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Old 01-30-2011, 09:57 AM
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I was surfing on the Jeep Forum and they have a sticky thread called "Show us your home made Jeep stuff"
And I was just curious of how many NO or LOW cost mods there are out there that have not been shared.
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DIY 6-way massage system w/ heat for OEM seats: $20


DIY radiator screen from home depot: $10


DIY chin spoiler with ABS reinforcement (garage door seal from home depot): $15
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This could be a really good thread....................
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This could be a really good thread....................
This could be a really good BUBBA thread.
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Cove accents made from door-edge guard

Tail light screw covers from Lowes

Head light motor chrome cap, again from Lowes

And of course my daughter painting my hood liner

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Here is one of my entries........The gutter guard Cove Vent Trick. I Went to Home Depot and picked up a piece of the metal mesh gutter guard for $1.89
and a two part epoxy setup for $3.98.
Took the wheels off, loosened up the inner fender. Made a template out of cardboard then cut the gutter guard with a pair of tin snips.
Bent the mesh into the correct position, test fitted then painted it satin black. I used some type of double sided sticky stuff to hold the piece in place until I could get it epoxied. I used the 5 minute set up epoxy, so it set quick and hard in place. I think they turned out great.




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underhood blanket attacment buttons...Stainless Steel sink plugs from lowes.....and hand painted emblem...


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Nice,
this thread is gonna be really interesting! Keep em coming!
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I have 100 white LED's and 100 resistors on the way from Hong Kong for $7 shipped.... I'm replacing all of the bulbs in the dash to "white" LED lights. I'm shooting for a really clean look and getting rid of the yellow bulb light behind all the buttons. Pics not ready cause I'm not done yet though. My wife is just glad its an inexpensive mod...

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Everything painted Torch red was a DIY with paint cans.


Hoodliner hand painted with model paint and 3 cans of BBQ high temp paint.


Made frm scratch trunk cover.
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I have 100 white LED's and 100 resistors on the way from Hong Kong for $7 shipped.... I'm replacing all of the bulbs in the dash to "white" LED lights. I'm shooting for a really clean look and getting rid of the yellow bulb light behind all the buttons. Pics not ready cause I'm not done yet though. My wife is just glad its an inexpensive mod...

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Keep us posted on this one, for that amount of money we could all enjoy that.
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a small contribution ...

hand made/ sewn short shifter boot.









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underhood blanket attacment buttons...Stainless Steel sink plugs from lowes.....

I assume that you painted the vette logo on the underhood blanket?
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Originally Posted by BarryBum View Post
Here is one of my entries........The gutter guard Cove Vent Trick. I Went to Home Depot and picked up a piece of the metal mesh gutter guard for $1.89
and a two part epoxy setup for $3.98.
Took the wheels off, loosened up the inner fender. Made a template out of cardboard then cut the gutter guard with a pair of tin snips.
Bent the mesh into the correct position, test fitted then painted it satin black. I used some type of double sided sticky stuff to hold the piece in place until I could get it epoxied. I used the 5 minute set up epoxy, so it set quick and hard in place. I think they turned out great.




nice i am going to try this one to cover up where fog lights go...
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What was used on the seat mod?
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[QUOTE=4U2ENVY;1576655849]Everything painted Torch red was a DIY with paint cans.


WOW...very NICE....i've seen this pic of your engine on here before, I would've never guessed that was spray bombs......what brand??
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Everything painted Torch red was a DIY with paint cans.


WOW...very NICE....i've seen this pic of your engine on here before, I would've never guessed that was spray bombs......what brand??SS
Sand paper: AutoZone
Primer: Auto Zone
Clear Coat: Auto Zone.
Torch Red Paint: http://www.automotivetouchup.com/index.htm
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