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Unread 10-11-2005, 04:39 PM   #151
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Wouldnt a dremel be quicker? And that must take forever
a dremel would just burn through the rubber and gum up. it doesn't take all that long to do it with a razor. they also sell grooving tools that heat up the tip and they'll cut through the tire like butter.

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Unread 10-12-2005, 05:48 AM   #152
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but wont that reduce the stability of the lug? I always thought the huge lugs were for added strength when trying to get traction on a rock or stump or somehting. If you cut them too deep it looks like you could really damage the lugs. BUT, i guess if you stayed in the top 25% of the lug you'd be OK.
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Unread 11-11-2005, 12:58 PM   #153
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An easy mod to make the HiLift jack handle isolator a little easier to use.
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Unread 11-30-2005, 08:15 PM   #154
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An easy mod to make the HiLift jack handle isolator a little easier to use.

THAT is a great idea!
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Unread 12-10-2005, 03:14 PM   #155
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Mirrors for doors off driving

I was working on the old girl today and got some pics of my mirror mod. I bought a very cheap rectangular mirror it had its own mounting tube with a hole in each end. I put it together and stuck it under one of the window bolts. I leave it there all the time. When I take the doors off I just swing it out and the swing it back in to put the doors on. Another advantage I found from it is when I am running around with the doors on the mirror acts as a blindspot mirror. It does vibrate a bit both when swung out for doors off or swung in but it was so cheap I am not complaining.

Swung in for doors on riding

Swung out for doors off , door is still on but you can see what I mean

Close up of swung out

Tube that came with mirror, had to bend it a bit.

Mounting location

It does work loose once in a while but I just hold the bolt and swing it in to tighten it up, no tools needed. You can't tighten the bolt down super tight because you have to be able to move it, but if you are willing to break out the tools everytime go ahead and crank it down.

P.S> just ignore the white stuff on the dash it is duct tape residue from my homemade wiper switch (orange wires in floor board) got the new switch put in to day. I now know why the dealer charges so much to do it.
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Unread 12-10-2005, 05:15 PM   #156
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where did you score that mirror?
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Unread 12-10-2005, 10:32 PM   #157
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Snagged it at the local parts store. I have had it a while so I don't remember which one.

Advance Auto Parts has one. Here it is.

You should be able to find it anywhere. It is a generic mirror setup.
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Unread 12-11-2005, 05:56 AM   #158
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Amen brother! you're preaching to the choir!
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Unread 12-11-2005, 06:23 AM   #159
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P.S> just ignore the white stuff on the dash it is fuct tape residue from my homemade wiper switch (orange wires in floor board) got the new switch put in to day. I now know why the dealer charges so much to do it.
It's alright, we like our jeeps too
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Unread 01-10-2006, 01:32 AM   #160
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Put a Caribener (spelling) for mountin climbing on the little pull tab for your seats it makes it real ez to pull the seat up




How do your friends like that sticking in thier back?
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Unread 01-30-2006, 07:50 PM   #161
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Dremel with cut off wheel. (5 of them) they're $4 for 10 at wallyworld.
I've got a sawzall and Compressor with cut off wheel.
Dremel was handy, and I didn't have to take the lights off.

Here's a picture of the whole bumper.
How inzactly did you cut that? I have a dremel... is that enough?
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Unread 01-31-2006, 11:13 AM   #162
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get a jc whitney catalog and buy every thing that will increase your horsepower and gas milage - you'll get 700 mpg and a 437% horsepower increase. WOW!
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Unread 01-31-2006, 12:59 PM   #163
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get a jc whitney catalog and buy every thing that will increase your horsepower and gas milage - you'll get 700 mpg and a 437% horsepower increase. WOW!
I had a friend who bought every gas saving device that JCW sold. 10% savings here, 15% there, he saved so much gas that he had to stop every 50 miles and drain the excess out of his tank.

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Unread 01-31-2006, 01:09 PM   #164
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The unlimited rides much better with the wheelbase being just a little longer. It also comes with all the stuff most people end up doing to a jeep already done. I work for a jeep dealership in parts and have to admit that at first I thought they looked kinda funny. After riding to lunch a few times in one, I have to say it definately grows on you. IMO they ride more like a XJ than a traditional wrangler. My 2cents

i could not agree with you more.....i bought my wife a red 2004 Unlimited,, and she flippin loves it. the ride is so smooth, i take it grocery shopping on the weekends! it's like taking out the "nice" car on the weekends! anyway, it really does ride more like an XJ....the xtra cargo space is so legit. we actually drove it from Maryland to Kentucky for a cousin's wedding.....the trip was so nice and comfortable, it was hard to believe we were in a jeep!!
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Unread 01-31-2006, 04:50 PM   #165
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Just thought I would share a couple pictures of ideas that have already been discussed

picture of "lights out switch", for when you take off the doors just flip the switch and no more dome light



Also cut down the front bumper using a sawz-all




Here are a couple new ones for ya....

Got some army ammo boxes for $3 bux a piece....nice place to put tools and tow straps.



And my taillights from autozone...20 bux and an hour with the dremel

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