What did you do TO your Jeep JL today?

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I replaced the JBL stadium speakers that I installed in the sound bar with Memphis pro MJP6c and I also replace the knee speakers with Memphis also. Hugh sound difference !

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Sweeeeeet.....
 

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Looks awesome but the flip Up plate is flipping down. When you use the winch the line s going to sit on the plate or holder and could cause problems
I agree. The ones I’ve seen flip the plate UPward and out of the way.

I have 0 sympathy
lol - I deserve that.

Installed Teraflex Falcon SP2 3.5 e-Adjust shocks and Artec fender liners this weekend (and man, it was hot in Dallas)...
The wiring was a pain, but in the end it was worth it- the soft setting really takes the jolts out of bumps, and with the flick of a switch (which mounts on the grab handle) you can firm things up from the driver's seat. The Artec fender liners were designed to go with the shocks, and they're nice as well- but honestly I think it would have been easier to install them without reading the (really awful) instructions!

We have a long bridge with connecting seams near our house, and I started across it with the firm setting (you set the firmness you want for firm- I selected 7 out of 8, and switching to soft takes it down to 1)... Flipped the switch halfway across and immediately noticed I wasn't bouncing off the seat anymore (the firm is quite firm)!
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I really like that clean setup of the switch on the grab handle. I can imagine wiring veinf

I replaced the JBL stadium speakers that I installed in the sound bar with Memphis pro MJP6c and I also replace the knee speakers with Memphis also. Hugh sound difference !

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This looks fantastic. Was the install simple and easy bolt on? Direct fit on existing housings?
 

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I agree. The ones I’ve seen flip the plate UPward and out of the way.



lol - I deserve that.



I really like that clean setup of the switch on the grab handle. I can imagine wiring veinf



This looks fantastic. Was the install simple and easy bolt on? Direct fit on existing housings?
I installed the SSV Works adapter plates in the sound bar and there is some cutting of plastic but then you can install 6.5" speakers and tweeters. For the knee panels I installed the Metra pods you can fit 6.5" speakers. Because of the design of the Memphis speakers you need to cut the tabs off the pods so the speaker fits in. On the passenger side you have to cut two notches in the pod so that the speaker fits. Its just the design of the pod and bigger speaker but I think shallow speakers would fit just fine. Took me three hours to replace knee speakers and pods since you have to take most of the dash apart. The sound bar took about two hours since I removed it to work on it on my bench. These installs are well worth the time I have incredible sound and clarity even at higher volume .
 

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I installed the SSV Works adapter plates in the sound bar and there is some cutting of plastic but then you can install 6.5" speakers and tweeters. For the knee panels I installed the Metra pods you can fit 6.5" speakers. Because of the design of the Memphis speakers you need to cut the tabs off the pods so the speaker fits in. On the passenger side you have to cut two notches in the pod so that the speaker fits. Its just the design of the pod and bigger speaker but I think shallow speakers would fit just fine. Took me three hours to replace knee speakers and pods since you have to take most of the dash apart. The sound bar took about two hours since I removed it to work on it on my bench. These installs are well worth the time I have incredible sound and clarity even at higher volume .
wow thank you for the clear details. This sounds like a lot of work and I am cringing on the thought of taking the dash apart. Cutting into the plastic etc is not a big deal. But I bet you are super happy with the end result.
 

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wow thank you for the clear details. This sounds like a lot of work and I am cringing on the thought of taking the dash apart. Cutting into the plastic etc is not a big deal. But I bet you are super happy with the end result.
Actually taking the dash apart isn't as bad as it sounds. Just take your time. I watched some videos on you tube which helped and when I bought the pods from Crutchfield they sent a master install sheet which helped a lot. Passenger side was easer then the drivers side but not too terrible .
 

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wow thank you for the clear details. This sounds like a lot of work and I am cringing on the thought of taking the dash apart. Cutting into the plastic etc is not a big deal. But I bet you are super happy with the end result.
I have been looking into a simple speaker upgrade and then adding an amp later... Here is a great video about disassembling the dash and installing the bigger 6.5 inch speakers on the knee panels using the Metra pods..





And here is a detailed video on installing the knee pods/speakers.. this guy is a perfectionist !!

 

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Frankly why does a jeep even need one of these? I had a 95 Wrangler with a broken radio and still enjoyed that jeep !

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Need is subjective, and there's any number of things on modern vehicles that aren't at all necessary. Yes, a subwoofer in a Wrangler is a curious addition. ;)
 

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Installed Teraflex Falcon SP2 3.5 e-Adjust shocks and Artec fender liners this weekend (and man, it was hot in Dallas)...
The wiring was a pain, but in the end it was worth it- the soft setting really takes the jolts out of bumps, and with the flick of a switch (which mounts on the grab handle) you can firm things up from the driver's seat. The Artec fender liners were designed to go with the shocks, and they're nice as well- but honestly I think it would have been easier to install them without reading the (really awful) instructions!

We have a long bridge with connecting seams near our house, and I started across it with the firm setting (you set the firmness you want for firm- I selected 7 out of 8, and switching to soft takes it down to 1)... Flipped the switch halfway across and immediately noticed I wasn't bouncing off the seat anymore (the firm is quite firm)!
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Well that's awesome
 

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Installed the Rigid 360 series 6" spot lights with amber backlights. I wired the backlighting into the fog light wire so whenever the fog lights come on the amber backlighting will come on and wired the main spot lights into the auxiliary switch 2. There are no issues tapping into the LED fog light wire if anyone is wondering about doing this with backlighting lights.

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Looks nice. Do you have any pics of how/where (technique) you spiced in to the fog light wiring? Which wire do you tap in to? Where did you ground? I’d like to change my fogs to amber and then install some round off road (Rigid 360 vs BD LP) with the amber backlighting. I like the idea of using the fog circuit as an on/off vs having to uses a dedicated Aux switch just for backlighting…
I know the back lighting uses very low amps but no other problem or concerns with using the fog light circuit..no fuse changes, etc
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I know its not a Jeep, but check out the cooking stove and grill on this New Rivian truck. all electric, Its not the truck its that grill/stove set-up.

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Almost there. Got the Rugged Ridge HD rear bumper, RC plate relocation, and the soft top installed Sunday. Wheels finally showed up this morning, so discount got the BFGs mounted up today. Just have the lift left to go (for now).
35x12.50R17 BFG KO2s (white out) on Raceline Clutch 17x8.5 +18mm
As you can see, I gotta find some slider steps for my wife, lol.
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Almost there. Got the Rugged Ridge HD rear bumper, RC plate relocation, and the soft top installed Sunday. Wheels finally showed up this morning, so discount got the BFGs mounted up today. Just have the lift left to go (for now).
35x12.50R17 BFG KO2s (white out) on Raceline Clutch 17x8.5 +18mm
As you can see, I gotta find some slider steps for my wife, lol.
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Looking good!!
 
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