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post #1 of 5 Old 10-14-2015, 07:02 AM Thread Starter
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welder in southeast Michigan

Morning folks

I have a 1991 YJ that needs some frame work and I am wondering if anyone
knows of a welder that would be able to inspect my jeep frame and either tell me what I need to order or they order the parts and do the welding? I live in Macomb county by Mt Clemens.

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post #2 of 5 Old 10-14-2015, 07:55 AM
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If you go ahead and do a search for rusted frame, read what you find, then you'll be able to ask intelligent questions when you call local frame repair shops for quotes.

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/shadownwpa-91ish-yj-build-thread-1857154/
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post #3 of 5 Old 10-14-2015, 08:00 AM
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Try to PM :
http://jeepspace.jeepforum.com/jsawduste

He is in your area and is extremely knowledgeable. There aren't too many things he hasn't done to a Jeep!
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post #4 of 5 Old 10-14-2015, 08:09 AM
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You should post over here too. http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f325/


Taking something like this to a shop without doing the preliminary work yourself is an invitation to a huge ripoff. There's a big difference in telling a shop "do this and weld that" compared to "what do you advise?" Not everyone has the time, tools, skills or workspace to do a frame repair but either way knowledge is your friend. Also, if it's really bad don't be afraid to swap the whole frame.

YJ frames generally rust in about three places; at the rear shackles, around the steering box and at the skid plate and to a lesser extent at the rear shock mounts.

Here's a couple threads to get you started

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/9...build-1348569/

http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f12/f...x-help-659298/

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post #5 of 5 Old 10-14-2015, 08:25 AM
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One more person to try and get in touch with in your area is Chris. He's up by Armada but close enough.
http://www.cfoffroad.com/
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