$5 Hard door check straps - JeepForum.com
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 Old 11-09-2011, 06:23 PM Thread Starter
Dborns
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Kansas City
Posts: 2,456
$5 Hard door check straps

I've had my CJ for a couple years now and have always been missing the drivers-side hard door check strap. Out of the $1000's of dollars I've spent online for parts, I've for some reason never ordered a new set of straps, and I've always had an issue with my door swinging open and bending my mirror. I found a set of door "pins", and got the drivers side installed. I was looking at ACE for some webbing to make a strap, and found this-

The two longer straps are about 6" long, just like the original straps. The plastic clip end, slid right onto the pin. I unscrewed the footman loop on the door, and slid the other end underneath it.

I thought the velcro connection would be the weak spot, but it's pinched under the loop, and seems to be holding.

I've had this on for about a week, and haven't had any issues. I haven't had any really strong winds grab the door, but my driveway is very steep, and it'll hold the door, and I've even let it swing open and it stops it.

Dborns is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 6 Old 11-09-2011, 06:28 PM
skizriz
Registered User
1978 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Scottdale
Posts: 4,912
Nice. I need some straps for my soft 1/2 doors. I'll head down to the local Ace and give them a try.
skizriz is offline  
post #3 of 6 Old 11-09-2011, 06:29 PM
mopar346
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Quincy
Posts: 2,656
Pretty cool, thanks for sharing. I wander if you could break the D ring out of if and slide it over the inside stud/pin.

Careful your character's showing
mopar346 is offline  
post #4 of 6 Old 11-09-2011, 09:46 PM
RenoF250
Registered User
1985 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Foresthill
Posts: 2,574
RenoF250 is offline  
post #5 of 6 Old 11-10-2011, 06:26 AM
lucdog
Web Wheeler
 
lucdog's Avatar
1980 CJ5 
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 8,746
Quote:
Originally Posted by RenoF250
Nothing, add shipping to the price, your over $10.
I just ordered a set from 4wd, I believe they $4.99 after a 10% discount, Had I known about the ACE HWD I would have tried them to support a local business.

Bill

1957 WILLYS pickup,
1973 J 4000,
1978 CJ7 DD.
1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac.
1979 J20
1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ.
lucdog is offline  
post #6 of 6 Old 11-10-2011, 06:46 AM Thread Starter
Dborns
Registered User
1984 CJ7 
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Kansas City
Posts: 2,456
Yeah, those are nice, and being adjustable would be handy, but like I said, I've just never thought about straps when I've placed orders. And for $5, I thought its not bad.

Mopar- I didn't think about taking the plastic ring off; that would make it fit better. I'll do that today, thanks for the suggestion.
Dborns is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the JeepForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid e-mail address for yourself.



Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Jeep Forums Replies Last Post
Rotary door strike plate-hard door KenSC Jeep CJ Forum 17 01-10-2016 10:49 PM
CJ soft door straps Soundman1 Jeep CJ Forum 1 01-06-2009 07:57 PM
hard top/hard door paint scheme 82Renegade Jeep CJ Forum 7 10-03-2008 06:28 AM
Hard Top/Hard Door compatibilities jatepper Jeep CJ Forum 4 06-30-2007 04:48 PM
door check straps bjf498 Jeep CJ Forum 4 10-28-2006 11:48 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome