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Unread 06-04-2013, 11:54 AM   #631
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I thought about bolt on's but for what i was doing that was not an option. Idc how "strong" they are by bolting to the pinch and uni i will still bend them. It did stiffen it a bit but nothing really noticeable. Body makes no noise lifting it with the hi lift. I was going to use 2x6 but i want rails so thats why 2x4 was used.
I feel as if it stiffened my XJ up. The ground clearance is well worth it, and there is no doubt in my mind that doing an actual rocker replacement is way stronger. Their is a lot of leverage going on with traditional sliders, and I know you tie into the pinch seam, but that's not enough for my wheeling style .!..!.

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Unread 06-04-2013, 12:05 PM   #632
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I feel as if it stiffened my XJ up. The ground clearance is well worth it, and there is no doubt in my mind that doing an actual rocker replacement is way stronger. Their is a lot of leverage going on with traditional sliders, and I know you tie into the pinch seam, but that's not enough for my wheeling style .!..!.
There is my answer explained kids!!!!
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Unread 06-06-2013, 05:09 AM   #633
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There is my answer explained kids!!!!
that and its the perfect foundation for a cage
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Unread 06-18-2013, 08:23 PM   #634
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Uh ohh.....
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Unread 06-19-2013, 08:36 AM   #635
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rollcage? pffffft. always playing catch up
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Unread 06-19-2013, 09:01 AM   #636
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rollcage? pffffft. always playing catch up
Not yet lmao
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build a cage out of exhaust pipe im sure you will be ok.
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Unread 06-19-2013, 11:37 AM   #638
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build a cage out of exhaust pipe im sure you will be ok.
I'd use PVC. It's thicker .!..!.
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Unread 06-19-2013, 05:55 PM   #639
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I'd use PVC. It's thicker .!..!.
Conduit! Because its still metal but thinner than pvc so it will be light but the same strength.
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Conduit! Because its still metal but thinner than pvc so it will be light but the same strength.
Hey now, I've built some sweet **** with some EMT
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Hey now, I've built some sweet **** with some EMT
Like the roofrackdogbox? Lol
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Unread 06-19-2013, 06:50 PM   #642
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Like the roofrackdogbox? Lol
Yea! Te dog box came out sweet by the way lol
I built my airboat out of all 1" 3/4" and 1/2"EMT. It can be strong if you build it structurally. Wouldn't suggest using it for a cage haha
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Unread 06-19-2013, 07:04 PM   #643
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Yea! Te dog box came out sweet by the way lol
I built my airboat out of all 1" 3/4" and 1/2"EMT. It can be strong if you build it structurally. Wouldn't suggest using it for a cage haha
All about triangulation on those cages, but id like to roll mine end over more than once and walk away from it. Lol so no emt for my cage.
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brother!!! Just saying whats up . checkin out the front bumper
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Unread 06-26-2013, 05:11 PM   #645
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brother!!! Just saying whats up . checkin out the front bumper
Its coming fast, I know how I want to build it so that helps a lot!
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