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07-11-2013 11:10 PM
brs256
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Originally Posted by viperx6x9x View Post
@BRS256, does that rear netting not go any lower? I was looking at aspen and a few others and hoping one of them went lower than that.
It can go down about 4" lower in the back ... I previously had my hilift mounted in that spot so I didnt need it to be lower
07-10-2013 04:25 PM
TJZ The way to go with Dogs !

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07-10-2013 04:06 PM
LBIHUI My wife is seriously way too concerned about our puppy jumping out but this thread is very helpful! I am going to fasten the harness to the seat connect as described! Thanks
07-10-2013 03:48 PM
LiftedTj
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Originally Posted by thgr8alex View Post
Just curious for anyone whos ran the smitty cargo net for a length of time, does it sag? I like the look but would hate it if it started to sag if it got wet or age sagged it. Any one?
I've had mine for 14 months now. Used from early may-October 2012 and mid april-now. I have 3 siberian huskies, one that is 50 pounds and lays on top of the wheel well with all her weight against it. It hasn't started sagging at all. I did have to fix a piece after some punk cut a section. Easy fix, I just had some 1" black webbing inside and out sewn in. I've packed it full of camping gear, brush and large carboard boxes.
07-10-2013 03:14 PM
mrk130 Have any of you had trouble with your dogs getting car sick??
07-10-2013 02:47 PM
RodentSniper
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Originally Posted by thgr8alex View Post

And shes got a harness so she wont choke herself when trying to smell the world. Dont have a pic of her in it but can get one if wanted
Great idea thanks
07-10-2013 10:13 AM
thgr8alex Just curious for anyone whos ran the smitty cargo net for a length of time, does it sag? I like the look but would hate it if it started to sag if it got wet or age sagged it. Any one?
07-10-2013 09:28 AM
Bertieboo I have 4 dogs and I have the same worry about one of them. I have ordered the Smittybilt Cargo Net but in the meantime I simply Tie his leash to the center of the soundbar allowing enough slack to allow the dog to get his head to either side of the jeep. Dog wears a snug harness and is happy and safe.
07-10-2013 09:14 AM
thgr8alex
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Originally Posted by thgr8alex View Post
Today i went to the store to get a harness for "Lola" so she wouldnt choke herself leaning out the window and i used just a standard old leash and tied it to the seat belt buckle clamp under the seat in the rear and ran it through the seat crack and hooked to her new harness. Its tge PERFECT length where her feet can go on the wheel well hump and no farther, just enough to stick her nose in the wind. Also she can put her front feet on the center console to give me a kiss haha. it works fantastic!! The leash is now tied up and out of the way ready for next use. If anyones interested in pics just let me know! I also found out that me maybe wanting to monstaline my interior this summer just became a definite because her toenails have already started scratching those wheel well humps. Haha
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I'd be interested in pictures. Do you still have you rear seat in?


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And shes got a harness so she wont choke herself when trying to smell the world. Dont have a pic of her in it but can get one if wanted
07-10-2013 12:53 AM
Neal5280 I have the CRES top and my dogs love it and I don't mind the looks of it.



07-10-2013 12:26 AM
Brankz This is how we run



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07-10-2013 12:14 AM
mrk130
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Originally Posted by RodentSniper View Post
My biggest of my little chi's love to ride.. I use a full harness I picked up at pets mart
Completely off topic but what size tires are you using?
07-09-2013 09:54 PM
Brinev My cargo straps choice was pure function over form so went with cheaper Aspen straps. They actually look better than I thought and I pull them tight with some bungee balls here and there. I rum 'em with my soft too down so that fills the gap in back. You can pull them down you just loose some hight. Or as I said, you can stretch with supplemental straps, but my Boxers aren't slipping through any holes so some may have different needs.

Bottom line is they do the job and take just a minute to get in in off and have been plenty durable. Still, I go with the harness tied to eye bolt on tub as one dog in particular will do just about anything to get to another dog so better safe than sorry.

