Need advice on a TJ frame. - Jeep Wrangler Forum
Jeep Wrangler Forum

Go Back   Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Jeep Wrangler Forum > TJ Tech Forum

Join Wrangler Forum Today


Reply
 
Thread Tools

Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about them on WranglerForum.com
Old 01-06-2013, 08:22 PM   #1
Newb
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Central Mass
Posts: 4
Need advice on a TJ frame.

I'm currently looking at a 1998 2.5L 5 speed, the frame was welded at the shop with a frame kit and its rusty under it, (not to bad.) But its bad enough where the frame needed to be done . You know, where the rear tires are. I'm just wondering if that will affect its performance if i ever decide to put money into it.

38bigblock is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-06-2013, 08:30 PM   #2
Jeeper
 
wwch99tj's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Felton Delaware
Posts: 4,746
Pictures?
If it was repaired with the safe t cap frame repair pieces then it should be fine.

wwch99tj is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-06-2013, 08:48 PM   #3
Newb
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Central Mass
Posts: 4
ill have to ask him, do you know of anything else on them that i should be aware of?
38bigblock is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-06-2013, 09:00 PM   #4
Wild Willys!

WF Supporting Member
 
All Terrain JK's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: MI
Posts: 1,350
If it has been repaired near the rear tire, check where tcase skid bolts to the fame. Another favorite spot for rust though is behind the rear tire near bumper. I used safety cap repair pieces on my sons TJ and I believe that if done properly, frame is as strong or stronger than stock. Some pictures would help. I will be doing a build thread on that frame restoration in the near future. Sorry for long reply
__________________
Roads? Where we're going we don't need roads!
Frame off TJ restore project
All Terrain JK is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Old 01-06-2013, 09:04 PM   #5
Newb
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Central Mass
Posts: 4
Thank you ! ill have to take some tommorrow when i go back there. You might have just saved me from buying a lemon , ill have to keep an eye out for when you do that post. thanks man
38bigblock is offline   Quote Quick Reply
Reply

Tags
1998 wrangler , frame , rust , weld

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Jeep Wrangler Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




» Network Links
»Jeep Parts
» Featured Product

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:57 AM.



Jeep®, Wrangler, Liberty, Wagoneer, Cherokee, and Grand Cherokee are copyrighted and trademarked to Chrysler Motors LLC.
Wranglerforum.com is not in any way associated with the Chrysler Motors LLC