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06-26-2013 06:12 PM
Leslee
fold and tumble

Please let me know what you come up with, I am also playing around trying to find a spot...
06-26-2013 02:42 PM
Jerry Bransford My '04 only has a fold & tumble passenger-side seat.
06-26-2013 01:11 PM
commodore_dude I was under the impression Jerry's new TJ was new enough to have the fold and tumble seat... I also now looking more closely don't exactly see where this would mount to the front edge of the seat. I'll wait until the bracket arrives and I get a 5lb extinguisher to make a final judgement, though, as there could be some way to mount it through the bolts between the seat slider and the tub with a couple of angled pieces of steel...
06-25-2013 05:59 PM
Leslee
Seat brack mount

After looking at the seat bracket on my 2006 unlimited Rubicon that bracket will not mount there,I think I have what is called fold and tumble seat bracket. no fit like yours..Bummer
06-24-2013 02:24 PM
Jerry Bransford All you need is a piece of 1"x1/8" steel cut to 13" long which you can do on your own with a hacksaw. Any hardware store including Home Depot or Lowes will have have short lengths of 1"x1/8" steel in their hardware aisle. Then just drill some mounting holes & you're done, no need to a metal worker. Mount the bracket to that piece of steel & bolt it to the floor base mounts as shown in this thread.
06-24-2013 02:11 PM
commodore_dude
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Originally Posted by Jerry Bransford View Post
By the way, mounting that mount to a 13"x1"x1/8" piece of steel makes mounting it to the seat base an easy job. And Wondertwin1, no sarcasm at all. I struggled unsuccessfully before trying to find that mount on the internet for similar threads, tonight was the first time I found an online source.
So after reading about your mount for years and never getting around to it, I finally just ordered one of the extinguisher mounts per the Ebay option pcwolf mentioned. Next question - any idea where in a retail environment someone who isn't and doesn't know a metalworker might get that piece of steel? Looks like something like this might be a start, assuming they can cut it and drill holes to my specs . I also assume there are some specs you want on the bolts to make sure they're going to withstand as much of a crash as you believe the mount itself will, since I do like having ankles.

Then it's just a matter of deciding if I like my Jeep enough to pony up for what one of these fancy halotron extinguishers costs
06-24-2013 02:30 AM
Ole4Cyli I would've cried like a baby.
06-23-2013 11:20 PM
pcwolf search for same terms on eBay. $13.90 shipped. Thanks for the tip, Jerry!
06-23-2013 08:48 PM
Leslee
bracket

Thank you Jerry for the picture..
06-22-2013 07:44 PM
Neral22 I have a cheap white one I mounted with an awning strap from amazon $3, and a dog colar from the dollar store.
06-22-2013 06:51 PM
flflash For those of you who don't carry a fire extinguisher take a look at my avatar. Best we can tell that fire started out as a shorted out ac blower or resistor short which spread to the glove box and caught the items in there on fire, it could have easily been stopped by even a small fire extinguisher.
I had just bought that Jeep for my girlfriend the week before.
06-22-2013 12:10 PM
Jerry Bransford Here you go...
06-22-2013 10:30 AM
Jerry Bransford I'll post a pic without the extinguisher in place later but your '06 has the same dimensions as my '04 so if you mount it as shown in the photo, it will be fine.
06-22-2013 08:42 AM
Leslee
Jerrys Mount

