What did you do TO your Jeep JL today?

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Not specifically related to your post, but, I like the location of your front license plate on the steel bumper. How did you mount it?
Both the plate bracket and the bull bar are from the company Maximus-3. It's called the Stealth front plate bracket, and it's a direct bolt-on for the Mopar steel bumper. It mounts via 3 of the factory bolts that hold the skid plate to the bottom of the bumper. It comes with the rest of the hardware needed, including the choice between a regular nut and bolt or a pair of wingnuts for mounting the plate frame to the main bracket.
 

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Yes , thanks for these answers !!!
I didn't even noticed that my Jeep has no lock on the steering wheel .... :blush::facepalm:

And the box in the second photo? What's its for?
That's all the electronics which controls my braking on the Jeep, brake lights, etc. Typically, the braking activates when going over 15 mph to help safely slow both vehicles down.

There is a toggle on and off switch. I only turn it on when I am towing. Then, I turn it off when I am not hooked up to my RV.
 

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This weekend’s add-ons to the new 2020 JL Sahara 2.0T:
Regear 4.88 ✅
Rugged Ridge Tire Carrier Hinge ✅
ARB Diff Covers ✅
Superchips Flashcal ✅

Last week’s add-ons:
3.5” Teraflex ST3 Lift with Falcon Shocks
37” Cooper STT Pros
17” Method 309 Grid Wheels
Fab Four Bumper with factory LED Fog Lights
Smittybuilt Steps
Falcon Steering Stabilizer
Teraflex Alpha Tire Mount

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How do you like Falcon 3.3s? Some people complain that the ride is too stiff.
 

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This weekend’s add-ons to the new 2020 JL Sahara 2.0T:
Regear 4.88 ✅
Rugged Ridge Tire Carrier Hinge ✅
ARB Diff Covers ✅
Superchips Flashcal ✅

Last week’s add-ons:
3.5” Teraflex ST3 Lift with Falcon Shocks
37” Cooper STT Pros
17” Method 309 Grid Wheels
Fab Four Bumper with factory LED Fog Lights
Smittybuilt Steps
Falcon Steering Stabilizer
Teraflex Alpha Tire Mount

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looks Good. Hows the 4.88/37 combo
 

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Installed the S-Tech 4 switch system in the lower left cubby getting ready for up coming mods.

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If I flat towed my Jeep (manual trans) would I just leave the transfer case in neutral and the main stick in 6th? Or both in neutral? Also the auto trans, does it stay in park? I thought if the rear wheels are spinning the driveshaft would make the trans spin. Doesn’t this overheat the trans too?
The drivetrain is laid out like this:

engine --> transmission --> transfer case --> driveshaft

With the transfer case in neutral the driveshaft is disconnected from the transmission. So nothing in your transmission will move. If you can get into any Jeep and pull the transfer case to neutral, the Jeep will roll away (assuming the brake isn't set). Luckily that's pretty tough to do when the vehicle is sitting still so it's unlikely some kid playing in your Jeep is going to roll away in it.

Jeep rolling away was always one of my fears with my TJs. I tend to not have the top or doors on my Jeeps and the TJs I had were manual transmissions and the parking brake sucked. I always worried some kid would climb in it to play and pull it out of gear. Because of that fear I have long had the habit of turning my wheels fully to the left or right when I shut it off. I still do it today with the JL, but since we don't have steering column locks it probably wouldn't make much difference if the Jeep decided to roll away. Luckily with the automatic transmission and a parking brake that works well my fear is probably completely ridiculous now (if it wasn't always).
 

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Installed a ClearLidz to replace the 2 individual roof panels:
I'm super curious about these things. Can you remove it just as quickly as the freedom panels? Do you have a way of storing it in the back of the two door? Can it be in place when the pack portion for the top is removed? How durable do you think it will be? I think I like the idea of putting of of those on in the winter months. Still feel open but not so cold.
 

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Made mod to a mod. Fuel door upgraded.
Didn’t like the faded flag, so I came up with a plan to use my old Army badges to brighten it up.

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Great idea I just might steal that from you.
 

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I'm super curious about these things. Can you remove it just as quickly as the freedom panels? Do you have a way of storing it in the back of the two door? Can it be in place when the pack portion for the top is removed? How durable do you think it will be? I think I like the idea of putting of of those on in the winter months. Still feel open but not so cold.
It is very easy to maneuver, weighs ~25 pounds. I love being able to have lots of light in my Jeep now. Before I felt closed in & dark with the panels on. According to the ClearLidz web page:

"DURABILITY & SHATTERPROOF

Jeep ClearLidz™ tops are made of tough polycarbonate material of the type normally used for jet fighter canopies, making them resilient and durable. Lightweight and bulletproof, the Jeep ClearLidz™ jeep top stands up to small falling projectiles on trails where the unknown factor reigns, letting you focus on the trail ahead.


This flexible material stands up to 12,500 pounds of compression per square inch! All this makes the Jeep ClearLidz™ the best (and only) 180-degree-view, transparent hard top for Jeeps."

I've only had it on for a couple of days so I'm curious what will happen with a foot of snow on it!!!!
It isn't any more noisier than the other panels. As a matter of fact, I don't hear any wind along side the doors because of the rubber bumper cushion that is laid across the top of each entry. Then when the top is screwed down it dampens the noise factor. So I am very happy with it so far!!!!
 

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Put my lift on 4 days ago so not today but there is no “what did you do this week thread” so...

2/1” Eibach Coils and coil pads
Fox 2.0 Shocks
JKS track bar and sway links
Mopar 2” LCA’s
Hellwig rear sway bar
Teraflex bumpstops
Daystar and Teraflex spacers and isolators to have the passenger side match the driver side, no lean.

Rides great. Do have a little squeak in the rear I think is coming from the new sway bar bushings but I think a little grease will fix that or ill just loosen it up and re torque.

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