A Jeep frame replacement is a big job that requires everything to go right in order to be successful. That's why it always pays to be as informed as possible before starting the project. We put together this concise one-stop buyer's guide to Jeep frames.
A frame seems like a simple part, but it's really important that it is precisely manufactured. It supports a lot of systems within the vehicle. For example, a Jeep frame has mounts for shocks, spring shackles, the motor, the body, and more. For an accurate picture of what a Jeep frame is and how it supports the rest of the car, check out The Anatomy of a 1982-1983 CJ5 Frame.
A Jeep frame replacement is a time-consuming process so it's important to get it right the first time. The type of frame you buy plays a big part in whether it will last a long time. OEM Jeep frames are okay, but they weren't designed for wider or one-ton axles, or for oversize tires. And it's pretty difficult to find a used one that's in great shape.
A high quality aftermarket Jeep frame offers so much more value than an OEM frame does. It's because:
This comparison guide has more information on why an aftermarket Jeep frame is a better investment than an OEM frame.
If you're up for the task of replacing your Jeep's frame yourself, you might benefit from this guide that's packed with information about replacing a Jeep frame. To sum it up:
Got any questions about replacing your Jeep frame? Contact us! We can't offer any install tips, but we'll be happy to answer any other questions you may have about replacing your Jeep's frame.