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01-03-2014 04:19 PM
vikingshadow Thanks!
01-03-2014 01:19 PM
milani MYGIG LOCKPICK
01-03-2014 01:18 PM
vikingshadow I'm pretty new to this...what's the lockpick?
01-03-2014 01:09 PM
panthermark
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Originally Posted by vikingshadow View Post
Did anyone wire theirs somewhere else? I don't have a power mirror, nor do I have a cigarette lighter in my jk. I would love to do this mod! Probably would put it on the left side, but am thinking id love to use the switches that are below the heater/ac. Any suggestions?
I wired mine to my Lockpick V.5
01-03-2014 01:07 PM
milani I think the wires may still be in the harness. Pull the header and check.
01-03-2014 01:03 PM
vikingshadow Did anyone wire theirs somewhere else? I don't have a power mirror, nor do I have a cigarette lighter in my jk. I would love to do this mod! Probably would put it on the left side, but am thinking id love to use the switches that are below the heater/ac. Any suggestions?
12-11-2013 08:58 PM
Manyskilz and so I thought I'd play it safe and let my local pro car stereo shop install mine...oops!...guess who gets a new header now...
11-20-2013 08:01 PM
Manyskilz
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Originally Posted by WaltA View Post
I wonder why one could not put one of this style of Homelink:

Into this space on the left side of the dash:

I mean, seems easy and simple enough that Jeep/Chrysler should have already done it.
That looks like a great place to put the transmitter. I don't have anything over my speaker - is there enough room behind that panel for the module? Any power wires to tap into? has anyone mounted one here?
11-18-2013 09:48 PM
jasoncolorado
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Originally Posted by wrh3 View Post
I had to use plastic epoxy to keep the two pieces together securely and mechanical pencil erasers to make up the difference where the buttons press the switches.
Thanks for the info. I finally made it work using the epoxy on both pieces. Its a great add once its complete. Thanks for the comments and the help!
11-15-2013 08:17 AM
Argent I used one from a Chrysler Crossfire...fit better without having to mod the unit...

11-15-2013 12:01 AM
wrh3 I had to use plastic epoxy to keep the two pieces together securely and mechanical pencil erasers to make up the difference where the buttons press the switches.
11-14-2013 11:44 PM
jasoncolorado
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Originally Posted by jasoncolorado View Post
I swear...I can FXXK a good dream! Tried to install the homelink above my mirror and for whatever reason, it seems the cover for the buttons are too short to attach to the module. When I put the trim piece back it pops of the module cover. I am afraid I have screwed up the trim piece and will have to replace it. I have been searching for the part number for the trim piece but haven't had any luck. Crap like this really Pxxses me off. It seems so easy and now I have a freaking hole in my trim piece. UGHHHHH
Found the part number for the trim piece. But hoping someone has a solution to my problem with the trim piece being too thick.
11-14-2013 11:07 PM
jasoncolorado I swear...I can FXXK a good dream! Tried to install the homelink above my mirror and for whatever reason, it seems the cover for the buttons are too short to attach to the module. When I put the trim piece back it pops of the module cover. I am afraid I have screwed up the trim piece and will have to replace it. I have been searching for the part number for the trim piece but haven't had any luck. Crap like this really Pxxses me off. It seems so easy and now I have a freaking hole in my trim piece. UGHHHHH
11-01-2013 11:35 PM
jwilson2598
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Originally Posted by rev2red View Post
I use a key fob too. At least until they make an app for that.
They do make an app for it, my Craftsman has it, and some LiftMaster and Chamberlain (who make the Craftsman one) do as well. It's kinda cool being able to open or close it from anywhere on earth, as well as turn off or on lights in the house.
11-01-2013 10:46 PM
rev2red
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Originally Posted by SoFlaJeep View Post
So I bought a key fob opener with three buttons which works like a charm and goes into the house with the keys when I park the Jeep. Problem solved!
I use a key fob too. At least until they make an app for that.
11-01-2013 08:26 PM
Rexenator Dude, thanks for this write-up. I just got done installing mine, works great.
09-14-2013 03:28 PM
panthermark So milani has it installed in the header.
http://www.wranglerforum.com/f33/how...lk-289625.html

I've pulled my A-pillar trim and my header trim (or whatever you want to call it)....and I've tested and programmed my unit by quickly running through my Lockpick. (Mine looks similar to the one at the top of the thread).

