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Old 12-23-2012, 04:41 PM   #1
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Broken Body Mount

Today i discovered that on of my driver side body mounts is broken. Looks like the welds broke from the frame. No rust issues that I can see. Should I just take it to a shop and have it welded back on or what should I do?

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Old 12-23-2012, 05:09 PM   #2
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Old 12-23-2012, 05:15 PM   #3
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stand by lol
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Old 12-23-2012, 05:21 PM   #4
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Old 12-23-2012, 05:41 PM   #5
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What happened to that mount?? Even the bushing is deformed... I would take it to a welder. It should be an easy fix.
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Old 12-23-2012, 08:13 PM   #6
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No idea what happened. The passenger side one is deformed too but not broke.
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Old 12-23-2012, 08:56 PM   #7
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yeah,it can be welded and be fine
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Old 12-23-2012, 08:56 PM   #8
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id buy a weilder and DIY.... Learning to wield is priceless! ive fixed alot of jeep parts.. and saved lots of money
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Old 12-23-2012, 09:05 PM   #9
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I dont know the first thing about welding sadly.
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Old 12-23-2012, 09:11 PM   #10
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I don't know the first thing about welding sadly.

Its really very easy.. I took a class in high school and learned all different types.

Id buy a grinder, Mig wielder and maybe take a class at a local community college.

You can learn to mig wield pretty good in 2 hours. Mig is definitely the easiest
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Old 12-23-2012, 10:18 PM   #11
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I agree...get a welder and learn. It really isnt that hard to do but does take practice to lay down nice welds. It will probably cost you as much to get the equipment as it will to get this one piece welded, depending on where you go...
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i agree...get a welder and learn. It really isnt that hard to do but does take practice to lay down nice welds. It will probably cost you as much to get the equipment as it will to get this one piece welded, depending on where you go...
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Looks as though you landed on something hard. If you are out wheeling like that a welder is a must have.
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Old 12-24-2012, 09:46 AM   #14
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Where do you live? I've your near Illinois, I'll wield it up and show you how
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If you can hot glue, you can mig weld. And a grinder makes for a whole lotta crappy weld.
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I agree...get a welder and learn. It really isnt that hard to do but does take practice to lay down nice welds. It will probably cost you as much to get the equipment as it will to get this one piece welded, depending on where you go...
I owned a welding business for many years and even taught welding for a few years.I agree that it is a good trade to know.If you plan to do your own fab and repairs in the future the equipment would be a good investment but it should cost much less to get that welded than the equipment would cost
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I live in missouri near ft. Wood. I didnt do the damage I bought it like that. Border patrol owned it before me so i am assuming they did it. I dont wheel hard at all.
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If you can hot glue, you can mig weld. And a grinder makes for a whole lotta crappy weld.
True that!

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