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Unread 03-28-2002, 04:54 PM   #1
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Fixing rusty frame

My YJ has rust around the rear spring rear shackle. Any ideas on the best way to fix this? Also if I weld some plates on the side of the frame it will space out the shackles further, Do I need different shackle bolts that are a little longer on the frame side?

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Unread 03-28-2002, 08:59 PM   #2
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You could cut out the bad steel and weld new material in place of the bad, thereby not "ading" to the overall width of the frame rail. <img border="0" title="" alt="[Wink]" src="wink.gif" />
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