Real Transformer: Mopar Kit Converts Jeep Wrangler into Truck

By Joel Arellano | July 14, 2011
Enthusiasts who want a Jeep-branded pickup truck are in for a pleasant surprise, today. Mopar, Chrysler’s in-house parts and accessories division, has announced the availability of the JK-8 kit for the Jeep Wrangler Unlimited. The kit allows owners to transform their SUV into a pickup reminiscent of the Jeep Comanche, the brand’s last truck. Officially called the Mopar JK8 Body Weld Kit Complete, the kit contains the following major components:
  • Fiberglass bulkhead
  • Fixed side windows (two)
  • Freedom panel assembly
  • Removable fiberglass hardtop with sliding rear window
  • Sport bar extensions
  • Stamped inner and outer bedside sheet metal
  • Steel bed
Assembly instructions are included.
Buyers can order the kit at Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, and Ram dealerships that can also assemble it upon request. The kit is priced at $5499 and uses a single part number (77070049) for easy ordering.
Mopar first displayed the JK-8 kit for the Wrangler Unlimited at the 2011 Moab Jeep Safari. Source: Jeep