What did you do TO your Jeep JL today?

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At first I thought you were in your house working on the jeep! :CWL: Garage looks good though!
well I re-purpose or whatever the term is, got new area rugs for the house so tossed the old ones out in the garage, a little easier on the back laying under neath and wrenching vs being on cold concrete. yes, the garage is a little cluttered, but have heat/AC, lighting, tools and beer so I am good :) When I built the house, insulated it, sheet rocked, had ceiling fans installed, have scuttle into attic to store parts, plus best thing was a stairway into the basement of house plus door to back yard. Also got some used kitchen cabinets, so hung those and added 12 ft of base cabinet and counter top. Everyone should have a nice garage to go play in. Love polishing and detailing in the garage, plus do my share of wrenching with 10 cars !
 

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And I thought I was fancy using Harbor Freight moving blankets to lay on while working on Jeeps. Obviously, I need to up my game.

Nice nekkid Jeep by the way. Now lets see some pics out in the wild or the beach. I think driving my jeep nekkid around town or just in general is just as much fun as wheeling it on the trail.

I hope to get the soft top on this wekend, will drive out to a small beach near me and take a few pics, wish you lived in the area, love looking at your adventures!

My wife and I drove around this past weekend with the tube doors on. Our 80 yr old neighbor had her clan over and they were outside on their front porch celebrating something. Background she has a friend who had a JK, now imagine 2 old ladies 70sh going out in a Jeep. So one day at neighborhood Xmas party about 5 yrs ago, ask her if she goes wheeling with her freind :) Well I got a lecture about how she hated her freind's Jeep LOL, so had to drive by, here jaw dropped as we rode by and waved! Her two daughters and a few others gave us the thumbs up!

Also was driving thru neighboring town Freeport, LL beans and bunch of outlet stores and restaurants. As we slowed down to turn, had to stop because of folks in the crosswalk. On sidewalk all the restaurants have outside dining. Anyhow a family eating and daughter(looked to be 17sh) sees us, and I watched her jaw drop as she noticed us and stared and smiled, wife waved to her and said you need a Jeep! Something tells me she will be bugging pops for a Jeep.

Per the rugs, wife got some new ones for the house so I just re-use. Had some older ones but they were pretty beat up, so they got the heave ho and I got some clean ones.
 

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Well I will be in Maine again.... Sooner or later. I love watching Sunrise from Cadillac Mountain top. out by Bar Harbor. I was there a few years ago on my motorcycle to eat lobster and see the sunrise.

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Before the Jeep, I motorcycled all 48 lower states.
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It is nice to be retired! Good for you for touring and exploring.

Bar Harbor is really nice, hope to go up there in a few weeks when it is less crowded.
 

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Well I will be in Maine again.... Sooner or later. I love watching Sunrise from Cadillac Mountain top. out by Bar Harbor. I was there a few years ago on my motorcycle to eat lobster and see the sunrise.

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Before the Jeep, I motorcycled all 48 lower states.
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Hmmm... you just gave me an idea for this weekend. I was looking at Maryland for crab... but Lobster hey...
 

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On EDIT: Was just informed, the Set of 3 caps (caps with key holes or without key holes) will be priced at a little less then $15.00 and that includes postage/USPS mailing, to Continental USA buyer.

Custom fit for both JL and JT. There will also be a 2 cap set, no key holes and with keyholes..

Made in the USA
Ok, the caps finally got here... Geeeez, the USPS is slow moving stuff across the USA these days..

Anyway, the caps are real nice.. Finish is more then acceptable. Snap on fit for both doors and rear hatch door. Though the door caps snapped on tightly, I did use a small piece of double sided tape on them to ace my bet so to speak.

As for the rear hatch door lock. That lock if you look close is a tad thinner then the door locks.
Yes, the cap snapped on.... perfect fit, but again, I wanted something to adhere the cap to the lock..

For this hatch lock cap, I used a tiny dab of Goop Flexible epoxy on the lip of the cap in 3 places and then I pushed the cap on. It snapped right on and when the Goop dries it will grab tightly/firmly. Goop is flexible and will give though, so if ever I need to remove that cap, I can easily, gently, pry it off.

I had 3 very critical people (and me) scrutinize the installed caps. We all agreed that the finish on the caps is aok. The caps fit tight, look good and more importantly, will keep water, mud, salt and all out of the locks they cover.

I will be posting a link where to purchase these, in the next few days...

So, here are pics of the caps.
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Nice! Ready to order when the link is up...
 

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Katzkin black leather, red stitch, perforated center, and suede wings. It was a lot cheaper to order through my local shop than from the manufacturer.
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Ok, the caps finally got here... Geeeez, the USPS is slow moving stuff across the USA these days..

Anyway, the caps are real nice.. Finish is more then acceptable. Snap on fit for both doors and rear hatch door. Though the door caps snapped on tightly, I did use a small piece of double sided tape on them to ace my bet so to speak.

As for the rear hatch door lock. That lock if you look close is a tad thinner then the door locks.
Yes, the cap snapped on.... perfect fit, but again, I wanted something to adhere the cap to the lock..

For this hatch lock cap, I used a tiny dab of Goop Flexible epoxy on the lip of the cap in 3 places and then I pushed the cap on. It snapped right on and when the Goop dries it will grab tightly/firmly. Goop is flexible and will give though, so if ever I need to remove that cap, I can easily, gently, pry it off.

I had 3 very critical people (and me) scrutinize the installed caps. We all agreed that the finish on the caps is aok. The caps fit tight, look good and more importantly, will keep water, mud, salt and all out of the locks they cover.

I will be posting a link where to purchase these, in the next few days...

So, here are pics of the caps.
cap01.jpg

cap02.jpg

cap02b.jpg


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@CarbonSteel
@RagTopDeluxe
@pookiebb
@MMalone
@Oldfart
@mikej
@ShariJeep
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@MMalone

@anyone I missed 8-)
They look great!
 

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Received and installed the Sunrider today. Took about an hour. Would have gone easier if I had taken the front Mopar grab handles off before I put the rails on. Ruby goes in Monday for the steering box TSB. Emailed my dealer with the TSB last week, they called me yesterday and had the parts and wanted to make a service appointment. No fuss, no questions. Good service is still out there.
 

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They look great!

Yes, they look great... also, for the low price, the look, the protection afforded, well.... they are also, a real decent offering for little $ out.

OH.... Got the 3D Printer guy working on another JL/JT goodie... Guy/gals that drop their JL's windshield and or, are into Easter Eggs, will love this one....

It's a windshield wiper arm cap that has a JL grill on it, that looks oh so cool, and it also has a "notch". Geeeez, the factory cap does not even have a notch.

A notch you ask. Yes, a small notch that allows quick and easy removal without buggering up the cap... Guys/gals that have removed the cap in question will understand... SO, Easter Egg and functionality...

Low prices on this item, also.. the 3D printer guys heart is in the right place lets say. He wants to do a solid for his fellow JL owner's.
 
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I wanted some extra storage in the back, and the empty space above the wheel well seemed like the easiest option.

I combined a set of Molle Platform Solutions Panels with some generic Molle Bags off of Amazon.

The solution works well, is portable and doesn't interfere with the seats or my backbone rack system.
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I really like that. Is the bag in picture same bag u linked? Looks different.
 
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