Go Back   Jeep Garage - Jeep Forum > Jeep Platform Discussion > Grand Cherokee - WK

Join Jeep Garage Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
  #1  
Old 06-30-2011, 01:18 AM
Blueflame1979's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 118
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 1422
Blueflame1979 is on a distinguished road
How bad is This??

The last time I took my Jeep to the mechanic and they put my Jeep on the lift, I noticed my Jeep had alot of Rust on the bottom part. I know this area is hardly ever seen by anyone else, but since rust eats away metal, I was wondering how bad is Rust under a Car? And is there anyway I can fix this?
__________________

__________________
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Lauredo
4.7 L V8 Monster under the Hood... At least that's what it sounds like.
Close to 68k, so she's an experienced Virgin.. I think..
No Mods yet, IDK where I stand, but I like *O* Big Shiny Wheels *O*
Now, what the hell was I sayin??
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 06-30-2011, 09:13 AM
suzieque's Avatar
Senior Member
My Jeep: 2008 3.0L WK
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Canada
Posts: 1,224
Thanks: 0
Thanked 10 Times in 10 Posts
Rep Power: 3234
suzieque is a name known to all
Re: How bad is This??

rust on the frame and suspension parts seems normal, personally, I spend time cleaning it up and painting to keep it in check.

rust on the body of the jeep is not good and not typical from what i've read. even surface rust on the body should be cleaned up and painted in my opinion.
__________________

__________________
2008 WK "S" Limited bright metallic silver, 5 speed W5J400 transmission, June 18/2008 build, 213RE rear differential with 3.73 axle ratio, 245/60R18 Goodyear Fortera tires, NV245 transfer case, 3.0L CRD.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 06-30-2011, 09:33 AM
StoneCold's Avatar
Senior Member
My Jeep: 2000 4.7L WJ
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Bankfoot, Scotland
Posts: 3,220
Thanks: 8
Thanked 28 Times in 27 Posts
Rep Power: 153553
StoneCold has a reputation beyond reputeStoneCold has a reputation beyond reputeStoneCold has a reputation beyond reputeStoneCold has a reputation beyond reputeStoneCold has a reputation beyond reputeStoneCold has a reputation beyond reputeStoneCold has a reputation beyond reputeStoneCold has a reputation beyond reputeStoneCold has a reputation beyond reputeStoneCold has a reputation beyond reputeStoneCold has a reputation beyond repute
Garage
Re: How bad is This??

I've just finished my 'paint all the bits you can't see' project.

The underneath was surprisingly clean, but I broke out some hammerite paint and got to work. Looks good and will protect for years
__________________
Tinted tails - Custom intake with mushroom filter - Superchips performance tuned - 20" SRT reps - Alcantara headliner - Magnaflow exhaust - Roush performance tips - LED conversion - Carbon Fibre/Alcantara interior - 20% tint -Bright Jeep pedals - Matte black viper stripes - Gauge pod - Gen 3 halo projectors & HID's - Airbrushed engine bay - Mesh grille - Snakeskin green calipers and accents(inspired by DAVY27)

www.facebook.com/stonecoldpaintwerks
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 07-02-2011, 04:11 PM
Blueflame1979's Avatar
Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Posts: 118
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 1422
Blueflame1979 is on a distinguished road
Re: How bad is This??

Yea Im not to concerned about how it looks because it's under the body, I mean who is really gonna look under there, except the mechanic and me. I was just more concerned that the rust might corrode major parts under the car costing me money in the future for repairs or work itself up to the body and start eating it away, but if It will never get that serious then I guess it isn't really a serious issue to deal with.
__________________
2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee Lauredo
4.7 L V8 Monster under the Hood... At least that's what it sounds like.
Close to 68k, so she's an experienced Virgin.. I think..
No Mods yet, IDK where I stand, but I like *O* Big Shiny Wheels *O*
Now, what the hell was I sayin??
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 07-02-2011, 05:14 PM
Crestwood1001's Avatar
Senior Member
My Jeep: 2005 4.7L WK
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: PA
Posts: 2,864
Thanks: 6
Thanked 33 Times in 32 Posts
Rep Power: 0
Crestwood1001 is an unknown quantity at this point
Re: How bad is This??

Im in the process of a project to clean it up and paint the whole underside with spray on bed liner.
__________________
2005 PXR GC Lorado 4.7L | Factory NAV with motion hack | K&N Intake | SuperChips | RC 2 Inch Lift | Bilstein HD Shocks/Struts | 255/70/17 Firestone Destination A/T's | 4x Guard Front Guard | 1.25 Inch Spacers |Rola Roof Rack | 4 Hella FF75 Lights | Saguaro Switch Panel | Saguaro Hi-Lift Mount | Saguaro Front D Ring Shackles | 48" Hi-Lift Jack |Smitty Built Receiver D Ring Shackle & Recovery Strap | Tinted Front Windows | Shorty Antenna | Limited Chrome Door Molding/Grill |Uniden BCT8 Scanner |3000k 55W HID Fogs | LED Interior Lights | LED License Plate Bulbs |
[SIGPIC][/SIGPIC]BUILD THREAD



Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Seriously? This must have been a bad coverup... kkuty Grand Cherokee - WK 27 04-20-2011 09:18 PM
Bad Battery? kyle.jg Troubleshooting/Problems Discussion 5 08-19-2010 05:42 PM
Bad Waterpump? AcidCold Grand Cherokee - WK 12 06-10-2010 07:34 AM
Bad Brakes Please Help 00wj Performance Modifications 36 12-21-2009 06:18 PM

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:49 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2012 - JeepGarage.Org
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Owners Community

JeepGarage.org is in no way associated with or endorsed by Chrysler Group LLC.