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Unread 05-06-2010, 12:10 PM   #16
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I like it. Very nice.

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Unread 05-06-2010, 05:51 PM   #17
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Looks awesome, nice job
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Unread 06-24-2010, 01:48 PM   #18
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Just wanted to say "Thank You" to everyone for the kind words. I appreciate it very much.
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2005 Rubicon LJ Unlimited - 4 1/2" BDS Suspension - 285/75/16 Toyo M/T's - 12,000# Winch - Ground Pounder Fab Rear Bumper - FabRieckAtions Custom Front Bumper - Overkill Engineering Tube Fenders - GR8 Half Top - Rock Hard Cage - Banks Monster Exhaust - 5.13 Gears - High Performance Flux Capacitor

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Unread 06-24-2010, 01:54 PM   #19
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i say its a really nice LJ
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Unread 07-08-2010, 11:51 AM   #20
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looks awesome, one question, who makes the cage? i like it, looks like one of the one's I've been looking at.
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Unread 07-08-2010, 12:44 PM   #21
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Dude you should totatlly paint that cage red or black, pref black. Whats up with your front fenders, coverage laws or something?
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Unread 07-08-2010, 01:08 PM   #22
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Dude you should totatlly paint that cage red or black, pref black. Whats up with your front fenders, coverage laws or something?
I always liked a silver cage so that's why I went that way. My Jeep is a daily driver and I put allot of miles on in one year. These fenders offer great coverage especially in the winter salt and slop. Those with tube fenders that drive in the winter will know what I mean. They also have a stock type appearance to an untrained officer. I don't plan on going any bigger with my tires because of it being a daily driver. They have plenty of clearance even at full stuff.
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Does your gas tank overflow at the pump?
SUBMIT FORMAL COMPLAINT HERE!

2005 Rubicon LJ Unlimited - 4 1/2" BDS Suspension - 285/75/16 Toyo M/T's - 12,000# Winch - Ground Pounder Fab Rear Bumper - FabRieckAtions Custom Front Bumper - Overkill Engineering Tube Fenders - GR8 Half Top - Rock Hard Cage - Banks Monster Exhaust - 5.13 Gears - High Performance Flux Capacitor

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Unread 07-08-2010, 01:12 PM   #23
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looks awesome, one question, who makes the cage? i like it, looks like one of the one's I've been looking at.
Thanks! The cage inside is a Rock Hard Cage mixed with the factory bar. The tubing in the rear is fabbed.
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Does your gas tank overflow at the pump?
SUBMIT FORMAL COMPLAINT HERE!

2005 Rubicon LJ Unlimited - 4 1/2" BDS Suspension - 285/75/16 Toyo M/T's - 12,000# Winch - Ground Pounder Fab Rear Bumper - FabRieckAtions Custom Front Bumper - Overkill Engineering Tube Fenders - GR8 Half Top - Rock Hard Cage - Banks Monster Exhaust - 5.13 Gears - High Performance Flux Capacitor

1976 CJ-7 - 33" Super Swampers - BDS 4" Suspension - 6 Point Roll Cage
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Unread 07-20-2010, 12:39 AM   #24
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now you just need a ddrop down tail gate but nonetheless this is smokin!
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Unread 07-20-2010, 08:28 AM   #25
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now you just need a ddrop down tail gate but nonetheless this is smokin!
Thanks T-Wolf. Actually I am planning on doing a drop down conversion using a CJ tail gate. Not sure when but I will be getting to it as soon as I can.
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Does your gas tank overflow at the pump?
SUBMIT FORMAL COMPLAINT HERE!

2005 Rubicon LJ Unlimited - 4 1/2" BDS Suspension - 285/75/16 Toyo M/T's - 12,000# Winch - Ground Pounder Fab Rear Bumper - FabRieckAtions Custom Front Bumper - Overkill Engineering Tube Fenders - GR8 Half Top - Rock Hard Cage - Banks Monster Exhaust - 5.13 Gears - High Performance Flux Capacitor

1976 CJ-7 - 33" Super Swampers - BDS 4" Suspension - 6 Point Roll Cage
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Unread 10-21-2010, 08:12 PM   #26
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Hey Mud Machine,
I love the look of you LJ...it's what makes me wanna 1/2 top mine.
I like the idea of a half top on my LJ but I want to seal off the bed area. Could you give some specs on the tonneau cover. Like is it sealed at the bulk head?
Is it a custom cover?
If not who's the manufacturer?
The tube clamps are they off the shelf or custom?
Thanks in advance
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Unread 10-21-2010, 10:40 PM   #27
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Thanks bamah!

The tonneau is a standard Bestop LJ cover that I had a local shop trim to fit tight to the top. Then I had them sew a strip of Velcro across the front edge. I installed a bow that runs across the front of the bed that Velcro’s to the front of the tonneau. There is a small gap that does allow a little (very little) water in but it drains right out as the front of the bed has drain holes. I made the rear tubes so they go through the tonneau in the stock location allowing the tonneau to fit tightly around them. It is not sealed to the point of being completely water proof but very little water gets in even at the car wash.

The tube clamps are off the shelf but I had a really hard time locating someone that actually stocked them.
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Does your gas tank overflow at the pump?
SUBMIT FORMAL COMPLAINT HERE!

2005 Rubicon LJ Unlimited - 4 1/2" BDS Suspension - 285/75/16 Toyo M/T's - 12,000# Winch - Ground Pounder Fab Rear Bumper - FabRieckAtions Custom Front Bumper - Overkill Engineering Tube Fenders - GR8 Half Top - Rock Hard Cage - Banks Monster Exhaust - 5.13 Gears - High Performance Flux Capacitor

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Unread 10-22-2010, 05:18 AM   #28
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Mud Machine, thanks for the info.
I think I'll do in a similar fashion as yours.
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Unread 10-22-2010, 05:22 AM   #29
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Unread 10-25-2010, 08:16 AM   #30
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Mud Machine, thanks for the info.
I think I'll do in a similar fashion as yours.
Bamah, when you get all the parts together if you have any questions or want a couple ideas that might save you some time let me know.
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Does your gas tank overflow at the pump?
SUBMIT FORMAL COMPLAINT HERE!

2005 Rubicon LJ Unlimited - 4 1/2" BDS Suspension - 285/75/16 Toyo M/T's - 12,000# Winch - Ground Pounder Fab Rear Bumper - FabRieckAtions Custom Front Bumper - Overkill Engineering Tube Fenders - GR8 Half Top - Rock Hard Cage - Banks Monster Exhaust - 5.13 Gears - High Performance Flux Capacitor

1976 CJ-7 - 33" Super Swampers - BDS 4" Suspension - 6 Point Roll Cage
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