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I'm looking into them vs. half-doors for my 2-door. Not sure about NY laws on the matter, and I advise anyone to check into their local laws on running them, as they may be illegal, especially if they don't have a mirror mount- Mark W.
 

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I have the Element rear doors by Besttop. I got them so I could take all the doors off even with the kids. No fronts yet but I will probably be getting them this year. The rears are strong and I like the fact that you can buy the enclosure for them to make them a suitable 1/2 door.
 

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I have the warriors and really like them. In no way are they perfect or give an "oem" look; however, they are functional and w/ a set of mirror location brackets I have never had a problem.


Sorry bout the lousy pic but its all I have right now.
 

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Why in the heck would they design it so the back door where latching sits higher than the edge of the jeep? what a stupid design. Seems like it could easily be flush with the horizontal edge of the jeep?
 

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Why in the heck would they design it so the back door where latching sits higher than the edge of the jeep? what a stupid design. Seems like it could easily be flush with the horizontal edge of the jeep?

Yeah, Jason, why were you such a dumb ass? j/k:thefinger:

My guess is they wanted to even out the look with the fronts...:beer:
 

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Yeah, Jason, why were you such a dumb ass? j/k:thefinger:

My guess is they wanted to even out the look with the fronts...:beer:
I'm not trying to piss anyone off here....just don't like that part of the design (wouldn't buy only becuase of that)....the rest is sweet.
 

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I think it has something to do with the very small vertical space for the rear of the rear doors and the high location of the stock body mounted latch. It wouldn't bother me.
 

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Hey Guinness, can you leave your mirrors there when you put your OEM doors back on, or do they hit when they are opened?
I never tried it but assume that as long as your limiting strap is hooked up you should be ok. I picked up an extra set of mirrors off a guy for $100.00 so I dont have to swap back and forth to the doors, just pull the bracket and presto.:)
 

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Why in the heck would they design it so the back door where latching sits higher than the edge of the jeep? what a stupid design. Seems like it could easily be flush with the horizontal edge of the jeep?
The oem latch is too high. I dont think they could lower it and still get it to work. And the tube in question helps tie the latch in so I dont think you could eliminate it.

Like I said they dont look perfect but they work for me $$$ and function wise.
 

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I am not sure if they are a sponsor but I am looking strongly at the Rancho tube doors. I like them because you can put the OEM mirror on them without a relocation bracket.

I have the Ranchos. Not impressed with the quality. If you want to try mine out, send me a PM...

 

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For those that have the store-bought tube doors, I need a favor.

If you would, look at the latch mechanism and see if there is a part number, manufacturer etc?
I am going to use cheesy gate latches until I can find some good latches that will work with the stock door pawl.

Thanks!
 
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