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Unread 03-27-2013, 11:17 AM   #376
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Unread 06-30-2013, 08:20 PM   #377
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cargo area cleaned up?



ill probably make some window racks like max @dirtbound offroad too
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Unread 07-06-2013, 06:12 PM   #378
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cargo area cleaned up?



ill probably make some window racks like max @dirtbound offroad too
where do you keep your spare ?
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Unread 07-06-2013, 07:49 PM   #379
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where do you keep your spare ?
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Unread 07-06-2013, 08:25 PM   #380
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makes sense, i like the rack system like that, very functional
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Unread 07-06-2013, 08:53 PM   #381
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makes sense, i like the rack system like that, very functional
however i dont think the para cord will save me if i slam on the brakes and it becomes a 73 lb projectile :/ its 550 cord so we will see!
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Unread 10-03-2013, 10:30 AM   #382
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My first Jeep, Decided to make my own rear Light box that will mounted in back window. I will have it illuminate Red when braking and possibly another colour just for show.
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Unread 12-31-2013, 11:28 PM   #383
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**see-through (plexiglass) catch can**
Photos and writeup courtesy Captainofiron

Instructions:

Purchase the following parts:
(the following can be purchased at home depot or lowes) (2) 1/4 NPT to 1/2 hose brass fitting, (1) 1/4 NPT to 3/8 hose brass fitting, (1) 1/4 NPT male coupler, (1) 1/4 NPT brass t block, (1) Air compressor mini air filter (plexiglass so you can see the accumulated oil)







(the following must be purchased at a auto parts store) (1) air breather with 3/8 hose connection on bottom



1. Remove your old Crankcase Ventilation line going from the Valve cover to the air box.

2. Assemble the parts as shown in the picture make sure to use either a thread sealer or teflon tape, and make sure to not over tighten the fittings.



3. Place the part where you want it and measure the hose lengths on both sides and cut the hoses and plastic pipe.
4. Attach hoses to part and connect to Valve Cover and Air box, use hose clamps where necessary.
5. Check for looseness by shaking the hoses to see if any part of the hose gets loose.
6. Also make sure the plexiglass bowl does not rub or vibrate against any other part it may rupture.
7. Turn on your engine and check for leaks.

8. When the filter becomes full, simply unscrew the plexiglass bowl and pour the ejected oil back into the engine.


Final Product:



Here's a similar writeup with some of the same part numbers + links to those parts on Home Depot's website: http://www.srtforums.com/forums/show...7&postcount=29
im thinkin of doing this to keep my filters clean longer a tleast from the oil, whats the point of the air filter on that line since its going into a filter already?
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Unread 03-03-2014, 02:26 PM   #384
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heres one, and it literally cost me $0 and 0 cents. (this is Tim_XJ by the way, i changed my username)

Drilled holes in the doorhandles, i think it gives it a nice custom look. anyone have an opinion?
Does this weaken the handles any... Looks kinda cool not sure I'd do it tho just cause idk how strong they would be after.
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Unread 04-27-2014, 04:58 PM   #385
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Hood vents.


JIM.
If I may ask, where did you pick up these vents at? Ive been looking to do the same due to over-heating.
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Unread 04-27-2014, 05:16 PM   #386
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Posting to keep the thread alive.... A little cubby hole net.
Any hints on how you did this? Its awesome but I dont feel like trying to put this in my jeep if it takes a few hours.
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Unread 04-29-2014, 12:23 PM   #387
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Does this weaken the handles any... Looks kinda cool not sure I'd do it tho just cause idk how strong they would be after.
after two years or however long its been, the drilled handles havent given me any trouble. No need to worry about weakening too much
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Unread 05-01-2014, 07:01 PM   #388
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Any hints on how you did this? Its awesome but I dont feel like trying to put this in my jeep if it takes a few hours.
I would try salvaging one from a zj in a wrecking yard
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Unread 05-10-2014, 12:34 AM   #389
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Subbed, these ideas are great.
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Unread 05-13-2014, 10:12 PM   #390
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For starters, I made this flag mount for my front hitch receiver so I can take the jeep out to the dunes. It was just a short piece of 2"x 2" square metal tubing that I milled the hitch pin hole and a larger hole on top for the flag to slide through, and a smaller hole on bottom for the flag threads to slide through. The bolt for the flag threads on under the mount from there. The metal tubing cost me less than $5.



I wanted a clean way to mount the flag without drilling holes into anything so when the flag isn't mounted, it still looks good.

My second thing here I would consider cheap for what it is. I made a false floor for the cargo area since I refuse to part with my subs. It has a drawer in the front with a cubby hole next to it that has a lid/cover on hinges. Behind the drawer is an open area where I put the subs big amp, and has a cover for that as well. It also has just an open area behind the cubby hole with a lid so store some random things that wont fit else where.

I did get the carpet for free but other than that it cost me just under $60.



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