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Offline LucasMagoos

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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #25 on: March 31, 2017, 02:36:21 PM »
Great job, looks awesome.
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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #26 on: March 31, 2017, 04:45:36 PM »
Nice work Tom. Over the years I've heard the back and forth on the front sides thru the dash vs brackets down the door... you think this will be as strong as tubes thru the dash? Can't really see the whole thing in the pics....  Rest of the cage looks great!!
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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #27 on: March 31, 2017, 06:52:12 PM »
Tom - how do you access the bolts behind the dash on the drivers side?  I could only reach the bottom one
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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #28 on: March 31, 2017, 07:45:12 PM »
They are little nut clips
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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #29 on: March 31, 2017, 09:15:44 PM »
They are little nut clips

oops - I probably stripped mine out then...  On the passenger side there were grade 8 nuts, the front cage came with my TJ - so I have no clue how it was installed...

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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #30 on: April 03, 2017, 06:34:19 AM »
Any of the toobs attach to the frame ?  That kit looked pretty well thought out and bent.  The jigs they have today and computer/laser cutting is just fantastic. I always had trouble duplicating things , therefore , simple was better for me.  Looks good.    FjR68

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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #31 on: April 03, 2017, 07:19:44 AM »
You can buy frame tie-ins.
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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #32 on: April 03, 2017, 08:58:58 PM »
You can buy frame tie-ins.

I ordered these frame tie-ins just for the upper part to replace my stripped out nut certs

http://www.rockhard4x4.com/product_p/rh-1001-d.htm



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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #33 on: April 08, 2017, 10:30:54 PM »
Picked up the Jeep from Tom. 
Got to say, Tom has mad skills. 
And apparently no need for sleep. 

Cage came out great! 




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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #34 on: April 08, 2017, 10:32:32 PM »
That looks aweskme Rob!

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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #35 on: April 08, 2017, 10:38:05 PM »
Looks great! 
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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #36 on: April 09, 2017, 05:29:14 AM »
That came out killer!
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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #37 on: April 09, 2017, 05:57:37 AM »
Nice work!

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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #38 on: April 09, 2017, 06:41:51 AM »
Looks great!


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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #39 on: April 09, 2017, 07:54:52 AM »
Lets go test it out!
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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #40 on: April 09, 2017, 01:16:13 PM »
Will the hard top fit over that cage?
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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #41 on: April 09, 2017, 07:04:42 PM »
Don't have a hardtop. 
But I don't see why not
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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #42 on: April 09, 2017, 09:10:09 PM »
Soft top fits?
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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #43 on: April 10, 2017, 09:35:43 AM »
Picked up the Jeep from Tom. 
Got to say, Tom has mad skills. 
And apparently no need for sleep. 

Cage came out great! 




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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #44 on: April 10, 2017, 11:10:29 AM »
Tom, you may need to come down to Charleston once my shop is set up! :mrgreen:
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Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #45 on: April 11, 2017, 03:16:47 PM »
Tom's next challenge

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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #46 on: April 11, 2017, 10:18:08 PM »
That might take him 2 nights, instead of the normal 1
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Re: Another jeep goes under the knife
« Reply #47 on: April 12, 2017, 07:01:14 AM »
Looks great!!!!
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