Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: San Luis Obispo, CA
Thats a pretty major welding project to take on with limited experience. Your gonna need a small MIG welder or oxy-acetylene rig to weld it up- $$$, not to mention, welding RUSTED thin gauge steel is not easy, even for lots of experienced welders/fabricators. you could always just get some thin gauge steel or aluminum, cut to shape, rivet in, and seal with silicon or the likes. Would probably be easier and more cost effective... Not saying you shouldnt learn to weld, a decent 110V mig welder can be had for around $400... and thats going to limit you to 1/4" material. On top of the welder, your still gonna need a helmet, gloves, angle grinder and wheels, welding wire, gas, and consumables... definitely not a cheap hobby to get into.
98 XJ- 4.0L, NP231, AW4, chryco 8.25, 4.5" mid arm 3-link, 285/75 Herc terra tracs on moabs, V8 ZJ tie rod, fabbed bumpers...