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Old 11-29-2011, 11:04 PM
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Poor man's WK mod thread

This was a great thread on my old car forum. The basic premise is for this to be a one stop thread for cheap mods. $20 and under mods only. Basically im a cheap bastard and I know others are too.

(if this is a repeat thread, then forgive me i searched first)

I can start her off:

Made my own shorty antenna. Use two pliers to pry off the ball on the top of the stock antenna. Cut to desired length, and reattach ball with epoxy. I also painted mine black. Best part about this one is it was free (I had the epoxy and paint sitting in my garage, but even if you don't they are still cheap)


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I also bought a shorty antenna online, it was only $15. The reason I made mine though is the reception is spotty where I live (its mountainy here, I need a longer one [thats what she said]) Heres a pic of the one i bought.


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Plastidipped my wheels. Self explanatory and you can see a pic in my signature. Cost ~$20 for all four wheels.
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Old 11-30-2011, 07:49 AM
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Re: Poor man's WK mod thread

4 led strips(1.99 each) for that compartment there.


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Re: Poor man's WK mod thread

No pics, but I plasti-dipped the amber part on the headlights. Poor-mans stillens LOL.
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Old 11-30-2011, 11:43 AM
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Re: Poor man's WK mod thread

pics of that paul?
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Re: Poor man's WK mod thread

Great thread! I don't have any mods to add to the list, but I am waiting for some cheap ideas!
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Re: Poor man's WK mod thread

I second that last post !!
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Old 11-30-2011, 07:27 PM
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Re: Poor man's WK mod thread

You can make grill inserts for the top and and bottom openings for under $20!! See this thread:


http://jeepgarage.org/showthread.php?t=2228


Great idea on this thread...lets get some more ideas up here! I will post a couple more when I get home...

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Re: Poor man's WK mod thread

ahh yes... what about my custom flashlight mount thread!!!

http://jeepgarage.org/showthread.php...tom+flashlight
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Re: Poor man's WK mod thread

I think this shifter cost $15 at Oriellys. I rigged it to fit my WK. It matches interior medium slate grey and SRT pedal perfectly.

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Re: Poor man's WK mod thread

The WK has a built in card holder on the steering wheel.

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Re: Poor man's WK mod thread

Paint your struts. I shouldn't have painted mine yellow. I'm redoing it soon.

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Re: Poor man's WK mod thread

These Pioneer tweeters were pretty cheap.



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