What did you do TO your Jeep JL today?

  1. Roky

    Roky Well-Known Member

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    Got it done, I’m officially on a rock krawler 3.5 inch X factor lift. It wasn’t to bad, thanked my buddy again, using a lift is sooooo much easier. Dogs name is Duke, he’s shop foreman....:)

    The ride on the road is phenomenal, I thought the Mopar road nice, but this is even better. I’m still waiting on the rear correction pads, so I’m leaning to passenger side about 3/4”. And I still have to re route my e brake lines, before I wheel it. And I’m still hitting my exhaust with track bar when it flexes, so I’ll probably end up moving the rear axle a little bit.

    But all in all, for the preliminary review, I’m very satisfied. I gained only 1/2” in height which means my Mopar 2” lift finally settled in right at 3” after 6 months.

    I was hoping that I wouldn’t get any more height out of the lift, I mainly did this to get more down travel while wheeling.

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    Mopar lift
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    RK lift
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    .....:)

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  2. MYAMIA

    MYAMIA Well-Known Member

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    Where did you got the fenders?
     
  3. jmcl

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    I pulled two wires from battery/fuse terminal to center console. I tied ignition wire into fuse F58 using micro fuse add a circuit from amazon. Circuit F58 is an existing seat heater circuit which works when using your remote start. I ran the second hot wire to battery terminal. I simply used a hanger to push a pull string through the firewall grommet on the passenger side and then fished the wire through with the pull string. You can see the grommet when laying on the ground behind the passenger tire. I tied the illumination wire to the light under the cup holder, you will see this when removing cup holder. The cup holder is very easy to remove just use your hand or tool and start at the back. Once removed you will find a star bit screw under the boot of the gear shifter knob. There are also the 4 allen head screws on the knob that will need to be removed. I used a 20mm step bit to drill the holes for the knobs. This did not go so well as there is a rubber layer that i had to later cut with a razor knife because the step bit would not cut. I think i would either use a paddle pit or whole saw if did again. Removed seats and then fold back leather using some snips on the hog rings. No need to separate back and bottom of seats. You will need some hog rings and hog ring pliers to reinstall leather. Go to youtube and get an idea how to do this. Also youtube on how to place carbon fiber heater. I just installed and then cut carbon fiber with razor knife to install seat. You just need a straight cut and make sure you don't cut the hot wire in the pad on right and left side. I had to shorten the install bar a quarter inch with some snips on one of the seats. No big deal. Make sure you do not install the pad with the thermostat under the seat back or it will shut off early from the opposing heating pad. There are some clips that you will have to do away with under the cup holder as they will be in the way. Just drill it out and make space. You will see what I am talking about once you lift up the cup holder console. Overall I am very satisfied. Expect install to take most of entire day. I could do again in 3 hours or less after first install. Let me know if you have any questions.

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  4. melendez69

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    Nice... I ordered this a couple days ago. The instructional video makes removing the camera housing look so easy.
     
  5. melendez69

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    Nice work.... It still looks like you need an escalator to climb up in there.
     
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  6. Warpath

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    Made an aerodynamic model Lego set of the Wrangler.20190831_183617.jpg
     
  7. UKCATS

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    My foot hurts just imagining stepping on that.
     
  8. BernJLUR

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  9. LaurenLeigh

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    I get now why you guys were complaining about that one PITA screw. I was determined to switch mine for the clear ones this evening so I went outside and started pulling things apart, with the instructional videos by my side. Well, Diode Dynamics didn’t include the extra one-time-use pop rivots they say in their video they do, so I thought I would be able to make it happen without removing that one. All was going well and I was getting ready to pull the final few screws out, but then hubs came out to “help” me and wound up taking over. :mad: We realized later that pulling most of the bracket screws out was totally unnecessary and the only one that REALLY mattered was the one that’s damn near impossible to get to. Anyhow, in trying to get the new side marker screwed back in, my dearest husband also wound up breaking the round clip on the marker light bracket. I think it’s because he kept trying to jam the ratchet in place to reach the bolt since it’s in such an inconvenient spot. Oh well. Everything still went back together just fine but it got too dark to do the other side so that will happen tomorrow morning. I do love the way it looks for a (relatively) simple mod!

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  10. Bocephus

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    Installed the LOD signature rockrails. Drilled out the two rear-holes, but my right angle drill was too small (3/8 chuck, needed 1/2) for the Front / Passenger “optional” mount point. Will prob mount later. A fun project, some challenges in drilling and tapping the frame, but all good in long run. Prepped and treated the drill holes with POR 15...not sure necessary but seems a good idea.

    Projects completed so far..

    - corsa exhaust and AFE cold air intake
    - CB radio and antenna mount
    - Rhino backbone roof-rack
    - LOD rockrails

    Hope to get a few more things done before years end.

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  11. slimfl08

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    When you get your V41 recall in the mail goto the link provided for reimbursement. Jeep covered the cost of my Falcon which was totally unexpected.
     
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  12. Salty Soul

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    This morning I installed my Alien sun shades and took it out for a drive! I installed the running boards about two weeks after I got her. Saved a ton of money doing it myself. Got a scar above my eye where the drill busted my eye open. So ladies (and men) doing your own mods, use an impact instead of a regular drill. It won't jerk sideways. ;)

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  13. marek

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    Hi. Purchased them like 4 months ago from rubitrux.com, before I even purchased my Moab. At the time I payed over $900 including shipping. They were primed. As far as I know nobody sales painted ones. Then painting them at a decent shop costed me like over $800.
     
  14. Harleexl

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    I painted the wheel weights black and added matte black decals over my chrome Jeep fender badges. The badges were just too bright with everything else black against Bikini and I didn't like the gray balancing weights against the black wheels. Nothing major but I like it much better.

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    Oil change time! I got a $12 rebate on the oil and the filter was on clearance for 4 bucks. (I bought 13 of them). The Blackstone bottle will have a sample of the old Pennzoil Ultra Platinum 0w20 with 5k miles on it. We'll see how it performed. I expect it to have done very well.)
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    I picked up a few boxes of Havoline Pro DS 0w20 for a great price at 19 bucks for 6 quarts. Combined with the $4 Mobil 1 oil filter, that will be a bargain oil change. I'm planning on running it in my daughter's Renegade 2.4, but I may give it a go in the JL next spring. We shall see. Anway, I expect Chevron produces very good oil. For those who prefer it, this Havoline is MS6395 certified, too.
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