What did you do TO your Jeep JL today?

geem03

Well-Known Member
First Name
Gary
Joined
Oct 19, 2019
Messages
665
Reaction score
1,568
Location
New Brunswick Canada
Vehicle(s)
2019 Jeep Wrangler Sport
Occupation
RN/ Firefighter
Vehicle Showcase
1
Put the front tops of the hardtop back on. Had to MacGiver the corners but it worked. Took her out for a ride... they stayed on!(Oooofff!)
15880112167016762688046546904907.jpg
15880112723435643671842225865418.jpg


Secured the Bimini cover.
15880112422671430833117827808517.jpg



A much cleaner look... and as my friend would call her...."the Scrambler"(
1588011304727285854008700935946.jpg
 

MrMischief

Well-Known Member
Joined
Apr 25, 2019
Messages
141
Reaction score
118
Location
Colorado
Vehicle(s)
JL Rubicon
The YJ's were vaccum activated. Not sure about TJ's
There was no disconnect on the TJs. As you rolled around in 2 wheel drive the axle turned as did the front drive shaft.

Put the front tops of the hardtop back on. Had to MacGiver the corners but it worked. Took her out for a ride... they stayed on!(Oooofff!)
15880112723435643671842225865418.jpg
I've driven around with just the freedom panels on a few times, minus the MacGyver-ing. No issues up to speeds of 80 - 85 mph. On washboard dirt roads I do find that the back middle latches start to work themselves loose from the vibrations. Over the winter I had read there was a way to tighten up the latch a bit to help with that. As far as I know Jeep intends for you to be able to drive like that. Or just have one panel on if you like. In the winter I've gone home with just the freedom panel above my head removed. Was cold going into the office, but nice for the way home and I didn't have place for the second panel (2 door problems).
 

gabeguy

Well-Known Member
First Name
Tom
Joined
Feb 7, 2018
Messages
251
Reaction score
532
Location
Suburb of Chicago (Iowa)
Vehicle(s)
2016 JK Rubi (SOLD) , 2007 FJ Cruiser, 1954 Willys
I got her ready for summer ... Installed a BestTop Sunrider top on a soft top setup, even thought Best Top told me is couldn't be done. I did have to purchase the 2 tabs that hold on the freedom panels, but other than that it works like a charm.

What I really like about this "bikini top" solution is that there is no gap from the door jam to the edge of the top ... so when I get caught in the rain, water doesn't come pouring in.

I also put on a tonneau cover to keep things moslty wet/dust free till October.

For_Jeep_Forum_2020_04apr25_002_Sunrider_TonneauCover.jpg


For_JeepForum_2020_04apr25_001_Sunrider_TonneauCover.jpg


For_JeepForum_2020_04apr25_003_Sunrider_TonneauCover.jpg
Can you flip it back like a Sunrider then?
 

geem03

Well-Known Member
First Name
Gary
Joined
Oct 19, 2019
Messages
665
Reaction score
1,568
Location
New Brunswick Canada
Vehicle(s)
2019 Jeep Wrangler Sport
Occupation
RN/ Firefighter
Vehicle Showcase
1
There was no disconnect on the TJs. As you rolled around in 2 wheel drive the axle turned as did the front drive shaft.



I've driven around with just the freedom panels on a few times, minus the MacGyver-ing. No issues up to speeds of 80 - 85 mph. On washboard dirt roads I do find that the back middle latches start to work themselves loose from the vibrations. Over the winter I had read there was a way to tighten up the latch a bit to help with that. As far as I know Jeep intends for you to be able to drive like that. Or just have one panel on if you like. In the winter I've gone home with just the freedom panel above my head removed. Was cold going into the office, but nice for the way home and I didn't have place for the second panel (2 door problems).
I'm glad you replied...I had not read anywhere about only having the freedom panels on...I was a bit nervous!

You've reassured me quite a bit... thank you and I appreciate it....

Yes, I did notice the slight looseness in the latches.... so did you just tightened the screws? I'll try that tomorrow....

Thanks again friend.....
 

MikeinDelaware

Well-Known Member
First Name
Mike
Joined
Jun 29, 2019
Messages
124
Reaction score
350
Location
Newark, DE
Vehicle(s)
2018 JL Sport Turbo; 2011 300C 5.7L HEMI
Got my windows tinted today (5%).
Got my Vaitrix boost gauge installed. They also mounted my Oracle smoked 3rd brake light above the DV8 spare delete.

Then i came home and installed the Invictus molle headrest covers after i re-laced them with reflective orange paracord.
20200427_180918.jpg
20200427_180928.jpg
20200427_180943.jpg
20200427_180953.jpg
20200427_183746.jpg
20200427_183957.jpg
20200427_183829.jpg
20200427_183939.jpg
20200427_184029.jpg
20200427_184035.jpg
20200427_184259.jpg
20200427_190549.jpg
 

Jeep Generation

Well-Known Member
First Name
Kevin
Joined
May 12, 2018
Messages
1,112
Reaction score
2,486
Location
San Dimas CA
Website
www.youtube.com
Vehicle(s)
2018 JLU Rubicon, 2014 JK Willys, 1999 TJ Sport, 1966 CJ5-A
8.jpg

Finally stopped raining and took the top off.
 

plex

Well-Known Member
Joined
Oct 25, 2018
Messages
1,027
Reaction score
1,346
Location
Cincinnati, OH
Vehicle(s)
2018 JLUR
Occupation
Weekend keyboard mechanic and beer drinker
Vehicle Showcase
1
Installed the Quadratec flashlight holder so I can take my Maglite with me wherever I go. Maglite is my favorite but their new design has gone shit, anyone buying ML300LX the first thing you need to do is to disassemble it and make sure the o-ring seated correctly. Mine was not right and there are a couple others report the same, rendering it not waterproof. I actually bought the flashlight bundle, but the Quadratec flashlight is just a piece of crap and I threw it away immediately.

Also put on a Warn premium fire extinguisher holder, Warn has been hit JL accessories out of ball park since JL came out. The quality of this one is so nice, you can definitely tell it is made here instead of sweat shops oversea.

20200427_190013.jpg


20200427_192743.jpg
 
Bestop
 
Top