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Unread 11-17-2008, 09:58 PM   #1
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how much tube did you use in your cage build?

like the topic said
looking for a rough number on how much tube others have used in there tj cage build
looking at something similar to the gen right cage
looking for a length in feet
thanks guys

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Unread 11-19-2008, 12:53 AM   #2
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If your wanting to fab it yourself and looking to get the best price on the metal then you'll need to purchase full sticks of tubing (20 feet). I don't know about TJs but I know to do my YJ cage (front section) it would take about 3 sticks to complete it with a good bit of triangulation and supporting nodes. If you are wanting a full cage then I'd assume it would be about 5 sticks or 100 feet of tubing. HTH
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Unread 11-19-2008, 10:42 AM   #3
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Last cage I did used about 110 ft... It was a full family cage, one diagonal, front and rear seat mounts tied to frame and frame tie ins.
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It took me about 32 foot to do the front section on my YJ.
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i used 37 feet to add a front section to my cj
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Right around 100 to 110' (I don't fully remember). It might help by putting some pictures to help the OP get a better idea of how much.

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Unread 11-19-2008, 10:48 PM   #7
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yeah im looking to go full cage
lose the factory bars all together
but i dont currently plan to run the bar behind the front seats as i still do need my back seat
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Unread 11-20-2008, 01:17 AM   #8
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yeah im looking to go full cage
lose the factory bars all together
but i dont currently plan to run the bar behind the front seats as i still do need my back seat
If you look closely at E Rock's spreader behind the seats, you'll notice that it can be removed for DD/accessability purposes. Nice idea E Rock.
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