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Great build thread! Love the detail and notes you provide. The bright white is gorgeous.
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Thanks to our (literal) neighbors @Diode Dynamics, we replaced our side markers with clear ones. They were a perfect fit...nice and snug. They look great! Great product fellas!! :like:

The install was a little funky at first, so i have simplified it and will detail below.

Side Markers - https://www.diodedynamics.com/led-sidemarkers-for-2018-2019-jeep-jl-wrangler-pair.html

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Here's where i can help some future fellow installers on this:

1) Throw the instructions out ;)
2) Below are the only things that you need to remove
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3) This picture shows the only screw holding the side marker in (T27). After you remove the above, this is the only other screw. This is looking to the front of the bumper, from the fender.
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4) That's it. Obviously disconnect, replace marker, reconnect, put stuff back together.
5) The rivet that they give you broke on me pretty easily, so i used some rivets that i had bought in bulk for my ATV...worked like a champ. :like: (Bonus - it's also removable)
Link to rivets - https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B012SUHDMM/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Thanks for taking the time to do such a great write-up! The clear option looks SO clean with the factory DRL.

We'll definitely be re-examining the installation instructions to make sure the simplest, most helpful info is provided.

Thanks again!

Jake H.
Diode Dynamics
 
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We gave them their 1st bath today. Look so good!!!...so does that hidden Jeep washer in the pic ;) We love both colors! For me, that Mojito is my favorite vehicle color i have ever had.

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Thanks Ron! We dig it too, but our bankroll does not ;)
 
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Thanks to @BbyGrlJJ for helping me with this one....i know i will be helping her :LOL:

This is my 1st "soft top"....i think it looks great and i love the feel of having a soft top, but i will say - i would not consider this a "fun" install :punch:

1 note - with the style of grab handles i have, it made the rear one "squish", since the exo-mounts were needed, but they still function, just not as clean.

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Thanks for taking the time to do such a great write-up! The clear option looks SO clean with the factory DRL.

We'll definitely be re-examining the installation instructions to make sure the simplest, most helpful info is provided.

Thanks again!

Jake H.
Diode Dynamics
Do these only work on the Rubicons?
 
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We got the tint put on today - 5% all around!!
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We also started our Por15 painting process. Hope this stuff is worth the effort :) Made a few "painting jigs" to help.
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Have you thought of painting the dash or are you both good with the red?
 
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Have you thought of painting the dash or are you both good with the red?
@BbyGrlJJ likes her red dash. I havent given it much thought. I did think about color matching mine (mine is gray), but thought it might be too much Mojito :) I might add some type of Mojito graphic there. I did like the speaker grills that we did. Added subtle contrast.
 
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