Part #: 82211740
Jeep actually makes some really nice grab handles to assist you in getting into the Jeep. Or just for holding on when you are on the trails. Though I don't recommend holding onto the drivers, you should be holding onto the wheel. They come as a pair, so you will need two packs if your doing the front and the rear like I did. Probably more important on a 4 door JK than the 2 door. Installation is straight forward, you just need to pick the mounting point. I did find that you can hit your head on the fronts as you get in, so I just rotate them up if I'm on the road.
|Here is what's in the plastic bag. I didn't take a photo of Jeeps lovely picture drawing installation guide, though it's actually pretty good (simple). The grab handle is nice and firm and all the stitching is well done. Even has Jeep embroidered on the strap.|
|Quick demonstration on how the strap threads through the buckle. In the back and then back though the front hole.|
|Start with one end of the handle and loop it over the roll bar and thread it through the buckle. No need to pull it really tight at this point.|
|Now repeat the above step on the other end and pull them both tight.|
|Here is what they look like on the front and the rear. The rear needs to contend with the sound bar towards the front, so they sit more to the rear of the seat. Perfect for holding on, not that great for getting in. Though my son grabbed it and swung out of the Jeep on it. Guess that was a good test for the buckles.|
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