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Old 05-19-2005, 06:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Thickness of CJ sheetmetal

I'm planning on removing my wheelwells from my EB, and putting in some for a CJ to buy some space to move the rear axle back. My question is:

How thick (what gauge) is the CJ sheet metal? The EB sheetmetal is tremendously thick, and I want to know if I'll have a tough time getting them to weld together (spot welding it, then filling the seams with self leveling body caulk)
I consider myself a student of the game, it's just too bad I'm in special ed...
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Old 05-19-2005, 09:39 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I used 18ga. sheet metal to make patch panels for my 78 cj7. The thickness matched perfectly.
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Old 05-19-2005, 06:46 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Did some cutting today and thought, Gee I wonder how thick this stuff is? .050" For a Wrangler.
89 Wrangler, T-18, D20, HP44 lockright, 31 spline 9" with Detroit.
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