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could be a stupid question....

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by MUD JUNKIE, Oct 14, 2004.

  1. MUD JUNKIE

    MUD JUNKIE 1/2 ton status

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    but,I wanna build some kind of flatbed for my pickup,the question is I dont have a tube bender or the money for someone to make this,but however I have a bunch of steel plus a welder,so could I make a headache rack with 2 bars going straight back to the rear per say 2.5" box steel?
    this would not be considered a roll bar,but somthing to add to the rerar other than just a flatbed.some thing to hold a set of lights pointed backwards,and maybe my hilift jack on the bar going to the rear of the frame.
    someone told me since Im building a rock crawler this would be unsafe do to it being box steel.Now there will be a in cab cage made out of D.O.M tube,I just dont have the clams for some crazy design for the rear,but I have a bunch of box tube.

    what is your all advice?
    do it? unsafe IF it were to roll? what?
     
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  3. MUD JUNKIE

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    yes thats the way I want to build it but with a headache rack and to bars comming down to the rear of the frame
     
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