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Unread 08-28-2013, 02:22 PM   #1
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Trouble finding new body mount sleeves.

I'm having trouble finding the steel sleeves that fit inside the body mounts on my 93 wrangler. I pitched 2 of them that were so badly rusted they couldn't be used again. I figured the new Daystar 1" kit would include them as it stated "All steel hardware included", but that wasn't the case.

I've read just about every thread I can find on the internet and can't seem to find a source. Surely I'm not the only YJ owner that's still having this problem, but all the threads I've found are 2-3 years old.

Any advice on an safe and cost effective way to make my own or a source to buy them new would be great.

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Unread 08-28-2013, 02:46 PM   #2
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I would take a a good one to a machine shop and see if they have any stock that is about the same diminsions. Is it just a sleeve of the mushroom lookign one?
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Unread 08-28-2013, 02:52 PM   #3
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all of mine were rusted beyond being useable when I restored my YJ...I used these
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Unread 08-28-2013, 06:39 PM   #4
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I made my own using black gas pipe and large washers.
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Unread 08-28-2013, 06:58 PM   #5
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Originally Posted by jackbrit3
I made my own using black gas pipe and large washers.
Me too. I have a thread I started on this very topic. I have some pictures in it. I'm mobile right now. You should be able to find it under my profile if you want to see the pictures.

NOTE: Hindsight is 20/20. If I had it to do over I just would have went with a Procomp 1" body lift. I understand that it does come with EVERYTHING. Probably going to go with it sometime in the near future.
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