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Old 02-26-2018, 07:02 PM
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Jeep killed off half door?

Always been rare but...went to Jeep Build/search inventory/2018 Wrangler/filter/distance 150 miles/select 2 door and 4 door/select all models/select all colors: 1614 Jeeps available. Half doors: zero! All three of my Jeeps have been half door. IMHO best look and best open air Jeep experience by far. Why are they no more?

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If you are searching autotrader, enter "half metal" in the search option

https://www.autotrader.com/cars-for-...searchRadius=0
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Ok. Did that. Got none. So?
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Ok. Did that. Got none. So?
They池e extremely rare on dealer痴 inventory jeeps. Most folks either buy them separately or order a custom build with half doors.
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I did a quick search on Jeep.com.
30 half door 2018 JK/JKU痴 within 150 miles of 19087.
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Around here, dealers rarely order half doors for inventory, only customer orders.
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Jeep doesn't "kill off" such things, the market or the big GOV decides.
That said, they are rare, and most likely be harder to find every day, given the JK line is winding down, and customer orders have been for a while now.
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and most likely be harder to find every day, given the JK line is winding down,
Who knows, maybe the have a larger inventory of half doors that they need to push through before end of production!
Plus they will be considered "rare" until the JL/JLU launches half doors...
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Who knows, maybe the have a larger inventory of half doors that they need to push through before end of production!
haha you could be right! "half doors, 33% off SALE!"
If they do have a large inventory, they will most likely stock parts warehouse, and shred the rest, rather than discount them.
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No. Jeep did not "kill off" half doors. The JK has them up until the end. I have a 2018 JKU with factory halves, and you can still find them on AutoTrader as @ztman mentioned above (that's how I found mine). You cannot custom order a JK anymore, though.

The JL does not have them for launch but will get them as an aftermarket option (according to FCA) in 2019. See this video. @2:50 she starts talking about the JL Half Doors. "Those are not factory doors - those are going to be an optional door aftermarket from Mopar appearing around 2019"

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Mmmm, just love reading JL topics in the JK forum.
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Mmmm, just love reading JL topics in the JK forum.
Get used to it, we're old news now.
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Dealer don't stock them for the most part since they really don't sell well. I always preferred no doors to half doors anyway.
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The JL does not have them for launch but will get them as an aftermarket option (according to FCA) in 2019. See this video. @2:50 she starts talking about the JL Half Doors. "Those are not factory doors - those are going to be an optional door aftermarket from Mopar appearing around 2019"
Was she talking about half doors in general or the ones with the windows specifically as aftermarket?
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Was she talking about half doors in general or the ones with the windows specifically as aftermarket?
From what I've heard, the ones with the windows are the only half doors. That may change (in the same way they'll now be offering a 2-door Sahara), but everything on the JL forums points to this being the case.
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From what I've heard, the ones with the windows are the only half doors. That may change (in the same way they'll now be offering a 2-door Sahara), but everything on the JL forums points to this being the case.
I'll have to do some digging.
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I love my half doors on my 09. I was talking to my dealer today and was told they are still available and at this time there are no plans to do away with them
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Dealers Just do Not stock Half Doors

When I ordered mine in spring 2016 I had specific, non-negotiable specs. Half, doors,auto trans (Hey I'm 72 OK? 20 yrs with 5 spd is long enough!) a/c, towing pkg, red or hydro blue. I told the dealer for that combo it would have to be ordered. "Oh no, we can search the whole country. We'll find one for you!" The next day he called, "We're going to have to order it"

When it arrived it had full doors! Deal breaker! They offered a discount - nope! Reorder. Funny thing was, they sold that hydro Blue base Wrangler - only options as above, base wheels, base radio, etc - in two days!

Took another month to get what I wanted but it was worth the wait! The half doors were important since the top (and the rear seat) are in semi-permanent storage. Jeep lives in Tucson so all I need is a bikini top for shade and a BesTop Duster over the rear compartment.
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I love my half doors on my 09. I was talking to my dealer today and was told they are still available and at this time there are no plans to do away with them
Since the JK can't be ordered anymore, and the JL doesn't currently have halves available (yet)... they are "not available at this time" on a new Jeep unless it's filling an existing allocation. You can still order the parts, though.

Jeep themselves said that the halves will be available later from Mopar as an "aftermarket addition" on the JL, so maybe not as an ordered option. That may change.
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My 18 JKR 2-door came with half doors. But, as @Brwolfjr mentioned on another thread, it's possible mine was a custom order that someone backed out of.
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Well you could look into junk yards if you want them, I'm sure there are some out there to be had

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