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Unread 05-24-2011, 05:15 PM   #1
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Rocker Panels from a donor Jeep

Hi there,my rocker panels on my GC 98 Laredo are rusted out,I have a line on a set from a scrapped GC Limited.These are near mint I guess,I'll know on the weekend.Would I be better off buying a set of outer rocker panels from ebay or getting my grinder with a few cutting wheels and cutting the existing whole rocker assembly out out?The top part of the rocker is good,it's just where the molding starts.Thanks

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Unread 05-24-2011, 05:25 PM   #2
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Don't be surprised if its alot uglier than expected once you start cutting. Maybe consider custom rocker panel with sliders instead?
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Unread 05-25-2011, 04:56 AM   #3
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Thanks,yeah the fact that they might be rotten inside has me a bit concerned,I might just go with a set of outer rocker panels.
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Unread 05-25-2011, 07:02 AM   #4
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Unread 05-25-2011, 07:46 AM   #5
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Whatever you end up doing, you need to address the rust first. Cut it out and seal it. Otherwise it will just keep spreading.
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Unread 05-25-2011, 08:36 AM   #6
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If your gonna go through all the trouble to fix the rust I would just do some custom slider/ boat sides. They are pretty easy to tackle in a long weekend. If you want ideas look in either mine or technoheads builds as we have both done it.
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Unread 05-25-2011, 08:54 PM   #7
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Take pics as you go! I'd LOVE to see how you do the operation since I am in the same boat. You can rock star this thread with some pictures of the repair job!
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Unread 05-26-2011, 03:29 AM   #8
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Thanks for the help,I've seen a few posts about the sliders,I'll look into it.

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