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post #1 of 8 Old 09-29-2015, 12:08 AM Thread Starter
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Front Bumper rail question

So the jeep I am working on got into an accident and the front bumper rail got bent on both the passenger and driver side. I have seen online plenty of places that have the rear bumper rail no prob. But I am having issues finding the front rail. with the unibody frame is it even possible to remove the front rail? Once again this is the rail BEHIND the cover and not the bumper cover. Thanks for any advice,.

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post #2 of 8 Old 09-29-2015, 12:27 AM
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Not sure thats its replaceable. Its all spot welded on.

Heard of oeople drilling all of them,out and bolting them on
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post #3 of 8 Old 09-29-2015, 12:30 AM Thread Starter
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damn. was hoping for an easy fix. these are bent back pretty nicely as the jeep hit two cars at like 45. any ideas if it is just the end points that are bent back a little?
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post #4 of 8 Old 09-29-2015, 05:12 AM
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You might have a bent frame but we can't tell you that over the internet. Just cut the bumper off and weld/bolt in what you want. All that is is thin sheet metal. Look here. None of that is original. It's all been cut out and customized.
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post #5 of 8 Old 09-29-2015, 02:45 PM
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I've only seen one person replace the front crossmember and they got a parts zj to do it. Drilled out all the spot welds on both jeeps then moved the new crossmember over and welded everything back.

My cross member is bent, don't care, I just bent it back with a 2x6 across the front and a big clamp.


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Sounds like a good country song,"my cross member is bent, and I don't carrrrrre". Just kidding!

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My crossmember is bent and I don't care
Radio went and I don't care
Nothing but dents and I don't care!
Cause it ain't my daily no more.


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EXcellent!!!!!

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