How To: Hep's Designs Molle Hatch Panel

GPD605X

Lockers Installed
Founding Member
Location
Gulfport, MS
I haven't seen anyone make a how to for this yet so I am. I won my hatch panel at WENT and installed it today with instructions from Hep.

Tools needed:
Phillips Screw Driver
Flat head Screw Driver or trim pry tool
11mm Socket and wrench
Drill with 1/4 Drill Bit
Knife/Blade

Your panel should come with the following hardware:
6 bolts
6 washers
12 Serrated Nuts
6 wing nuts
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Step 1: Remove the First Aid pouch from the hatch.
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Step 2: There are 2 screws underneath the first aid pouch and then remove them.
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Step 3: Just like the Oh Sh!t handles, there are 2 bolts/scews on the handle of the hatch. Pop the covers loose and unscrew them.
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Step 4: Once you have removed the handle, using the flat head screwdriver or trim pry tool, simply "pop" the plastic panel off the hatch. It should look like this now.
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Step 5: Get your Molle Panel and position it how you want it to fit onto the plastic hatch panel and mark your holes for drilling.
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Step 6: Before you drill, look on the back of the plastic hatch and make sure you aren't drilling into or too close to one of the clips (like I did). Drill your holes using the 1/4" drill bit.
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Step 7: With your knife/blade, you'll have to cut some of the plastic "grid" in order for the hex bolt and washer to mount flush onto the plastic panel.

Step 8: Get the hex bolt and mount through the back side of the plastic panel along with a washer.
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Step 9: Use 1 of the serrated nuts and secure the bolt using the 11mm wrench and socket. *Note: The serrated side goes against the plastic.*

Step 10: Using another serrated nut, screw it in with serrated side facing upwards.

Step 11: Position the Molle Panel onto the hatch panel and align it so all the bolts line up to their according hole.

Step 12: Slide on the washer and the wing nut and tighten as needed.
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Step 13: Attach the plastic hatch panel back onto the hatch. It should snap in just like any interior panel. Re-attach the handle using the screws and re-insert the 2 small screws where the first aid pouch goes and then you're done!

Finished product:
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Not mine but this gives you an idea of the uses for this awesome product.
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drbandkgb

Titan Swapped / SAS'd
Founding Member
Hey that's my panel ;/)
The only thing I'd do different is head to Home Depot and buy some plastic spacers.. I'm not a fan of using two bolts for spacing them away from the panel

Nicely done
 

Xterrorista

Suspension Lift
Supporting Member
Location
Denton, TX
Awesome. Mine didn't come with hardware so I've been wondering how the setup works. Anyone wanna do a side molle panel install how-to?
 
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