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The Homebrew Jeep Mod Thread

Old 03-28-2012, 07:56 AM
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*NOTE: This thread needs to be mostly about the mods, please keep conversations limited, unless they are questions about the mod. This is why the old one got closed to much chit chat. Remember thats what PM's Are for. *

Got permission to start a new one up.

Post all your homebrew mods here.

Remember this thread is worthless without pics

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Old 03-28-2012, 08:48 AM
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My $11.42 quick disconnect sway bar. Got all hard ware at tractor supply.put one pin with washers where the bolts came from. Also how I keep the sway bar it's self up out of the way. Check for clearance after and all was good. Used all factory parts as well
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I like your bracket idea to hold the sway bar up, cheap and simple haha
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Did the 97 door conversion onto my 93. I had the windows held in with duct tape for a few weeks till i finally snagged these out of the JY. Didnt have any crank handles on the JY jeep so i used these:
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I acctually really like them lol, makes it nice if i need a pair of pliers on the road/trail. I'm gonna end up finishing the doors in sheet metal
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^ Nice!
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Did the 97 door conversion onto my 93. I had the windows held in with duct tape for a few weeks till i finally snagged these out of the JY. Didnt have any crank handles on the JY jeep so i used these:

I acctually really like them lol, makes it nice if i need a pair of pliers on the road/trail. I'm gonna end up finishing the doors in sheet metal
Reason for swapping doors to 97 model?
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Reason for swapping doors to 97 model?
putting newer doors an the older xjs gives a full window and folding mirrors. iirc.
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Originally Posted by DirtRoadXJ

putting newer doors an the older xjs gives a full window and folding mirrors. iirc.
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Custom front tube bumper
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yeah i bought them originally just because the ones i had were rusted out. Having the full glass instead of that piece of crap fixed triangle is awesome. I stuck with the 93 mirrors though just because i dont like the bubble look of the newer ones. I also did the quick door mod while i was at it.
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Still have to get a 2 prong plug for the quick disco speakers but they work great. Real easy install too.
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looks like jeep speed to me!
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built a high clearance trans mount and crossmember for a buddy a couple days ago.


its sleeved on the inside so it wont crush
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Well I did not cut the metal but I did put it all together and weld the bumper together.
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