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post #1 of 9 Old 02-22-2006, 12:11 PM Thread Starter
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stinger/rad hoop

I just got my winch mounted and need to add some protection. i'm thinkin of putting a stinger and a radiator hoop on the front and welding a piece of tube between them. would this be strong enough or should i run a piece of tube back to the cage?

oh yeah, it's going on a cj-7 and any pictures of this set-up would be appreciated.


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post #2 of 9 Old 02-24-2006, 01:28 PM
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I just got my winch mounted and need to add some protection. i'm thinkin of putting a stinger and a radiator hoop on the front and welding a piece of tube between them. would this be strong enough or should i run a piece of tube back to the cage?

oh yeah, it's going on a cj-7 and any pictures of this set-up would be appreciated.
I am a little confused. You want to put a stinger and rad hoop? Most people have one or the other.

I would tie the stinger or rad hoop back if you can. Here is my setup so far. I still have a lot of work to do.




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post #3 of 9 Old 02-24-2006, 10:11 PM
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depends what kind of wheeling your gonna be doing, here's what i made for mine, although the side sticks out a little



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post #4 of 9 Old 02-25-2006, 09:53 PM
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Are you gonna grind those corners down a little? My elbows hurt just looking at em...
Looks good & tough!
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post #5 of 9 Old 03-08-2006, 03:08 AM
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Here's what i built for mine, People have said that it won't hold up if I nose it up a tree, but why would I nose it up tree. I drive better than that.
Anyway, a lot of failures would need to happen at once for it to go anywhere. Hope it helps



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I must say that last one is pretty slick lookin. must have been playin with the tubing bender for to long. very nice

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Yeah I really like the design. looks mean and looks like it protects well too.

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Here's what i built for mine, People have said that it won't hold up if I nose it up a tree, but why would I nose it up tree. I drive better than that.
Anyway, a lot of failures would need to happen at once for it to go anywhere. Hope it helps



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what size tubing is that????

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post #9 of 9 Old 03-10-2006, 09:36 PM
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My radiator hoop is almost identical to rckjeep's... wait a minute, I know why... I copied it!


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