The stock one on mine is a heavy mesh strap that goes from one side of the drivers side engine mount to the other. The engine to body one is a strap from a head bolt to the firewall. Mesh straps are used due to the vibration and movement. Copper cables can work harden over time from the engine movement and fray apart.
86/00 CJ7 Laredo, 33x9.5 BFG AT's, 'glass nose to tail in '00, 'New' frame,wires and plumbing in '09. Carter BBD Carbed 4.0 HO in '10.
89 YJ Renegade. BBD Carbed 4.0 HO. Locked front and rear with 33x9.5 BFG AT's
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