Grab Handles and Straps -
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 6 Old 05-05-2013, 05:50 PM Thread Starter
Registered User
2010 JK Wrangler 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 10
Grab Handles and Straps

Looking to add grab handles on both driver and passenger sides of my 2010 2 door Sport. What type works best? Also used factory straps to roll back window up this weekend, but for some reason the straps are elastic and the window hangs down too low. Any suggested fixes, or should I buy new straps from American Outlaw that appear to fix this problem? Or are there other better straps?

mdjk10 is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 6 Old 05-05-2013, 05:58 PM
Registered User
1998 TJ Wrangler 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Colorado
Posts: 1,030
Get the cheapest ones unless you like the way the handles look or something.

God... my spelling sux.... +++++++++++++++++++++++OIIIIO+++++++++++++++++++++ ++++
RockMonster is offline  
post #3 of 6 Old 05-05-2013, 06:08 PM
Registered User
2008 JK Wrangler 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Richmond VA
Posts: 1,872
grab handles that fasten in 3 places are least likely to wander around the bar....(if you have a manual, you'll never use it!)

On the rear window, I use some short nylon straps with velcro (REI, I think), mounted just inside that seam on the top, and it keeps the window up inside the top. They're mounted in such a place as to keep the window/channel from warping too badly in the summer sun... $.02

I'm just here for the gasoline. --Max

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
wilywillie is offline  
post #4 of 6 Old 05-05-2013, 07:32 PM
Registered User
2010 JK Wrangler 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Colorado Springs
Posts: 2,051
I like

They look good and are pretty cheap compared to the others. You can make ones like these on your own but it was not worth it to me for $40 to have someone do a good job on the mounting points.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
COLOUXJ is offline  
post #5 of 6 Old 05-05-2013, 08:24 PM
RockyClymer's Avatar
2008 JK Wrangler 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Palmer Lake
Posts: 4,851
Grab handles on a bare cage can be very dangerous in a roll...the flexible handle rolls to the outside of the cage pinning your hand between the roll bar and against whatever you hit. We almost had an amputation on a trail in Moab a couple of years ago when the rig fell sideways into a
rock ledge...helivaced the person out and saved the hand. Best is to have fixed hand holds welded on or with clamps...after that accident, took mine off ASAP.

08 JK 23S - Colorado Jeep Club No. 204
Too much to list - see my profile for details on build
16 JK Rubi with all the trimmings
NRA Life member
"It takes a special kind of stupid to believe criminals will follow gun laws."
I do not consider myself a smartass. I point out the obvious, search for the truth, and speak fluent sarcasm. I am, by experience, an accomplished curmudgeon.
RockyClymer is offline  
post #6 of 6 Old 05-06-2013, 06:02 AM
Registered User
2013 JK Wrangler 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: StL
Posts: 615
I'm going to need grab handles of some kind. Looking for solutions.
Deuskid is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

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

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


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

Email Address:


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

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