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Steve Frisbie roll cage Question

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by James90, Apr 11, 2001.

  1. James90

    James90 1/2 ton status

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    I have some pics of your roll cage and really like how you ran your bars thru the dash and was woundering what you had to do to run them thru there like what did you do with your parking brake did you have to tie it in with the body mount or could you have bolted it to the floor then to the frame like in most cages and what did you have to go thru in the dash where there a lot of things in the way or was it just cut some holes and go strate thru and what did you use to go thru the bottom of the dash the hloes look nice and clean?

    thanks for your time and I am sorry about all the questions I jsut need some iders

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  2. JoeAngelicchio

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    James, can you post the pics?

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  3. Twiz

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    Also keep a eye out for Blazer73 he went with S&W cage kit. Do a search for "S&W".

    Twiztid

    <P ID="edit"><FONT SIZE=-1>Edited by Twiztid on 04/12/01 04:22 AM (server time).</FONT></P>
     
  4. ChevyCaGal

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    The S&W roll cages are on this site <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.swracecars.com>http://www.swracecars.com</A>. They looks really cool. Except the shipping for a 10 point to CA is like $120 bucks! Yikes!

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  5. James90

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    I dont know how to post them up here but I put them in my photo alubm so you could see them

    his is the yellow blazer

    I hope you dont mind Steve

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  6. 85m1009

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    First off I'll start off by saying that safety was my utmost concern with the construction of my cage. I do not have A/C and I use line locks front and rear for emergency brakes. My cage would have interferred with both. I ran the cage down through the speaker hole on the driver's side and had to make a hole on the passenger side. The cage was installed with the windshield out. I ran the cage through the dash for 2 reasons. The first being that a cage like a Smitty Built that runs in front of the dash has a lot of bends and it is a Knee Knocker getting in and out. The multiple bends weaken the overall strength of the cage. The second reason is that the bars go straight down through to body mount location. I added tubing inside the body mount channel to mount the cage to. I wanted the cage to flex with the body is why I didn't go straight through to the frame. I cut the holes in the bottom edge of the dash with a hand nibbler and used door edge guard around the holes. If you look closely at the second picture you can see the horizontal bar in the dash just above the top of the radio hole. I made my own instrument panel since the cross bar negated the use of the stock cluster.I hope this helps. If you like my cage you should see my front three link suspension with 16" King coil over shocks that I just finished !

    P. S. There is no copyright on my pictures and if you can post them as much as you like.

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  7. BadDog

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    Steve, do you have pics of your 3-link and cage on the web somewhere?

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    Hey Steve,
    One word......BAD@SS!
    BTW, if you and Layne are planning Disney (sp), please me a private. todd
     
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    Hay SuperFrisbie. Awesome! Nothing else to say.

    Bummed about TTC, try again next year! I think they had to fill a quota, and spread it around alitlle. I hope to see ya on the trails someday!

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  10. 85m1009

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    James90 has a couple pictures of my cage and I'm waiting for the film to be developed on my front suspension pictures. I plan on doing a write up on the suspension and posting it. I'm trying to find a free place to post my photos on the internet.

    As for Disney plans, I'm sure we are going to make a run in the next couple of months. I'm anxious to find out how well this thing is going to perform. I'll be sure to let you and Mudzer know.

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    I'm looking forward to seeing those. Maybe James90 will post them. James? Anyway, I post my pictures on <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.zing.com/>http://www.zing.com/</A> which someone here (K30Guy?) recommended. I'll be posting pics of my rig as soon as I have something worth posting...

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    Hear ya go:
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    Hmmm....that's funny, I wonder why the first pic didn't show up [​IMG]

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    OK, here's the first pic:

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    See if this works.
    <A target="_blank" HREF=http://www.zing.com/album/pictures.html?id=4292775079>http://www.zing.com/album/pictures.html?id=4292775079</A>
    If it does I'll post some more of the finished product later.


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  16. 85m1009

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    Here is a picture on my mock up frame of the front suspension.
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    Nice! Thanks much guys...

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    Really nice suspension Steve! Can't wait to see the whole thing....How do you like those Kings?

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    Here is a picture I took a couple of days ago on my junk digital camera more to follow .
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