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zaqsdad 10-16-2013 11:54 AM

Taking the doors off
 
I bought a 2008 JKUX and noticed I don't have a tool to take the doors off. I thought it would be a simple torx bit, but I don't have torx screws at the hinges!?! Is there an aftermarket security kit for doors? I think I may be screwed here( pun not intended)

Espo78 10-16-2013 11:56 AM

Yes, there are aftermarket hinge locks. Put up a picture of what you have.

zaqsdad 10-16-2013 12:00 PM

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eightshb 10-16-2013 12:07 PM

they should lift right off the screws are not there

landi jeep 10-16-2013 12:09 PM

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Originally Posted by eightshb (Post 5410425)
they should lift right off the screws are not there

This. Although looks like they may need. Bit of wd40 should help.

Upsfeederdude 10-16-2013 12:18 PM

They may be a bit tough to get off. My back doors slide right off, but I had to use a jack with a block of wood to get the fronts off. Make sure to roll down your windows first, and if you have to use a jack go slow and try have someone there to help you catch the door when it decides to break loose.

zaqsdad 10-16-2013 12:23 PM

Thanks! That will have to wait for the weekend, and looking for security screws now, may as well replace them with those instead of OEM

2012Cosmos 10-16-2013 01:09 PM

Best way to loosen the doors is to open the door fully, grab the edge of the door and "gently" rock the door/jeep (be sure not to let door swing fully out as you'll hit the cowl/fender, assuming you have disconnected). Not hard where you bend the doorpins into the hignes but enough to loosen the dirt/corrosion/whatever out of there. Once I get a little bit of play, I spray the heck out of it with WD-40. Few minutes later they should pull right out.


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