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Unread 06-24-2012, 08:34 AM   #1066
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Oops it should be hoping to tackle rust this summer, not hopping.
Attached are a couple of pics of my home made half doors......
Congrats.... Very nice job!
How about reducing pics in future, before posting, please?

I made a tool box that goes crosswise behind front seats, from a wooden box in which was shipped two coil springs for my diesel pickup .... but could easily be made from scratch!
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Unread 07-03-2012, 10:48 AM   #1067
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Half doors are made from 3/8 round bar bent to shape of original door, used door as template. Hinges are same material. Fabric is piece of tarp from a lumber truck contact cemented over there door frame onto itself. Latch is gate latch. I will try to post better pics of the doors in and out.
If you could post some pics of the process or any other detail would be great. They look good and would love to make a pair.
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Unread 07-09-2012, 04:24 AM   #1068
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To upgrade front speakers in my 78 cj (only one speaker in the dash originally) I used a factory tj sound bar, flipped it around backwards and mounted it in the front. I notched it out to fit over the roll cage. Now I have a domelight even without a top!
$50 for the sound bar
$45 for 6.5" polk audio speakers
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Unread 07-09-2012, 08:32 AM   #1069
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Received my $10 harley mirror



Now just to repaint where the paint is worn off



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Unread 07-09-2012, 12:35 PM   #1070
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Painted the mirror


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Unread 07-10-2012, 05:34 AM   #1071
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A little krylon on shift boot actually brought it back to life.

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Unread 07-10-2012, 05:40 AM   #1072
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Mounted the harley mirror... fits good



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Unread 07-12-2012, 01:48 PM   #1073
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No problemo

Is this stock? I really like the look of this...can you elaborate on how you did it? Remove and paint or???

Not even sure what it's called, if you could tell me that too it'd help a lot as mine is rusted and probably needs to be replaced
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Unread 07-12-2012, 02:45 PM   #1074
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Received my $10 harley mirror

Now just to repaint where the paint is worn off

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Unread 07-12-2012, 02:46 PM   #1075
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Is this stock? I really like the look of this...can you elaborate on how you did it? Remove and paint or???

Not even sure what it's called, if you could tell me that too it'd help a lot as mine is rusted and probably needs to be replaced
Probably after market. That's what I did to mine. Like $50 for new ones. Just bolt off old ones and bolt the new one on. Like 30min to do it all.
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Unread 07-12-2012, 08:44 PM   #1076
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Hey your over here too! Nice
Yea I frequent a few Jeep forums.

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Unread 07-12-2012, 08:52 PM   #1077
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Yea I frequent a few Jeep forums.

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Unread 07-13-2012, 09:43 AM   #1078
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Probably after market. That's what I did to mine. Like $50 for new ones. Just bolt off old ones and bolt the new one on. Like 30min to do it all.
What is the actual name of this piece? I'm not sure what to search for...
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Unread 07-13-2012, 10:02 AM   #1079
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What is the actual name of this piece? I'm not sure what to search for...
Windshield hinge
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Unread 07-14-2012, 07:06 AM   #1080
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"If the headlight bezels are already chrome why in the world would I knock off the chrome on a 2004 Unlimited Wrangler and paint it red to match the color of the Jeep. I thought "customizing meant taking off everything that was red and having it chromed or replaced with chromed parts. I'm only 31 so surely I can't be that out of touch."

31? We always said "don't trust anyone over 30." That was before you were born.
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