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From section 4534 of the vehicle code regarding rearview mirrors:

"No person shall operate a motor vehicle or combination on a highway unless the vehicle or combination is equipped with at least ONE mirror, or similar device, which provides the driver an unobstructed view of the highway to the rear of the vehicle."

My interpretation of this is that it would be legal to drive doors off and not have to worry about relocating the side mirrors.

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I have had 4 Wranglers in the past 11 years and have never been stopped for no doors or no mirrors, even the times I have been stopped for other um.....indiscretions....it was never mentioned. I recommend using a cheap side view mirror though.
Where you at in Philly? I have a Steel blue Unlimited....with sharkteeth on the side.
 

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NE...Mayfair.
If you go offroad, there is a trip(JkForum.com) March 8th to Rausch Creek, its about 1.5-2 hrs ride west, and there are different dificulty level trails. I had a blast last time i went.
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I will say on the 4dr, doors off, Top Down.
There is a big blind spot on the drivers side, that a quick glance over you shoulder doesn't fix. It's a bend and look out blind spot.
 

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"No person shall operate a motor vehicle or combination on a highway unless the vehicle or combination is equipped with at least ONE mirror, or similar device, which provides the driver an unobstructed view of the highway to the rear of the vehicle."

My interpretation of this is that it would be legal to drive doors off and not have to worry about relocating the side mirrors.
Yup, as long as you have one rear view mirror, like the one on your windshield, then you will be within the law according to that.
 

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I have had jeeps in Pittsburgh, pa, DC metro area, NYC, NC, and SC in all of those areas i always drove without doors without any legal issues. Only problems were for bumper hight and tire extentions.
 

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Yup, never had any problems with my old TJ...ran a set of relocation brackets and soft doors from spring to fall. Would like to do that with the JK, but Bestop really seems to be dragging their feet with the doors yet :shaking: . I have heard of people getting stopped w/o doors, but in most cases they were doing something to draw attention to themselves (never actually heard of any fines as a result though).
 
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