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Old 12-14-2017, 07:41 PM   #4771
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Replace bulbs with LEDs.

Not sure I follow, these are LEDs. I wanted a battery light that doesn’t use the Jeep’s battery. Here’s Rugged Ridge’s version on sale now for $24. I’m just cheap and figured this would do the same thing for $8.


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Old 12-14-2017, 09:30 PM   #4772
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I didn't know you were trying to not use the jeep battery.

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Not sure I follow, these are LEDs. I wanted a battery light that doesn’t use the Jeep’s battery. Here’s Rugged Ridge’s version on sale now for $24. I’m just cheap and figured this would do the same thing for $8.
The stock interior lights do suck.
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Old 12-14-2017, 09:36 PM   #4774
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Cheap household LED lights on Amazon like this one for $8 for interior lighting vs the $20 - $30 ones specifically made for the Jeep. Plan to get double sided Velcro and mount this above my rear view mirror on roll bar, just have been too lazy to install.


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That motion detector light could be useful in the cargo area. Would you please post a link to that? Thx.
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Old 12-14-2017, 09:38 PM   #4775
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Got it. Yeah, there have been many times when I’m working on something in there for a long while, and I just want a bright light. You could probably find something better looking out there or even smaller as there are tons of options.



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Old 12-14-2017, 09:41 PM   #4776
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Got it. Yeah, there have been many times when I’m working on something in there for a long while, and I just want a bright light. You could probably find something better looking out there or even smaller as there are tons of options.



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I like that one cause you can change the angle of light beams.
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Old 12-14-2017, 09:42 PM   #4777
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Got it. Thanks.
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Remove rear head rests better vision .the grill mod is a great one added interior lights 20 bucks see pic .flipping mirror .jimbox has tons of good ones
I have tried this numerous times! How the H did you do it??
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Old 12-28-2017, 06:47 PM   #4780
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I have tried this numerous times! How the H did you do it??
I have a 2dr, I just removed the back seat all together. Problem solved !!

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Old 12-29-2017, 08:32 AM   #4781
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Ziptie ezpass to lid of consoleAttachment 2055177
Did this mod and used it for the first time last night - works perfectly.

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Old 12-29-2017, 08:34 AM   #4782
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Did this mod and used it for the first time last night - works perfectly.



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How is that attached on there? Did you open it to drive through?


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How is that attached on there? Did you open it to drive through?


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My Ezpass came with a piece of sticky tape Velcro which I just stuck to the inside lid of the console. The console was closed and locked, just drove slowly through ezpass lane until the traffic light went green - no problem at all. Checked my account when I was home to see that it had all worked.

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I have tried this numerous times! How the H did you do it??
The way I did it is to follow a write-up on the forum that basically shows how to take a needlenose pliers and release the springs on the front of the seat rest by the base of the rest where it goes into the rear seat. If you do it this way, you can still use the seat back without removing it. The only difference is it doesn't have the spring back function.
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Old 01-01-2018, 12:23 PM   #4786
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Made a grab handle using paracord I already had. Doesn't get much cheaper than that.
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I also used some 3M Tread Tape to cover the pinch seam.
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The way I did it is to follow a write-up on the forum that basically shows how to take a needlenose pliers and release the springs on the front of the seat rest by the base of the rest where it goes into the rear seat. If you do it this way, you can still use the seat back without removing it. The only difference is it doesn't have the spring back function.
Can you link the instructions on how to do this?
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Can you link the instructions on how to do this?
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Old 01-10-2018, 03:21 PM   #4790
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JK Switch mod
SPST on-off micro PCB switches
PCB mount LED
2W resistor
small dowel cut to length for an actuator a;though now you can get the PCB mount switches with an extended actuator
6 pin connector and stranded 24Ga wire.





These control the relay's in my home made relay box
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SPST on-off micro PCB switches

PCB mount LED

2W resistor

small dowel cut to length for an actuator a;though now you can get the PCB mount switches with an extended actuator

6 pin connector and stranded 24Ga wire.











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Old 01-11-2018, 09:35 AM   #4792
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Hmm. I see them in your post quote. I also checked on my android phone using Tapatalk and they are showing up.
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Hmm. I see them in your post quote. I also checked on my android phone using Tapatalk and they are showing up.
its the httpS:// You need to delete the S
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Added reflective tape to the seat recliner handles. Total of $4.

my friends seem to have a ton of trouble finding the handles to pull the seats forward.... this should solve that
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its the httpS:// You need to delete the S
I would fix them but for some reason I can't edit them on this thread. I can edit my posts in other threads though.
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Added reflective tape to the seat recliner handles. Total of $4.

my friends seem to have a ton of trouble finding the handles to pull the seats forward.... this should solve that
Down the side? Wrap the tape around? Would love to see a picture of how it turned out. I like this idea.
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Down the side? Wrap the tape around? Would love to see a picture of how it turned out. I like this idea.
A few little strips, see pic below
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Did the the axle breather tube extension/relocation to get them up high. Bought some 5/16 ID fuel hose and fuel filters. BTW, shout out to JEGS, love that place, lots of selection and super fast shipping. Routed the rear axle tube to the well established location behind the passenger side tail light. On the front axle I routed the line to the outboard side of the driver side headlight. Also secured all the connections with hose spring clips. On my axles there were no clips and the tube can easily be pulled out. - Not good IMO.
Just did the extensions on mine. I didn't install filters and was wondering, what is the benefit of adding the filters?
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Just did the extensions on mine. I didn't install filters and was wondering, what is the benefit of adding the filters?
My thought is that it is to prevent dirt from getting into the oil in the axle. I noticed that the ARB breather has a filter so I thought it would be a good idea.
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My thought is that it is to prevent dirt from getting into the oil in the axle. I noticed that the ARB breather has a filter so I thought it would be a good idea.
Ah. That makes sense. Thanks.

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