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Diamond Plate Door Panels

Old 11-08-2013, 10:29 PM
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Default Diamond Plate Door Panels

I'm currently in the process of fabricating some xj door panels out of some diamond plate. I don't usually post too much stuff, but I have yet to find anything about custom fabbed door panels for an xj so I decided to start a thread. So far I've only got around to rough cutting the sheets. Seems that every time I'm not doing school work, I'm out wheeling or working with my baja SAE club. Haven't had a lot of time to work on the doors panels, but I'm gonna try and finish them soon. I plan on replacing the power window switch with a momentary toggle switch and possibly upgrading my door speakers while I'm at it. I bought the metal for $40 so I've figure since I saved money on that, I'll spend some elsewhere.
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Old 11-08-2013, 10:45 PM
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Can't wait to see how it ends..Might have to do it..
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Old 11-09-2013, 09:43 AM
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It will look nice but be very hot if the sun has been hitting it. Also, I'm interested in seeing what you come up with for the armrests.
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Old 11-09-2013, 03:14 PM
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Diamond plate is for fire trucks.
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Old 11-10-2013, 02:05 PM
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I thought about doing this to mone, but then the idea of summer killed it....well that and I was broke at the time...
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Old 11-21-2013, 01:17 PM
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Hello fellow Cherokee owners.I have just purchased my 2nd Cherokee.A 1995 .I will be working on the rear floors for sure.This is a retirement project for my youngest boy and I.well r both jeep me with a passion.PS diamond plate will be used.ha ha.happy to be a member
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Old 11-24-2013, 07:27 AM
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So, how did these turn out? Bet they're pretty sweet!!
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Old 11-26-2013, 05:05 PM
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Alright! I can't wait to see how they come out, I was thinking about doing a wood/diamond plate combo
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Old 12-03-2013, 02:16 PM
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I wonder how it turns out...that doesn't look very pliable. Did this with floor pans before and it was a bit&h but looked amazing.
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