant even peel them off a little bit, strong adhesive!
Today 02:49 PM
cfd335 Those are nice! Do they come on in reverse or did you use a switch?
Today 01:38 PM
Ndig29 Installed $20 reverse lights.. Plan on swapping in leds for the halogen bulbs
Today 12:31 PM
Red Rock Raider
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Originally Posted by Red Rock Raider View Post
I installed my Tuffy rear enclosure today (not a cheap mod) but I wanted to add a non-skid surface to the top so thing would not roll around if I sat them on top. Also, I didn't like the little d-ring rattling around when I drove.

So, for $19.99 I picked up this floor mat from Home Depot. Cut it to shape, made a small slit for the d-rings and done! I was going to use some Velcro to secure it down, but the d-rings hold it nicely in place. Sorry....can't seem to add photo directly to the post!

http://i296.photobucket.com/albums/m...h/IMG_1136.jpg

http://i296.photobucket.com/albums/m...h/IMG_1135.jpg

http://i296.photobucket.com/albums/m...h/IMG_1134.jpg
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Today 11:50 AM
dhughes73
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Originally Posted by Bruhee View Post
I've done a lot of these but my favorite so far is painting the inside of the hard top black. I could not stand the white.
Did you unscrew and remove the L-shaped locks prior to painting the top? If not, did the paint cause the L-shaped locks to become stuck in place?
Yesterday 09:28 PM
Red Rock Raider
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Originally Posted by Espo78 View Post
Also there is a premade link on the photobucket page that is for posting on forums, just cut and past that link.
I tried that but it wasn't working....maybe I don't have enough posts to show photos yet?
Yesterday 07:06 PM
Espo78 Also there is a premade link on the photobucket page that is for posting on forums, just cut and past that link.
Yesterday 07:05 PM
Espo78 Use [IMG ] and [/IMG ] tags on your links (remove the space)
Yesterday 06:59 PM
Red Rock Raider
non-skid surface for Tuffy enclosure

I installed my Tuffy rear enclosure today (not a cheap mod) but I wanted to add a non-skid surface to the top so thing would not roll around if I sat them on top. Also, I didn't like the little d-ring rattling around when I drove.

So, for $19.99 I picked up this floor mat from Home Depot. Cut it to shape, made a small slit for the d-rings and done! I was going to use some Velcro to secure it down, but the d-rings hold it nicely in place. Sorry....can't seem to add photo directly to the post!

http://i296.photobucket.com/albums/m...h/IMG_1136.jpg

http://i296.photobucket.com/albums/m...h/IMG_1135.jpg

http://i296.photobucket.com/albums/m...h/IMG_1134.jpg
12-23-2014 12:59 PM
Kadonny I can't take credit for this, but I'll post my take on it. I don't remember if this is posted before in this thread, probably was but here is how I did it. Cheap and easy way to extend your tire bumpers on the tailgate if you upgrade wheels and tires. I added a pic too.




I used 1" ID semi hard sprinkler pipe to extend the bumpers. Home Depot sells a 2' section for a few bucks. Slide that into the openings on the stock rubber bumpers and cut to length. Then cap it off with 1 1/4" plastic caps to finish off the new ends. Cut it a little long, like 1/8" so to make sure the bumper is tight to the tire. The stock rubber bumper gives a little, so it helps snug everything up if you make it just a tad bit longer and the cap helps protect the tire from the semi-rigid hose.

This stabilizes the new wheel/tire as did the stock bumpers to keep it from flopping around and possibly causing damage to your tailgate.
12-19-2014 05:46 PM
Espo78
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Originally Posted by Kadonny View Post
Great idea. I just have mine tucked in the cushioning on my rollbar.
So do I, thanks to this thread. I also have my vehicle registration in the same spot. Quick and easy to get to, yet completely hidden from everyone.
12-19-2014 04:55 PM
Kadonny
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Originally Posted by Bruhee View Post
In the bottom hole there is a plastic screw and insert that needs to be removed. Then I removed the two screws holding the sunvisor and then there is only one plastic retainer holding that piece into the pillar. Just pull it out. Then I just configured the garage opener so it would allow the trim piece to lay flush and Velcroed it in there.
Great idea. I just have mine tucked in the cushioning on my rollbar.
12-19-2014 08:41 AM
Espo78 They obviously won't be as loud as train horns...but those horns are still pretty loud. I've thought about getting a set of those before but mounting them up seems difficult.

