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Roll cage question

Discussion in 'Center Of Gravity' started by TxK5Blazer, May 21, 2004.

  1. TxK5Blazer

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    I hope this goes in this forum. I have found a guy locally that build dune buggys. I talked to him yesterday about building a cage for the blazer. He seems pretty knowledgable on the subject. The only problem is he can only bend up to 1.5 inch and I wanted 1.75 inch tubing can I use 1.5" tubing and if so what size would be good for that. I plan to go to the floor then sandwich plates and make some down riggers to the frame. I don't have a drawing it will kinda be an as we go along build....Jason
     
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    Personally I wouldn't use the 1.5". Not to say it won't work if you have a thick enough wall. One thing I would suggest is that you plan it out more. The difference between a good cage and and OK cage is ususally just the planning.
     
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    Offer to buy him a 1.75" or 2" die for his bender......and in exchange, ask for a discount on the cagework.
     
  4. TxK5Blazer

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    [ QUOTE ]
    Offer to buy him a 1.75" or 2" die for his bender......and in exchange, ask for a discount on the cagework.

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    that is exactly what I was thinking this morning after I typed this post. I need to see what kind of bender he has and go from there thank god for CK5 well worth the membership dues....Jason
     

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