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Unread 03-20-2013, 01:08 PM   #136
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New favorite build.

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Unread 04-05-2013, 03:29 PM   #137
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B-e-aaaa utiful!!!!
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HOLY Build man !! SICK work .. really really nice
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New favorite build.
thanks guys

i got most of the cage to cab plating done, i used 16 gauge plate

B pillar


D pillar


then i started tying my seat mounts into my cage, im probably gonna run a tube across the bottom of the B pillar to have more tie ins for the seat mounts
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Unread 04-05-2013, 03:38 PM   #138
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Damn that is a nice cage.
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[SIZE="1"][COLOR="silver"]Monstaliner: [url]http://monstaliner.com/[/url]
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Unread 04-07-2013, 05:56 AM   #139
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damn man .. this is getting ligit ... a few more bars and you got a complete subframe ... BOMBER
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Unread 04-11-2013, 08:19 PM   #140
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I got the seat mounts tied into the cage today

Lower B pillar


Passenger side seat mounts



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Unread 04-11-2013, 09:59 PM   #141
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Man this is such a sick build .. i think most people just have not seen it or our thread would be 70 pages long ... A+ work man .. pro. If you told me you did this for a job I would understand. you probably do work at a jeep or fab shop or something. But really really nice ...



Too bad your in CA .. I would make payments to you to cage my XJ
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Unread 04-12-2013, 04:39 AM   #142
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I want a cage that nice in my XJ.
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[COLOR="Tan"][B]96 ZJ Laredo[/B][/COLOR](April 2011-August 2012) 4.0L - 138k, Cowl Intake, Rancho 9000 Series, 2" Spacers, 31" Baja MT Widetracks - Sold[/SIZE]

[SIZE="1"][COLOR="silver"]Monstaliner: [url]http://monstaliner.com/[/url]
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Unread 04-12-2013, 06:47 AM   #143
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Great cage work man, one of my next steps will be an Exo cage
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Unread 04-22-2013, 10:06 PM   #144
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Man this is such a sick build .. i think most people just have not seen it or our thread would be 70 pages long ... A+ work man .. pro. If you told me you did this for a job I would understand. you probably do work at a jeep or fab shop or something. But really really nice ...



Too bad your in CA .. I would make payments to you to cage my XJ
thanks man, i actually stock shelves at a grocery store haha I just do this as a hobby

i picked up some parts today

i got some 4.5" polyurethane bumps for the rear


a spintech muffler


i wanted to make sure i didnt have any clearance issues so i made some mock up links out of some angle iron and used 1 3/4" hrew for the upper




i just need to build a mock up track bar and i can cycle the suspension
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Unread 04-22-2013, 10:27 PM   #145
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Just curious here, why didn't you plate to the very front edge of the frame rail? It seems everyone stops a few inches short?
I ask because we are making templates and cutting mine out at 730 am tomorrow. I have HD offroad centers and am building y own front and rear. I'm using something just shy of 1/8" I believe and wanted to go as far forward and as far backwards as physically possible.
Tying them to the center, as well as fish plating over.
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Unread 04-23-2013, 03:23 AM   #146
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Just curious here, why didn't you plate to the very front edge of the frame rail? It seems everyone stops a few inches short?
I ask because we are making templates and cutting mine out at 730 am tomorrow. I have HD offroad centers and am building y own front and rear. I'm using something just shy of 1/8" I believe and wanted to go as far forward and as far backwards as physically possible.
Tying them to the center, as well as fish plating over.
My main reason was that at the time I wasn't sure if I was going to be building a front bumper or buying one so I wanted to leave room for the bumper plates then tie those into the existing stiffners. But eventually they will go all the way to the front of the frame
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Unread 04-29-2013, 04:25 PM   #147
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not much of an update but i got the mock up track bar all mounted and cycled the suspension today, everything cleared when i flexed the front suspension but when i tried to cycle the suspension to full bump i ran into some clearance issues with the upper link mount hitting the frame about 1" before full bump.



1" before full bump


heres where the heim makes contact with the frame, im gonna move the bracket over about an inch and cut off the part of the bottom of the frame that sticks out a little
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Unread 04-29-2013, 07:37 PM   #148
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Excellent man .. long arms are going to be great
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Unread 05-02-2013, 03:54 PM   #149
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i got the upper link mount to fit today and got the 7" of up travel i was looking for



i should have the links built out of DOM tomorrow

i dont think i showed how i was mounting the upper on the frame end, i cut a hole in the floor and cut out a piece of 1/4" plate and drilled some in it and plug welded it to the frame and welded the outside of the plate to the frame



im gonna plate the floor around the link mount with some 10 guage steel so i had my buddy cut it out on his new cnc machine for a case of beer because i didnt want to drill all those holes ha
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Unread 05-03-2013, 11:10 PM   #150
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i got the links built today i used 2" .250 wall DOM for the lowers and 1 3/4" .120 wall DOM for the upper. the lowers are 24" eye to eye and the upper is 27"


primered, i should be able to paint them tomorrow
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