12-04-2015, 06:59 PM
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Gainesville, FL
If you really know what you are doing with a welder, then do it.
Watched the guy do mine for a while, took a full day to complete it.
He welded about an inch at a time on each side and used soaked rags to keep things cool like ball joints and such.
I can weld, but with it on the vehicle and chances of making a mistake, I took it to someone that had done several already.
Worth ever penny at $250.
No damage at all as I checked alignments before and after and ball joints as well.
Now have 49K miles on her still good.
2018 Unlimited Rubicon
37" Nitto Trail Grapplers
2" Mopar Lift, Warn Winch, CB, Aux Lights
Ocala Jeep Club CERT, KG4ZFC - 2M