Swapping a CJ-7 Frame into a YJ Wrangler

QUESTION: Will a CJ-7 frame work for a wrangler YJ?  The YJ frame is rusted out at the shackle mounts and yjframeI would like a clean frame rather than repair the one I have I have come across several CJ-7 frames but don’t know if they will work with minor mods. Mike C.

ANSWER: While technically possible to make this work it’s unpractical.  The YJ frame is very different from a CJ.  The rear of the YJ frame is wider and almost all the mounts are in different locations.  The swap would require a large amount of fabrication.  The YJ frame is much stronger than the CJ-7.  Our advice, find a YJ one.