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Old October 27th, 2007, 10:01 AM   #1
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Has anyone ever built soft doors for a vehicle that was never designed to have them?

Like a simple tubing frame to fit the outline of the door opening, and few gussets, 2 hinges and a latch... string some canvas across it to block the wind, clear plastic for a window?

I got a ramcharger and both doors/hinges/latches are shot, Id like to be able to remove them anyhow, but still have something to close once in a while...
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Old October 27th, 2007, 10:04 AM   #2
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i want to do the same thing on my chevota.

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Old October 27th, 2007, 10:08 AM   #3
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i want to do the same thing keep us posted if you give it a try.
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Not soft doors but a soft top. I have a 77 ramcharger and often thought about doing soft removable doors.







I could build the whole set up for you, pm me if interested.
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thats nice work
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thats nice work
very nice work!
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Thanks guys,
I will pass it on to my wife she is the one that sewed it
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I could build the whole set up for you, pm me if interested.
Does Holly know you're whoring her out?? hahah


you should see the cheap top I just made... hopefully it lasts through the winter.
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Hopefully I will see it on dec 1st
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My brother in law made removable doors for his cage XJ (was the white XJ/Cage Jeep at PigGig last year) He also made removable upper windows for it the have pins like the wrangler half doors. I do not have any pics, but pretty cool.
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Not soft doors but a soft top. I have a 77 ramcharger and often thought about doing soft removable doors.

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I could build the whole set up for you, pm me if interested.
Wow, nice looking. Im usually a do it yerselfer type, but anything I could come up with would look silly against that stuff.

Working on the fuel system right now but Ill be looking into the doors during the winter I think.
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Hello All, Great Forum.

I live near Pittsburgh & am seeking someone who can build a set of soft doors for a 94 - 4dr XJ.

We prefer wheeling without the doors but found with my health challenges I cannot get them on & off with my 13 yr old son. Plus they are nearly impossible to deal with.

Please feel free to contact me if anyone has suggestions or is interested in building.

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