I just need to pick a location and wire up....but I don't know which one to go with. I'm leaning towards the header, but....if I get caught out in the rain....is that in issue?
Hmmm....
Time for another beer.
09-11-2013 11:11 AM
milani I bought one of these: Mercedes R170 SLK230 SLK320 Homelink Garage Door Opener 1708280110 | eBay

Curious to see where I can fit it...
09-11-2013 11:09 AM
WaltA
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Originally Posted by 64Chevy View Post
WaltA--where can one source that HomeLink module you have a photo of?
I got that pic from eBay. There are several of that style, originally intended for a Cadillac. So, in eBay, search on "Homelink Cadillac".
09-11-2013 11:08 AM
wrh3 eBay, I think they came in some Cadillacs among other GM autos......
09-11-2013 11:01 AM
64Chevy WaltA--where can one source that HomeLink module you have a photo of?
09-11-2013 09:21 AM
WaltA I wonder why one could not put one of this style of Homelink:




Into this space on the left side of the dash:




I mean, seems easy and simple enough that Jeep/Chrysler should have already done it.
09-10-2013 11:35 AM
Rexenator Man this is a super smart idea. I just bought the Homelink adapter on eBay for $23. I tested it with a 12V battery I had lying around. Way cheaper than $200 for the mirror that does the same thing. This will be the first thing I put in my Jeep once it gets delivered.
09-10-2013 09:52 AM
WaltA
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Originally Posted by panthermark View Post
Jeep not having Homelink on a Wrangler is probably my biggest single gripes about the vehicle.
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Originally Posted by mello03 View Post
I agree. I got sick of concealing, locking, and keeping track of my opener. I run around without windows and topless as much as possible in the summer.
Me too. It would be so easy to add, either as part of the mirror or as part of the driver's visor. I mean, Chrysler already does such on its other vehicles.
09-10-2013 09:14 AM
WranglerJA
the unit fit in back?

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Originally Posted by OrangeJeepGuy View Post
I only use two of mine. The middle button is not programmed.
nice location! the entire unit fit in the back or is it located elsewhere?
09-10-2013 08:18 AM
wrh3 The wire closest to the edge of the case is 12v+. I followed OrangeJeepGuy's lead and mounted mine in the a-pillar trim, detailed here:

Bill's Web Space:2013 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 10A




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09-10-2013 07:34 AM
panthermark Mine arrived yesterday...with a red and white wire. I'm going to assume red is hot.

How big a hole are you drilling to mount the unit? U gotta see if this thing comes apart.
09-08-2013 02:30 AM
OrangeJeepGuy
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Originally Posted by RoadiJeff View Post

Just zip a small remote up inside the roll bar insulation above the driver's door, as was mentioned earlier in this thread. Takes about 30 seconds to "install". When you want to open the garage door simply press on the insulation at that spot.
I have two remotes. One for gate and one for garage. They are rather big. The install was easy and just pressing the homelink button is easy too. Also the homelink has a much stronger signal. I can open the garage from further down the street than the standard battery powered remote. It is all personal preference.
09-07-2013 01:09 PM
RoadiJeff
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Originally Posted by Gewch View Post
I'm curious if anyone found a way to fit a garage door opener into one of the blank switch panels...

Can't seem to find a single homelink style transmitter - looks like they come in 3's.
Just zip a small remote up inside the roll bar insulation above the driver's door, as was mentioned earlier in this thread. Takes about 30 seconds to "install". When you want to open the garage door simply press on the insulation at that spot.
09-07-2013 10:01 AM
BacaraJKU
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Originally Posted by mello03 View Post

I agree. I got sick of concealing, locking, and keeping track of my opener. I run around without windows and topless as much as possible in the summer. I ordered a Gentex homelink mirror and swapped it out. Very easy and awesome. Pricy at 200 and I lost my map lights, but I never used them once in a year so I won't miss them.
I think the Gentex mirror is my favorite "required" mod. I can't believe Jeep didn't start including home link with the map light mirror. I mean they are already running power wires up there, why not.
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