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View Poll Results: When you take your doors off, what do you do with them?
Leave them at home 82 82.83%
Throw them in the back/strap them somewhere 11 11.11%
The doors come off? 0 0%
My jeep has no doors.... 6 6.06%
Voters: 99. You may not vote on this poll

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Unread 05-30-2008, 08:54 AM   #16
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Unread 05-30-2008, 10:24 AM   #17
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Here's a rack that will have you thinking about buying a set of soft doors...

http://www.rockcrawler.com/features/...y/doordock.asp

Looks pretty nasty to me.
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Unread 05-30-2008, 10:32 AM   #18
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yeah. agreed. I think soft doors are the way to go. either that or just figure out how to leave the kids home in the morning...

Eh, it's getting to the time of year here where it's not gonna matter anyway as the morning temps are warm enough.
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Unread 05-30-2008, 10:47 AM   #19
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Here's a rack that will have you thinking about buying a set of soft doors...

http://www.rockcrawler.com/features/...y/doordock.asp

Looks pretty nasty to me.

Yep, that's the one I was thinking of.
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Unread 05-30-2008, 11:21 AM   #20
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Ah why didn't I remember this. There is a kid at school that always takes off his top soft widows on the frames and puts them behind his spare tire. I guess he made a bracket, but you could do the same thing with some soft doors
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Unread 05-30-2008, 12:50 PM   #21
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Here's a rack that will have you thinking about buying a set of soft doors...

http://www.rockcrawler.com/features/...y/doordock.asp

Looks pretty nasty to me.
This is one of the ugliest things I've ever seen on a Jeep ... it's worse than the dancing Mexican Jeep, even!
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Unread 05-30-2008, 05:22 PM   #22
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Door Rack Carrier

I'm not sure how my site got onto this board (www.sixtoesinnovations.com) but I have to say that my rack is much more compact than the one that goes into the receiver. It also looks like the doors might stick out the right side of the Jeep a little.

I made the rack because I live in Arizona and you can go out on BEAUTIFUL days without doors, and if you're not back before nightfall, you freeze your butt off! Plus driving to Tucson or Phoenix is a hassle on the highway without doors, but once you get there in town, it's nice to have them off.

I have just returned from a deployment and am now working like crazy to get a working prototype of my Door Caddy done. I am planning on selling it for around $200-$275, depending on how much the materials cost me. There's almost 20 linear feet of tubing in the thing! I will have different brackets for CJ7's, 5's, and the new 2 and 4 Wranglers with the god-awful bumpers!
Anyway- hopefully within the next month I'll have a rack on my web site. The best I can do is to say 'keep an eye on my site starting in July!'.

- 2000 YJ with full hard doors.
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Unread 05-30-2008, 09:16 PM   #23
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Bestop Super doors... They work great. I can slide the uppers behind the rear seat so if it rains I can stop and slap them on. The lowers can pop out and get thrown back there too. They are great for the summer. I use my full doors in the winter with the hardtop and every once in a while on rainy days. A roll down window is nice....
The idea of strapping the doors full open is the craziest thing I have read on the forum so far. Even if you could get it to work it would take the worlds most unaerodynamic passenger vehicle and put a parachute on it.
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Unread 05-31-2008, 04:28 AM   #24
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I usually just bundle up and rough it.
That's my method too. Makes for some cold rides in the morning, but it's worth it for the afternoons.
My doors won't go back on until October.
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Unread 06-03-2008, 09:28 PM   #25
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I wouldn't bother suiciding the doors... too much work. Find a way to hang/mount/build a carrier that attaches to your spare tire mount.
I actually drew up plans for one that you could lock your doors to. Wouldn't be hard to weld either, but I've not a welder, nor raw materials right now.


My suggestion would be a big jacket, or soft doors.
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Unread 06-04-2008, 12:13 AM   #26
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I actually drew up plans for one that you could lock your doors to. Wouldn't be hard to weld either, but I've not a welder, nor raw materials right now.


My suggestion would be a big jacket, or soft doors.

Full soft doors FTW!
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Unread 06-04-2008, 11:27 AM   #27
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???? must be a one of a kind.
Stinkin fat fingers- TJ not YJ. I didn't even notice I did that.
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