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welding frame on 03 Grand Cherokee


 
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cdt785
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2007 3:51 pm    Post subject: welding frame on 03 Grand Cherokee Reply with quote

Hi.I want to install a tow hitch on my grand cherokee.After I install it,can I tack weld it to the frame without hurting the computer?If I unhook the battery will that protect the computer?Thanks for your advice.
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Brad The Best
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PostPosted: Tue Mar 20, 2007 5:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

sure , just disconnect the negative and positive and put your ground close to were you are welding (common sense) are you gonna bolt your hitch in and then weld it or just weld it ? not that it matters im just curious
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cdt785
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 21, 2007 5:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Hi.Thanks for your comment.I plan on bolting it on,than welding it in spots .Thanks again
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PostPosted: Thu Mar 22, 2007 12:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You don't really have a frame in a Grand Cherokee. I wouldn't recommend welding the hitch to the GC unitbody. It's only formed sheetmetal. Use the bolts as the hitch was designed to be mounted.
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