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post #1 of 3 Old 10-16-2009, 02:05 AM Thread Starter
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body supports completley rotted

Been snooping around teh site and wow u guys got it all, im actually a student in autobody collision repair, but even my teachers dont know what to propose to me, everyone just tells me to buy a new jeep.

i live in montreal so winters come packed with salt everywere, the previous owner looks like he never heard of oil shooting a car before winter but he did learn how to fill holes with fibreglass pretty well,,, im talking frame holes and everything thata follows.

now ive heard something interesting, temporary but within my budget, i was thinking of putting big rubber blocks inbetween the frame and my rusted out body supports, i was thinging 5 x5 inches and 2-3 inches thick.

at the moment the body is rested on the frame this makes it an extremley bumpy ride and everytime i take a sharp turn im scared the tubs gonna slide right off.

anyone got experience with thsi kinda repair something easier than swapping tub or taking it off and rebuilding it.






please note that skid plate has been changed LOL.

well there you have it its f***n horrible.

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post #2 of 3 Old 10-16-2009, 08:56 AM
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First off, WOW. I am glad you replaced the skid plate. Can you take a picture of the whole rig. It almost looks like your body has slid forward some. As far as replacing those mounts, Let me tell you from experience, you may want to seriously consider a tub swap. With the amount of body work needed, you could swap the tub in half the time.


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post #3 of 3 Old 10-16-2009, 01:55 PM Thread Starter
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yea il try to get some pics in of a wider view soon, and i know a tub swap would be beautiful, but i guess im waiting till the end of my body coarse to do that because they let you bring in ur car and do whatever u want to it for about a month, i was jus looking for something to last me about 10 months atm.
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