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Unread 01-02-2013, 04:41 PM   #16
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Looks good. Makes me wonder if I could get a hard top back on mine.

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Unread 01-02-2013, 04:48 PM   #17
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Holy **** rollcage! I'd like to see how that would do in the case of a roll over, looks beefy and BA
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Unread 01-02-2013, 05:34 PM   #18
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Spent a couple hours today modifying the soft top to make it fit. It no longer folds like the factory one did but im ok with that.

Heres the new rear mount



The factory door surrounds no longer had holes for the bolts to go through and i dont plan on drilling the new cage.



So I cut the surrounds and added a maglite flashlight holder clip.







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Unread 01-02-2013, 05:35 PM   #19
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Factory freedom tops can still be ran without the rear half of the hard top.




I had to remove two of the quick clamps so i just added a tab and bolt to secure the top



mounted the radio

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Unread 01-02-2013, 07:25 PM   #20
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How much tube did you use on this? Very clean looking cage. Nice work.
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Unread 01-02-2013, 07:39 PM   #21
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So far I have used 108 feet of 1.75 DOM
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Unread 01-02-2013, 11:23 PM   #22
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Very nicely done sir....insert golf clap
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Unread 01-03-2013, 11:25 AM   #23
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Great work
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Unread 01-03-2013, 12:03 PM   #24
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Love this work!!
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Unread 01-03-2013, 11:17 PM   #25
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if you are going to use the tic-tac or continuous-tac technique you can back the tip slightly to get more overlap and cover the craters. it also blends the heat more thoroughly.

most people sandwich plates rather then run the tubing actually through the body. if you cut a wider hole it will keep the body from grinding (squeaking) against the tube when the body and frame twists during articulation.
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Unread 01-04-2013, 05:13 PM   #26
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Unread 01-05-2013, 11:18 AM   #27
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Unread 01-05-2013, 09:35 PM   #28
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Ok I lost my dome lights so I started looking for a solution. I just snagged this guy on ebay for 99 so I figured its worth a shot

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Unread 01-05-2013, 10:15 PM   #29
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This is unreal. That looks awesome, and the maglight mount was a great idea.
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Unread 01-06-2013, 09:53 AM   #30
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Do you by chance use Bend Tech for your design work? And if you do would you be willing to share your file?
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