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post #61 of 90 Old 08-04-2010, 09:14 PM Thread Starter
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wow, sweet, hope it works for you!!! post up when you get it together!

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post #62 of 90 Old 08-16-2010, 09:16 AM
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Hey, lookin good. Got any finished and installed pics? Also, what are you making your cuts with? Plasma?
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post #63 of 90 Old 08-16-2010, 10:13 AM Thread Starter
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look in my build thread, there should be plenty of pics showing them. i dont have a camera any more so its gonna be hard to get any specifics, but let me know if theres anything you need.

and yes, everything was done by hand plasma
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post #64 of 90 Old 09-10-2010, 05:33 AM
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I saw you mention concern about the vulnerability of your body mounts now that the boat sides are on...

Have you looked into SWAG Offroad's body mounts? I'm sure they'd be an easy project for you and they look indestructible compared to the factory mounts.

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post #65 of 90 Old 09-10-2010, 09:06 AM Thread Starter
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I was going to recreate those, but for what he charges i decided it wasnt worth my time to cut out my own. however, ive notice bc i made my step a little larger than normal (to accommodate my size 13 boots) it does a good job of keeping my body mounts away so i havnt spent the 150 bucks...
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post #66 of 90 Old 09-27-2010, 02:05 PM
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That is exactly what i was going to post about those bombproof body mounts. Get that crap outta the way. I would like them better without the cutouts though.
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post #67 of 90 Old 10-24-2010, 08:17 AM
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I've been looking at these for months. Finally broke down and bought some steel. I have one side done so far. I love the work you did on yours. Gonna have to wait till next paycheck to get some tubing for some steps. Thanks for posting all the info on these man!
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post #68 of 90 Old 11-17-2010, 07:17 PM
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Allsome fab work!

Did you cut any of your body away to mount your boatsides?
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post #69 of 90 Old 11-17-2010, 07:28 PM Thread Starter
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just hammer the seam over to gain that extra inch... that where the "mini" comes from
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post #70 of 90 Old 11-21-2010, 12:58 PM
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they look great out of curiosity how much did roughly spend in metal. thinking of making my own.

thanks, zach
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post #71 of 90 Old 11-21-2010, 02:21 PM Thread Starter
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umm, well, paid ~150 for the 4'x8'x3/16" plate, used maybe 1/3... then the tube was two scrap peices from the fenders... which were about $.75 per foot... so technically, less than 60 bucks...
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post #72 of 90 Old 11-29-2011, 07:13 PM
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hey man I know im digging up an old thread but im curious on the mounting of these boatsides. the front strip by the door makes sense but how is it secured on the bottom and towards the rear wheel well?

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post #73 of 90 Old 11-29-2011, 08:00 PM Thread Starter
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Big fender washers thru the tub. I was going to build an inner support structure like rokmen has but never got around to it
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post #74 of 90 Old 11-29-2011, 08:22 PM
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Big fender washers thru the tub. I was going to build an inner support structure like rokmen has but never got around to it
Thanks man I plan on doing something similar when i get the funds. Glad to see the jeep going to a new home good luck with what you have planned next

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post #75 of 90 Old 09-04-2012, 07:38 AM
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did the OP ever finish this project?
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