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Jeep Wrangler 4 Door Rack

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This is a quick door rack to keep your jeep doors safe when you are driving around doorless.
Seemed like a good first instructable. :-)


 
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Step 1: Parts

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From Home Depot:

4 - 10' X1" PVC pipe
6 - 1" pipe insulators
14 - 1" PVC elbows
10 - 1" PVC TEEs

Cost about $35

Cut the pipe into 10 - 2' sections,
8 - 4" sections,
and the rest into 1' sections.

Step 2: Put together the verticles

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Connect two 2' sections and one 1' section with elbows.
Do this 5 times.

Step 3: Start the base

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Create two base sections each with a TEE, 1' section, TEE, 1' section, TEE.
Before you press them together too hard make sure that all of the TEE sections are pointing down and flat on the ground. This will help to ensure they all point straight up.

Then connect three of the vertical sections into these.

Step 4: Cross members and ends

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Create two sections each with a 4" section, TEE, 4" section, elbow.
Then connect the two sections at the TEE with a 1' section.
Connect this to the one end of the main base and add a vertical upwards from the elbows.
Repeat this on the opposite end.
And look at the pictures... its easier than reading all this. :-)

Step 5: Foam It Up!!

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Cut the foam pipe insulators to fit every section of 1" pipe you can.
The insulators are split down the middle and are self adhesive so you can cut them, wrap them around and secure them in place very easily.
The foam insulators are just a bit wider than the elbows and tees so the doors can rest against them without rubbing PVC.
schlivitz3 years ago
Too cool. I feel stupid for not thinking that one up myself. I 'll fix mine to hang from the ceiling in the garage.
angelabchua3 years ago
Pretty Genius! I have a friend who just stacks them against the wall in her garage when she takes them off. And either never puts them back on, or never takes them off to begin with because it's such a pain.