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post #1 of 20 Old 04-17-2013, 08:27 PM Thread Starter
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$8 foot pegs.

Ok so i was walking through the local tractor supply and i got to browsing the hardware section and i came up with a cheap diy idea.
Ok so the basic idea is a place to rest your foot while driving. I know that foot pegs have been around for a long time and there are mixed opinions on them but this is a cheap way of doing them.

What you will need is

3/8" i bolt (x2)

3/8" nut (x2)

1/2" x 5" bolt (x2)

1/2" washer (x2)

1/2" nut (x2)

My total cost was about $8


First take the 1/2" bolt and put it through the loop in the 3/8" i bolt


Then slide the 1/2" washer onto the bolt and tighten the nut down onto it tight.

Now just slide them into your door hinge and use the 3/8" nut to tighten them down so they dont move around and your done

There you go $8 foot pegs.

Im not responsible for anything that may go wrong in anyway and be aware of the risk involved when using foot pegs on your jeep

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post #2 of 20 Old 04-21-2013, 11:29 AM
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Just to add to this. Go get yourself a couple threaded rod couplers in that size and thread them over the footpeg. It will give it more surface area for your foot.

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I was kibda thinking something along those lines lines. I could not find any thing like that at the store i even tried where i work at but i could ony find pipe nipples i 5" long
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post #4 of 20 Old 04-21-2013, 11:52 AM
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Nice. I had taken a square u-bolt and just cut one-side off, however the approach above would give for a longer peg.


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also bike pegs come in 3/8th if im not mistaken, that should give you a little more surface area as well.
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post #6 of 20 Old 04-21-2013, 06:27 PM Thread Starter
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I thought about pegs. I may remake a set with them. But i would have to down size my bolt from 1/2 to 3/8
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post #7 of 20 Old 09-01-2013, 07:32 AM
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A place to rest your foot?? How about the ummmmm, floorboard?? LOL
The footpeg thing is just not for me but to each their own
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It is all preference. I like them but like tou said to each there own
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post #9 of 20 Old 09-05-2013, 10:00 AM
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Cool Idea. A lot of jeepers hang their foot out.
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post #10 of 20 Old 09-09-2013, 05:03 PM Thread Starter
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i made a video to better illustrate the finished design of the pegs. and as you can see in the video i would not recommend painting the stainless hardware.

you can see it on my youtube channel here
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbaxiRwV4DDH7K-JJoAZ75w
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post #11 of 20 Old 09-11-2013, 09:39 PM
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I built a pair to go on mine. I just used about 9" of 3/8" solid round bar. Bent it and welded a bar to keep it in place. Work great.
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I just got some rubber washer (protect paint), 50 cents in bolts from lowes and a pair of actual bike pegs from the local kmart for 10$
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steel rock sliders that stick out about 3" or so work for me
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Not the best pic but I used an old peg from a Harley that was given to me. Cut a piece of aluminum angle to go between peg and the body. Then some felt between the angle and the body and put a bolt through it.



Also made some for my cousins '7 pretty much the same but used a piece of square tubing to extend it closer to the bottom of the tub. Welded a nut on each end of the tubing. Bolted peg to one end and the other end to the door hinge.

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Not the best pic but I used an old peg from a Harley that was given to me. Cut a piece of aluminum angle to go between peg and the body. Then some felt between the angle and the body and put a bolt through it.

Also made some for my cousins '7 pretty much the same but used a piece of square tubing to extend it closer to the bottom of the tub. Welded a nut on each end of the tubing. Bolted peg to one end and the other end to the door hinge.
Those look noce
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