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Old December 21st, 2017, 16:42
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Unhappy Frame rust

Found a rust hole about 8 inches long where the bump stop was bolted on does anyone make a repair frame rail that I could have welded on?
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Old December 22nd, 2017, 06:00
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Re: Frame rust

You could get a set of rear frame stiffeners and then patch any remaining hole with more plate. That's probably the route I would take if the surrounding area is still decent.
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Old December 22nd, 2017, 07:35
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That's what I was thinking do you know if they would all the way to the rear bumper the rust starts where the frame starts to curve up over the rear axle and goes about 8 inches or so over rear axle
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Old December 23rd, 2017, 06:40
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Re: Frame rust

I've never seen one rust there. I've seen the top of the rails where the floor disappeared and the frame still looked new, but never rust on the actual frame. Maybe it's the desert.

I'd suggest you take a hammer to your underside and investigate. Chip out the obvious part and see how big it gets. Pick at any bubbling in the paint you see. You're liable to find damage too extensive to fix.
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Old December 23rd, 2017, 09:55
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Thats a good idea about the hammer I posted pics on the naxja.org facebook site I cant post to this site though Thanks for the tip
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Old December 23rd, 2017, 17:35
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Thats a good idea about the hammer I posted pics on the naxja.org facebook site I cant post to this site though Thanks for the tip
Wear glasses. Have fun.
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Old December 23rd, 2017, 19:08
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Wish I would have wore glasses while I was cutting the exhaust system off that was when I found the rusted frame
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Old December 26th, 2017, 14:53
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Got my exhaust fixed found a rust hole right rear outside frame rail9
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Old December 26th, 2017, 16:55
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You could cut panels out of another one and weld them in, followed by plate.
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Old December 26th, 2017, 17:13
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I was thinking about iron rock rear frame stifners and have them welded on
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Old December 29th, 2017, 11:21
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Ended up dropping off xj at a local weld shop for some ( frame) repair
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Old January 4th, 2018, 18:13
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Got the frame repaired
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