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Unread 06-30-2013, 10:03 PM   #1
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Tray thingy

What is the "tray" on the underside of a CJ tub on the drivers side rear? I have always wondered.

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Unread 06-30-2013, 10:16 PM   #2
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Exhaust heat shield?
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Unread 06-30-2013, 10:16 PM   #3
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Without a picture I'm clueless as to what your talking about. A measurement from a point to the "tray" might help.
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Unread 06-30-2013, 10:25 PM   #4
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I meant to get a picture today. I had my tub standing up on the firewall and had a perfect chance to take one. Its on my 83 7 and my 77 5.
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Unread 06-30-2013, 10:28 PM   #5
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Its about halfway back in the rear under the front of the rear seat mount. maybe 10" x 10" square and it is about 3/4" below the floor
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Unread 06-30-2013, 10:36 PM   #6
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Its about halfway back in the rear under the front of the rear seat mount. maybe 10" x 10" square and it is about 3/4" below the floor
Like Jeepwhore says, probably the muffler heat shield. Most likely Galvanized and not painted .
And inside the frame.
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1973 J 4000,
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1979 CJ7 360, TH400/Quadratrac trail Jeep.
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1980 CJ5 trail Jeep.
1983 CJ7 pretty weekend and sometimes to work Driver in the summer, My first rebuild, if the Q-trac and 5 are broke, this one is the one to take. its just as capable as the other 2, except nice paint.
1984 Grand Wagoneer, 1 ton axles, great 360/727, and a big a$& tree fell on it .
1989 YJ the CJ to YJ conversion.
2005 TJ Rubicon.
2011 Grand Cherokee Laredo 4x4, Mrs. LUCDOG's DD.
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Unread 06-30-2013, 10:43 PM   #7
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It's where the Haynes manual goes! No, maybe not. I did just go look at mine though and I see what you are talking about. Got me wondering.....Rob
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Unread 07-01-2013, 01:18 AM   #8
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You'll find that it matches where the high spot is on the rear pipe curve over the axle tube......AS said exhaust shield
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Unread 07-01-2013, 06:59 AM   #9
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Makes sense. Jeeps are known for their passenger comfort and I can see they spared no expense with this.
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