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post #16 of 25 Old 01-12-2013, 09:36 AM
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IF I end up doing the swap... seeing as my long arms were welded on, could I cut the brackets and other components off to reuse? The frame rails I would probably replace since they are only about $60 (and would require the most clean up) but everything else would add up fast and would rather not replace them if I don't have to. I don't know much about welding but I'm guessing I'll have to buy new ones?
Yes, you can do this. Just cut the welds and around the brackets (possibly even just cut a hole in the unibody to remove the bracket), grind the extra material off to clean them up, and weld them onto the new Jeep


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post #17 of 25 Old 01-12-2013, 04:10 PM
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if i still had the plasma cutter still(and i can go get it anytime i want)it would take about 20 minutes to have all the brackets off and after a little grinder love they'd be reuseable...even the frame stiffeners...you'd just have to get it back down here.....and yes i'm still cyber stalking you. figured there'd be a post to show the damage better the the pic you sent me
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post #18 of 25 Old 01-13-2013, 06:08 AM
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That should buff right out.

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post #19 of 25 Old 01-14-2013, 07:04 PM
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I vote make it a trail rig and buy a dd.

Either way i wouldnt disconnect your front swaybar onroad again
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post #20 of 25 Old 02-20-2013, 02:54 PM Thread Starter
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I bought another jeep last night. its got all the same goodies as my girl but a limited. it has a pretty bad engine knock so Ill be swapping the engines. Ill prob to the tranny too.

I was contemplating getting her fixed. 1900 just for labor then who knows how much more in parts....
I bought the new one for 1650.


my dad is haulin her down right now..
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post #21 of 25 Old 02-20-2013, 03:04 PM
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Congrats! Let's hope everything goes smoothly and comes out even better for you!!

The beatings will continue until attitudes improve!

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post #22 of 25 Old 02-20-2013, 07:18 PM
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Awesome, congrats!
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post #23 of 25 Old 02-20-2013, 07:22 PM
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Looks good now get to work.

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post #24 of 25 Old 03-30-2013, 04:13 AM Thread Starter
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Swap pictures and walk through coming soon. Almost done. I really hope with what I contribute it will help someone because there isn't enough resources for this stuff. This was a PITA but I have learned (still am) A LOT
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post #25 of 25 Old 03-30-2013, 07:22 PM
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Can't wait to see pics!

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