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06-17-2014 09:33 PM
WranglerReed Looks good. How strong are the handles?
01-18-2014 10:31 PM
dfair622 Attachment 680657

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All home made
05-22-2013 03:31 PM
Phattphlapps $8 bucks for little vinyl rim strips

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05-22-2013 12:40 PM
Ancylus Cheap fog lights

Pulled them from a truck in the junkard
10.50 for he lights an mounting bar
maybe 15 dollars in wiring an fuses
05-22-2013 11:07 AM
CMEvans79
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Originally Posted by 907farmer View Post
Nothing, don't worry about it. It's a fad! You are my hero for not knowing what plasti dip is.
I wouldn't say plasti dip is a fad, it's a newer product that has came out that a lot of people like all at the same time.
05-22-2013 08:45 AM
groovebus 13" rubber Off road antenna $16 from Amazon.com. Got tired of the stock metal one slapping the crap out of my windshield everytime I get into the brush.
01-19-2013 11:04 AM
RoadGlide This one will swivel up enough to light the shifter area well if needed...



This one is the Dash Cubby... I can reach it fron the driver's seat easily...

01-19-2013 11:01 AM
RoadGlide I have a 2013 JKUR, and one of the first things I noticed, was the lack of any lighting in the Dash Cubby, and the Console Deep Cubby.

Thought briefly about installing some hardwired lights in each. With the CANbuss being what it is, and my distaste for white light in the dark, I went looking for an alternative.

Bought 2 Princeton Tec FRED Hero Headlamps. About $25.00 each. They use 3 AAA batteries. First press of button gets you "low red", second press gets you "high red". If your first press is 2 seconds long, you get "low white" and second press gets you "high white". Third press always goes to off.



I took them apart (removed the light head from the base) and used a hot air gun to take the slight curve out of the base and make them flat. Do this carefully and all will go well...it would be possible to overheat them, just be careful. Then re-assemble the base to the light head...(Phillips Head Screws).

A couple of strips of VHB Double Stick tape.



Next post for the "done" pictures.
01-19-2013 08:11 AM
LoveJiuJitsu
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Originally Posted by Lord Humongous View Post
Black liquid shoe polish works great to renew faded fender flares...

Did mine over a month ago and it has held up great so far... cost about $2.00 and did all 4

Wait....what?! How long would this last? It doesn't run?
01-18-2013 08:46 PM
Bhealey28
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Originally Posted by Lord Humongous
Black liquid shoe polish works great to renew faded fender flares...

Did mine over a month ago and it has held up great so far... cost about $2.00 and did all 4
That's one of the best things I've read here awesome idea!!!
01-18-2013 12:22 AM
Lord Humongous Black liquid shoe polish works great to renew faded fender flares...

Did mine over a month ago and it has held up great so far... cost about $2.00 and did all 4

01-17-2013 11:54 PM
allblackedout
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Originally Posted by 93redwrangler

glad im someones hero but i would really like to know what the heck it is still.....lol
Its spray paint then you can peel off when you don't want it anymore. If you plastidip your tires you can peel it off and theyll look like new again. Kinda cool but I tried it and it came out terribly.
01-17-2013 11:27 PM
93redwrangler
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Originally Posted by 907farmer View Post
Nothing, don't worry about it. It's a fad! You are my hero for not knowing what plasti dip is.

glad im someones hero but i would really like to know what the heck it is still.....lol
01-17-2013 11:19 PM
Rolly32
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Originally Posted by JeepMedic View Post
I just bought some grade 8 bolts and used a drill press to make the hole for the lynch pin. I didn't trust the lightweight nature of those clevis pins. They remove easy and only cost a few bucks to make. I have used them for about 6 years on my XJ and take them off every time I go offroad.
Nice You wouldn't have a picture of that by any chance would you? I have always wanted to make quick discos like the writeup on 4x4xplor but I don't like the idea of how quick the clevis pins wear down.
01-17-2013 11:16 PM
907farmer
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Originally Posted by 93redwrangler

i dont wanna sound stupid or anything....but what the heck is plasti dip??
Nothing, don't worry about it. It's a fad! You are my hero for not knowing what plasti dip is.
01-17-2013 11:13 PM
allblackedout
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Originally Posted by 93redwrangler

i dont wanna sound stupid or anything....but what the heck is plasti dip??
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01-17-2013 11:06 PM
93redwrangler
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Originally Posted by ryanmalzac1 View Post
plasti dip and some spray paint.

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i dont wanna sound stupid or anything....but what the heck is plasti dip??
01-17-2013 10:36 PM
Bhealey28 Just did the gutter gaurd grill a few days ago looks amazing in person but ill post a pic anyway.
11-05-2012 02:33 PM
Randens Rubi
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Originally Posted by ryanmalzac1
Plasti dip and some spray paint.
Looks great. Nice work.
11-05-2012 11:49 AM
ryanmalzac1 Plasti dip and some spray paint.

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11-02-2012 10:07 AM
Iceman It did get awful quiet round here.
11-02-2012 07:37 AM
Infantrytim Bump new ideas
10-24-2012 10:38 AM
Iceman Almost forgot a couple more.

1) Led light conversion on the gauge cluster.
2) cut the vent tube on the gas tank to convert from 15gal to 19gal
10-24-2012 07:43 AM
Iceman Here are a few mods I've done, some mentioned some not.

1) 3/4" pipe insulation on top bow
2) Krylon fusioned the flares
3) Hand throttle
4) Dome light kill switch (fuse taps in the #4 fuse port inline fuse and a switch)
5) Top prop (~4-5' 1" pic pipe 2 3x1 reducing tees (or bondable saddles if you can find them) flex into place between rollbar extensions and eliminate the puddle over the front seats).
6) In cab winch controls (16/3 wire (old extension cord works great) safety switch and a spdt switch (single pole double throw)
7) Pencil beam spotlights (GE 4509 bulb (available at Napa) par 36 housings (harbor freight work lights) These lights are commonly used as aircraft landing lights.
10-24-2012 01:17 AM
Randens Rubi I have Plasti dipped my hood and bed lined my fenders with in the last two days. Very cheap, fun, and improves the look of the jeep.
10-23-2012 03:35 PM
JKZombie This post serves as a bump for this topic, because I love these cheap mod topics. I will contribute by saying a used CB is always a great idea.
10-04-2012 10:37 AM
bigred119 whats a ipad
10-02-2012 01:29 PM
Infantrytim
Bump

bump
11-04-2011 07:01 AM
DarthJeep
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Originally Posted by thejackcutts
thats a big time gap bump!
Made it easier to read on iPad. :Wavey:
11-03-2011 09:13 PM
thejackcutts thats a big time gap bump!
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