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I live in the rust belt and found a 87 Wagoneer I fell in love with but it has a few holes. I have no welder and never did any body work in my life. Yet found a cheap easy way to patch my holes and make the Jeep look nice and tough again.

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Used poster paper to outline the area need to be covered. Bought some cheap sheet metal from Home Depot for 8 bucks.



Traced it out on the metal then cut it with a angle grinder.





Held it up against the Jeep and hammered it where it needed to bend. I just eyeballed the bends.





Put a thin coat of RTV around the edge to seal from water. Then held it up to the Jeep drilled some 1/8 holes and pop some rivets in there.



Put a coated of primer on it till I decided what to do next.



Did my other small hole also



TOTAL COST OF THIS SECTION 10 BUCKS
 

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Time to make it pretty again. Bought some Plasticoat from walmart for 45 bucks



Read the directions and then proceeded to scuff and sand all areas. Important to get it scuffed or it won't stick.



Taped everything off.





Then I rolled on the first coat. Can get messy so have some cardboard or something.







Pulled all the tape off and there you go She is once again a pretty Jeep.








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How is that not MOD tech. It is not stock tech.... I am moving away from Stock with the MOD.:rolleyes:
:) This section is for articles such as this one stryker. Modified section is designed for people whom need to ask questions in regards to their modified cherokee or want to modify their cherokee.

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:) This section is for articles such as this one stryker. Modified section is designed for people whom need to ask questions in regards to their modified cherokee or want to modify their cherokee.

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Okie dokie... I thought this would be more like OEM tech :cool:
 

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I forget words sometimes lol. I thought this section would be more like OEM tech... Anyway I want the last word so.... Don't Reply :D
 

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That looks awesome! Nice job on the patch. I always liked the Wagoneer look and the black sets it off very well. :cool:
 

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Actually it will just rot everything behind it even faster.
 

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Hear that Stryker your Jeep is going to rust faster now that you fixed it. Gonna wake up and it will just be a pile of rust flakes in your driveway.
:) Im not saying its going to rust faster im just saying there may have been better options for the long run.
 

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I like the stuff. I have it under my whole floor in the truck. I think it will be fine I mean it is just paint with plastic pellets in it. If that rots the floor quicker than there is nothing I could have done. Since it is mainly just paint.

I have had in the back of the truck now for maybe 6 mths and it seems fine a lil dirty but seems fine. Better than what it was before. I bunch of scrap metal riveted together lol.
 

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ive patched em with great stuff expanding Foam Isulation fills the holes and fixed the rockers in one shot
 

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just a note, dont use rtv on anything you want to keep from rusting. It has something in it that will actually eat through the metal. That is why when you pull your diff covers you can see some pitting on both the cover and the diff housing even if you have never had water in there.

other than that, looks good. You can also get body panel glue from your local body shop supply shop if you dont want to use the rivits.

You did a good job though striker, i love the look of the old woodys with that grill.
 
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