post #46 of Old 01-22-2011, 12:05 PM
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ah ok I thought it was a MTL based club or something.
PM me if you ever go wheeling, I'm sick and tired of ATV sized trails with mud pits in Terrebonne.

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post #47 of Old 01-22-2011, 12:53 PM Thread Starter
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Will do!
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post #48 of Old 01-22-2011, 03:48 PM
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Do the tie down rings rattle at all?
I like it.
I plan to close the back of the seat too next summer...
They did rattle when not in use so I put a hose in them when I'm not useing them.
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post #49 of Old 01-22-2011, 06:01 PM
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Can the rear seat headrests be laid down like this picture on the 2011 Unlimited??? I can"t figure out a way to do it on mine


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Ok, back from vacation...

I completed the cover before leaving and it worked great.

I completed phase 2 from tailgate to roll cage.
Added stability bars under the cover to reduce flex.

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post #50 of Old 01-23-2011, 06:11 AM
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Can the rear seat headrests be laid down like this picture on the 2011 Unlimited??? I can"t figure out a way to do it on mine
You have to fold the seat about half way forward, and then when you put it back hold the headrest so it can't go back up into position. You notice he has the bungee cords on it, the headrests will have to be strapped down in some way to keep from popping back up. It's amazing how much they obstruct your view!
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post #51 of Old 02-11-2011, 08:55 PM
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Here is mine.
Can you post more pics?
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post #52 of Old 02-11-2011, 09:26 PM
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Can you post more pics?
Try Jeep builds (wrangler trunk build)
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post #53 of Old 04-20-2011, 02:06 PM
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looks good!
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post #54 of Old 04-20-2011, 04:24 PM
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I'm thinking of making one but covering it with spray bed liner to protect the wood from water damage.
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post #55 of Old 04-21-2011, 07:15 AM
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I was going to go this route but ordered a Tuffy Security Deck instead. I couldn't find sheets of the aluminum diamond plate easily.

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I'm thinking of making one but covering it with spray bed liner to protect the wood from water damage.
Painting it seems like a very good idea. In fact anyone doing this and not putting something on the wood is begging for warping, mold and mildew problems, maybe even rot eventually. If it gets muddy I would want to be able to hose it off.

The problem with bed liner is that it is so thick that I can see it coming off in sheets with some flexing and vibration on the wooden deck. Most definitely prime well first to set up a good surface for the bed liner to bond to. Primer penetrates the wood grain and grabs hold, then the top coat has something good to bond to and won't just pull, peel or flake off.

Sounds tempting, but I think I would do a demo first to see what the properties of wood and bed liner together are like.
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post #57 of Old 04-21-2011, 08:45 AM
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Sounds tempting, but I think I would do a demo first to see what the properties of wood and bed liner together are like.
I've never worked with bed liner so thanks for the info. So would the liner not soak into the raw wood at all?
If I just covered it in carpet what would be a good way to "waterproof" the wood? Some kind of sealant? Do they have pressure treated plywood?
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I've never worked with bed liner so thanks for the info. So would the liner not soak into the raw wood at all?
If I just covered it in carpet what would be a good way to "waterproof" the wood? Some kind of sealant? Do they have pressure treated plywood?
I think bed liner is too thick to soak into the wood at all, it will stick to the surface, and that might be enough. I don't know for sure.

I would probably just get some primer like Bins, Kilz, Bullseye which are good primer sealers. Bins is alcohol based, heavy smell going on, but is probably the best, or Kilz. Once it is dry there is no odor.

It is not recommended to use products meant for outside on inside (confined spaces) applications. Even after dry exterior paint, stain, sealers are still gassing off.

There is pressure treated plywood, it's ultra over kill for this application and loaded with toxic chemicals, although not as much as it used to.
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Or use polyurethane on it which is exactly what it is intended to do, repel water.

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post #60 of Old 04-22-2011, 07:24 AM
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looks really great, exactly what i was looking to do with mine, i just have one question(so far). and i apologize if i missed it, but what piece is that, that runs from one side to the other, the one you see when the back gate is open.

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