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Roll Cage alternative

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by laketex, Nov 14, 2002.

  1. laketex

    laketex 3/4 ton status

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    Hey guys, here's an alternative to a spendy cage. I know this one is not for k5s, but I think one could be fabricated for little cost with basic hand tools.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=1872175907

    Hope that helps someone out there! /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif


    Disclaimer: not endorsed by insano fab, or parker racing, or whatever we're calling ourselves. /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif
     
  2. Chris Demartini

    Chris Demartini 1/2 ton status

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    <font color="blue">Umm..... I think I would rather just spend the money /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif
     
  3. BorregoK5

    BorregoK5 1/2 ton status

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    I don't know, its got everything but the kitchen sink! I saw that advertised by the company who manufactures it, their name is Ghetto Fab-ulous!
     
  4. SkulzNBonz

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    Those elbows and tees look like malliable iron pipe fittings. We use those here where I work for systems seeing less than 20 psi internal pressure. I would not trust those to hold the weight of our trucks. I have broken several such fittings just by threading pipe into them. Definately not designed to see an external load. If you were to use forged fittings, I think it may be marginal at best. Just an opinion.

    John
     
  5. zakk

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    i too will gladly spend the jack for the 2" DOM over installing those sewage pipes in my rig.
     
  6. laketex

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  7. BigBurban350

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    Ahh...yeah...Thats for a Civic. A civic is a very tiny car, therfore the cage is probably not suitable for a FULL SIZE.
     
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    I assume he posted this as a joke.....ok....I hope he posted this as a joke.....please tell me you wouldnt consider this /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif /forums/images/graemlins/tongue.gif

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  9. laketex

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    I build rollcages on the side, what do you think? /forums/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif


    Some people's kids... /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif
     
  10. SkulzNBonz

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    Sorry, a little slow on the uptake /forums/images/graemlins/1zhelp.gif. Careful, you're gonna see someone with one of these. /forums/images/graemlins/eek.gif

    John
     
  11. BIGJ

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    That's the funniest thing I have seen in a long time. Wonder how many ricers will actually buy one of those.

    There is a guy here in Arkansas that has a landcruiser on 44's with a pipe and elbow cage. He think's it's "better than those high-dollar" cages any day. Sure wouldn't want to be there when he finds out it's not.

    BIGJ
     
  12. oatsk5

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    man i building my cage for under 300 bucks and it will br tied into the frame. I wouldnt trust my life or anyone elses with that contraption. /forums/images/graemlins/k5.gif /forums/images/graemlins/rotfl.gif
     
  13. marv_springer

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    I think it's brilliant /forums/images/graemlins/grin.gif! Hot and cold running water for the people in the front AND back seats... /forums/images/graemlins/cool.gif

    hmmmm..... Wonder where they installed the water heater? /forums/images/graemlins/confused.gif

    Marv
     
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    I am thinking fun buggy part 2!
     
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    Hay it beats that PVC one in that bronco on trucks /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif
     

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