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Unread 06-05-2002, 10:12 PM   #1
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Water Proofing my YJ

Any one have any tips on water profing my yj, i like to leave the top and doors off all the time and cant stand driving with it on. I took carpets out and am getting ready to install a herculiner paint on polymer liner inside my jeep im just not sure about the dash getting wet. Can anyone polease help

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Unread 06-05-2002, 10:17 PM   #2
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yeah same here
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Unread 06-06-2002, 06:11 AM   #3
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Jeeps are waterproof. Just remove the carpet and plugz.
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Unread 06-06-2002, 06:22 AM   #4
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the only thing not water proof is the radio, Pioneer makes radios with completly sealed faces so rain, or coffee , wont hurt it.
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Unread 06-06-2002, 11:23 AM   #5
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Hi everyone..New to this forum.

I take the top off as soon as possible and keep it off for the summer. If I know its going to rain I will park it in the garage and take the car, but thatís hard to do while your out in it. My Jeep has received several deep soakings. I have been caught in some heavy rains while sitting in traffic during my 1 hour commute. So much water, it was flowing over the edge when I turned a corner.
I just pull the plugs, put on my rain poncho and smile! So far nothing has shorted out.
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Unread 06-07-2002, 12:31 AM   #6
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yeah but how waterproof is it, i have a bikini top and the rear view mirror even gets wet. i dont wanna start shorting wires and stuff. is there any way to make it better??
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Unread 06-07-2002, 08:24 AM   #7
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I ran my '91 with no top whatsoever for about 5 months, and yes, I got plenty wet. The only problem I had was with my Sony CD player. I also replaced the nasty carpet with truck bed liner.

My solution to the radio problem, if I ever got around to it, was a marine unit. They're waterproof, and more shock resistant than typical car stereos. Unfortunately they are also largely white, which looks a bit dumb... Check out <a href="http://www.boatus.com/." target="_blank">http://www.boatus.com/.</a>

Oh, and speakers... make sure not to get paper cones. they will last about a week in the water and sun.
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