What did you do TO your Jeep JL today?

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are you doing this yourself? I am considering doing mine darker again but tint removal is a pain
I remove the tint myself, but i take it to a shop for tint. How are you removing it? They say a heat gun works fine. I use my steam machine. It takes about 5-10 minutes a window depending on how much glue residue is left behind.
 

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Looks good. I wish in TX could go that dark on the front door windows. I believe 25% is the most…at least legally. Especially as hot as it gets around here
25% up front seriously?! I wish. We arent allowed any tint here when it comes to the front windows. Canada sucks.
 

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I did the first oil change (at 9,000 miles) and rotated the tires (at 2,000). I was surprised when the Jeep reset its own oil life. That's a neat trick. I went to reset it, and it was already at 100%.

I've been going by the oil life meter on the last three new vehicles, and I did the same thing with the Jeep. It looked like it was going to let me run all the way to 10k on the factory fill, but I'm glad I went ahead and changed it early. I wish I had changed it a lot sooner. The oil and filter were both jet black. The oil in my F150 would still be yellowish after 10,000 miles. This is different! Maybe it's because I'm running the engine a lot harder. Maybe it's a Ford vs. Mopar thing.

I'm going to run Penzoil Platium, if anybody wonders. My main selection criterion was that Penzoil Platium was in stock in 0W-20, while everything else was out. Otherwise I'd probably be running Mobil 1. Synthetic oil is synthetic oil is synthetic oil in my book, but I slightly favor Mobil 1.

I'm going to keep rotating the tires about every 2,000 miles, so the next rotation will be at 11,000 miles. I realize this is an insanely short rotation interval, but it's easy to do, and these tires are expensive. Everything I can do to drag a little life out of them is a good thing. Especially since I'm going to replace them at probably 7/32". That's just a guess, but I'm estimating that they will stop performing acceptably long before they hit the wear limit.
 

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@omnitonic

Won't comment on your going by the oil life meter.... Not my cup of tea that is for sure...

As for the meter resetting itself automatically..... Your JL must be very special..... as I have never seen his happen on any JL or JT, I have done an oil change on... (a bunch)
 

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Clay bar'd the windshield frame and sides of the Jeep to get tree sap off from a tight trail. Also used rubbing alcohol to get it off the soft top. Looks much better.
 

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Should be installing this week.

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Sneak peek of what’s in the boxes :)

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Got them put on tonight. Not bad install just little tweaking of hinges to get properly aligned. Big difference between Tube Doors from an air flow perspective. Definitely more open then full doors with windows open. Really like the position of arm resting on sill while driving. Looks to be about 3” lower. The fit and finish is really nice. Matter of fact, I may transfer the Proximity locks over to my full doors.

Here is a couple pics comparing full door, half door, and tube doors. Along with a few inside pics.

Overall pretty pleased at the moment. :)
Sorry for all pics

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Had Discount Tire do a 5 wheel rebalance and rotation
 

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I finally realized the puddle of water in the passenger floor was not condensation from my drink cooler. No, idiot, that was just the drizzle on top of the muck sundae below.

So I took the carpet out and blasted it until the water eventually ran clear, then I hosed out the floor pan. Amazing! Sure, I read about it in the manual at some point, but this was the first time I actually took a water hose to the interior of a vehicle.

I think I caught this before a rancid stink had a chance to set in. I am hopeful that everything will dry out and smell okay. I'm glad I didn't actually go into water 30" deep, or it would have been even worse.
 

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I think I caught this before a rancid stink had a chance to set in. I am hopeful that everything will dry out and smell okay. I'm glad I didn't actually go into water 30" deep, or it would have been even worse.
Point a fan at the carpet. It will be bone dry in a couple hours.
 
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