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Unread 03-04-2013, 11:48 PM   #1
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91 jeep half roll cage

I just bought a 91jeep wrangler.this is my first jeep and the roll cage only covers the front . I have a kid and need to extend the cage what is the best and cheapest way to go. Also it kinda bogs down at about 60 mph. The jeep only has 96xxx miles on it. If their is any easy fixes It would help thanx

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Unread 03-05-2013, 12:09 AM   #2
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Regarding the roll cage - look for a 92-95 YJ roll cage or install an aftermarket full roll cage.

Fill out your profile with your vehicle info. From there the forum can help you with the bogging issue.
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Unread 03-05-2013, 11:19 AM   #3
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Thank you

I put some things on my profile now. i will try to find the rest of the answers. i should have some pics to up load later. i have been doing some research on the roll cage. the cage i want is called family cage. it looks like their are a few options for it.
1. buy one new($150)
2. i have a post on craigslist to if someone wants to trade for the sport cage.Or sell.
3. make yourself
if their is any other good options im missing let me know

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unfortunately the stock "family cage" really doesnt cover the heads of the rear occupants. its made to look like it does. with the low back rear seat i found both inadequate. if you really want to do something worthwhile have a shop build a back half of a cage. you can leave the front half as is. i made the rear uprights a 1/4" from the rear of the tub.

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Unread 03-05-2013, 05:25 PM   #5
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Fratis- I like that cage. How much of it is stock and what did you have fabricated? Any more pictures?
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Unread 03-05-2013, 07:34 PM   #6
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the main "B" hoop is the only stock part. the rear slanting bars were removed.
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Unread 03-05-2013, 09:05 PM   #7
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I carefully cut off the rear hoops on a TJ family cage. Then welded them to my sport cage and added a piece over the rear seat. I plan to gusset it and add to the front with the A pillar going all the way to the floor and tying it all into the frame. Some day soon.

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Unread 03-05-2013, 11:06 PM   #8
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Your jeep bogs down at speed because its a 4 cylinder and you have one of the least aerodynamic vehicles ever built.
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