Element doors are made of heavy-duty 1-1/4 inch tube construction that provides exterior protection and ventilation. Includes two lower door frames with paddle handles w/door strikers They easily accept OEM and Bestop replacement mirrors with a no-drill application. Pocketed storage bags and door enclosure kits can be purchased separately to dress up the element doors. Finished in a flat black matte finish. Same quality powder coat finish, just less shiny. For the murdered-out look you're looking for.
These doors fit and shut very well. Highly recommend!
These doors surpassed my expectations. They fit extremely well, shut nicely, and don't rattle. They also totally transformed the look of my Wrangler!
the doors are high quality, but yet very lightweight--easy to switch around doors
from Colorado Springs, CO
Installation instructions need changing, you don't need to move the frame mounted latch, just adjust the latch on the doors before tighting them in place. I'm working on the rattle, will come up with some kind of rubber damper at the latch.
from Waxahachie, Texas
3.0Good doors, but latches stink!
Doors were extremely easy to install and went right on. Alighment was good with no adjustments required. Door retaining straps are avery tight fit and required some streaching prior to installation. Door latching mechanisms stink. The internal release lever required mechanical adjustment for doors to latch. I also had to bevel the bar to allow it more easily enter the slot.
By Big Al
from Ewa Beach, Hawaii
4.0Great value.....but not premium
Great value on the doors, but not the toughest. Latches (catch on inside of door) will bend if you slam too hard or catch on something. Easy to bend back into alignment though. Extra holes for soft windows...but not plugs. Need to plug them if not using windows. Buy your own at home store for $5 takes 1/2 " black nylon plugs. Mystery hole near the weld on front. Hole or bad weld?nice for [$] though.easy to install
I like these doors, especially after I painted them with a textured flat black paint (I didn't like the gloss black paint that it came with). [...]They do rattle while driving, but once I get new tires, I'm sure the hum will drown out the rattle. :) Besides, it's really not THAT bad (BTW the rattle is at the door latch - not due to the construction of the door itself but the lock mechanism).Bottom line, these are nice doors and best of all part of a modular system... you can add an outer plate, an upper, mirrors, etc. I bought them for this reason alone.Overall, I'm pleased with the purchase!
Rob, these doors are for the rear 4 door jk models. if yours is a 2 door then you will need part# 51826-01 for the front 2 door models. Good in stock
thank you for your question.
I'm confused re: proper application for the Bestop Element Doors for my 1981 CJ8 Scrambler. I currently have the factory full doors.
The web page indicates that the BST 51807-01 fits my jeep and the BST 51808-01 does not. However, looking at the installation guides. It appears that the 51808-01 is designed to latch to my factory round door stops.
Can you please clarify before I order? Thanks
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Thank you for the question. The correct part number for your vehicle application is Part Number: BST51807-01
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