What did you do TO your Jeep JL today?

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Looks nice, lot of questions popped up here...
1. How unsafe is that old Jack??
2. what are those black brackets you have behind the tow hooks? Looks like end result is those came off and roll hoop is mounted with light bar in front. Looks pretty clean, I was thinking of making this my next step.
Just curious what those brackets were for because they look like they’d be too wide for that light bar
Well to answer,
1. That’s a good old house jack that’s been passed down generations and is safer than anything else we could have used!
2. I had a hi lift jack mounted there behind where the hoop was. I figured I’m not gonna go anywhere that lockers, sway bar and winch won’t get me out of, so it’s in the garage for now. The Light bar used to be on a raised bracket. I moved it down to the holes that were already there from where the plate was where the winch now pokes out. It all fits pretty cleanly and snugly. The JCR plate was pretty meh in terms of fitment. Required some persuasion to line it up.
let me know if you have any other questions
 

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I like this mirror gizmo, did you buy the mirrors and brackets together ? I see Fortec 4x4 sells them together for 271.00. Wondering if there’s a cheaper route. Thanks
No, I bought the brackets from Die-Tech directly and then the factory Mopar mirrors (non-powered) from an eBay seller. Very happy with the setup.
 

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Installed Warn Evo 10S winch with power interrupt kit and Artec winch mount.


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i know thats a generic bracket that can be found in lowes, etc. what size is it. just looking to see how big i can go before it hits the inside of the hood.
 

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i know thats a generic bracket that can be found in lowes, etc. what size is it. just looking to see how big i can go before it hits the inside of the hood.
I got it at Lowes and the size is 1 1/2" x 2 1/4" x 3 feet. I just measured the 2 bolts going into the body and cut to size then painted and clear coated it.
 

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I’m still waiting on winch spacers to arrive Monday. But I got the Maximus-3 plate and recovery ring mounts on. I won’t show you my undercarriage. I’m not good at metal work. I still have to find paint to protect from rust after my hack job.
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The Amazon gods blessed me with my hi-lift mount early to make up for the spacers.
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Removed the "White" factory Wrangler Unlimited Decals and replaced them with Black Pixel Decals. Looks much better with the MOAB paint scheme (black accents).

Added KC LZR lights on the cowl.
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Vacation is over. I wish I had been able to spend less time building it, and more time driving it, but I spent the last two days mostly on dirt. In order to steel myself for a return to daily driving, I broke out the wash bucket.
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It's still not really clean, after using an entire bottle of wheel cleaner over five separate applications, and scrubbing every nook and cranny three times, with two different buckets of suds.

I should probably give up on that, and just leave her dirty. Or get over my aversion to using a pressure washer on paint. This trail dirt is clingy, clingy stuff.
 

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Washed it yesterday, tube doors and mirrors today, I haven't installed the rears yet

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Is that just a magnet for the latch? or is the latch yet to come? Just curious?
 
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