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Old 08-16-2013, 01:49 PM   #1
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Hey all, new user here and wrangler owner for just over a year. I Bought it off my parents without taking a good look at it. Does it look like I'm screwed or has worse frame for been mended?
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Old 08-16-2013, 05:27 PM   #2
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Remove the steps and sand it down remove the rust and weld in new metal. Not bad if that's all there is.

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Old 08-16-2013, 06:34 PM   #3
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I'd drop the skid and check the underside of the frame on both sides where it bolts up. Odds are pretty good it looks similar to that.
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Old 08-22-2013, 09:23 AM   #4
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Thanks for the advice. Unfortunately I don't weld so I will have to find someone to do it for me. If its reasonable I will definitely have it done, it's runs beautifully and everything else is in great shape.
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Old 08-22-2013, 09:32 AM   #5
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Being from PA rust and rot are a part of life. A good place for sections of the frame that need replaced
http://autorust.com/store/jeep/cente...r451140efnqfa4
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Old 08-22-2013, 10:57 AM   #6
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I repaired from the front control arm to the rear bumper on this frame using the products linked above.
Check out the restoration link in my sig.
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