Where did you mount those 4 big horns at?
12-19-2014 12:42 AM
305Jeep They sound good just not sure they are as loud as train horns.
saw some others on youtube as well.
wonder what the db levels rare
12-18-2014 09:51 PM
Bruhee
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Originally Posted by Red Rock Raider View Post
Did you remove it to paint or just mask off around it? This is on my to do list soon....
I just masked off real good and painted away. Turned out pretty good but I would like to paint the shocks struts too since that's the only thing left that isn't black.
12-18-2014 09:48 PM
Red Rock Raider
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Originally Posted by Bruhee View Post
Painted muffler black.
Did you remove it to paint or just mask off around it? This is on my to do list soon....
12-18-2014 04:21 PM
Bruhee
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Originally Posted by keod View Post
Great idea! I struggled remounting my spare and never even thought about cinching it up to the eye bolts I have for lifting the top.
Yeah it's the same bolts that I use to hoist the top off the back. Then I just leave it suspended in the air.
12-18-2014 03:41 PM
keod
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Originally Posted by Bruhee View Post
Couple other ones I just finished today are the garage door opener in the windshield pillar and bump stop extensions made from three-quarter inch PVC and chair leg bottom covers. After I put the bump stop extensions on I had a hard time lifting the spare tire up so I rigged a strap to an I-bolt in the ceiling and Cinched it right up.
Great idea! I struggled remounting my spare and never even thought about cinching it up to the eye bolts I have for lifting the top.
12-18-2014 02:31 PM
Bruhee Just got my new shift knob in today.
12-18-2014 02:28 PM
Bruhee
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Originally Posted by scipio337 View Post
That's pretty slick. More info?
In the bottom hole there is a plastic screw and insert that needs to be removed. Then I removed the two screws holding the sunvisor and then there is only one plastic retainer holding that piece into the pillar. Just pull it out. Then I just configured the garage opener so it would allow the trim piece to lay flush and Velcroed it in there.
12-18-2014 08:59 AM
scipio337
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Originally Posted by Bruhee View Post
I removed the trim piece on the windshield pillar and placed my garage door opener behind it. There is an existing hole in the trim piece which lines up with the garage opener button. So the garage door opener is hidden in plain sight when I have the tops off.
That's pretty slick. More info?
12-18-2014 07:38 AM
DWDK
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Originally Posted by 305Jeep View Post
lets hear it. Or do you have a youtube link as an example?
https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resi...nt=video%2cMOV
12-18-2014 03:39 AM
305Jeep
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Originally Posted by DWDK View Post
It was a one off EBay auction old '70s Delco Cadillac/Buick horns that were refurbish.

The notes are A C D F and together sound like train
lets hear it.
Or do you have a youtube link as an example?
12-17-2014 10:48 PM
Bruhee
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Originally Posted by stevil View Post
That does look awesome. I have mine sitting in a box, waiting for my jeep to get back from the shop with all my other goodies installed. I like the black paint a lot... I may do that too. Did you do the dynamat? Notice any difference in noise?
Yeah the stuff that they send with it is called hushmat. And I've only had it in a week so I haven't really noticed any difference in sound yet. But I mainly bought the headliner for insulation purposes because I live in Phoenix and in the summer It gets 115 degrees here.
12-17-2014 10:47 PM
DWDK
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Originally Posted by bruuuuce View Post
More info, parts # where to buy?
It was a one off EBay auction old '70s Delco Cadillac/Buick horns that were refurbish.

The notes are A C D F and together sound like train
12-17-2014 10:44 PM
stevil
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Originally Posted by Bruhee View Post
Best thing i've done so far. After I painted it I also got the hothead headliners installed. It looks awesome!!
That does look awesome. I have mine sitting in a box, waiting for my jeep to get back from the shop with all my other goodies installed. I like the black paint a lot... I may do that too. Did you do the dynamat? Notice any difference in noise?
12-17-2014 10:01 PM
bruuuuce
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Originally Posted by DWDK View Post
New horns $75 and will surely get your attention now. https://onedrive.live.com/redir?resi...nt=video%2cMOV


Video doesn't do justice, these are loud!

More info, parts # where to buy?
12-17-2014 09:45 PM
Bruhee Just somewhere to keep it safe when the tops are off. Plus I hated it on my visor.
12-17-2014 09:43 PM
King-David
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Originally Posted by Bruhee View Post
I removed the trim piece on the windshield pillar and placed my garage door opener behind it. There is an existing hole in the trim piece which lines up with the garage opener button. So the garage door opener is hidden in plain sight when I have the tops off.
Oh... I was looking like "that's a hole" lol
12-17-2014 09:22 PM
Bruhee
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Originally Posted by King-David View Post
Huh?
I removed the trim piece on the windshield pillar and placed my garage door opener behind it. There is an existing hole in the trim piece which lines up with the garage opener button. So the garage door opener is hidden in plain sight when I have the tops off.
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