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How To Prepare Your Jeep Wrangler For Summer

28/11/2020

The scorching heat of Australia spares no one. Especially your cars, that are left without any protection. With summer approaching in less than a month, it's high time that you should pack your Jeep Wrangler with some necessary summer upgrades. On the contrary, Wrangler is one of the best pre-equipped cars for Australian summers. It's off-roading capabilities, and state-of-the-art build quality makes it a top pick in the segment. Although you still need a bunch of enhancements to make it operable. 

 

And to make your job easier, we have prepared a comprehensive guide on how to prepare your Jeep Wrangler for Summer. It includes all the upgrades and add-on accessories that will make your car apt for summertime. So without further ado, let's get started.

 

Useful Summer Accessories for Jeep Wrangler

Below, we compiled a list of useful summer accessories for your Jeep wrangler:

 

Soft Top

A soft-top should be your first pick if you are looking to upgrade your wrangler in summers. The primary reason to ditch the pre-equipped hardtop is it can make the interior of your car more prone to getting seriously hot. The dashboard, cabin section and even the steering wheel can get quite hot. 

 

Soft tops are more practical in providing a decent temperature inside the car. And, it is super easy to replace as well. Soft tops are also relevantly cheaper and more affordable when we compare it to any stock hardtop. On top of that, these tops are scratch-proof as well. So you don't have to worry about any accidental scratches and dents. 

 

Half Doors

A Jeep Wrangler door is one of the best in its segment. However, some drivers decide to ditch their stock doors and replace it with half doors. As the name suggests, these doors are almost half the size of any usual car door, and it is much easier to open and close. In recent years, the trend of these half doors has skyrocketed in Australia, thanks to their slick outlook. On the aesthetic point of view, half doors provide a beach-like vibe to your vehicle. There are plenty of designs available so that you can pick the perfect one for yourself. 

 

Cab Cover

Cab cover should be a must in your list of summer upgrades. On average, Australia receives around eleven to twelve tropical cyclones in a season. And in case you have modified your Wrangler with a soft-top and half doors, you will need a cab cover to counter the drizzling rains and cyclones that occur in the region.

 

This cab covers come in two variants, custom fit and ready fit. The custom-fit cab cover gives a snug-fit over the top section of your car, whereas ready-fit covers have a relatively universal fit. We suggest to you to go for custom-fit as they will be better suited for Australian weather.

 

Quick Release Mirror

The number one pick for any die-hard off-roading enthusiasts is a quick release mirror. These mirrors come super handy if you are planning any off-roading this summer. It comes equipped with all the mounting tools, and it has a simple 5-minute process of installation and removal. The mirrors have adjustable arms that give them their signature design. Other than that, these mirrors don't include any blinkers or lights, although some quick release mirrors have giant reflectors on the side. 

 

Bikini Top

Once the soft top is removed, there is little to no protection of the driver and the pillion. That is why you should always keep a bikini top in handy. These tops offer minimal protection from natural elements such as heat, wind, and rain. A bikini top comes in multiple variants so that you can get the entire cover-back version, or you can go for a netter bikini top as well. Depending on the variant you choose, these tops are relevantly easy to install as well. 

 

LED Lights

LED lights should be installed in your Jeep Wrangler no matter which season are you preparing for. The stock headlights of a wrangler are often criticized for being dim, so you need to install a set of LED lights. Just make sure that the lights you choose are according to the traffic policies of your state, as some states in Australia prohibits the use of LED lights in vehicles. Other than that, you can either go for yellow or white LED lights for your Jeep Wrangler.

 

Seat Covers

Seat covers are the primary components in deciding the temperature inside the car. And Jeep Wrangler seats are not exactly the best in terms of quality. So it is suggested to get them replaced. Neoprene seat covers are said to resist most heat and moisture, and they should be your go-to alternative when it comes to picking a seat cover for your Jeep Wrangler.

 

Hardtop Hoist

No matter how useful a soft top is, you cannot replace a Hardtop hoist in jeep cars. And the best place to keep your hardtop is using a hardtop hoist. This hoist is installed on the ceiling, and it keeps the hardtop afloat. This ensures the safety of the stock top, which is usually very expensive to replace.

 

Camping Gear

If you love going on trips and picnics, then a camping gear can help you store all the necessary stuff. It comes in three different options, which are stated as:

  • Awning
  • Roof Racks
  • Portable Fridge

Conclusion

 

So these were our top-picks of accessories that you need to prepare your Jeep Wrangler for summer. And the best place to get all of these at JustJeeps.com. Regarded as the best wreckers in Australia, JustJeeps boast a massive inventory of Jeep Wrangler parts delivered at your doorsteps. So what are you waiting for? Call us on 03 9312 3344 now and book your parts.