I did the same thing last winter. Except my tractor supply had an LED bar with some velco straps so I was able to just strap it to the roll bar in back. Still have the light when I run a soft top.I'm not a fan of my interior lights not turning on when I open the tailgate so it did the very "labor" intensive mod of adding a light to the inside of hardtop near the tailgate/back window After making the long 10 minute drive to tractor supply to buy a little battery operated switch light and velcro it to the top I felt whipped!
Well that's a way better idea than what I did! I'll have to stop back there some day and look for that!I did the same thing last winter. Except my tractor supply had an LED bar with some velco straps so I was able to just strap it to the roll bar in back. Still have the light when I run a soft top.
If you have a smartphone it probably has a data/wi-fi hot spot you can use.Took advantage of 54F weather up here in Maine today and installed the s160 radio I bought from a forum member. Installation was pretty straight forward since he included all the pigtails and wiring. Can't wait play with it a bit more. Need to drive closer to the house so I can pick up some wifi before finishing up some software details.
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I have done that before, had to open all the windows and turn the air conditioner on to help blow it out. LOLalmost burned my house down, among other things. Started out pulling my rear coils for the first time since buying the TJ, took some time to clean up the spring perches & give them a coat of paint.
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The boy was scheduled to come over late afternoon to change his oil so I thought I’d make a few pies, a sausage, a pepperoni & a plain. Got distracted & this happened. Thought I turned the gas off before I went back out into the garage. Came in 10 minutes later & the entire house was filled with thick gray smoke & all the smoke detectors were beeping. Thankfully I have a massive whole house fan & it was in the mid-60s temp-wise, I opened up all the windows & cranked that fucker up for about 2 hours to pull the stank out. I can still smell it though this morning, coulda been a lot worse without the fan, or worse still had I not come back in so quickly.
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all's well that ends well, made two pepperoni pies & one plain.
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The boy wolfed down a whole pepperoni pie himself & took most of the leftovers with him for an hour later when he gets hungry , ahh to be 23 again
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Yes it does. Though it doesn't have as much bandwidth as the house WiFi. Eventually I hope to have Tasker on my phone set up to automatically turn on the hotspot when it sees the radio's wifi or triggered by an NFC chip. Haven't decided which way I want to go yet.If you have a smartphone it probably has a data/wi-fi hot spot you can use.
Now that looks like some fun.So I didn't get time to install it today, because I had to go to work this afternoon, but I did receive my latest bolt on modification for my TJ.
Maybe I'll have time to do it tomorrow before I go to work.....
Oh, wait, maybe I won't have time.
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Okay, enough for the funny business. As you can see in the picture, yes, I have made a purchase for a somewhat major upgrade. Something I have wanted to do in a TJ for several years but have never found the correct one or the time and money to do it. So no, I don't have the time or money to do it, but I do think I have the correct one to put the motor in. So we will see how that goes, and if anyone else on the forum has gone through this it would be nice to know any hints or tips. I'm going to take my time and not rush through this because I want it to be done right. I figure it will take me a few months because of my work schedule.
Anyway I thought I would just share this because I did get the motor delivered to my house today.