Hey Jerry I ordered the fire extinguisher mount,do you think you could take a picture with the fire extinguisher removed ? I have an 06 and it looks to tight to place there.thank you for your time L.Lee
06-19-2013 01:36 PM
99GoldenSahara Again, thanks Jerry and all. #1 priority is to get the extinguisher and order the clamp and figure out how to fabricate the plate for mounting the clamp. This forum has been so awesome for relative Jeep newbies like me. I appreciate being able to piggyback on your experience and advice.
06-19-2013 12:29 PM
R4D4R My fire extinguisher came in real handy this winter but not in my Jeep. The pipe in my wood stove came popped off in the middle of a nice warm fire. I used up my one home extinguisher and had to run into the Jeep to grab the second. Luckily no damage in the house, but could have been a whole lot worse.
06-19-2013 12:28 PM
Jerry Bransford
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Originally Posted by TJfunrun View Post
Jerry. Thanks. I've located the bracket and will be ordering one today for the extinguisher. If you don't mind my simple mind asking: how did you mount the bracket to the floor of the Jeep? I hesitate screwing stuff into my TJ because of future rust concerns. Appreciate the info.
I attached mine to a 13"x1"x1/8" piece of steel bolted to the front of the seat bases, not to the floor.
06-19-2013 12:10 PM
NoBoat0429 Man that's my worst nightmare. I carry a small 1lb extinguisher, but I'm considering a larger one atm. Also, somone mentioned using a cO2 extinguisher which, and correct me if I'm wrong, is not rated for oil and fuel fires. The extinguisher I use is dry chemical. From what I remember in my coast guard classes, dry chemical is good for engine fires. Can somone post the chart? Im on a cell and my signal sucks.
06-19-2013 11:11 AM
99GoldenSahara Jerry. Thanks. I've located the bracket and will be ordering one today for the extinguisher. If you don't mind my simple mind asking: how did you mount the bracket to the floor of the Jeep? I hesitate screwing stuff into my TJ because of future rust concerns. Appreciate the info.
06-19-2013 12:06 AM
99GoldenSahara Thanks and sorry I didn't read carefully enough.
06-19-2013 12:02 AM
Jerry Bransford The flashlight holder is made by Maglite purchased from my local Maglite dealer (hardware store). The fire extinguisher holder source info is covered above in post # 38.
06-18-2013 11:45 PM
99GoldenSahara Hey Jerry. Thanks for your insight. I agree with the practical logic behind your location for the extinguisher (and also your mag light). Would you be willing to direct the rest of us toward the clamps you used to mount both and where we might find them? Thanks.
06-18-2013 11:30 PM
Wondertwin1 Buddy was on his way to my house earlier today in his TJ. Just got done replacing his cracked exhaust manifold with a new banks header and tied up some other loose ends under the good while he was in there. Well on the way over his transmission line blew spewing ATF all over that nice new hot header. Fire. Just like when I blew a power steering hose. He got it out before any damage. We drove to Pensacola to get the line fixed and we're good to go now.
06-09-2013 10:28 AM
Jerry Bransford
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Originally Posted by MikalCarbine View Post
This thread is sweet, there were some similar ones in the past but that link Jerry posted with the bracket is key! Going to order one or two

Jerry, how well does this bracket hold the extinguisher in, do you need an extra zip tie or worm clamp? I see something on the center of the extinguisher in the photo you posted
The bracket is made from spring steel so it has a very good secure grip on the extinguisher. You push the extinguisher into the bracket & it snaps into place. It takes a pretty good pull to remove it. That band in the center holds a clip for the hose as Wondertwin1 figured out.
06-09-2013 09:04 AM
Wondertwin1
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Originally Posted by MikalCarbine View Post
This thread is sweet, there were some similar ones in the past but that link Jerry posted with the bracket is key! Going to order one or two

Jerry, how well does this bracket hold the extinguisher in, do you need an extra zip tie or worm clamp? I see something on the center of the extinguisher in the photo you posted
Looks like that's what's holding the hose to the extinguisher.
06-09-2013 08:46 AM
MikalCarbine This thread is sweet, there were some similar ones in the past but that link Jerry posted with the bracket is key! Going to order one or two

Jerry, how well does this bracket hold the extinguisher in, do you need an extra zip tie or worm clamp? I see something on the center of the extinguisher in the photo you posted
06-09-2013 08:23 AM
BurlySoldier
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Originally Posted by Jerry Bransford View Post
The extinguisher is bolted to the seat mounting base that is bolted to the floor, so it doesn't move at all when the seat is moved forward or back. In the position shown, it takes zero foot room, your feet would never come close to touching it. I've had it installed there in two Jeeps and it's completely out of the way, you'd quickly find your feet never touch it.
Thanks for sharing that Jerry. I am going to mount one same place. But I also agree with those who say anything is better than nothing. I caught a motorcycle I was working on on fire and put it out effectively with a kitchen extinguisher when I was a kid. Is there a specific 5 lbs extinguisher you prefer?
06-08-2013 09:07 PM
NC Bear thanks for the link Jerry
06-08-2013 05:18 PM
Willshire easy to remember for the class of the extinguisher is "a" ash "b" barrel "c" current nice to have one for all three. I dont carry one in my jeep but considering it now.
06-08-2013 04:55 PM
98TJ Wrangler- By the way to anyone getting a fire extinguisher, if you didn't know, there are different class's of fires the most common being A, B, and C. A being normal wood, paper, ect. B being combustible gases or liquids, and C being electrical. So make sure to get an ABC class fire extinguisher witch works best against those types of fires. Had some firefighters come to our shop the other day and teach us so thought I would share.
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