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Unread 07-20-2008, 07:04 PM   #1
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Huge Jeep mystery

I just bought a 2004 Jeep TJ and have a question that is driving me crazy!!! There are two bars, maybe 24" long, in a bag velcroed on the passenger side floor against the door.

What the hell are these things for?????

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Unread 07-20-2008, 07:06 PM   #2
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I just bought a 2004 Jeep TJ and have a question that is driving me crazy!!! There are two bars, maybe 24" long, in a bag velcroed on the passenger side floor against the door.

What the hell are these things for?????
They are for your floor jack that is bolted under the passenger seat.
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I was wondering this same thing for a while till I opened them up and saw the instructions. All you do is put them together and they make an extension handle for the bottle jack.
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Unread 07-20-2008, 07:12 PM   #4
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I just bought a 2004 Jeep TJ and have a question that is driving me crazy!!! There are two bars, maybe 24" long, in a bag velcroed on the passenger side floor against the door.

What the hell are these things for?????
If you were afraid to open that little bag and look inside, don't even think about opening the hood. There's a whole bunch of complicated crap hidden under it.
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Unread 07-20-2008, 07:12 PM   #5
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they are not the bars that connect the rest of the roll bar to the top of the windshield frame are they?
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If you were afraid to open that little bag and look inside, don't even think about opening the hood. There's a whole bunch of complicated crap hidden under it.

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Unread 07-20-2008, 07:14 PM   #7
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Didn't think about the jack, I don't have one
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mine didnt have a jack either.............but it had the extender bars, wierd.
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Unread 07-20-2008, 07:27 PM   #9
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Of course I opened it up. How the hell else would I know there were two bars.

No instructions in the bag.


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If you were afraid to open that little bag and look inside, don't even think about opening the hood. There's a whole bunch of complicated crap hidden under it.
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Unread 07-20-2008, 07:29 PM   #10
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Ever try to use the jack without those? It sucks! I used just the tire iron the other day.
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Unread 07-20-2008, 08:29 PM   #11
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I say throw em out, you probably wont ever need them.

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....wow....
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Unread 07-20-2008, 09:06 PM   #13
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jack is under the passenger seat
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Unread 07-20-2008, 09:36 PM   #14
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anyone who says the stock jack is useless wanna send me theirs?

mine won't collapse all the way (i've tried the precision BFH) and it just floats around behind the passenger seat somewhere
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If you were afraid to open that little bag and look inside, don't even think about opening the hood. There's a whole bunch of complicated crap hidden under it.
hehehehe- this quote is priceless!!!!
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