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Unread 04-27-2013, 07:17 PM   #1
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Rear hatch Tail light mod

I've seen a picture if an xj that had its tail lights removed and had euro style circle taillights installed in the rear hatch itself. I've searched through the forums an on google and can't find it. Anyone know if this is a conversion hatch or had any pictures of this type of mod? I wanna do it but need a base.

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Unread 04-28-2013, 02:44 PM   #2
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Get the round led lights that are used on a Wrangler. Get a hole saw and carefully cut them out. Install lights and wire them in. couple that I found on Ebay
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Euro-Red-Amb...e5d308&vxp=mtr

http://www.ebay.com/itm/SET-2-4-ROUN...e9e8d2&vxp=mtr
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Unread 04-28-2013, 04:10 PM   #3
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Yessssss... Just what I'm looking for. Bit too pricy either. Anyone have a pic if one that's installed?
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Why the hell would you do this, of course, unless you are comp cutting it.
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Unread 04-28-2013, 06:02 PM   #5
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I tend to bust anything plastic attachιd to my jeep. Less carnage = Happiness.
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You probably saw Texsun's rig. Look it up HERE. He did it that way not so much by choice but because he cut everything behind the rear wheels away.
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Unread 04-28-2013, 07:15 PM   #7
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The comp cut looks good, I would definitely keep it as an option. Most of the mountain trails I go through need minimal clearance and less plastic
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Yup that's the rig that started this fling.. Less is more.
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Unread 04-28-2013, 07:25 PM   #9
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My current cut and fold job. I want more clearance, at full flex I'm at about a 1/2 inch space one the front and rear
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My current cut and fold job. I want more clearance, at full flex I'm at about a 1/2 inch space one the front and rear
Cool. Now bump stop it properly so you can stay out of your fenders and more importantly, make your suspension work.
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