Heard from a few folks that you shouldn't leash dogs from above, i.e roll bar, but not sure why or if its even true.
07-09-2013 09:29 PM
RodentSniper My biggest of my little chi's love to ride.. I use a full harness I picked up at pets mart
07-09-2013 09:13 PM
thgr8alex Mrk130, didnt have time to today, sorry. but will get some for you tomorrow!!
07-09-2013 05:53 PM
viperx6x9x @BRS256, does that rear netting not go any lower? I was looking at aspen and a few others and hoping one of them went lower than that.
07-09-2013 04:46 PM
thgr8alex
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Originally Posted by mrk130 View Post

I'd be interested in pictures. Do you still have you rear seat in?
Ya ill get you some here in a second. Gotta run a few errands real quick
07-09-2013 12:18 PM
brs256 tj


loves riding in my jeep and so does roscoe, I have aspen manufacturing nets in my heep

the picture is of tj
07-09-2013 08:14 AM
mrk130
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Originally Posted by thgr8alex View Post
Today i went to the store to get a harness for "Lola" so she wouldnt choke herself leaning out the window and i used just a standard old leash and tied it to the seat belt buckle clamp under the seat in the rear and ran it through the seat crack and hooked to her new harness. Its tge PERFECT length where her feet can go on the wheel well hump and no farther, just enough to stick her nose in the wind. Also she can put her front feet on the center console to give me a kiss haha. it works fantastic!! The leash is now tied up and out of the way ready for next use. If anyones interested in pics just let me know! I also found out that me maybe wanting to monstaline my interior this summer just became a definite because her toenails have already started scratching those wheel well humps. Haha
I'd be interested in pictures. Do you still have you rear seat in?
05-14-2013 06:48 PM
thgr8alex Today i went to the store to get a harness for "Lola" so she wouldnt choke herself leaning out the window and i used just a standard old leash and tied it to the seat belt buckle clamp under the seat in the rear and ran it through the seat crack and hooked to her new harness. Its tge PERFECT length where her feet can go on the wheel well hump and no farther, just enough to stick her nose in the wind. Also she can put her front feet on the center console to give me a kiss haha. it works fantastic!! The leash is now tied up and out of the way ready for next use. If anyones interested in pics just let me know! I also found out that me maybe wanting to monstaline my interior this summer just became a definite because her toenails have already started scratching those wheel well humps. Haha
05-14-2013 07:33 AM
homebrwd
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Originally Posted by SeVeReDiStOrTiOn View Post
I was looking for a product just like those thanks for the recommendation. My dog can't stick his head out past 40ish mph because the wind hurts his eyes...he'll love those.
They take some getting used to for the dogs. I wouldn't put them on indoors as they are pretty tinted. We started by putting them on and going for a walk and Fergus got used to them pretty quick and loves them.
05-13-2013 09:44 PM
SeVeReDiStOrTiOn
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I use the spiderwebshade cage and bungee attached the upper roll bar to their harness. Also look into Doggles to protect their eyes from debris.

I was looking for a product just like those thanks for the recommendation. My dog can't stick his head out past 40ish mph because the wind hurts his eyes...he'll love those.
05-13-2013 06:04 PM
gregsjeep13
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Originally Posted by 01TJ60 View Post
Gregsjeep13,


Have to ask, is that French Brittany Spaniel?
Not sure. My wife found him on petfinder.com. Birth certificate just said Brittany. Someone wrote notorious puppy mill on the birth certificate. Craziest dog I have ever had. Great dog but, nuts for sure. Even with all the trouble he has caused we are thinking of getting another Brittany?? Maybe we are the ones who are nuts.
05-13-2013 02:47 PM
RevCo666
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Originally Posted by mrk130 View Post
Cats are better pets than people think. But the fact that you have trained it is remarkable. Most of them have no desire to do what you want them too. They can be too independent for that. When I put a leash on my cat, she just squats down and doesn't move. She hates it.
I wish I would of had her as a kitten, then she'd be really well trained but yeah it takes time/patience to train a cat. Its all about positive conditioning! Treats help too lol Unfortunately she's still shy when new people come into the apt but we can't have it all...
05-13-2013 02:39 PM
mrk130
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Originally Posted by RevCo666 View Post

