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Unread 08-26-2013, 06:20 PM   #1261
gunnersjeep13
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I'll will for sure look into that because that fits my budget, and would be a pretty easy project

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Unread 09-11-2013, 11:35 AM   #1262
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Paint your rims. I painted all 5 of mine for around 50 bucks

Make some O-SHAT handles out of 550 paracord. Also can wrap your inside door handles with the extra. Around 15 bucks

Move your license plate to the spare tire. This can range from free to about 10 dollars.

Could also paint the piece of metal around your headlight just a few bucks.

Take your carpet out - free

Take all the seats out (besides for the drivers seat of course) - free

Use your imagination
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Unread 09-12-2013, 09:06 AM   #1263
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I think I might just see if I can get some new rims and then when my tires wear down some more get new tires for the new rims and throw the new rims and tires on.

I already don't have carpet. An if I did it would be 23 like the jeep so it would be really gross... Especially with how I drive it

Oh-Shat handles I have thought of making many times, I just don't know where to find Paracord.

The plastics around the head lights are there but one is cracked and painting it would make that more visible.
-But I have an interview for a car shop and the guy I have been talking to there said if they aren't very busy that because I would most likely be in body and paint that he'd let me practice painting my jeep so. I might be able to do that for half price paint which would be awesome.

The license plate I like where it is just because it covers my gas cap and it's not really in the way.

And I'm not sure why I'd ever just take out all the seats, you can't have babes in your jeep with one seat. I mean what's the fun In that.
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Unread 09-12-2013, 09:04 PM   #1264
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I think most of the things he was mentioning are more relevant to TJ's, gunnersjeep13... We don't always take into consideration that people have anything other than real Jeep's with round headlights J/k
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Unread 09-13-2013, 04:39 PM   #1265
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why would you buy an unlimited in the first place??? they are sooo ugly.... un Jeepish
I disagree sir my LJ Is bad@$$ lol
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Unread 09-13-2013, 08:13 PM   #1266
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Buy some Plasti-dip and spay whatever you want. Cheap and actually doesn't look too bad.
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Unread 09-16-2013, 09:19 AM   #1267
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$5 Off-road flag bracket

I found a nice thick L-bracket at the hardware store and turned it into a flag holder. It had three holes on each side of it. I left two holes on the mounting side, and one of top for the flag. I didn't have the right sized drill bit to make my flag bolt fit, so I used the closest I had and then used a file to widen the hole. I used a sawzall with metal cutting blade to chop off what I didn't need, and then a bench grinder to clean it up. I sprayed it black and mounted it on the carrier by drilling two holes and bolting it through with a lock washer.

Now when I go to a busy off-road area all I need to do is bolt on the flag. Paint looks crappy because I only let it dry for about 10 minutes and it was still tacky when I bolted it on.



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Unread 09-17-2013, 04:56 PM   #1268
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I found a nice thick L-bracket at the hardware store and turned it into a flag holder. It had three holes on each side of it. I left two holes on the mounting side, and one of top for the flag. I didn't have the right sized drill bit to make my flag bolt fit, so I used the closest I had and then used a file to widen the hole. I used a sawzall with metal cutting blade to chop off what I didn't need, and then a bench grinder to clean it up. I sprayed it black and mounted it on the carrier by drilling two holes and bolting it through with a lock washer.

Now when I go to a busy off-road area all I need to do is bolt on the flag. Paint looks crappy because I only let it dry for about 10 minutes and it was still tacky when I bolted it on.
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Unread 09-18-2013, 11:01 AM   #1269
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For a small flag on a 2 door JK, take some 3/8 aluminum rod and a cap nut, file a notch below the flag, and it will lock into your rear seat headrest hole.
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Unread 09-18-2013, 05:02 PM   #1270
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Buy some Plasti-dip and spay whatever you want. Cheap and actually doesn't look too bad.
Can we start with the stupid people first? I have a few in mind I think should be spayed...

Plasti-dip is the best invention I've stumbled upon so far! Best way to cheaply mod and hell, change back if I want.
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Unread 09-20-2013, 10:45 AM   #1271
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just about anything can be plasti-dipped

ive done some makeshift door handles using exhaust hanger hardware and plasti-dip made those uber comfy to grab
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Unread 09-25-2013, 09:15 PM   #1272
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just about anything can be plasti-dipped

ive done some makeshift door handles using exhaust hanger hardware and plasti-dip made those uber comfy to grab
agreed. We have a number of VHF and UHF radios we use for trail runs, etc and another idea is to dip the tips of the rubber ducky antennas into red plasti for a safety measure and it just looks cool.
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Unread 10-07-2013, 10:44 PM   #1273
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Bought some Rustoleum Spray Paint for Fabric & Vinyl at Menard's (approx. $6.50 per can). Plan on bringing my rollbar padding back to black with it. It has faded over time.
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Unread 12-06-2013, 04:27 PM   #1274
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New to forum! Just bought my first vehicle, a 1991 yj 4cyl 5 speed. And read all 85 pages of this. Ive got my work cut out. Basically a restoration!
But i see tons of quick easy things here to do!
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Unread 12-06-2013, 04:31 PM   #1275
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Bought some Rustoleum Spray Paint for Fabric & Vinyl at Menard's (approx. $6.50 per can). Plan on bringing my rollbar padding back to black with it. It has faded over time.
I used that paint on my seats and if you have a soft top the dye may rub off. It did in a few small spots on my seat from my tool box in the back rubbing against it. Other wise great product
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