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post #31 of 58 Old 09-21-2010, 06:56 AM
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Have you seen how the 2010 has the tray insert in the center console compartment? My buddy got a 2010 and I was pissed that they didn't make that simple addition 2 years earlier for the 2008. So I went and bought the tray ($25) and 4 (1/2 inch) round-head screws and screwed them into the inside lip of the console and plopped it inside. Perfect, easy mod!!
My 09 got that tray, and the netting in front of the shifter. You 07-08 guys got screwed.


The 2011's have the tray above the radio.

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post #32 of 58 Old 09-21-2010, 07:05 AM
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Yup...My 09 also
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post #33 of 58 Old 09-21-2010, 07:29 AM
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You guys can switch the visors to not look at the stickers, too, can't you? Pull 'em off, and swap em.
Not a good idea with the JK. Visor doesn't go back together after taking them apart. The stickers do peel easily enough with patience.
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post #34 of 58 Old 09-21-2010, 09:37 AM
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My 09 got that tray, and the netting in front of the shifter. You 07-08 guys got screwed.


The 2011's have the tray above the radio.
You guys get the map pockets in the back of the seats too?! Dammit!! Well at least it doesn't look like an 2011. While I love the interior, I hate that it's the interior of a Wrangler...the '08 was posh enough...hahaha

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You guys get the map pockets in the back of the seats too?! Dammit!! Well at least it doesn't look like an 2011. While I love the interior, I hate that it's the interior of a Wrangler...the '08 was posh enough...hahaha
My 08 has those pockets.



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post #36 of 58 Old 09-27-2010, 08:37 AM
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I've got an '07 2dr X.
Removed hood spring to eliminate bounce.
Relocated passenger seat belt attachment from seat to floor.
Side marker light to blinker mod.
Got any pics? How to's? I need to do this in a bad way.....

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post #37 of 58 Old 11-07-2010, 04:12 PM
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Well at least it doesn't look like an 2011. While I love the interior, I hate that it's the interior of a Wrangler...the '08 was posh enough...hahaha
Volume control for the stereo is now on the steering wheel, easy to gradually increase the volume without the wife noticing...no more of the arguments like we had in my TJ's
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post #38 of 58 Old 11-07-2010, 07:10 PM
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This is a great topic, my list of things to do has increased dramatically!!! Keep the suggestions coming!
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post #39 of 58 Old 11-08-2010, 07:17 AM
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I ended up taking a nap this Saturday afternoon because I had taken care of the stuff I needed to do around the house and couldn't think of any free/cheap mods left that I could do on the Jeep.

I felt like Hank's group from King of the Hill when they realized they didn't have any summer projects left to do and wound up making a 'super homeless person's shopping cart'.

Anyone got any ideas? I've already done the following:
  • Floor mats front and rear.
  • Door sill guards front and rear.
  • Drilled side view mirrors.
  • Bedlined door hinges.
  • Bedlined hood hinges.
  • Replace factory subwoofer with Basslink.
  • Tinted windows front and back.
  • Mounted small shovel to tail gate.
  • Mounted fire extinguisher to driver's side seat.
  • Grab handles front and back.
  • Painted AC bezels, tweeters and soundbar speaker rings.
  • Roll bar mounted mag lite.
  • Relocated license plate & lamp.
  • Mounted PA speaker in engine bay for CB.
  • Spraypainted muffler with flat black hi temp paint.
  • Bedlined and installed Mr Grille front grill inserts.
  • Installed full size Uniden CB on top dash.

I've also recently thoroughly cleaned and detailed the exterior and interior from my last wheeling trip.
Do you have any pictures of the some of your mods....
I was thinking of doing some of these also.
bedlining the front grill, not sure but I think it would look good
[*]Bedlined door hinges.
[*]Bedlined hood hinges.
[*]Spraypainted muffler with flat black hi temp paint.
[*]Bedlined and installed Mr Grille front grill inserts.
[*]Installed full size Uniden CB on top dash.


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post #40 of 58 Old 11-08-2010, 10:40 AM
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Volume control for the stereo is now on the steering wheel, easy to gradually increase the volume without the wife noticing...no more of the arguments like we had in my TJ's
I use this in my suburban. When the wife is distracted with the kids I turn down the radio, change the station from hers to mine and then turn it back up. She never figures it out.

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post #41 of 58 Old 11-08-2010, 01:08 PM
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Do you have any pictures of the some of your mods....
I was thinking of doing some of these also.
bedlining the front grill, not sure but I think it would look good
[*]Bedlined door hinges.
[*]Bedlined hood hinges.
[*]Spraypainted muffler with flat black hi temp paint.
[*]Bedlined and installed Mr Grille front grill inserts.
[*]Installed full size Uniden CB on top dash.


thanks
Heres the spray painted muffler. ill try taking a better pic, but you should be able to get the idea what it looks like
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post #42 of 58 Old 11-19-2010, 06:06 PM
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I use this in my suburban. When the wife is distracted with the kids I turn down the radio, change the station from hers to mine and then turn it back up. She never figures it out.
That's genius!

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post #43 of 58 Old 11-19-2010, 07:11 PM
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Not a good idea with the JK. Visor doesn't go back together after taking them apart. The stickers do peel easily enough with patience.
You just need to unbolt them and swap them, not pull the visor off (like I did as well). Cause you definitely can't get em back on...
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post #44 of 58 Old 05-14-2011, 10:07 PM
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I guess I have some projects now!
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post #45 of 58 Old 05-15-2011, 05:18 PM
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If you have the 4 door, take out the (7) 18 mm bolts holding the rear seat down and install 3 or 4 flat washers under each seat bracket - this will recline the rear seat just enough to make it a ton more comfortable. Takes 30 minutes and $10, but you may need an impact wrench to loosen the bolts and most socket sets don't have an 18mm socket, so I had to buy that too.
I did this and it makes a big difference in seat comfort. Highly recommend
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