I'd get a service dog BUT the landlord doesn't allow dogs in the apartment, no yard thats fenced in either and I would have to find a new home for Cosmo which at this point is a big no. I acutally use to hate cats until I adopted her from a local farm at 7 months old. She's gonna be 3 in September. Best pet/companion ever owned to date.
Cats are better pets than people think. But the fact that you have trained it is remarkable. Most of them have no desire to do what you want them too. They can be too independent for that. When I put a leash on my cat, she just squats down and doesn't move. She hates it.
05-13-2013 11:41 AM
RevCo666
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Originally Posted by Atthehop View Post
Service Cats. Sounds like a new industry to start up. Let me see if I can find some backers. LOL
I'd get a service dog BUT the landlord doesn't allow dogs in the apartment, no yard thats fenced in either and I would have to find a new home for Cosmo which at this point is a big no. I acutally use to hate cats until I adopted her from a local farm at 7 months old. She's gonna be 3 in September. Best pet/companion ever owned to date.
05-13-2013 11:39 AM
Atthehop
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Originally Posted by RevCo666 View Post
I know its odd. At first she's like NO I DON'T WANT TO GO IN THAT THING!! and then after buckling up her harness and leach up, she's all over in the back or on the passenger seat just having a great time. Mind you, I've conditioned my cat into thinking she's a dog. (I love psychology lol) She fetches, likes being taken for walks around the building, even responds to hand and verbal commands. I owned dogs before and to be honest she's the best cat/dog I've owned hehehehe Also, I appreciate the most is her ears as I'm hearing impaired and she kinda acts like a guide animal to a certain degree(when her ears peak up in a direction, I know something is going on).
Service Cats. Sounds like a new industry to start up. Let me see if I can find some backers. LOL
05-13-2013 11:01 AM
RevCo666
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Originally Posted by mrk130 View Post
Your cat like to ride in your Jeep? Mine can't stand leaving the house.
I know its odd. At first she's like NO I DON'T WANT TO GO IN THAT THING!! and then after buckling up her harness and leach up, she's all over in the back or on the passenger seat just having a great time. Mind you, I've conditioned my cat into thinking she's a dog. (I love psychology lol) She fetches, likes being taken for walks around the building, even responds to hand and verbal commands. I owned dogs before and to be honest she's the best cat/dog I've owned hehehehe Also, I appreciate the most is her ears as I'm hearing impaired and she kinda acts like a guide animal to a certain degree(when her ears peak up in a direction, I know something is going on).
05-13-2013 10:39 AM
mrk130
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Originally Posted by RevCo666 View Post
Another option I've seen is having your pet on a harness with leach attached somewhere centralized in the jeep. I do that with my cat lol She hates getting in the jeep but 2 minutes later she's loving the ride in the back hehehe
Your cat like to ride in your Jeep? Mine can't stand leaving the house.
05-13-2013 10:38 AM
viperx6x9x I have been researching the net for a while. Found a few options so far.

dirtydog4x4.com
raingler.com
safaristraps.com
jeepcargonet.com

They are all kinda pricy and I don't know which holds up best. I have seen the jeepcargonet one on a buddy's JK and it looked pretty solid.

As for restraints I use a version or that ruff ryder harness for road trips but it takes a while to get that one on and adjusted. So for quick rides, I use their walking harness.

For both setups I got those thick velcro Husky straps wrapped around the rollbar. They have a hinged carribeaner style metal clip attached that you just clip the harness leashes into. Easy to grab when it's time to get them out of the vehicle.

I was thinking about the ones that actually clip into the seatbelt, as they look the safest way to not give them enough runway to jump out. But my dogs are too smart for their own good and can already push the button on the seatbelt. So that option is out for me.
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