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View Poll Results: Jeep Cherokee with No Doors?
Jeep Cherokees with no doors are cool 206 74.91%
Jeep Cherokees with no doors is not cool 69 25.09%
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Unread 07-18-2014, 10:35 PM   #136
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what makes it good is that it has doors

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Unread 07-22-2014, 08:20 AM   #137
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I think it would be cool to take the front doors off and have tube doors on nice days.

I haven't taken mine off for two reasons.

1. I don't want to hack the hinges and have the doors sag after

2. People can't drive and I'd probably end up getting T-boned with no door to protect me.
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Unread 07-22-2014, 08:33 AM   #138
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I have mine removed, though I feel a certain way about it both positive and negative. And also while I feel the whole "doors are structural" thing is total nonsense, I do have unibody rail stiffeners, though I did that for other reasons.



I drilled hinges to 3/8" and used 3/8" hardware welded to the door side and as a result have ZERO door sag. Doors off is great for wheeling, the increase in visibility and comfort plays a big role in finding the right line. One thing though is, with a couple exceptions here and there, I typically DO NOT run on the street doorless.

I have my reasons, though most are aesthetic more so than overall safety. My biggest two are:

1. Kinda gives off a Wrangler wannabe vibe. While Im a former TJ owner and I dont personally view it that way, it is a bit undeniable.

2. Certain angles (i.e. dead on side view) look a little funny. I have carried my two tone bedliner theme over to my sills and b pillar to lessen the effect but its hard to deny it looks like something is missing... well because it is, well over 200lbs of something actually.

My plan is to build a set of tube doors. Will give me something to hang onto without limiting visibility, and will make things look a little more finished and less like some redneck who had his doors fall off.
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Unread 07-22-2014, 09:41 AM   #139
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this is the write up I used with my 01

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f11/a...s-97-a-444398/

the pre 97 doors are so much easier to mod!

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Unread 07-22-2014, 09:59 PM   #140
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I vote doors.

I do admit to having TJ envy but I bought a xj for the look and want to try and keep that.
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Unread 07-23-2014, 07:26 AM   #141
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I vote doors.

I do admit to having TJ envy but I bought a xj for the look and want to try and keep that.
clean looking XJ tho!



I took mine off for purposes of wheeling. better sight on the rocks.
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Unread 07-23-2014, 07:30 AM   #142
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clean looking XJ tho!



I took mine off for purposes of wheeling. better sight on the rocks.
X2 That and a full day of wheeling with doors on is hard on the ol armpit.
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Unread 07-23-2014, 09:53 PM   #143
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Dang this thread is old haha niksxj is my wife now and I do own a TJ and a XJ! The xjs doors all come off to and she now likes haha. And Calvin is right! 2006_sport is a idiot lol!
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Unread 07-23-2014, 10:03 PM   #144
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Here my XJ now I need to update my thread I still vote yes on the on the doorless mod!

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Unread 07-24-2014, 06:20 AM   #145
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THE DOORS DO PROVIDE RIGIDITY IN THE UNIBODY STRUCTURE. Is that clear enough for you soldier? The wrangler was designed for the impact of a front or rear end collision to go around the doors and into the frame. This is why there is a warning label in wranglers stating that the doors are there for protection from the elements and that's it. I see no such warning label on XJs. Your doors are there for a reason...leave them on.
I know this post is ancient, and maybe youve gotten some sense as the years have passed, but in this 2009 quote, you are a genuine waste of a good text box.

That awkward moment when someone is insanely overconfident when they have no idea what the actual **** they are talking about... seems to match your description rather well. Hope youre still around here and removed that chip off your shoulder. Stay facts or shut up, that clear enough for you, SOLDIER? (i lol'd at the soldier thing)
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Unread 07-24-2014, 08:21 AM   #146
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Here my XJ now I need to update my thread I still vote yes on the on the doorless mod!

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Unread 07-24-2014, 09:37 AM   #147
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Doors on is a dying breed, I woulda bought a YJ if I counts handle a bit of widow and mirror magic to see where my tires are headed leave 'em on!
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Unread 07-24-2014, 09:55 AM   #148
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Just get one of each like I did and stop bickering about
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Unread 07-24-2014, 10:40 AM   #149
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Yep that's me haha and thanks for the posts Austin
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Unread 07-24-2014, 09:39 PM   #150
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