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What is the top-5 JL accessories / modifications (minor) most Jeepers do? I would have to say these are the top 5 MUST HAVES that are most important to me (no specific order):
1. Antenna (paint the OEM black or replace it with a stubby)
2. Center console tray
3. Window tint
4. Mobile device mount/cradle (RAM)
5. Gas cap door


**Runner ups are removing the front bumper to fender flare euro panels, wheel locks and all-weather floor mats (front, rear and trunk).
I’m considering front mud flaps, but have rock rails (Willys JLU). I took a look underneath and only see two rivet/ screws, so is drilling going to be required? I believe the Rubicon flaps are needed because of the rock rails..

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Hmm... in no particular order...

1.) 13 inch antenna
2.) Rubber mats up front
3.) Fuel door
4.) Center console storage
5.) Paracord grab handles

6.) Replace Halogen bulbs with LED bulbs if necessary
 

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How’s the Best top improved over the freedom tops?
The best part of having a besttop is that from a seated, belted in, position I can open or close the top in about 4 seconds. I never have to put it in park & get out of the car to sequentially take one and then other top off to transfer them to the rear (or in reverse putting them back on) and I don't have the bulky freedom panels taking up space and rattling around the back of the jeep. Having a 2 door there is limited space in the back even with the back seat folded forward. The besttop is the true freedom top IMO. Love it
 

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I’m considering front mud flaps, but have rock rails (Willys JLU). I took a look underneath and only see two rivet/ screws, so is drilling going to be required? I believe the Rubicon flaps are needed because of the rock rails..

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I just installed rokblokz on a 2022 Willys. Took about a half hour, no drilling. They look pretty cool in my opinion. They have a cutout that fits around the rock rail.

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Hmm... in no particular order...

1.) 13 inch antenna
2.) Rubber mats up front
3.) Fuel door
4.) Center console storage
5.) Paracord grab handles

6.) Replace Halogen bulbs with LED bulbs if necessary
I was going to ask why a fuel door, but apparently 37% of the Wranglers don't have one!?! I also didn't realize that some were powered. I'm guessing that that's a Sahara thing.
 


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I was going to ask why a fuel door, but apparently 37% of the Wranglers don't have one!?! I also didn't realize that some were powered. I'm guessing that that's a Sahara thing.
Yep. Not standard on the Sport S.
 
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The best part of having a besttop is that from a seated, belted in, position I can open or close the top in about 4 seconds. I never have to put it in park & get out of the car to sequentially take one and then other top off to transfer them to the rear (or in reverse putting them back on) and I don't have the bulky freedom panels taking up space and rattling around the back of the jeep. Having a 2 door there is limited space in the back even with the back seat folded forward. The besttop is the true freedom top IMO. Love it
Ok, I can see freeing up more room especially with a two-door jeep. Is it a one touch operation?
 
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I just installed rokblokz on a 2022 Willys. Took about a half hour, no drilling. They look pretty cool in my opinion. They have a cutout that fits around the rock rail.

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Can you please share the link for them?
 

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For the Willys
1. Paint the chrome antenna black
2. Remove the stupid 4 Wheel Drive decal
3. Black covers for the outside door locks (only chrome left is wheel lugs)
4. Adjust the Steering Box
5. Hang dog tags on rearview mirror
Not sure why Jeep uses the chrome wheel lugs, especially on all black rims.
 


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UPdated with a few more things:

BLUE WAVE - is a beach dune buggy. No lift or lockers needed because there aren't rocks or trails worth crawling near Galveston. So… what we need is to be able to drive in soft sand. Take the top down, and stay relatively clean. Thus - here is my official kit for a beach jeep dune buggy. In no particular order.
- I ordered the factory rubber floor matts when I got the jeep. Need to get something for the back. ANY SUGGESTIONS? It needs to work with the rear seat in use and/or folded. I am NOT removing the rear seat (gasp, sacriledge) because I have friends [and grandkids] that like to ride along.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07PGDD6ZN/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
cover for the diag plug so it doesn’t get fried by salt

and running boards because we are short. UPDATE - THE ONES I PURCHASED ARE NOT ABS AS ADVERTISED. THEY ARE HDPE WHICH IS NOT AS STIFF. THEY LOOK GOOD AND WORK FINE, BUT ARE KINDA FLOPPY ON THE ENDS. BUYER BEWARE. I'M A PLASTICS ENGINEER AND ABS IS SIGNIFICANTLY STIFFER THAN HDPE.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0B2V8H79T?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details

and back of the seat molle storage - sunscreen, tools, etc.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08B3FQCG2/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Bag to hold the windows. Beaches don't need no stinkin windows - till it rains.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08RRVM5CL?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details

Blue Jeep Logo beach towel seat protectors - double duty as a beach towel and to keep the seats clean and dry.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00YTZITHI?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details

Bought a recovery strap because me and the buddies want to get home.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0725CKB83?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details

And tire deflator - so we hopefully don't need the recovery strap
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B091YD2YMG?psc=1&ref=ppx_yo2ov_dt_b_product_details

And Walmart had a high volume air pump on clearance so I got it. We'll see how well it works.
 

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For Sports models:
1. Sidestep/running board, Sports models look uncomplete without them. I have ROAM, but any Rubicon takeoffs would work.
2. Rubi takeoff wheels and tires
3. HID headlights
4. Paracord grab handle
5. Hood side stickers to name your jeep.
Where do you get stickers to name your jeep? Links to a good vendor?
 

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Ok, I can see freeing up more room especially with a two-door jeep. Is it a one touch operation?
That's the Sky One-Touch. All other factory tops are manual.
 

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