Home / Auto News / News article: Jeep Releases JK-8 Pickup Truck Conversion (Wrangler) For $5,499 - AutoGuide.com News
 |  Jul 14 2011, 8:31 PM

Jeep has released the JK-8 conversion package, based on the current Wrangler Unlimited. The installation of the kit involves removing the doors, roof and bumpers, as well as drilling out spot welds on some body panels. The kit comes with a new shortened roof panel made out of fiberglass, stamped sheet metal reinforcements for the body panels that become the truck bed and a converted sport bar.

The bed after the conversion measures 44 inches by 50 inches and was inspired by the 1981 CJ-8 Scrambler. The kit is available for purchase at any Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep or Ram dealership, where it can be installed. If the kit is installed at any Mopar dealership, it will come with a three-year, 36,000 mile warranty. The kit will cost $5,499 with the Unlimited model for just under $32,000.