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Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Today, 07:22 AM
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Posted By jscherb
It's only a matter of time before the moisture...

It's only a matter of time before the moisture will rust the hinge pins and bearing surfaces like in the photo below. When that happens, the tailgate rattles, and can get hard to close, often...
Forum: Military Jeep Tech Forum Today, 06:14 AM
Replies: 396
Views: 100,701
Posted By jscherb
I've cleaned it up, fixed the few minor bends and...

I've cleaned it up, fixed the few minor bends and I'm already making good use of it so I think I'll keep it, thanks :).
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Yesterday, 04:40 PM
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Posted By jscherb
You should only be sorry if you don't ask and...

You should only be sorry if you don't ask and your Jeep rusts prematurely :). I'm happy to answer any questions anyone might have and I'm sure other people will have the same questions too.

It...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Yesterday, 03:31 PM
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Posted By jscherb
What you'll find when you remove the factory...

What you'll find when you remove the factory hinges can vary quite a bit. Some people find that their paint is fine and they just install the hinges with no further preparation. Some people find...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum Yesterday, 08:14 AM
Replies: 122
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Posted By jscherb
The tailgate reinforcement and HD/large spare...

The tailgate reinforcement and HD/large spare carrier should both be available any time now. The company sent me preproduction samples to test several weeks ago, and they fit and worked fine - I've...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-28-2015, 06:06 AM
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Posted By jscherb
There must be some very slight variation possible...

There must be some very slight variation possible in how the tailgates get assembled at the factory, because of the many dozens of pairs that have been bought and installed so far, these are the only...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-27-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,123
Posted By jscherb
Robert, PM sent. Thanks again for your...

Robert,

PM sent.

Thanks again for your help.

jeff
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-27-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,123
Posted By jscherb
Robert, Thanks for the followup. Oops, typo on...

Robert,
Thanks for the followup. Oops, typo on my part, 43" is the correct dimension, sorry about that! I looked very closely from all angles at the JK I've got the hinges on here and there's no...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-27-2015, 03:34 PM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 122,271
Posted By jscherb
The cargo hatch side would be great on an...

The cargo hatch side would be great on an overlanding/camping Jeep, so I popped the top. It's just propped up with a board right now, but it could make a pretty decent camper, there's room for 2 to...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-27-2015, 03:32 PM
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Posted By jscherb
Then I swapped on the cargo hatch side panel: ...

Then I swapped on the cargo hatch side panel:

http://i213.photobucket.com/albums/cc163/jscherb/JK/SidePanelCargo1_zpsbwxad98y.jpg

Opening down for use as a table/work surface:
...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-27-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,239
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Posted By jscherb
Today I tested the fit of some of the alternate...

Today I tested the fit of some of the alternate sides. In this next photo I've removed the window side panel and installed the c-pillar for the soft sides.
...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-27-2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 1,239
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Posted By jscherb
The JK Safari Cab plugs directly into the factory...

The JK Safari Cab plugs directly into the factory hardtop wiring in the Jeep for the wiper and defroster circuits. If the top was to go on a Jeep that didn't come from the factory with the hardtop...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-27-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,123
Posted By jscherb
Robert, I saw that one other post you...

Robert,
I saw that one other post you referenced, but other than that I haven't seen this issue on any of the test installs I've done, and as far as I know nobody else has reported this issue. I've...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-27-2015, 06:00 AM
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Posted By jscherb
Now that I've got the roof trimmed and fitted, I...

Now that I've got the roof trimmed and fitted, I can make the mold for the windshield header. I've waited until now to make this mold so I could measure to precisely fit it to the roof once it was...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-27-2015, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1,239
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Posted By jscherb
Here are a few photos with the roof in place; a...

Here are a few photos with the roof in place; a little bit of trimming/fitting still has to happen at the front corners. The photos aren't the best because the white fiberglass is so bright it...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-26-2015, 04:50 PM
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Posted By jscherb
Part of the design all along has been that the...

Part of the design all along has been that the roof panel can be swapped for a soft roof. The soft roof would be very similar to a pickup truck tonneau cover. Here's an edit of a photo from my last...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-26-2015, 04:45 PM
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Posted By jscherb
I did the second test fit of the Safari Cab parts...

I did the second test fit of the Safari Cab parts on the JK today. Here's a shot with the sides, back panel and upper jambs in place.
...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-25-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 122,271
Posted By jscherb
I've assembled most of the parts (except for the...

I've assembled most of the parts (except for the roof panel) on the workshop floor so I can make a few small tweaks to the drip rail parts. Also I wanted to make sure the second set of side panels...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-24-2015, 06:58 PM
Replies: 1,239
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Posted By jscherb
The original build thread for the prototype...

The original build thread for the prototype LJ/TJ/YJ/CJ Safari Cab is at "Safari Cab" custom hardtop project - JeepForum.com...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-24-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 21,423
Posted By jscherb
It's not as quick as a blink of an eye, but...

It's not as quick as a blink of an eye, but really it doesn't take very long to install the sliders :).
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-24-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 21,423
Posted By jscherb
I do almost all of my concept drawings (including...

I do almost all of my concept drawings (including that one) with Microsoft Visio :).
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-24-2015, 03:46 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 21,423
Posted By jscherb
The windows are anchored to the plastic frame (or...

The windows are anchored to the plastic frame (or the metal frame in the case of Bestop and Rugged Ridge uppers). The video shows how solidly the window is mounted in the upper - there won't be any...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-24-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 122,271
Posted By jscherb
When I designed the TJ/LJ Safari Cab, I also...

When I designed the TJ/LJ Safari Cab, I also designed and made mold masters for the two different components that would be needed to fit YJ and CJ Jeeps (the windshield header and the door...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-23-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 122,271
Posted By jscherb
Not really, it's an image I borrowed from the...

Not really, it's an image I borrowed from the Jeep web site a while back, all I do is draw in my Safari Cab parts manually. No CAD in the strict definition of the term is going on here, although I...
Forum: JK General Discussion Forum 08-23-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1,239
Views: 122,271
Posted By jscherb
Yes, the upper jamb has a mating surface that...

Yes, the upper jamb has a mating surface that fits nicely in the b-pillar mucket seal.



It's pretty rigid with the bolts as shown. The upper jamb is very stiff and with the two bolts in the...
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