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Unread 10-06-2013, 07:24 AM   #1
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Where do these brackets go? 77 CJ5

Starting to put my 77 back together. I have these 2 brackets that I don't remember where they go. Took hundreds of pictures, but none of this part!! I believe it came off the frame.




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Unread 10-06-2013, 07:31 AM   #2
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Spare parts bin? Someone will know.....
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Unread 10-06-2013, 07:32 AM   #3
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Door hinge brackets?
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Unread 10-06-2013, 10:24 AM   #5
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Maybe door striker brackets?
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Unread 10-06-2013, 11:56 AM   #6
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Maybe door striker brackets?
They aren't the door striker or hinge. There are no holes in the short leg.
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Unread 10-06-2013, 12:52 PM   #7
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How thick are they? Body thick or frame thick?
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Unread 10-06-2013, 01:27 PM   #8
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Look to be around 1/8" thick.

Backing reinforcements for door hinges, spare carrier or hood latches? Dunno, guessing because I have never seen anything similar on mine.
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Unread 10-06-2013, 02:15 PM   #9
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I found out from another Jeep member. They are restrictor plates for the engine mounts. I would guess so the engine doesn't fall if the rubber separates.
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Unread 10-08-2013, 11:05 PM   #10
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That's interesting... especially since when the mounts fail the bracket goes thru the oil filter on mine...
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